This FACT indicates the percentage of people reporting ‘no religion’ in the 2016 Census, as a proportion of each city. Australians’ religious affiliations have changed considerably over the last decade. In the 2006 ABS Census, the number of Australians that reported themselves as having ‘no religion’ was at 18.7 percent. However, recent census results show the percentage has increased to 29.6 percent of all Australians.
The city with the highest percentage of non-religious people is the Hobart, at 39.9 percent. The city with the lowest percentage of non-religious people is Sydney, at 24.6 percent.