Faith counts — 2016 Census figures released

Posted on June 27, 2017 
Filed under Australia

“The latest census figures showing a rise in the number of people reporting no religious affiliation do not show Australia is losing faith, according to the Dean of Sydney, Kanishka Raffel.

2016 Census figures, released today show the proportion of people reporting no religion increased to 30 percent in 2016 – up eight percent in five years, and nearly double the 16 per cent recorded in the 2001 census. …”

– At, Russell Powell reports on comments made on SBS Television by the Dean of Sydney, Kanishka Raffel.