The 2016 National Count of Attendance has commenced this month and results will be available later this year.
For all parishes please note: If you are looking to enter your parish’s data for the 2016 National Count of Attendance, please contact either your diocesan representative or the Pastoral Research Office on (03) 9953 3457 to obtain the online link. Thank you.
The 3rd National Count of Attendance was conducted in May 2011. The count is conducted in the same year as the national census and the National Church Life Survey so that information collected can most effectively be used in association with results from the two larger projects. Click on the link below to view the final report.
The 2nd National Count of Attendance was conducted in all parishes and other Mass centres throughout Australia in May 2006. Click on the link below to view the final report.
The first National Count of Attendance was conducted in May 2001, and showed that approximately 765,000 Catholics, of all ages, attended Mass on a typical weekend. This figure represented about 15.3% of the Australian Catholic population.