Many people find a place to belong by participating in religious activity. The following table shows the religious affiliation of people aged 15 and older who lived in the St. Catharines-Niagara CMA (Census Metropolitan Area) in 2011. Some examples of “other religions” that are represented in Niagara include Baha’i, Pagan, and Jain.
|Religion||Number of people age 15 and over affiliated in St Catharines – Niagara CMA (2011)*|
*Note: Statistics Canada will next collect Religious Affiliation data in 2021.
Source: Statistics Canada. (2013, May 8). Religion (19), age groups (10), sex (3), selected demographic, cultural, labour force and educational characteristics (268) for the population in private households, NHS, 2011 [Data file].
Retrieved from: http://communitydata.ca/content/religion-19-age-groups-10-sex-3-selected-demographic-cultural-labour-force-and-educational
The following table is a small sample of the Places of Worship dataset from the Niagara Open Data Portal. The table includes 370 records. By municipality: Fort Erie (30), Grimsby (17), Lincoln (30), Niagara Falls (57), Niagara-on-the-Lake (18), Pelham (16), Port Colborne (20), St. Catharines (98), Thorold (13), Wainfleet (14), Welland (38), West Lincoln (17).
|11338268||Faith Reformed Church||Fort Erie||Reformed Church in America||3605 Black Creek Road||-79.0263||42.97302|
|11340062||St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church||Fort Erie||Roman Catholic||3710 Netherby Road||-79.0552||42.96407|
|11342261||St. John’s Lutheran Church||Fort Erie||Lutheran||3837 Netherby Road||-79.0599||42.96339|
|11318895||Riverside Community Church||Fort Erie||Brethren in Christ||2619 Niagara River Parkway||-78.977||42.95604|
|11329197||Golden Harvest Baptist Chapel||Fort Erie||Baptist – Independent||3130 Point Abino Road North||-79.0941||42.95958|
|11311353||St. John’s Anglican Church||Fort Erie||Anglican||2251 Ridgemount Road||-79.0046||42.93661|
Source: Niagara Region. (2016). Places of Worship [Data file].
Retrieved from https://niagaraopendata.ca/dataset/places-of-worship