Personal reflections on urbanism, urban life and sustainable urban design in Wellington, New Zealand.

Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Where the heathens are

Just a quick post, in relation to this thread on Public Address about religion and religious tolerance: 2006 Census data showing the proportion of people in each Wellington meshblock who answered "no religion":

There's no time for a proper legend, but:
  • bright blue shows places where no-one put "no religion";
  • bright red would show where everyone put "no religion" (actually, the highest in the whole country was 91%);
  • shades of purple are in between.
There's a world of interesting patterns here, but I'll have to dig further.


At 8:59 pm, May 30, 2007, Blogger rach said...

ah but does that take the jedi influence into account? :)

At 10:49 pm, May 30, 2007, Blogger Baz said...

I find your lack of faith disturbing.

At 11:58 pm, May 30, 2007, Blogger R Singers said...

Tom to be really interesting you'd probably want to take it further north at least as far as Otaki. You're really only showing the Godless humanist suburbs, and not the ones with the clusters of particular faiths.


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