Queensland Religious Places

Statistics and charts

No of buildings constructed by decade

Timber Buildings vs other material



Buildings constructed by denomination/religion 1840s - 2020

Denomination/religion No
Anglican 883
Roman Catholic 963
Methodist 790
Presbyterian 440
Congregational 97
Uniting 110
Australian Christian Churches (AOG) 146
Baptist 380
Lutheran 291
Seventh Day Adventist 117
Church of Christ 127
Salvation Army 151
Brethren 85
Independent 103
Christadelphian 21
Jehovah Witnesses 98
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 43
Union 46
Orthodox 42
Apostolic Church of Queensland 36
Other 611
Total 5356


Buildings open by denomination/religion

Denomination/religion No
Anglican 350
Roman Catholic 421
Methodist/Uniting 96
Presbyterian/Uniting 31
Congregational/Uniting 4
Presbyterian 89
Uniting 97
Australian Christian Churches (AOG) 93
Baptist 138
Lutheran 111
Seventh Day Adventist 81
Church of Christ 62
Salvation Army 45
Brethren 51
Independent 69
Christadelphian 11
Jehovah Witnesses 87
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 38
Union 8
Orthodox 29
Apostolic Church of Queensland 22
Other 333
Total 2169

Date of construction by decade

Decade No Decade No
1840 4
1850 28 1940 163
1860 132 1950 565
1870 200 1960 537
1880 379 1970 296
1890 289 1980 384
1900 413 1990 374
1910 445 2000 199
1920 427 2010 138
1930 364 2020 16

Timber buildings by decade

Decade No Decade No
1840
1850 14 1940 127
1860 103 1950 361
1870 169 1960 189
1880 335 1970 52
1890 271 1980 49
1900 347 1990 59
1910 356 2000 23
1920 319 2010 15
1930 269 2020 2

Status of religious places

Category No
Open 2169
Closed 270
Demolished 1545
Closed house 211
Open other faith/denom 120
Closed hall 193

Database statistics

Category No
No of record in database 5356
No of primary images 4116
Percent of records with images 77%
No of second images 1017
No of third images 110
Total images in database 5243

Image sources

Category No
Thom Blake 1009
John Huth 1220
Kerry Raymond 53
Google Maps - street view 443
State Library of Queensland 313
Bert Knottenbeld 51