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Australia has over 200 people groups. Christianity was brought to Australia by British settlers. The Anglican Church began operating immediately, and they held a religious monopoly over the country. British and Irish immigrants played a huge role in developing churches, schools, and orphanages in the early twentieth century.

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The Christian population is the largest in Australia, however, it is slowly declining. There were around 96% Christians in 1921, whereas there are around 63% today. 

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