The objective of this part of the project is to study and analyze retrospectively the changes in the past religious composition of the population in the city of Vienna using six population censuses (that took place in 1951, 1961, 1971, 1981, 1991, 2001), reconstructing and analyzing different parameters i.e. internal and international migration, secularization, fertility, and mortalitythat led to the present religious distribution, represented in figure 1.
Figure 1. Age pyramid of the 2001 population of the city of Vienna
according to five religious categories (Source: 2001 Census)
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