Category Archives: Official data

Counting Religion in Britain, February 2023

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 89, February 2023 features 15 new sources of British religious statistics. The contents list appears below and a PDF version of the full text can be downloaded from the following link No 89 February 2023 … Continue reading

Posted in Covid-19, Historical studies, Ministry studies, News from religious organisations, Official data, Religion and Education, Religion and Ethnicity, Religion and Politics, Religion and Social Capital, Religion in public debate, Religious beliefs, Religious Census, religious festivals, Religious prejudice, Survey news | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A less Christian future for England and Wales

The breakdown of the census religion counts by age and sex, released 30 January 2023, helps us to picture the religious landscape in the decades ahead. The obvious change is well known, though perhaps not yet fully grasped: the proportion … Continue reading

Posted in Measuring religion, Official data, Religious Census, Uncategorized, visualisation | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Christian decline: How it’s measured and what it means

The 2021 census in England and Wales suggests that self-identified Christians are now less than half the population. Anyone following the British Social Attitudes (BSA) survey will regard this development as old news: it has put the Christian share below … Continue reading

Posted in Measuring religion, Official data, Religious Census | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Counting Religion in Britain, December 2022

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 87, December 2022 is a special 14-page edition devoted to the first release of data from the religion question in the 2021 Census of Population in England and Wales. This issue of BRIN’s monthly bulletin … Continue reading

Posted in Official data, Religious Census | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Counting Religion in Britain, November 2022

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 86, November 2022 features 16 new sources of British religious statistics. The contents list appears below and a PDF version of the full text can be downloaded from the following link No 86 November 2022 … Continue reading

Posted in church attendance, Covid-19, Ministry studies, News from religious organisations, Official data, Religion and Education, Religion and Politics, Religion and Social Capital, Religion Online, Religious beliefs, Religious Census, Survey news | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Counting Religion in Britain, October 2022

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 85, October 2022 features eight new sources of British religious statistics. The contents list appears below and a PDF version of the full text can be downloaded from the following link No 85 October 2022 … Continue reading

Posted in church attendance, Covid-19, Historical studies, Ministry studies, Official data, Religion and Education, Religion and Ethnicity, Religion and Politics, Religious beliefs, Religious prejudice, Survey news | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Counting Religion in Britain, August 2022

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 83, August 2022 features fourteen new sources of British religious statistics. The contents list appears below and a PDF version of the full text can be downloaded from the following link No 83 August 2022 … Continue reading

Posted in Attitudes towards Religion, church attendance, Covid-19, Historical studies, Ministry studies, News from religious organisations, Official data, Religion and Education, Religion and Social Capital, Religion in public debate, Religious beliefs, Religious Census, Religious prejudice, Survey news | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Counting Religion in Britain, July 2022

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 82, July 2022 features sixteen new sources of British religious statistics. The contents list appears below and a PDF version of the full text can be downloaded from the following link No 82 July 2022 … Continue reading

Posted in church attendance, Covid-19, Historical studies, News from religious organisations, Official data, Religion and Education, Religion and Politics, religious festivals, Religious prejudice, Survey news | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment