Counting Religion in Britain, June 2020

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 57, June 2020 features 23 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 57 June 2020

OPINION POLLS

  • Coronavirus chronicles: relaxation of Sunday trading laws in England and Wales
  • Coronavirus chronicles: the practice of meditation
  • Coronavirus chronicles: pre- and post-lockdown religious affiliation
  • Religious London: Savanta ComRes polling for Theos
  • Attitudes of trustees to the management and governance of charities
  • Security of places of worship: survey conducted for Jacksons Fencing
  • Public’s continuing disinclination to adopt the Common Era dating system
  • Importance of teaching of Religious Studies at secondary school
  • Perceptions of anti-Semitism and Islamophobia as problems in the UK

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Coronavirus chronicles: Evangelical Alliance report on Changing Church
  • Coronavirus chronicles: Roman Catholic responses to ‘Coronavirus, Church, and You’
  • Coronavirus chronicles: Anglican responses to ‘Coronavirus, Church, and You’
  • Coronavirus chronicles: UK Jewish mortality statistics
  • Recent Church of England reports
  • Other annual denominational statistical returns for 2019

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Coronavirus chronicles: Covid-19 deaths by religion in England and Wales

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Catholics in Britain research project: results for attitudes to women priests
  • Revisiting Methodism and social inclusion: a preferential option for the affluent?
  • Islamophobia in North-East England
  • Recent academic journal articles

NEW DATASETS

  • UK Data Service, SN 8632: Annual Population Survey, January-December 2019
  • UK Data Service, SN 8648: Survey of Londoners, 2018–19
  • UK Data Service, SN 8649: Health Survey for England, 2018

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Counting Religion in Britain, May 2020

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 56, May 2020 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 56 May 2020

OPINION POLLS

  • Religion and the Covid-19 pandemic: Savanta ComRes polling for Tearfund
  • Religion and the Covid-19 pandemic: Savanta ComRes polling for Christian Aid
  • Religion and the Covid-19 pandemic: Populus polling on stress indicators
  • Religion and the Covid-19 pandemic: YouGov polling on funerals in churches
  • Religion and the Covid-19 pandemic: Savanta ComRes polling on church reopenings
  • Willingness to discuss religious/spiritual beliefs: Savanta ComRes poll for Hospice UK
  • Talking Toddlers: Savanta ComRes poll on young children, their parents, and Church

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Coronavirus chronicles: news from the religious press
  • Coronavirus chronicles: Stephen Bullivant’s book on Catholicism and the pandemic
  • Coronavirus chronicles: UK Jewish mortality still disproportionately high
  • Coronavirus chronicles: have Muslims also been disproportionately impacted?
  • Coronavirus chronicles: Sikh Network’s Covid-19 impact study of the Sikh community

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Parliamentary approval of The Census Order (England and Wales) 2020

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Religion and party choice in the British general elections of 2010, 2015, 2017, and 2019
  • Coronavirus conspiracy theories: the alleged roles of Jews, Muslims, and globalists

NEW DATASET

  • UK Data Service, SN 8628: Scottish Social Attitudes Survey, 2016

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Counting Religion in Britain, April 2020

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 55, April 2020 features 13 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 55 April 2020

OPINION POLLS

  • Trust in the Church: latest data from the Charity Awareness Monitor
  • Belief in horoscopes and star signs: new data from Opinium Research

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Coronavirus chronicles: is the pandemic leading to a religious revival?
  • Coronavirus chronicles: travails of the religious press
  • Coronavirus chronicles: UK Jewish mortality
  • Coronavirus chronicles: UK Muslim infections
  • Churchgoing in Wales: a recent estimate by Mark Griffiths
  • Anglican church growth in the catholic tradition in northern England
  • Retired Anglican clergy: qualitative and quantitative insights

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Religious and civil marriages in England and Wales, 2017
  • Religion of prisoners in England and Wales, 31 March 2020
  • Sikhs, ethnicity, and the 2021 census of population

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Roman Catholics in Britain and weekly Mass attendance

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Counting Religion in Britain, March 2020

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 54, March 2020 features 11 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 54 March 2020

OPINION POLLS

  • Ozanne Foundation’s latest research into religious attitudes to same-sex marriage
  • Religious attendance in England in 2018: Savanta ComRes survey for Jerusalem Trust
  • Reading habits: analysis of YouGov Profiles data for World Book Day
  • Is there too much talk about religious prejudice? ICM Unlimited poll for British Future
  • British Muslim attitudes to policing, extremism, and the Prevent programme
  • Who is triskaidekaphobic? YouGov survey on March’s Friday the thirteenth

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Coronavirus and faith communities: Church of England, Jews, Muslims, and humanists

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Religion and belief in UK higher education: Advance HE report on 2017/18 data

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Catholics in Britain: new resources on the project website
  • Five recent articles from academic journals

NEW DATASET

  • UK Data Service, SN 8608: Crime Survey for England and Wales, 2018–2019

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Counting Religion in Britain, January 2020

The January 2020 edition of Counting Religion in Britain is a special edition presenting an introduction and tables to the five core religion questions included in the British Household Panel Survey (1991-2009) and Understanding Society: United Kingdom Household Longitudinal Study (from 2009). These are two of the largest and most important longitudinal panel studies in the UK.

Included in Counting Religion in Britain are cross-sectional tables showing results for England, Wales, Scotland, and Great Britain; and longitudinal (constant panel) tables for Great Britain. They can be viewed at the following link:

No 52 January 2020

In addition, an Excel version of the cross-sectional data is also available, showing breaks by age and gender, in the figures section of the BRIN website at:

http://www.brin.ac.uk/figures/british-household-panel-survey-and-understanding-society-1991-2019/

 

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Counting Religion in Britain, December 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 51, December 2019 features 19 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 51 December 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • Who doesn’t like Christmas? Some religious correlates from YouGov Profiles
  • Attitudes to Jews and Muslims: ICM Unlimited polling for Avaaz
  • Attitudes to Israel and the Middle East conflict: annual Populus/BICOM survey, 2019
  • Tottenham Hotspur Football Club’s fanbase consultation on the use of the Y-word
  • Autumn 2019 Eurobarometer: what value do we place on religion?

OPINION POLLS–2019 GENERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN (PART 2)

  • Religion and party choice: Lord Ashcroft’s data on how people actually voted
  • Muslims and the general election: Savanta ComRes poll for Henry Jackson Society
  • Anti-Semitism as a general election issue for the Labour Party

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Wellbeing and flourishing among Church of England clergy and ordinands

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • ONS Research Report on Population Estimates by Ethnic Group and Religion
  • UK Sikhs and the ethnicity question in the 2021 census of population
  • Religious profession of UK armed forces personnel: biannual update

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Religion and party choice: data from the British Election Study Internet Panel
  • Religion and party choice among Roman Catholics in 2017 and 2019
  • Pew Research Center on religion and living arrangements around the world
  • Religion and parental values: evidence from the Millennium Cohort Study
  • Muslim perceptions of Western hostility to Islam in 2011 and 2013
  • Annual update of BRIN source database for 2019

NEW DATASET

  • Pew Global Attitudes Survey, Spring 2018

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Counting Religion in Britain, November 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 50, November 2019 features 23 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 50 November 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • Attitudes to Christianity, faith, and Bible: Lumino website launched by Bible Society
  • Attitudes to right and wrong: Savanta ComRes poll on morality for the BBC
  • ADL Global 100: An Index of Anti-Semitism, 2019 update
  • Antisemitism Barometer, 2019 from the Campaign against Antisemitism
  • Muslim women and removal of the face veil
  • Trust in clergy and other professions: Ipsos MORI Veracity Index, 2019

OPINION POLLS–2019 GENERAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN

  • December 2019 general election: religion and voting intention
  • December 2019 general election: anti-Semitism and Islamophobia [9 polls]

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Does the 2030 Future Have a Church? New e-book from Peter Brierley
  • Church of England cathedral statistics, 2018
  • Statistics of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • British Muslims and the December 2019 general election

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Crimes at churches and religious buildings, 2017–19: police data under FOI requests
  • Diversity reporting by Government departments and agencies

ACADEMIC STUDY

  • Periodizing secularization in modern British history

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Counting Religion in Britain, October 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 49, October 2019 features 21 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 49 October 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • Pew Global Attitudes Survey, Spring 2019: religion questions
  • Religious discrimination in the European Union: a Eurobarometer restudy
  • One in nine Britons claim to have communicated with somebody beyond the grave
  • Claimed use of Ouija boards
  • How children cope with the death of people and pets: Legal and General research
  • Religious attitudes towards adoption: ComRes poll for Home for Good
  • Focus of Remembrance Sunday: new polling by Populus
  • Public knowledge of complaints of anti-Semitism against members of the Labour Party
  • Jewish political engagement (and disengagement): Survation poll
  • Ethnic minorities in Scotland and their experiences of, and attitudes to, discrimination
  • Perceived threat posed by Islamic extremist and other terror groups
  • Changing British moral attitudes: Ipsos MORI polling from 1989 and 2019 compared

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Charitable and church giving by Christian television viewers: Christian Opinion Panel
  • Competitive car insurance premiums for the clergy: quotezone.co.uk survey
  • Church of England Statistics for Mission, 2018
  • Church of England digital report, 2019
  • Fresh Expressions of Church in the Anglican Diocese of Leicester
  • ‘The God who speaks’: Roman Catholics and scripture – a new initiative

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Religious hate crime in England and Wales recorded by the police, 2018/19
  • Religious affiliation of prisoners in England and Wales, 30 September 2019

NEW DATASET

  • First release of European Social Survey, Round 9, 2018

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