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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Counting Religion in Britain, September 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 48, September 2019 features 18 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 48 September 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • Trust in clergy and other professions: Ipsos Global Advisor survey in 23 countries
  • Beauty is in the eye of the beholder: Ipsos Global Advisor survey in 27 countries
  • Friendships formed through churches or other religious communities
  • Children’s participation in harvest festivals: ComRes survey for the Church of England
  • The Bible as holiday reading: survey by Stena Line
  • Extra-terrestrials: Survation poll for the University of Oxford
  • Labour Party and anti-Semitism: another YouGov survey of the views of party members

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • The UK’s favourite hymn, 2019: BBC Songs of Praise special
  • Terms and conditions of salaried children, youth, and families workers in UK churches
  • Church of England ministry statistics, 2018
  • Church in Wales annual report on membership and finance for 2018
  • Safeguarding in the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales in 2018
  • Holy Alliances: Demos report on Church-secular partnerships
  • Unrequested assignment of children to faith schools: National Secular Society research
  • NATRE survey into provision of religious education in English state secondary schools

ACADEMIC STUDY

  • Political realignment of British Jews: towards an explanation

NEW DATASET

  • UK Data Service, SN 8402: Scottish Referendum Study, 2014

PEOPLE NEWS

  • Church growth specialist Revd Dr David Goodhew returns to Anglican parish ministry

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Counting Religion in Britain, August 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 47, August 2019 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 47 August 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • Spring 2019 Eurobarometer: what value do we place on religion?
  • School assemblies: should they include acts of religious worship?
  • Religion in schools: views and experiences of teachers
  • Support for vulnerable children overseas correlated with frequency of churchgoing
  • Political and diplomatic fallout from the defeat of Islamic State’s caliphate
  • ComRes polling on attitudes to Islam and Islamophobia
  • Enhancing the visitor experience? Rochester Cathedral and that mini-golf course

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Burying Traditions: Co-operative Funeralcare’s latest report on funeral trends
  • Normalising Hatred: Tell MAMA Annual Report, 2018

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Mode of solemnization of marriages in Scotland, 2018 – the rise of Humanism
  • Religious Studies GCE A Level
  • Religious Studies GCSE Level
  • Scottish qualifications in Religious Studies

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Bertelsmann Stiftung Religion Monitor III, 2017: the politics of religious pluralism
  • Recent publications on religious psychology co-authored by Professor Leslie Francis

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Counting Religion in Britain, June 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 45, June 2019 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 45 June 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • Conservative Party, Muslims, and Islamophobia: the views of Party members
  • Terrorism in London: YouGov poll for the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Allchurches Trust survey of children’s and young people’s ministry in UK and Ireland
  • Church of England’s digital outreach: LentPilgrim and EasterPilgrim reflections, 2019
  • Three years’ worth of Church of England national safeguarding data
  • British Sikh Report, 2019

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Gift Aid payments made to charitable sectors, 2014/15 to 2018/19
  • Religious profession of UK-domiciled university students in England
  • Religious affiliation of Scottish Government workforce, March 2019

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Understanding Unbelief Programme: interim findings about atheists and agnostics
  • ESRC research grant to open up UK Gallup opinion poll data for 1945-91
  • Parental right of withdrawal of children from religious education in English schools

NEW DATASETS

  • UK Data Service, SN 8461: Annual Population Survey, January-December 2018
  • UK Data Service, SN 8464: Crime Survey for England and Wales, 2017-2018
  • UK Data Service, SN 8466: Wellcome Global Monitor, 2018

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Counting Religion in Britain, May 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 44, May 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 44 May 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • European Union Parliamentary election: Lord Ashcroft’s post-voting poll in Britain
  • YouGov-Cambridge Globalism Project: favourability towards world religions
  • YouGov tests level of public understanding of the month of Ramadan, just as it starts
  • Charitable donations to religious causes: findings from the 2019 UK Giving report
  • Spiritual/religious preparations left out of readiness to die planning, ComRes finds
  • London’s skyline: Londoners express appreciation of St Paul’s Cathedral
  • Anti-Semitism and the Labour Party: YouGov polling for the Jewish Chronicle

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Church Commissioners for England annual report for 2018
  • Scottish Episcopal Church statistics for 2018
  • Methodist Church of Great Britain statistics for 2018
  • Baptist Union of Great Britain statistics for 2018
  • Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Britain tabular statement for 2018
  • British Union Conference of Seventh-day Adventists statistics for 2008-18
  • Hymns drop out of the top 10 funeral play list, according to Co-operative Funeralcare
  • Child sexual abuse in religious contexts: IICSA report from the Truth Project

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • Catholic lapsation since Vatican II: Britain and the United States compared
  • Student chaplaincy in UK universities
  • British Academy probe into future of theology and religious studies in UK universities

PEOPLE NEWS

  • Professor Ernest (Kopul) Krausz (1931-2018), pioneering Jewish sociologist

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Counting Religion in Britain, April 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 43, April 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 43 April 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • Forgive us our trespasses: BBC and ComRes investigate the willingness to forgive sins
  • Lead us not into temptation: Populus probes the consumer market for Easter treats
  • The importance of religion: findings from the Spring 2018 Pew Global Attitudes Survey
  • Religion and the legalization of assisted dying: Populus poll for Dignity in Dying
  • Perceived traits of a ‘good’ Christian (according to YouGov panellists)
  • YouGov poll on the acceptability of godparents who do not believe in God
  • YouGov poll on public belief in science-based ‘conspiracy theories’, including creationism
  • Someone to open up to about worries or personal issues? Rarely to religious leaders
  • Rebuilding Notre-Dame de Paris after the fire: YouGov sounds out British opinions
  • Should Catholic priests be able to marry? A YouGov poll seemingly inspired by Fleabag
  • Contribution of non-Christian soldiers to British war effort during the First World War
  • Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, and anti-Semitism: latest ComRes poll for Jewish News
  • Multinational YouGov poll on the perceived threat posed by Islamic State
  • Accessing legal aid to challenge the revocation of Shamima Begum’s British citizenship
  • General public’s knowledge of the name for a Sikh place of worship

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • Churches outnumber pubs and other public buildings, National Churches Trust finds
  • Church of Scotland statistical returns for 2018
  • Divine numerology: Ted Harrison reflects on the sacred significance of numbers . . .

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Religion by local authority and region: estimates from the Annual Population Survey
  • The religion of prisoners in England and Wales as at 31 March 2019

ACADEMIC STUDY

  • The predictors of young people’s views on the conflict between science and religion

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Counting Religion in Britain, March 2019

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 42, March 2019 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 42 March 2019

OPINION POLLS

  • Crossing religious divides: multinational survey by Ipsos for the BBC
  • Humanist weddings: Humanists UK’s new poll and analysis of Scottish divorce data
  • Self-understanding of anti-Semitism: Deltapoll for Jewish Chronicle
  • Jews, political parties, and anti-Semitism: Survation poll for Jewish Leadership Council
  • YouGov@Cambridge tracker on Islam’s perceived compatibility with British values
  • Islamic State: YouGov polling on the death of Shamima Begum’s son

FAITH ORGANIZATION STUDIES

  • European Jewish Demographic Unit established by Institute for Jewish Policy Research

OFFICIAL AND QUASI-OFFICIAL STATISTICS

  • Mode of solemnization of marriages in England and Wales in 2016
  • Report on diversity of candidates and elected officials in Great Britain

ACADEMIC STUDIES

  • The Bible and digital millennials: new survey-based research from CODEC
  • Religion and Brexit: evidence from the 2016 British Election Study Referendum Panel
  • Gender differences in religion and spirituality among technical and health professionals
  • Muslim perceptions of discrimination in Western Europe: revisiting 2006 Pew data

NEW DATASET

  • UK Data Service, SN 8450: British Social Attitudes Survey, 2017

PEOPLE NEWS

  • Revd Professor David Alfred Martin, FBA (1929-2019)

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