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Counting Religion in Britain, May 2018

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 32, May 2018 features 17 new sources. It can be read in full below. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version: No 32 May 2018 OPINION POLLS Being Christian in Western Europe The Pew Research … Continue reading

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Some Historical Religious Statistics

Although much of BRIN’s focus, and probably the majority of our reader interest, lies in the area of contemporary British religious statistics, we continue to delve into historical data and will periodically feature them in our posts. Here are three … Continue reading

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Religious Census of Berkshire in 1851

On 30 March 1851, for the first and last time, a government survey of religious accommodation and attendance was undertaken throughout Great Britain as part of the decennial census of population. Information was gathered from the minister or lay official in … Continue reading

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Religious Census 1851 Online

For interested historians: the Census of Religious Worship of 1851 has been digitised and is available from two sources. First, there is the Online Historical Population Reports Website. The Report is indexed and can be viewed page-by-page, with each page … Continue reading

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