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Counting Religion in Britain, June 2018

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 33, June 2018 features 17 new sources. At present, the full text (including weblinks) is only available to download in PDF format No 33 June 2018 The contents list is as follows: OPINION POLLS Christian England? … Continue reading

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Counting Religion in Britain, September 2017

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 24, September 2017 features 26 new sources. It can be read in full below. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version: No 24 September 2017 OPINION POLLS Harmfulness of religion More than twice as many … Continue reading

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Easter Round-Up

  Children’s Easter knowledge The Bible Society announced on 17 April 2014 that it had launched a five-day Bible Bedtime Challenge app as an Easter poll showed that children can confuse the Bible with fairy tales and fables. It commissioned … Continue reading

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Science and Religion and Other News

Science and religion Public Attitudes to Science, 2014: Main Report was published on 14 March 2014. The fifth in a series which began in 2000 (but effectively going back to 1988 for some topics), it draws upon face-to-face interviews conducted … Continue reading

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More Scottish Census Data and Other News

More Scottish census data Release 3A of the 2011 census results for Scotland was made available on 27 February 2014. It comprised the first of a series of rolling releases of cross-tabulations, providing (in this case) detailed characteristics on ethnicity, … Continue reading

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Religious Marriages and Other News

Seven new sources of British religious statistics feature in today’s bulletin, leading with the latest set of official annual figures on the mode of solemnization of marriages in England and Wales. Marriages (England and Wales), 2011 The number of marriages … Continue reading

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September Snippets

Herewith the headlines from five new sources of British religious statistics, arranged in order of their date of release: Creationism versus Evolution Whereas 51% of Americans still believe that God created human beings in their present form within the last … Continue reading

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Census Christians

‘UK residents who think of themselves as Christian show very low levels of Christian belief and practice’ and ‘are overwhelmingly secular in their attitudes on a range of issues from gay rights to religion in public life’, according to research … Continue reading

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Wellcome Trust Monitor

Among the datasets released this month by the Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS) is that for the Wellcome Trust Monitor 1, 2009 (SN 6889). A suite of technical documentation can be found at: http://www.esds.ac.uk/findingData/snDescription.asp?sn=6889&key=6889 The Monitor (expected to be … Continue reading

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Ipsos Global @dvisor Surveys Religion

Forced to choose, no fewer than 71% of Britons contend that ‘religious beliefs promote intolerance, exacerbate ethnic divisions, and impede social progress in developing and developed nations alike’. Only 29% say the polar opposite, that ‘religion provides the common values … Continue reading

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