Tag Archives: European Commission

Counting Religion in Britain, October 2015

We are pleased to announce that the migration of the British Religion in Numbers (BRIN) website to its new platform has now taken place, and we are in a position to recommence posting of content to the site. We wish … Continue reading

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Personal Values and Other News

  Personal values Religion is not regarded as a particularly important value either in the UK or in the European Union (EU) generally, according to newly-released data from Special Eurobarometer 415, which was undertaken in March 2014 as wave 81.2 … Continue reading

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Dimensions of Religious Prejudice

Two reports have been published in the last couple of days which shed light on the scale of religious prejudice in contemporary society: Religious discrimination in the European Union Discrimination on the grounds of religion or beliefs is perceived as … Continue reading

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Threat of Religious Extremism

UK citizens are more concerned about religious extremism than almost any other country in the European Union (EU), according to Special Eurobarometer 371 on Internal Security published today and available at: http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/ebs/ebs_371_en.pdf The study formed part of wave 75.4 of … Continue reading

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Eurobarometer Interactive Search System

To enhance access to its public opinion polling data from 1973 to the present, the European Commission has just released an interactive search system, interrogating a database of results for 56 core questions which have been run over the years. … Continue reading

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Biotechnology

The European Commission has recently published Special Eurobarometer 341 on Biotechnology. This is based upon face-to-face interviews by TNS with representative samples of the adult population aged 15 and over in the 27 member states of the European Union plus … Continue reading

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Science and Religion in the European Union

The interactions of science with religion have featured in a number of opinion polls during the past year or so, largely in connection with the debate on the origins of the universe, and how it should be taught in schools, … Continue reading

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