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Counting Religion in Britain, March 2017

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 18, March 2017 features 25 new sources. It can be read in full below. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version: No 18 March 2017 OPINION POLLS Belief at work ‘British employers struggle to manage … Continue reading

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Counting Religion in Britain, November 2016

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 14, November 2016 features 29 new sources. It can be read in full below. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version: no-14-november-2016 OPINION POLLS Freedom of speech The case involving Ashers Bakery in Belfast, found … Continue reading

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Counting Religion in Britain, August 2016

Counting Religion in Britain, No. 11, August 2016 features 25 new sources. It can be read in full below. Alternatively, you can download the PDF version: No 11 August 2016 OPINION POLLS Weddings in church Only 11% of Britons now … Continue reading

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Scottish Religion and Other News

  Scottish religion The continuing decline of religion in Scotland is documented in two publications from the Scottish Government this month. The first, published on 26 August 2015, is Scotland’s People Annual Report: Results from the 2014 Scottish Household Survey, … Continue reading

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Trustworthiness of Clergy and Other News

  Trustworthiness of clergy Clergy occupy the middle ground of professionals in terms of their perceived trustworthiness, according to two Opinium Research surveys published on 12 August 2015, for which representative samples of adults were interviewed online in the UK … Continue reading

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More Islamic State Polling and Other News

  Islamic State Further polls (conducted online, unless otherwise stated) have been carried out during the past week to probe public opinion on the escalating crisis brought about by the progress of the Islamic State (IS, formerly the Islamic State … Continue reading

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Islamic State and Other News

  Islamic State According to opinion polling published in the past week, the British public is becoming uneasy about the advances being made by the armed forces of the Islamic State (IS, formerly known as ISIS) in northern Iraq, its … Continue reading

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Attitudes to Immigration and Other News

Today’s post features seven stories which have landed on BRIN’s desk during the past fortnight. Please use the contact tab on our homepage to alert us to any significant news items which we appear to have missed. Attitudes to immigration … Continue reading

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Church Growth Debated and Other News

An academic debate about church growth in Britain provides our lead story today, but we also find space for four new sources of religious statistics. Church growth in Britain Last year, in our post of 9 June 2012, BRIN featured … Continue reading

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Summer Shorts

Herewith a round-up of some recently-published religious statistics which may be of interest to BRIN readers: Religious Affiliation Asked whether they consider themselves to be a member of any religious group, 56% of adults reply Christian, 6% some other religion, … Continue reading

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