Tag Archives: Wales

Cost of Dying and Other News

  Cost of dying Insurance company SunLife released the report of its ninth annual survey of the cost of dying on 13 October 2015. It was based on interviews conducted by YouGov, online on 8-20 May 2015 among 1,507 UK … Continue reading

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Coronation Service and Other News

  Coronation service Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has just become the longest-reigning monarch in British history, so it has been a considerable time (1953) since there has been a coronation in Britain. But already thoughts are beginning to turn … Continue reading

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Je suis Charlie and Other News

  Last week’s news was dominated by a series of Islamist outrages in France, in which seventeen innocent people died, three police officers, four shoppers at a kosher supermarket, and ten journalists working for the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which in … Continue reading

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Prayer and Other News

Today’s post features eight religious statistical news stories, leading on an analysis by BRIN of the answers to one of the questions in the latest round of the European Social Survey, whose results have just been released. Prayer Data from … Continue reading

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BRIN’s Christmas Crackers

Our jokes may be as bad, but hopefully our content is more informative than the average Christmas cracker’s! In this our last round-up of religious statistical news before Christmas, we feature eight stories which will hopefully be of interest to … Continue reading

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Restudies of Religion in English and Welsh Communities

Steve Bruce, who has been Professor of Sociology at the University of Aberdeen since 1991, has been engaged since 2007 on an extended reappraisal of religious change in Britain since 1945, made possible by the award of a Leverhulme Trust … Continue reading

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Catholic Schools in Wales

There are 93 Roman Catholic schools in Wales, educating 30,350 pupils (6% of the Welsh total). 63% of these pupils are Roman Catholics (66% in primary and 60% in secondary schools) and 18% come from ethnic backgrounds other than white … Continue reading

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Welsh Churchgoing

The current issue (No. 9, June 2010) of FutureFirst, the bi-monthly magazine from Brierley Research, leads with an article on ‘Welsh Churchgoing’ by John Evans, Director for Strategic Oversight, Gweini (The Council of the Christian Voluntary Sector in Wales). There … Continue reading

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Historical Statistics of Welsh Religion

British Religion in Numbers covers historical as well as contemporary data, so from time to time our news section will feature sources which are mainly of historical interest. One such is Digest of Welsh Historical Statistics, 1700-1974: Religion, which has … Continue reading

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