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Census of churchgoing (2045)

Type of Data: Census of churchgoing (2045)

Faith Community: Christianity

Date: 1984, March

Geography: Scotland

Sample Size: 3045 (75% response)

Population: Churches of all denominations

Keywords: Adherents, Bible use, church attendance, churchgoing, church membership

Collection Method: Self-completion postal questionnaire

Collection Agency: MARC Europe. MARC Europe was a church leadership training agency sponsored by World Vision, which ran from 1983 to 1993. It subsequently became independent and was renamed as Christian Research.

Sponsor: National Bible Society of Scotland

Published Source:

  • Peter Brierley and Fergus Macdonald, Prospects for Scotland: Report of the 1984 Census of the Churches, Bromley: MARC Europe, 1985
  • Life and Work, May 1985, pp. 11-14

    BRIN ID: 2045


    Dataset available at ESDS as SN 2554

    Posted by: Clive D. Field

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