Posts Tagged ‘2021 Census England & Wales’

Christianity is not in terminal decline in Britain, whatever the census might say

Monday, December 5th, 2022

Two thousand years ago, a family took part in a census. Over the coming weeks in schools, churches, high streets, and venues across this country, the Christmas story that began with Mary and Joseph’s journey for a census will be enjoyed and celebrated by millions of people. But of what story are we a part? Read more

2021 Census finds less than half England and Wales is Christian

Thursday, December 1st, 2022
Census data

Newly released 2021 Census results show under half the population of England and Wales describe themselves as “Christian”. Other parts of the UK – Scotland and Northern Ireland – report their census results separately. This is the first time the official religion of England and Wales – Christianity – has been followed by a minority Read more