Posts Tagged ‘Catholic statistics’

How many Catholics are there in New Zealand? Comments 0

Monday, September 30th, 2019

Statistics NZ has released some data on religious affiliations from the 2018 Census. They have conceded that one in six people did not complete the census, which was run online for the first time. The data, therefore, may be understated. The raw data is somewhat confusing for those who are not versed in the art of Read more

Priest numbers decline for first time in decade Comments 0

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

The percentage of Catholics in the world has remained steady, while priest numbers declined for the first time in almost a decade, according to Vatican statistics. Meanwhile, the numbers of bishops, permanent deacons, lay missionaries and catechists have all increased. Read more Related Posts:Family breakdown is behind our high prison numbersCatholic school enrolments in Australia Read more