Posts Tagged ‘religious affiliation’

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

NZ born population drifting away from church Comments 19

Friday, June 17th, 2016

People born or raised in New Zealand, are drifting from church says the Catholic Bishop of Auckland Patrick Dunn. He said this is happening across all ethnicities. Dunn said that while it was affecting all parishes, many were not aware it was happening, because the churches were still full. New New Zealanders are replacing are Read more

New Zealand’s perception of itself way off the mark Comments 0

Friday, December 11th, 2015

Asked how many people in 100 they believed did not affiliate with any religion, New Zealanders responded 49 people. In fact, 37 out of 100 people do not affiliate with any religion. Religious affiliation was one of the 11 features surveyed. This response is just one of the questions posed in an Ipsos MORI Perils of Read more

More Americans claim ‘no religious affiliation’ Comments 0

Friday, October 12th, 2012

About 20 percent of the American people say they are unaffiliated with any religion, making them almost as numerous as Catholics, who accounted for 22 percent of participants in a new Pew Research Center study released Oct. 9. The survey of 2,973 adults conducted this summer found people who say they are atheist, agnostic or Read more