Statistics

Our statistics section contains archive information relating to 2005 and earlier and offers data that has been compiled from a number of sources, all of which should be attributed, and presented in the form of articles, tables, charts and maps. This invariably means that there may be inconsistencies of definition.

All articles have been formatted for printing, and most datasets are available as downloads for further analysis. If you wish to use the information in this website, please respect our conditions of reference to Religious Trends and, where appropriate, the sources we have used.

The Bible

In July 2010 Christian Research sent professional interviewers to 44 locations throughout England and Wales to ask the population their views on the Bible. Read more

Other UK Churches

The Catholic Church dates itself to the arrival of St Peter in Rome, and is one of the oldest Christian Church organisations. However as a separate entity it dates from the Great Schism when the Eastern and Western parts of the Church separated in th... Read more

Anglican UK

The Church of England is the established church in England. Among other things, this means that: the Monarch is the Supreme Governor of the church (theologically Jesus is the head), the Church performs a number of official functions, Church and State... Read more

The World and its Religions

This section of Religious Trends focuses on world-wide religion. There is an article on the 'big picture' that offers a summary of the strength of the world’s religions. This will be followed by a series of articles on individual countries, start... Read more

Other Research Reports

A study carried out by Christian Research among its online panel (Resonate) during April 2013 looked at legacy giving. Respondents numbered 1,917 churchgoers aged 45 and above and church leaders. Read more