UK Census – 2011

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Results from the UK Census 2011 show that:

      • 59.3% of persons in England and Wales self-identify as ‘Christian’ (down from 71.7% in 2001). This equates to four million less Christians.
      • 25.1% of persons in England and Wales (14.1 Million) self-identify as having no religion at all (up from 14.8% in 2001).
      • 36.7% of persons in Scotland (1.9 Million) self-identify as having no religion at all (the highest percentage in the UK).
      • 59.5% of persons in the UK self-identify as ‘Christian’ (71.6% in 2001).
      • Christians in 2011 v 2001:-

– England: 59.4% (71.7%)
– Wales: 57.6% (71.9%)
– Scotland: 53.8% (65.1%)
– N. Ireland 82.3% (85.8%)

 

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Data Table – England and Wales Census 2011

Total Males Females UK-Born
Total 56,075,912 27,573,376 28,502,536 n.a.
Christian 33,243,175 15,365,306 17,877,869 89.3%
Buddhist 247,743 116,646 131,097 39.7%
Hindu 816,633 421,054 395,579 33.3%
Jewish 263,346 128,313 135,033 81.1%
Muslim 2,706,066 1,409,290 1,296,776 47.2%
Sikh 423,158 214,043 209,115 56.6%
Other Religion 240,530 106,125 134,405 80.3%
No Religion 14,097,229 7,747,750 6,349,479 92.7%

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