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The Office of National Statistics (ONS) has released a more detailed breakdown of findings from the 2011 Census in England and Wales. The new figures show demographic changes in relation to religion, compared to age, sex, ethnicity, country of birth and economic activity. The British Humanist Association (BHA) has welcomed the new figures.
On 11 December 2012 the Office for National Statistics (ONS) will release the data relating to ‘Religion’ from the 2011 Census. This will comprise of a package of Key Statistics and a selection of Quick Statistics tables for England and Wales, and will be supported by statistical bulletins for England and for Wales.
BHA: New infographic on Census results show rise of non-religious in England and Wales, and how the figures are still not a true representation
The British Humanist Association (BHA) has released an infographic to show the rise in the number of people who ticked ‘No Religion’ in the 2011 Census, and the decline in the number of people who ticked ‘Christian’ since 2001. There infographic is available here.
Census results just published show a plunge in the number of people ticking ‘Christian’ in England and Wales from 72% in 2001 to 59% in 2011 and an increase in the number of people ticking to say they have no religion from 15% in 2001 to 25% in 2011.