Tuesday, 11 December 2012

New census figures reveal fewer Christians and more Muslims

THE number of Christians living in England and Wales has fallen by four million in the past decade, while the number of Muslims has increased nearly three-fold.

Thats 300% to You and Me

The the 2011 Census reveals that numbers of Christians fell from 37.3 million in 2001 to 33.2 million last year.


The statistics emerged as the Archbishop of Canterbury claimed that English cathedral congregations had grown dramatically in recent years, debunking the “cliche” that the Church of England is fading away.

Census data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) also reveals the impact of immigration and European Union enlargement, showing a significant rise in the number of foreign-born residents living in England and Wales. This has increased by 13%, from 4.6 million to 7.5 million.


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