Census Data on Religion
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3 bar charts showing Census data about religion in England and Wales in 2011. ...

3 bar charts showing Census data about religion in England and Wales in 2011.

Shows data on those that stated they had no religion and those whose religion is not in one of the main religious groups.

The raw data can be accessed here:
https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/census/2011/qs210ew

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  • 1. RELIGION STATISTICS Data from the 2011 Census
  • 2. 0 5,000,000 10,000,000 15,000,000 20,000,000 25,000,000 30,000,000 35,000,000 Buddhist Jewish Sikh Hindu Muslim (Islam) Christian33,243,175 2,706,066 816,633 423,158 263,346 247,743 Main Religious Groups In 2011, 52,037,880 people in England & Wales answered the Census question on religion 4,038,032 did not. This bar chart shows the main religious groups.
  • 3. 0 10,000 20,000 30,000 40,000 50,000 60,000 Shintoism Deist Witchcraft Satanism Own Belief System Heathen Pantheism Scientology Believe in God Zoroastrian Taoist Druid Baha'i Rastafarian Ravidassia Wicca Spiritual Jain Mixed Religion Spiritualist Pagan56,620 39,061 23,566 20,288 13,832 11,766 11,058 7,906 5,021 4,189 4,144 4,105 2,969 2,418 2,216 1,958 1,949 1,893 1,276 1,199 1,075 ‘Other’ Religions In 2011, 240,530 people in England & Wales stated a religion the Office for National Statistics classed as ‘other’. This was 0.4% of the population. This was up from around 151,000 people in 2001. This bar chart shows the ones which more than1000 people said.
  • 4. 0 20,000 40,000 60,000 80,000 100,000 120,000 140,000 160,000 180,000 200,000 Realist Free Thinker Heavy Metal Humanist Atheist Agnostic Jedi Knight176,632 32,382 29,267 15,067 6,242 513 348 In 2011, 14,097,229 people in England & Wales were classed as having ‘no religion’ by the Office for National Statistics. This was 25.1% of the population. This was up from around 7.7million people in 2001. This bar chart shows the most common answers in this category. No Religion