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RELIGIONS IN UNITED KINGDOM
Nur Yahya
 Population: 58.7 million
 Capital: London
 Major language: English
 Major religion: Christianity
 Form of government...
RELIGIOUS DATA ACCORDING TO CENCUS 2001
 In 2001 the Census collected information
about religious identity. Just over thr...
THE RELIGION FAMOUS IN BRITAIN
 Anglican church
 Catholic
 Muslim
 Jewish
 Hinduism
ANGLICAN CHURCH
 According to tradition, Christianity arrived in
Britain in the first century or two, during
which time t...
CONTINUE…
 The Anglican Communion uses the compass
rose as a symbol, which indicates its scope
throughout the world.
 Ki...
CATHOLIC
 According to the Central Statistical Office of the
Church, Great Britain has a population of 59,381,000
of whom...
MUSLIM
 That suggesting by 2010 the total muslim
population had reached 2.869.000. Today it is
the second largest religio...
JEWISH
 In the 2001 Census, 266,740 people listed
their religion as Jewish.
 British Jews (often referred to collectivel...
CONTINOU…
 The first recorded Jewish community in
Britain was brought to England in 1070 by
King William the Conqueror, w...
HINDUISM
 There are about 1,000 million Hindus in the
world, of whom about 750 million live in India.
 There are about 8...
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  1. 1. RELIGIONS IN UNITED KINGDOM Nur Yahya
  2. 2.  Population: 58.7 million  Capital: London  Major language: English  Major religion: Christianity  Form of government: Parliamentary democracy with constitutional monarchy  Main exports: Manufactured goods,chemicals, foodstuffs, and petroleum  Chief of state: Sovereign  Head of government: Prime Minister
  3. 3. RELIGIOUS DATA ACCORDING TO CENCUS 2001  In 2001 the Census collected information about religious identity. Just over three- quarters of the UK population reported having a religion. More than seven out of ten people said that their religion was Christian (72 %). After Christianity, Islam was the most common faith with nearly 3% describing their religion as Muslim (1.6 million).
  4. 4. THE RELIGION FAMOUS IN BRITAIN  Anglican church  Catholic  Muslim  Jewish  Hinduism
  5. 5. ANGLICAN CHURCH  According to tradition, Christianity arrived in Britain in the first century or two, during which time the south of England to be part of the Roman Empire.  Evidence of the early history of Christianity among the English original was found in the writings of the early Christian Fathers like Tertullian and Origen in the first years of the 3rd century.
  6. 6. CONTINUE…  The Anglican Communion uses the compass rose as a symbol, which indicates its scope throughout the world.  King or Queen of Britain (now Elizabeth II), is constitutionally holds the title as "Supreme Leader of the Church of England". But in practice, the administrative leadership of the church in the hands of the Archbishop of Canterbury.
  7. 7. CATHOLIC  According to the Central Statistical Office of the Church, Great Britain has a population of 59,381,000 of whom 5,264,000 (8.87%) are Catholics.  Christianity arrived in Britain in the first or second century (presumably via the tin trade route through Ireland and Spain), and stands separately from the Church of Rome, as well as many Christian communities in those days.  According to various records bishobs in britain 314, With the help of Christians who have lived in Kent, he founded his church in Canterbury, the capital of Kent, and became the first archbishop of Canterbury.
  8. 8. MUSLIM  That suggesting by 2010 the total muslim population had reached 2.869.000. Today it is the second largest religion in the UK.  Islam has been present in the United Kingdom since it’s information in 1707, though it was not legally recognised until the Trinitarian Act in 1812.  The growing number of Muslims has resulted in the establishment of more than 1,500 mosques in the UK.
  9. 9. JEWISH  In the 2001 Census, 266,740 people listed their religion as Jewish.  British Jews (often referred to collectively as Anglo-Jewry) are Jews who live in, or are citizens of, the United Kingdom. The UK is home to the second largest Jewish population in Europe, and has the fifth largest Jewish community worldwide.
  10. 10. CONTINOU…  The first recorded Jewish community in Britain was brought to England in 1070 by King William the Conqueror, who believed that their commercial skills and incoming capital would make England more prosperous. This community was expelled in 1290 by King Edward I, and emigrated to countries such as Poland which protected them by law.
  11. 11. HINDUISM  There are about 1,000 million Hindus in the world, of whom about 750 million live in India.  There are about 800,000 Hindus living in Britain today.  Most are of Gujarati origin (70%), Others are from Bengal, South India, Shri Lanka, Guyana, Fiji, Mauritius, and parts of Africa.  came in UK via East Africa or from India it self.  Throughout the UK, there are about 135 Hindu temples conducting regular worship.

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