1990, 65% of the population of Britain described
themselves as practising Christians
1995, 40% of the British public believed in a
2010 Christians are predicted to number 55% of
1999 only 7.5% of the population regularly
attended a Christian church.
1992, Anglicans were the largest Christian
denomination in Britain with 26.7 million members.
of couples who get married in Britain go through
a religious ceremony.
Bible is still a best-seller in Britain. Over a
million copies are sold every year.
are two official churches in Britain: the Church
of England and the Church of Scotland. The Roman
Catholic church also has members in both
1970 there were about 300,000 Muslims in Britain:
in 1995 this had risen to 1,100,000.
are more than 300 mosques in Britain. The largest
of these is in Central London.
Jewish community in Britain numbers around 350,000.
are also large Sikh and Hindu communities in
Britain, numbering 600,000 and 400,000