Do more Britons than Americans profess Christianity?

What percentage of Britons are religious?

Some 46.2% of the population of England and Wales described themselves as Christian on the day of the 2021 census, down from 59.3% a decade earlier. The Muslim population grew from 4.9% to 6.5% of the total, while 1.7% identified as Hindu, up from 1.5%.

Which country spread Christianity the most?

About 19% of European Christians were part of the mainline Protestant tradition. Russia is the largest Christian country in Europe by population, followed by Germany and Italy.
Christianity in Europe.

95–100% Malta Moldova Armenia Romania Vatican City
10–20% Albania Kazakhstan
5–10% Kosovo
2–4% Azerbaijan
< 1% Turkey

What percentage of Brits believe in God?

Eurostat’s Eurobarometer survey in December 2018 found that 53.6% of UK’s population is Christian, while 6.2% belong to other religions and 40.2% are atheists (30.3% Agnostics, 9.9% Anti-theists).

Is Christianity popular in the UK?

According to the most recent census data, taken in 2021 and published this year, 46.2% of the English and Welsh population say they are Christian, a decline of 13.1 percentage points since the last census in 2011. Even so, Christian remained the most common response to the religion question.

Is Christianity no longer majority in Britain?

For the first time ever, Christianity is no longer a majority religion in England and Wales. It’s just the first of many interesting results to come from the 2021 census, revealed earlier this week. Just 46.2 per cent of the population described themselves as Christian, down from 59.3 per cent a decade earlier.

How many Christians are in Russia?


Religion Number %
Christianity 67,720,000 47.4
–Russian Orthodox Church 58,750,000 41.1
–Other Orthodox Churches 2,140,000 1.5
–Old Believers’ Orthodoxy 460,000 0.3

Which country has 100% of Christians?

Top ten by percentage (2010)

Rank Country % Christian
1 Vatican City 100%
2 Romania 99%
3 Papua New Guinea 99%
4 Tonga 99%

Where is Christianity declining the most?

While Christianity is currently the predominant religion in Latin America, Europe, Canada and the United States, the religion is declining in many of these areas, including Western Europe, North America, and Oceania.

Where is Christianity growing fastest?

Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, and Malaysia are said to have the fastest-growing Christian communities and the majority of the new believers are “upwardly mobile, urban, middle-class Chinese”.

What percentage of Britons are atheist?

Irreligion in the United Kingdom is more prevalent than in some of Europe, with about 8% indicating they are atheistic in 2018.

What percentage of England is non religious?


November 29th, 2022. It’s official: England and Wales are among the least religious countries in the world, according to 2021 Census data. The data published by the Office of National Statistics shows the number of people identifying with ‘No religion’ jumped by over 8 million, from 25% to 37% between .

What percentage of Brits are Protestant?

It found 48.4% were from a Protestant or other Christian background. In the 2021 Census 814,600 people (42.8 per cent) living here identified solely or along with other national identities as ‘British’. This is down from 876,600 people (48.4 per cent) in 2011.

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