08 December 2022, The Tablet

Religion in Britain – the 'nones' have it

by Hannah Waite

While half of nones might be described as atheists, the other half hold varied beliefs about spirituality and God.

Religion in Britain – the 'nones' have it

Fewer than half of the population of England and Wales describe themselves as Christian.

The discovery that Christians are no longer in the majority of the UK population was perhaps the least surprising result of the 2021 census. More interesting is recent research indicating that the dividing line between people of faith and ‘non-believers’ is becoming harder to navigate.
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