Tags: Statistics

Survey reveals schools failing to take religious education seriously

Survey reveals schools failing to take religious education seriously

Posted: Fri, 29 Nov 2013

A third of community schools and over a third of academies without a religious character are failing to meet their legal or contractual agreements to provide religious education. Read More »

New analysis shows very few people in England engage in religious activity

New analysis shows very few people in England engage in religious activity

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2013

A new analysis of a survey undertaken in 2000-1 that looks at the way English people use their time has revealed that religious activity is something that the English are least likely to engage in. Read More »

Opponents of Channel 4’s call to prayer outnumber supporters by two to one

Opponents of Channel 4’s call to prayer outnumber supporters by two to one

Posted: Fri, 05 Jul 2013

A new Yougov poll shows that Britons opposed to the TV broadcast of the Islamic call to prayer during Ramadan outnumber supporters two to one. Read More »

Hospital chaplains largely unaffected by cuts to NHS frontline services

Hospital chaplains largely unaffected by cuts to NHS frontline services

Posted: Thu, 27 Jun 2013

New research into the number of hospital chaplains being paid for out of the National Health Service funds shows that since 2009 the number of chaplains has remained largely the same. Read More »

More Americans think religion is losing its influence

More Americans think religion is losing its influence

Posted: Thu, 30 May 2013

Over three-quarters of Americans (77%) say religion is losing its influence on American life, while 20% say religion's influence is increasing. These represent Americans' most negative evaluations of the impact of religion since 1970, although similar to the views measured in recent years. Read More »