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For information on religious festivals go to www.bbc.co.uk/religion/tools/calendar/

For information on the main religions in the UK please go to the ACAS guide: Religion & belief in the workplace

EHRC Minority mapping
www.equalityhumanrights.com/fairer-britain/race-in-britain/modern-multiculturism/mapping-minority-groups-in-britain

Useful Statistics

We aim to identify those facts and figures which will support employers on this agenda and will be adding more over time.

Here we start with information based on the 2001 Census. We have only listed the eight most popular religion/belief responses. For a full breakdown please go to http://www.statistics.gov.uk/census2001

This information can be copied and pasted for presentations.

 

Total UK Population(Census 2001)

 

58,789,194

 

 

 

 

 

Religion / Belief / Non-Belief

Numbers

%

 

 

 

 

1

Christian

41,014,811

71.8

2

No religion

8,596,488

15.1

3

Muslim

1,588,890

2.8

4

Hindu

558,342

1.0

5

Sikh

336,179

0.6

6

Jewish

267,373

0.5

7

Any other religion

159,167

0.3

8

Buddhist

149,157

0.3

Notes
"No religion" includes people who ticked 'None' on the religion question plus those who wrote in Jedi Knight, Agnostic, Atheist and Heathen and those who ticked 'Other' but did not write in any religion.