Brochure References

"1.4% of the population of England currently attend Anglican services on a typical Sunday morning."

John Bingham, The Telegraph Newspaper, ‘Church of England attendance plunges to record low’, 12 January 2016.


"Of 18 - 24 year olds just 3% identify as Anglican."

Harriet Sherwood, The Guardian, 'More than half UK population has no religion, finds survey', 4 September 2017.


"Just 15% of overall population identify as Anglicans (down from 40% in 1983)."

The Economist, 'A majority of Britons now follow no religion', 9 September 2017.


"70% of the Church of England’s current body of clergy are expected to retire by 2030."

John Bingham, The Telegraph Newspaper, ‘No growth for 30 years - Church of England predicts’, 17 February 2016.


"In the 2011 census, the number of people declaring themselves to be atheist rose by more than 6m to 14m."

Philippe Naughton and Richard Ford, The Times Newspaper, ‘2011 Census: number of Christians falls by 4m’, December 11 2012.


"The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds has more members than there are churchgoers."

Harriet Sherwood, The Guardian, 'Church of England weekly attendance falls below 1m for first time', 12 January 2016.

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds,, 23 April 2018.


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