Church of England has seen sustained decline in terms of both
attendance and ministry. This numerical decline is indicative
of something more serious, namely the spiritual unfaithfulness
of the Church as a whole.
Sunday and weekly attendance
Numbers for men and
women in full-time stipendiary ministry.
Baptism figures from 1902
Number of people confirmed each year since 1950
are the men? - work in progress
work in progress
big is the Anglican Communion?
Articles on this subject
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Sources and Links
For some statistics a specific source
is cited, otherwise most of the statistics on these pages and articles have
been drawn from one or more of the following:
Various editions of Church Statitions by the Archbishops' Council (formerly Central Board of Finance).
- Board of Ministry
- Church of England website
- Christian Research - Religious Trends
- Facts and Figures about the Church
of England number 3
- Attitudes of Laity, Clergy and Bishops
Towards the CofE 1984 (Gallup for Church Society)
- Believe it or not! - Cost of Conscience
(based on Mind of Anglicans Survey by Christian Research)
- Office of National Statistics
Links are provided on the links