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 Issues | The Church | Statistics

Introduction

The 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.

 

Attendance statistics

Sunday and weekly attendance figures

Ministry

Numbers for men and women in full-time stipendiary ministry.

Baptisms

Baptism figures from 1902

Confirmations

Number of people confirmed each year since 1950

Where are the men? - work in progress

Finance - work in progress

How big is the Anglican Communion?

 

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Articles on this subject were produced in Cross†Way:

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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 page.

 

 
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