England and Wales Census 2021 - TS031: Religion (detailed)

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates that classify usual residents in England and Wales by religion. The estimates are as at Census Day, 21 March 2021.

Religion (detailed) (58 categories) The religion people connect or identify with (their religious affiliation), whether or not they practice or have belief in it.

This question was voluntary and the variable includes people who answered the question, including ‘No Religion’, alongside those who chose not to answer this question.

This variable classifies responses into the eight tick-box response options. Write-in responses are classified by their "parent" religious affiliation, including "No Religion", where applicable.

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Last Updated December 2, 2022, 16:04 (GMT)
Created December 2, 2022, 14:00 (GMT)
Visibility Public
Year 2021
Topics Religion
Units Persons
Geographic Layer Countries
Local Authorities
Middle Super Output Areas
Frequency Decennial
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/census/aggregate-2021-1
Citation Office for National Statistics; National Records of Scotland; Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency; UK Data Service. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/census/aggregate-2021-1
Geographical Coverage Location England and Wales
Granularity Country level down to MSOA
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