Saturday, 11 September 2004

CofE statistics reviewed

The Church Times has looked at the new statistics published on the web this week, and found the claim of 3 million a bit weak.

THE CLAIM was made this week that the size of the Anglican Church in England is “approaching three million”, rather than the often quoted figure of about one million.

The claim comes in the introduction to the latest set of statistics, for 2002, released by the Church of England’s research and statistics department on Tuesday. Its presentation is upbeat, despite the picture of widespread, measurable decline in almost every category.

Read the whole article C of E is three (or one) million strong which has the following useful table:

Posted by Simon Sarmiento on Saturday, 11 September 2004 at 10:39 PM GMT | TrackBack
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