Age and Beliefs - facts

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  • Age and Beliefs
    • Older people are more likely to go to (Christian) Church
    • Brierly (2005): average age of churchgoers in 1979 was 37, by 2005 it was 49
      • In 2005 nearly 60% of churches had no attendees aged 15-19
    • The number of Christians has fallen and this was largely for people aged under 60
    • The number of people with no religion has increased across all age groups, particularly for those aged 20-24, and 40-44
    • 2001 and 2011 census
      • In the 2011 census there were less younger and more older Christians compared to the 2001 census
        • Opposite age patterns being shown
          • In the 2011 census there were more younger and less older Muslims compared to the 2011 census
      • In the 2011 census there were more younger and less older Muslims compared to the 2011 census

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