Majority of People in Scotland Have No Religion

More than half of the 5.4 million people living in Scotland have no religion, according to a survey published by Scottish Social Attitudes.

CHR Comment: The article describes the decline of the state church in Scotland, which is Presbyterian. Fewer people are attending and declaring affiliation with the state church. It also describes a small increase in Catholicism in Scotland due to immigration. There is a bar graph included, which illustrates changes. The associated survey question, however, may mean that people retain religious views but without having a denominational affiliation.

Source: Majority of people in Scotland have no religion


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