Where is the Church Going?

Extracts from UK Church Statistics No.3 2018 Edition

Figure 1.1.2: UK Church membership, by proportion 2012 and 2022E

Figure 1.1.2: UK Church membership, by proportion 2012 and 2022E

Many of the answers to the question, ‘Where is the Church going?’ are contained in the various articles published in FutureFirst, please see here. Much of the basic data is published in the book UK Church Statistics, and brief extracts from the third edition of this 100 page volume are given below.  More details of what it contains are given in the Books section on this website

UK Church Statistics No 3 2018 Edition. The following essays come from the newly published third edition of UK Church Statistics, more details of which can be found in the Books section.  They reflect current research evaluations from various sources.  The first, “Introduction”, helps answer the question “Where is the church going?”

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The following essays were included in UK Church Statistics No 2 2010-2020, which as a book is now out of print and unavailable, but the essays in it are still available below, originally published in 2014 and not updated since.


The following essays were included in UK Church Statistics No 1 2005-2015, which as a book is now out of print and unavailable, but the essays in it are still available below, originally published in 2011 and not updated since.