What percentage of the UK is atheist?
At least 33% of Britons, and over 50% in some recent polls, do not identify with any faith when surveyed. Some 40% of Britons do not believe in a deity, and some 15% are agnostic.
What is the main religion in England?
Despite falling numbers, Christianity remained the largest religion in England and Wales, with 59.3% of the population (33.2 million people) identifying as Christian. The second largest religious group were Muslims with 4.8% of the population (2.7 million people).
How many people in UK believe in Jesus?
Forty percent of people in England do not believe Jesus was a real person, a Church of England survey suggests. However, 43% of the people asked said they did believe in the resurrection – although many did not think it happened as described in the Bible.
Who is the most famous atheist?
Lists of atheists
- Mikhail Bakunin.
- Jean Baudrillard.
- Albert Camus.
- Richard Dawkins.
- Daniel Dennett.
- Ludwig Feuerbach.
- Sam Harris.
- Christopher Hitchens.
How many UK convert to Islam?
According to The Guardian, about 5,000 British people convert to Islam every year and most of them are women. According to The New York Times, 25,000 Americans convert to Islam every year.