Census Data

Cymru (Wales): Religion (detailed)

Location Type: Country, ONS Geographic Code: W92000004

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Key Facts

All Residents 3,107,494
Male 1,521,004
Female 1,586,490
Households 1,347,114
Population Density (people/km2) 149.9
Table Codets031
Issued2022-11-29
Unit of MeasurePerson
Number of Response Options58

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates that classify usual residents in England and Wales by religion. The estimates are as at Census Day, 21 March 2021.

Summary

The religion people connect or identify with (their religious affiliation), whether or not they practice or have belief in it.

This question was voluntary and the variable includes people who answered the question, including ‘No Religion’, alongside those who chose not to answer this question.

This variable classifies responses into the eight tick-box response options. Write-in responses are classified by their "parent" religious affiliation, including "No Religion", where applicable.

Religion (detailed): Total: All Usual Residents 3,107,497
Christian 1,354,773
Buddhist 10,075
Hindu 12,242
Jewish 2,044
Muslim 66,947
Sikh 4,048
No religion 1,446,398
No religion: Agnostic 1,762
No religion: Atheist 792
No religion: Free Thinker 15
No religion: Humanist 667
No religion: No religion 1,443,157
No religion: Realist 5
Other religion 15,929
Other religion: Alevi 212
Other religion: Animism 69
Other religion: Baha'i 227
Other religion: Believe in God 101
Other religion: Brahma Kumari 6
Other religion: Chinese Religion 3
Other religion: Church of All Religion 2
Other religion: Confucianist 0
Other religion: Deist 57
Other religion: Druid 222
Other religion: Druze 7
Other religion: Eckankar 10
Other religion: Heathen 243
Other religion: Jain 102
Other religion: Mixed Religion 420
Other religion: Mysticism 9
Other religion: Native American Church 8
Other religion: New Age 23
Other religion: Occult 33
Other religion: Other religions 2,789
Other religion: Own Belief System 130
Other religion: Pagan 5,104
Other religion: Pantheism 141
Other religion: Rastafarian 146
Other religion: Ravidassia 9
Other religion: Reconstructionist 45
Other religion: Satanism 303
Other religion: Scientology 26
Other religion: Shamanism 265
Other religion: Shintoism 38
Other religion: Spiritual 1,693
Other religion: Spiritualist 2,140
Other religion: Taoist 199
Other religion: Theism 30
Other religion: Thelemite 18
Other religion: Traditional African Religion 10
Other religion: Unification Church 7
Other religion: Universalist 42
Other religion: Valmiki 0
Other religion: Vodun 11
Other religion: Wicca 867
Other religion: Witchcraft 77
Other religion: Yazidi 21
Other religion: Zoroastrian 64
Religion not stated 195,041

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