Number Analysis of Catholics in Great Britain

The Pope has arrived in Great Britain. England has been a Protestant nation for 500 years, yet Catholicism has gained a major foothold. I noticed that there seems to be general growth in numbers except for in two areas: marriages and Catholic schools.

The following interactive  link allows you to examine the growth (and demise) of Catholicism in the UK over the past 30 years. Pretty interesting…

Catholicism in the UK in numbers: How Catholics and Catholicism in the UK in 2010 compare to the first Papal visit in 1982.

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  • Kristen

    I may have read the number analysis wrong but how did you figure there was generally growth in all areas? I looked at the “England and Wales Total” category and it looked like all numbers are down…