Church Statistics Archive

Since the year 2000 new attendance counting methods have been introduced across the Church of England and statistical information has been linked with digitally mapped parish boundaries.

The Church Statistics publications present a summary of comparable details for attendance, membership and finance information in their geographical
context.  Details of archived versions are available from this page:

Finance 2005 - 2009

Parish Attendance and Affiliation 2001 - 2009

Licensed Ministry 2000 - 2010

Church Statistics 2008/9 

Cathedral mission

Parish finances

Planned giving to PCCs 2007 and 2008
Unrestricted direct and other giving to PCCs 2008
Unrestricted recurring income 2007 and 2008

Charitable giving and total expenditure 1964 to 2008
Recurring expenditure 2007 and 2008

Parish attendance and affiliation 

Summary diocesan statistics 2008/9

Average weekly attendance 2008 / 2007 and 2008
Parochial church attendance 2000 to 2008
Easter and Christmas 2008 / 1922 to 2008
Parochial baptisms and thanksgivings 2008 / 1900 to 2008

Children at church related activities 2008
Young people at church related activities 2007

Confirmations 2008
Parochial church electoral rolls 2008
Parochial comparisons 1900 to 2008
Parochial marriages and funerals 2008
Marriages 1982 to 2007
Ordination of women resolutions and petitions 2010

Licensed ministry

Summary of diocesan licensed ministers 2009
Full time stipendiary diocesan clergy 2009
Chaplaincy and other ministries 2009
Licensed Readers and Church Army 2009
Age profile of clergy 2009
Distribution of stipendiary diocesan clergy 2009
Projections of stipendiary diocesan clergy shares 2010 - 2014
Ordinations and Reader Admissions 1994 to 2009
Licensed ministries 2009

 

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PLEASE NOTE - THIS PAGE IS CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED WITH EARLIER VERSIONS OF CHURCH STATISTICS.  THE FULL COMPLIMENT WILL BE ADDED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
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