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
Finance 2005 - 2009
Parish Attendance and Affiliation 2001 -
Licensed Ministry 2000 -
Planned giving to PCCs 2007 and 2008
Unrestricted direct and other giving to PCCs
Unrestricted recurring income 2007 and
Charitable giving and total expenditure 1964 to
Recurring expenditure 2007 and 2008
Parish attendance and
Summary diocesan statistics 2008/9
Average weekly attendance 2008 / 2007
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
Young people at church related activities
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
Summary of diocesan licensed ministers
Full time stipendiary diocesan clergy
Chaplaincy and other ministries 2009
Licensed Readers and Church Army 2009
Age profile of clergy 2009
Distribution of stipendiary diocesan clergy
Projections of stipendiary diocesan clergy shares
2010 - 2014
Ordinations and Reader Admissions 1994 to
Licensed ministries 2009
PLEASE NOTE - THIS PAGE IS CURRENTLY BEING UPDATED
WITH EARLIER VERSIONS OF CHURCH STATISTICS. THE FULL
COMPLIMENT WILL BE ADDED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Your Church Wedding
Whether you're just dreaming of a church wedding, or well into the planning already, your church wants to help and support you.
Shrinking the footprint
The Church of England's environmental campaign aimed at resourcing the reduction of the church's carbon footprint.
A comprehensive resource for anyone involved in the running of a church, with a wide range of practical advice and tips.
Encouraging gifted and committed young men and women, from all backgrounds, to consider whether God is calling them into ordained ministry.
The Church and Community Fund
Encouraging churches to engage with their local communities by funding effective and innovative outreach.
Going for Growth
A spiritual challenge for every child and young person to have a life-enhancing encounter with the Christian faith.
WorshipWorkshop offers Church schools a way of creating engaging collective worship.
Crockford's Clerical Directory
Crockford's Clerical Directory, contains biographies of over 27,000 Anglican clergy, details of English, Welsh and Irish benefices and churches and more
Church of England in WW1
Resources, stories and events to commemorate the anniversary of the First World War
Church House Publishing
The Archbishops' Council publishes a range of liturgy, reference and other resources under the CHP imprint.
We support you in your stewardship, providing online guidance & resources on; finance, gift aid, preaching, fundraising & administration.
High quality media, presentation and social media training for the CofE and related charities. Find out more about our current courses.
Lambeth Palace Library
The historic library of the Archbishops of Canterbury.
Offering national contracts and buying tips to help the Church buy and save together.
Resourcing Christian Community Action
Information on best practice in providing Christian care in local communities
Church Growth Research and Development
Church of England's work on church growth research and development that aims to help the Church allocate its resources effectively to facilitate its mission and growth
Presence and Engagement
The Church of England’s national programme equipping Christians for mission and ministry in the wonderful diversity of our multi faith society
To Your Credit
Information and resources to help churches and individuals act for a fairer financial system, including support for credit unions.