Scottish city comparison

Religious orientation in Scottish cities

Religion Scottish Cities
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Of the four Scottish cities which are included in the chart, Glasgow has the lowest percentage of people who follow the Church of Scotland (23%), and the highest percentage of Roman Catholics (27%).  Glasgow is the only city to be below the Scotland average for people with no religion, with only 31% compared to the Scottish figure of 37%.

Notes on the data presented

Scotland’s Census is the official estimate of every person and household. The census has collected information about the population every 10 years since 1801 (except in 1941 when no census was taken due to the Second World War). For the 2011 census,people were asked to fill in a questionnaire to reflect their circumstances on 27 March 2011. More details and data can be found on:  http://www.scotlandscensus.gov.uk .

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