LS variable metadata
Variable: NRELP0
Table: NM01
Short description: Practising religion. 2001.

Variable coded as: RELP0
Table: ME01
Short description: Religion. 2001.
Full description: These questions ask the person to record their religion.
Coding notes: Although the questions differ between England/Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland the same detailed codes are used to code the write-in responses. See 2001 Census Appendix 30.

Coding scheme

ValueMeaning
1Roman Catholic
2Presbyterian Church in Ireland
3Church of Ireland
4Methodist Church in Ireland
5African Methodist
6Agape
7Amish
8Anglican
9Apostolic Church
10Assemblies of God
11Associate Synod
12Baptist
13Belfast Chinese Christian Church
14Believe in God
15Bible Pattern Church
16Brethren
17Brethren in Christ
18British Israelite
19Catholic Apostolic Church
20Church of Scotland
21Celtic Orthodox Church
22Chapel
23Church in Wales
24Charismatic
25Child of God
26Chinese Church
27Christadelphian
28Christian Fellowship
29Christian Fellowship Church
30Christian Scientist
31Church
32Church of England
33Church of God
34Church of God of Prophecy
35Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons)
36Church of Prophecy
37Church of the Living God
38Church of the Nazarene
39Church on the Way
40Church of Christ
41City Mission
42Coleraine Christian Centre
43Combined Methodist and Presbyterian Church
44Congregational Church
45Cooneyite
46Coptic Orthodox Church
47Disciples of Christ
48Dutch Reformed Church
49Eastern Orthodox Church
50Ecumenical
51Elim Church
52Emmanuel Mission
53Episcopalian
54Evangelical
55Evangelical Alliance
56Evangelical Presbyterian Church
57Evangelical Union
58Faith Mission
59Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches
60Four Square Gospel
61Free Church of Scotland
62Free Evangelical Church
63Free Methodist
64Free Presbyterian
65Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland
66Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster
67Full Gospel Assembly
68Greek Orthodox
69House Church
70Independent
71Independent Evangelist
72Independent Methodist
73Interdenominational
74Jehovah's Witness
75Lutheran
76Mennonite
77Methodist
78Metropolitan Church
79Moravian
80Nonconformist
81Non Denominational
82Non-subscribing Presbyterian
83Orthodox Catholic Church
84Orthodox Church
85Orthodox Presbyterian
86Pentecostal
87Presbyterian
88Presbyterian Apostolic
89Presbyterian Church in Wales
90Presbyterian Secession Church
91Protestant
92Reformed
93Reformed Presbyterian
94Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
95Russian Orthodox Church
96Salvation Army
97Scottish Episcopal Church
98Seventh Day Adventist
99Ukranian Orthodox Church
100Unification Church
101Unitarian
102United Brethren
103United Church of Canada
104United Free Church of Scotland
105United Reformed Church
106Non sectarian
107Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle
108The Methodist Church in Wales
109Celtic Christian
110Day Church of God
111Church of Harmony
112Serbian Orthodox Church
113Monk
114Ukranian Catholic
115Bulgarian Orthodox Church
116Greek Catholic
117Scottish Presbyterian
118Church of the Living
119Christian Spiritualist Church
120New Life Fellowship
121Freshwater Christian Fellowship
123Christian Humanist
124Mission Hall
125Church of Uganda
126Church of South Africa
127Vineyard Churches
128Jesus Saves Mission
129Ekklesia Ministries
131Rehoboth Mission
132Mission Church
133Free Church of England
134Shankill Mission
135Old Forge Mission Hall
136United Methodist Church
137Christian Existentialist
138Forestside Christian Centre
139Reformed Congregational
140United Church in Australia
141Finnish Orthodox Church
142United Church of India
143Jordan Victory Church
144United Church
145The Revival Fellowship
146Methodist Church in Scotland
147New Church
148Bethany Fellowship
149Cell Church
150Spiritual
151East Evangelical Church
153Armenian Orthodox
154Deaf Christian Fellowship
155The Church of North India
156Judaic Christian
157Community Church
158Olivet Hall
159Eglise Reformee de France
160Order of St John
161Shalom Victory Church
162Templemore Hall
163Branagh Memorial Church
164Lifeline/ Lifelink Church
165Fellowship Church
166Maranatha Community
167Iron Hall
168Emmanuel Church
169Infinite Way
170Open Bible Fellowship
171Evangelical Church of Germany
172Haven Christian Centre Fellowship
173Swiss Reformed Church
174New Testament Church
175Eaglemount Christian Centre
176Welsh Chapel
177Victory Praise Centre
178Jesus Fellowship Church
179Covenant Protestant Reformed Church
180Palmarian Catholic
181Romanian Orthodox
182Gateway Church
183Church of Australia
184Christ Church
185Church of South India
186Church of the Redeemer
187Norwegian Missionary Alliance
188Highway of Holiness
189Seaman's Mission
190Katapheugo Fellowship
191Sabbath Keepers
192CWU
193City Church
194River of Life Fellowship
195King's Fellowship
196Church of the Province of West Africa
197Elkana Christian Fellowship
198Lifeboat Mission
199Grace Fellowship
200Christian
201Church of Mauritius
202Indian Orthodox
203The Word Church
204New Heart Ministries
205Kingdom Life Ministries
206Aglipay Church
207The Knight's Templar
208Glenabbey Church
209Protestant (Mixed)
210Waldensian Church
211Zwingli
212Huguenot
213African Inland Church
214Potter's House
215White Eagle Lodge
216Shiloh Fellowship
217Faith Fellowship
218Word of Life
219Youth For Christ
220Catharism
221Lollard
222United Church of Christ - Philippines
225Hungarian Reformed Church
226Free Church of Switzerland
227Church of Norway
228Church of Denmark
229Church of Sweden
233Greater Work Crusade
234Syrian Orthodox
300Buddhist
301Hindu
302Muslim (Islam)
303Sikh
304Jewish
305Agnostic
306Ancestor Worship
307Asatru
308Baha ' i
309Brahma Kumaris
310Chinese Religions
311Confucianist
312Deist
313Divine Lightmission
314Druidism
315Druze
316Eckankar
317Free Thinker
318Hare Krishna
319Humanist
320Jain
321Mysticism
322Native American Church
323Pagan
324New Age
325Occult
326Pantheism
327Raja Yoga
328Rastafarian
329Rationalist
330Santeri
331Satanism
332Scientology
333Secularist
334Spiritualist
335Taoist
336Theism
337Unitarian-Universalist
338Universalist
339Vodun
340Wicca
341Zorastrian
342Sant Mat
343Celtic Pagan
344Own Belief System
345Tin Tao
346Internationalist
347Church of All Religion
348Animism
351Realist
352Free Church of Love
353World Religion
354Humanity
355Religion of life
356Shaolin
358Church of the World
359Shintoism
360Hindustani
361Messianic Jew
362Straight Edge
363Nature
364Juju Black Magic
365Shinji Shume Kai
366Stalinist
367Traditional Toruba
368Aztec
369Epicureanism
370Existentialism
371Neo-platonism
372Light Worker
373Communism
374Ethicalist
375United Church of the Universe
376Institute for Feminism and Religion
377Black Brotherhood
378Follower of Ra
379Boda
380African Traditional Religion
381Vaisnavism
382Meishu Sama Teachings
383Darwinism
384Living Rivers
386Anthrosophy
387Von Danikente
388Kabalarian Philosophy
389Church of Knowledge
390The Way of the Leaf
699Other (box ticked and no text)
700Other Religions
896Jedi Knight
897Heathen
898Atheist
899None
999Other Box ticked but no text
-9No code required
-8Non response

Notes: Missing answers will not be imputed so the classifications include a 'not stated' category.
STATA code to group this variable (9 categories) is available at http://www.celsius.lshtm.ac.uk/derive/relig.html
Units of measurement:  
Source: 2001 Census. Question 10. A write-in is provided where the person's religion is not provided as a tick box response.
Former name of variable:  
Derived: N
Derivation: Not available
Subject:  
Date range:  
Keyword:  
Classification: RELIG01 
Comparable variables for other individuals:  
Comparable variables for other times:  
Restricted: N
Data type: Numeric
Length of field: 4
Reference 1: 2001 Census Appendix 30