Classification: RELIG01
Short name: RELIG01
Full name: Religion 2001
General description: A question on religion was asked for the first time in the 2001 Census. In England and Wales, the classification distinguishes between people:
- who described themselves as belonging to one of six major world religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam Judaism, Sikhism
- who described themselves as belonging to other religions
- who described themselves as having no religious belief
- where the religion was not stated.
LS description:
Keyword: Cultural
Start date: Census 2001
Equivalent classifications: