Ethnicity of English Church Goers
The latest edition of the Lausanne World Pulse has an interesting article by Peter Brierly on the ethnic make up of churches in the UK.
Today, one person in six (seventeen percent) who goes to church in England is non-white. This is up from twelve percent in 1998. Black church people make up ten percent of this and other ethnic groups the remaining seven percent. This also compares with twelve percent of the general population who are in these ethnic groups, which means that pro rata more ethnic churchgoers go to church than white people—nine percent compared with six percent, half as much again, giving an average overall percentage of 6.3%. Read More