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Summary

  • Less than half of employees are Christian (all denominations); it is consistently the most prevalent religion (43%)
  • The proportion of staff not following a religion has gradually increased since 2019 to 48% in 2022 whilst the proportion who are Christian has declined
  • A much higher proportion of females are Christian (+11 percentage points) whilst males are more likely to say they don’t have a religion

Employees by religion

Base: (Dec) 2019 (1,229) | 2020 (1,268) | 2021 (1,809) | 2022 (1,946)

This chart shows the religion of employees by year:
In 2019, 49% of employees were Christian, in 2020 this was 46%, in 2021 this was 45%, and in 2022 43% of employees are Christian
In 2019, 2% of employees were Muslim, in 2020 this was also 2%, in 2021 this was also 2%, and in 2022 2% of employees are Muslim
In 2019, 1% of employees were Hindu, in 2020 this was also 1%, in 2021 this was less than 1%, and in 2022 less than 1% of employees are Hindu
In 2019 1% of employees were Buddhist, in 2020 this was also 1%, in 2021 this was also 1%, and in 2022 less than 1% of employees are Buddhist
In 2019, 6% of employees belonged to another religion, in 2020 this was also 6%, in 2021 this was also 6%, and in 2022 7% of employees belong to another religion
In 2019, 43% of employees had no religion, in 2020 this was 44%, in 2021 this was 46%, and in 2022 48% of employees have no religion

Employee religion by gender

Base: Dec 2022: Females (1,347) | Males (599)

This chart shows that for 2022:
35% of males and 46% of females are Christian
2% of males and 2% of females are Muslim
Less than 1% of males and less than 1% of females are Hindu
1% of males and less than 1% of females are Buddhist
8% of males and 6% of females belong to another religion
53% of males and 46% of females have no religion