As Cameron says UK “still a Christian country”, 62% tell YouGov they are “not religious”
Polling conducted in the run-up to Easter has found that almost two-thirds of Britons describe themselves as “not religious.”
In his Easter message, Prime Minister David Cameron claimed the UK was “still a Christian country,” but YouGov found overwhelming lack of religion in the UK in its latest poll on religion and belief.
62% said they were not religious, compared to just 36% who said they were, while 68% said that religion was “not important” to their own life. Despite over a third of Britons claiming they were religious, only 29% said that religion was “important” to them.