YouGov Poll on Religious Belief

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.

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