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no one believes in god these days, doesn't matter what box they tick on a form
glad i live and work amongst a bunch of heathens
A map of where the middle-classes live.
the only place i saw a BNP poster in someones window...sadly.
Definitely one of the poorer run down areas as well.
- areas with high immigrant populations
- areas with high white, working class populations
London has lots of the former and (especially around Dagenham etc) lots of the latter too.
I've never met a working class religious person, and I've exclusively lived in working class areas my entire life.
they werent out at church every week, but always had their kids christened n that.
part time religous.
I didn't say that they were religious, but they identified as such on the census. In addition to the immigrant populations, Dagenham and Redbridge and Romford have white, working class populations who tick the box saying that they're Church of England, whether or not they actually go to church.
It's not theology either, but geography and demographics. I know you have a chip on your shoulder about people using statistics and data about working class people rather than your own personal anecdotal evidence, but if you're involved in statistics or demographics, or geography or sociology or things like urban design etc., you can learn how to read cities without having spent half your life living in a particular place.
As Royter says above, it tends to be middle-class people who actively identify as being non-religious. If you want to want to get all defensive about it, you could say that it's because they want to be seen to be non-religious, whereas the more working class people aren't that fussed about making such a declaration.
I like how sheffield has a blue half of the city and a red half of the city
a church for every sunday of the year and yet naecunt's habiting them
if more of you had paid attention to marckees original thread
I just posted it as a cool tool to play around with and find stuff out. The Guardian have presented one thread of that in an easy-to-see way. It would have taken ages to do the same on your own, for all the cities shown here.
even the churches aren't religious.