- MORI On-Line interviewed a representative quota sample of 608 adults, aged 18+, across Great Britain.
- Interviews were conducted by telephone on 16 December 1999.
- Results are based on all unless otherwise stated.
- Data are weighted to the profile of the population.
- An '*' indicates a finding of less than one half of one per cent, but greater than zero
I would like to ask you some questions about the Millennium.
Q1 How significant, if at all, is the religious aspect of the Millennium to you?
|Not very significant||24|
|Not at all significant||38|
Q2 To what extent do you agree or disagree that the Millennium Dome is an appropriate symbol of Britain today?
|Tend to agree||13|
|Neither agree nor disagree||15|
|Tend to disagree||19|
Q3 Looking into the future, would you say you were optimistic or pessimistic about what the next century holds for ...
|... you personally||68||21||11|
|... your children and grandchildren||59||27||14|
Now I would like to ask you some questions about faith and religion.
Q4 Which, if any, of the things I am going to read out do you believe in?
|The Ten Commandments||68||27||5|
|That Jesus was the son of God||60||29||11|
|That Christ rose from the dead||52||36||12|
Q5 How often do you attend religious services, such as in a church, apart from for weddings, christenings and funerals, these days?
|At least once a week||14|
|Less than once a week to once a fortnight||1|
|Less than once a fortnight to once a month||8|
|Less than once a month to once every six months||9|
|Less than once every six months to once a year||12|
|Less than once a year||11|
Q6 What is your religion, if any? (If Christian) What denomination are you?
|Church of England||46|
|Church of Scotland||5|
|Church in Wales||1|
|Free church/Non-conformist (Methodist, Baptist, etc.)||7|
Two-thirds of public say firms should be allowed to tackle worker shortages by recruiting from overseas
Public attitudes to immigration are more positive than negative and most people would now support British businesses being allowed to recruit from overseas to address staff shortages, according to a new report published today (14 September).