Where do atheists live? Maps that show the UK’s most ‘godless’ cities

Brighton religion map
Brighton (click here to explore the interactive): A sea of blue means at least 39.5% of residents specified ‘no religion’ across virtually all of the city in the 2011 census. Source: DataShine

Full Text and graphics posted by Originally For theguardian.com,

DataShine, a new census data visualisation tool from Oliver O’Brien at UCL’s Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, shows ‘no religion’ hotspots in Brighton, Bristol and Norwich; while Bradford and Leeds are clearly split and Liverpool keeps the faith. Dark blue areas indicate at least 39.5% there said they had no religion. Bright red means fewer than 10% gave that answer

Bristol religion map
Bristol (click here to explore the interactive). Small pockets of red in the north-east indicate fewer than 10% of residents in those areas said they had no religion. Source: DataShine
Norwich religion map
Norwich (click here to explore the interactive). Source: DataShine
Nottingham religion map
Nottingham (click here to explore the interactive). Source: DataShine
Southampton religion map
Southampton (click here to explore the interactive). Source: DataShine
Hull religion map
Hull (click here to explore the interactive). Source: DataShine
Cardiff religion map
Cardiff (click here to explore the interactive). Source: DataShine
York religion map
York (click here to explore the interactive). Source: DataShine
Newcastle religion map
Newcastle (click here to explore the interactive). DataShine
Bradford and Leeds religion map
Bradford and Leeds (click here to explore the interactive). DataShine
Sheffield religion map
Sheffield (click here to explore the interactive). Source: DataShine
Manchester religion map
Manchester (click here to explore the interactive). Source: DataShine
Leicester religion map
Leicester (click here to explore the interactive). Source: DataShine
London south religion map
London south (click here to explore the interactive). Source: DataShine
London north religion map
London north (click here to explore the interactive). Source: DataShine
Birmingham religion map
Birmingham (click here to explore the interactive). Source: DataShine
Liverpool religion map
Liverpool (click here to explore the interactive). Source: DataShine
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