The Catholic Archdicese of Birmingham Archives

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NDPS - National, Diocesan and Parish Statistics

Dates: 1921-2005

Number of records in this collection: 110


A collection of records dealing with statistical returns and analysis. The bulk of the collection is made up of the annual returns made by the priests of each parish in the archdiocese, recording Catholic population, Mass attendance, the numbers who have received the sacraments in the course of the year, and other similar information. There are also statistical returns made to the Holy See concerning the archdiocese and demographic surveys, based on the returns made by all the dioceses of England and Wales.

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