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Health and disability in Britain’s Jewish population
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 23 February 2015

The fifth report in our series based on the 2011 UK Census provides accurate counts for the numbers of Jews of different ages who suffer from a health condition or disability. The report finds that approximately 2,000 Jewish children and teenagers have some kind of limiting health condition.


tagged with: Census, Demography, Health, UK, Disability

Jews in the United Kingdom in 2013
Author(s): David Graham, L. D. Staetsky and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 24 February 2014

JPR’s preliminary findings report from the 2013 National Jewish Community Survey reveals a community in which younger Jews are more religious than older Jews, the traditional middle-ground is shrinking, and people are more likely to be moving away from religiosity than towards it.


tagged with: Demography, Identity, Education, Charity, Care, Welfare

2011 Census: Thinning and Thickening
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 19 December 2013

Investigating geographical shifts in the UK Jewish population, this report in our 2011 UK Census series shows how Jews in Britain are becoming increasingly concentrated in a small number of areas, and publishes data from the censuses in Scotland and Northern Ireland for the first time.


tagged with: Census, Demography, Identity, UK

Immigration from the United Kingdom to Israel
Author(s): L. D. Staetsky, Marina Sheps & Jonathan Boyd
Date: 25 September 2013

Written in partnership with Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics and drawing on their data and the UK Census, this study takes an in-depth look at the numbers and characteristics of Jews who have immigrated to Israel since 1948.


tagged with: Aliyah, Demography, Identity, Israel, Zionism, UK

2011 Census: A tale of two Jewish populations
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 23 July 2013

The third report in our series on the 2011 UK Census, based on age and sex data for Jews in England and Wales. It outlines the strikingly different demographic profiles of two distinct groups within the community - the strictly Orthodox, and everybody else.


tagged with: Assimilation, Census, Community, Demography, Elderly, Haredim, Identity

2011 Census: Initial insights into Jewish neighbourhoods
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 19 February 2013

The second report in our series on the 2011 UK Census based on ward level data. It examines Jewish population numbers at the neighbourhood level, and gives detailed statistics on where Jewish populations are growing, and where they are in a clear state of decline.


tagged with: Assimilation, Census, Community, Demography, Elderly, Haredim, Identity

2011 Census: Initial insights about the UK Jewish population
Author(s): David Graham, Jonathan Boyd and Daniel Vulkan
Date: 12 December 2012

The first report in our series on the 2011 UK Census, based on data released by the Office for National Statistics. After decades of numerical decline, the Jewish population of England and Wales has stabilised, although this masks a complex picture of change at the local level.


tagged with: Assimilation, Census, Community, Demography, Elderly, Haredim, Identity

Key trends in the British Jewish community
Author(s): Sarah Abramson, David Graham and Jonathan Boyd
Date: 28 April 2011

Commissioned by the Wohl Charitable Foundation, this report provides a brief synopsis of existing reliable data on three issues within the British Jewish community: poverty, the elderly and children.


tagged with: “Child poverty”, Children, Demography, Disabilities, Elderly, Haredim, Poverty, Welfare, “Special Educational Needs”

Synagogue membership in the United Kingdom in 2010
Author(s): David Graham and Daniel Vulkan
Date: 13 May 2010

Conducted in partnership with the Board of Deputies of British Jews, this study paints a broad portrait of declining levels of synagogue affiliation, but demonstrates how that pattern of decline is being counteracted by some denominational sectors, most notably the strictly Orthodox.


tagged with: Affiliation, Community, Demography, Denomination, Identity, Synagogue, “Synagogue membership”

The political leanings of Britain's Jews
Author(s): David Graham
Date: 29 April 2010

A detailed analysis of the political leanings’ of British Jews which draws on the data from JPR’s 2010 Israel survey. It looks at the impact of age, geography, sex, employment status and religious outlook on support for political parties.


tagged with: politics, demography, democracy