What is the Strength of UK Regulars by Religion?

Notwithstanding the major religions, the UK Armed Forces has a number of Regular personnel with a variety of other religions (see Table below).

Religion [1]Naval Service [2]ArmyRAF
Baha’i¬
Druid¬¬10
Jainist¬
Kirati¬120¬
Pagan309030
Rastafarian4016020
Spiritualist102010
Wicca¬10¬
Zoroastrian (Parsee)¬
Other Religions110160130

Notes:

  1. Figures are for 01 April 2018.
  2. Naval Service includes the Royal Navy and Royal Marines.
  3. – = 0.
  4. ¬ = Less than 5.
  5. All figures are rounded to the nearest 10 and suppressed below 5 to prevent disclosure.

Reference

FOI 2018/13131 dated 15 November 2018.

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