Pointers 31-2 June 2021

Inside this issue:

World­wide Patterns in Attendance at Religious Services
The 2018 International Social Survey Programme (ISSP) data on religion has just been released. Around 40 countries took part, surveying their adult populations on what religion meant to them. Australia was one of those countries. Most of the questions asked in 2018 were also asked by the International Social Survey Programme in 2009. Comparison of the responses in 2009 and 2018 provides an indication of trends.

University Chaplaincy during a Pandemic: Review of UK Research
A recently published report on research in the UK has revealed the important role of university chaplains in providing pastoral care and support to students in challenging times. One of the major challenges confronting chaplains is the mental health crisis among students. A November 2020 survey of UK university students revealed that just over half of all participants said their mental health was worse than it was before the pandemic. A further finding showed that only 29 per cent of those had sought any help...

Impacts of COVID­19 on Australian Households: Results of the ABS Household Impacts Survey
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has just released findings from a survey which provide insights into the prevalence and nature of impacts of COVID­19 on households. These most recent findings are from a survey conducted of those aged 18 years and over during April 2021 via online and telephone interviews, and follow on from similar surveys carried out during 2020 and earlier in 2021.

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