Religiosity as a demographic factor - an underestimated connection?

Two topics are currently the subject of separate discussions in science and society: the demographic shift and the “return of the religions.“ This article appeals to data from the ALLBUS 1 survey of 2002 to demonstrate that these two phenomena (as well as a number of other questions) can be explaine...

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Published in:Marburg Journal of Religion (Band 11)
Main Authors: Blume, Michael, Ramsel, Carsten, Graupner, Sven
Format: Journal Articles
Language:English
Published: Philipps-Universität Marburg 2007
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Summary:Two topics are currently the subject of separate discussions in science and society: the demographic shift and the “return of the religions.“ This article appeals to data from the ALLBUS 1 survey of 2002 to demonstrate that these two phenomena (as well as a number of other questions) can be explained if the connection between religiosity and birth-behavior is taken into account.
DOI:https://doi.org/10.17192/mjr.2007.11.3624