New times , old beliefs : Projecting the future size of religions in Austria

@inproceedings{Skirbekk2006NewT,
  title={New times , old beliefs : Projecting the future size of religions in Austria},
  author={Vegard Skirbekk and Katrin Fliegenschnee and Pawel Strzelecki},
  year={2006}
}
Projecting the religious composition of the population is relevant for several reasons. It is a key characteristic influencing several aspects of individual behaviour, including marriage and childbearing patterns. The religious composition is also a driver of social cohesion and increased religious diversity could imply a more fragmented society. In this context, Austria finds itself in a period of transition where the long-time dominant Roman-Catholic church faces a serious decline in… CONTINUE READING

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