IDW Online: New Database Offers More Intelligence on Religious Affiliation in Europe

IDW Online: New Database Offers More Intelligence on Religious Affiliation in Europe. “Researchers of the University of Lucerne launched a new open research data tool providing a wealth of statistics on religious affiliation for no less than 50 European or Eastern neighbouring countries. The new ‘Swiss Metadatabase of Religious Affiliation in Europe (SMRE)’ was funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). For the first time, the SMRE-metadatabase provides transparent and comparable data for all European countries for two periods. Data are free of charge and open to researchers, journalists and the public.”