Church Attendance in Spain (1930-1992): Gender Differences and Secularization
AbstractThis paper uses retrospective data from the ISSP98 database to reconstruct church-attendance trends in Spain from 1930 to 1992. Time series analysis is performed to examine religious changes in two parallel ways:first, to determine both male and female church-attendance trends and second, to study the gender effect, that is, differences between males and females regarding church attendance. Our results indicate that: i) both male and female church attendance is declining at a rate of 2% annually; ii) gender differences remain unaltered for the period analyzed.
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Length: 17 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2003
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Spain; church-attendance trends; gender di.erences; secularization.;
Other versions of this item:
- Pablo Branas-Garza, 2004. "Church attendance in Spain (1930-1992): Gender differences and secularization," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 26(1), pages 1-9.
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- R0 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General
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- NEP-ALL-2004-06-02 (All new papers)
- NEP-EEC-2004-06-02 (European Economics)
- NEP-HIS-2004-06-02 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
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