Church leaders’ mental health takes a knock during lockdown
- The number of church leaders who said they had poor mental health doubled during 2020, jumping from 7% to 15%.
- Overall, high numbers report good mental health, at 93% during the previous two years which went down to 85% from March 2020.
- Two thirds (65%) of church leaders engage with social issues such as older people and poverty in the UK via their church.
Date Published: 31/01/2021
Client: Savanta ComRes
Savanta ComRes surveyed 201 church leaders online, using our Church Leaders Panel, between 3rd September – 5th November 2020. Savanta ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.