One thousand and thirty-seven people left the Icelandic Church in the period October 1 to December 31, 2013. At the same time, 100 people joined the Church meaning that a total of 936 more people left the church than joined in the period. Out of those who left the church 242 joined independent church organizations instead.
Photo: Páll Stefánsson/Iceland Review.
This is according to the National Register, which has gathered new statistics on changes in membership of religious organizations.
Three hundred and forty-six more people resigned from religious groups than joined them.
Three hundred and twenty-two more people joined Siðmennt, The Icelandic Ethical Humanist Association than left it.