General Synod Statistics

The average dates of birth of the three Houses of the General Synod that met in November 2000 are:
laity 1947
clergy 1949
bishops 1941

The following diagram shows the distribution of dates of birth for the laity and the clergy.

The distribution of years of birth of the 44 diocesan and 10 suffragan bishops on General Synod in November 2000 is given in the table below.
year of birth number of bishops
1915 1
1930-1934 3
1935-1939 15
1940-1944 22
1945-1949 11
1950-1954 2

A table of Church of England diocesan bishops arranged by order of date of birth can be found here.

Peter Owen
6 November 2002 home