Office for National Statistics
The latest Census data shows – for the first time – that less than half of the population identifies as Christian.
Those aged 16 to 34 saw an increase in long-term sickness due to mental illness, phobias and nervous disorders.
Research shows working class men, young people and parents of young children less likely to isolate.
Figure comes despite a highly publicised £23m information drive by the government to counter vaccine distrust and disinformation.
The comments come after England’s chief medical officer Professor Chris Whitty said there were still risks to reopening society.
An ONS survey found 41% are seeing people other than household members, care workers or members of their support bubble.
Around one in seven people in England would have tested positive for Covid-19 antibodies by mid-January, new statistics reveal.
The figure refers to deaths that took place within 28 days of a patient testing positive for coronavirus.
New figures, published on Tuesday, reveal that an estimated 5.4m adults in England had evidence of previous infection.
"People understand overwhelmingly that we have no choice" but to impose a third lockdown, Boris Johnson said.