Muslims in Wales and England practise and pass on their faith at much higher rates than any other religion, a Cardiff University study says.

Researchers found 77% of adult Muslims actively practise the faith they were brought up in, compared with 29% of Christians and 65% of other religions.

They also found 98% of Muslim children surveyed said they had the religion their parents were brought up in.

They said the research suggested religion helps minority communities.

The research found 62% of Christian children surveyed had the same religion of their parents, compared with 98% of Muslims and 89% of other religions.

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