Despite Easter being the most important Christian festival, which commemorates the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ, most Christians in Britain and several European countries surveyed by YouGov will not be attending church services over the Easter weekend.

According to YouGov’s latest EuroTrack poll, which tracks public opinion in Britain, Germany, France, Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Norway, just under a quarter (24%) of British Christians plan to attend church services on Easter Sunday, and only 5% say they will go to church on another day around Easter.

The percentage of Christians planning to go to church around Easter is highest in Germany, at 36%, and lowest in Denmark, where only 17% of Christians say they will go to church on either Easter Sunday (8%) or another day around Easter (9%).