Ghosts and God? In a 2014 YouGov poll, 34% of Britons claimed to believe in ghosts. Defending our faith Chris Sinkinson photo: iStock That is in the context of only 23% who described themselves as religious. Secularism does not seem to be shaking the deep-rooted conviction that there is more to reality than meets the eye. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.