Which religion was initiated in 2001 for residents of a number of English-speaking countries?
The Jedi census phenomenon is a grassroots movement that was initiated in 2001 for residents of a number of English-speaking countries, urging them to record their religion as "Jedi" or "Jedi Knight" (after the quasi-religious order of Jedi Knights in the fictional 'Star Wars' universe) on the national census.
In Australia more than 70,000 people (0.37%) declared themselves members of the Jedi order in the 2001 census. In the 2001 census, 21,000 Canadians put down their religion as Jedi Knight. Over 53,000 people listed themselves as Jedi in New Zealand's 2001 census. In England and Wales 390,127 people (almost 0.8%) stated their religion as Jedi on their 2001 Census forms, surpassing Sikhism, Judaism, and Buddhism, and making it the fourth largest reported religion in the country. In Scotland, 14,052 people stated that Jedi was their current religion