In addition, the number of migrants in the U.K. from predominately Catholic countries has increased since the expansion of the European Union in 2004.
Since that year, citizens of countries with sizeable Catholic populations like the Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia have been allowed to work in European Union countries including Britain.
The National Office for Vocation figures show that for both men and women, the average age for entering the Catholic church was 26 years old.
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"There is a gap in the market for meaning in our culture and one of the ways in which women may find that meaning is through religious life," said Friar Christopher Jamison, director of the vocations office, on the website.
The data was provided ahead of Vocations Sunday on April 26, a day when Christians are supposed to reflect on God's call to them.