Religious Faith of American Adults, 2008


Of the 226.2 million American adults:

 

Total Christian*

75.8%

Evangelical Protestant

26.3%

Roman Catholic

23.9%

Mainline Protestant

18.1%

Nothing in Particular

12.1%

Historically Black Churches

6.9%

Agnostic

2.4%

Jewish

1.7%

Mormon

1.7%

Atheist

1.6%

Other Faiths (Muslim, Wiccan, etc.)

1.2%

Jehovah’s Witness

0.7%

Orthodox Christian

0.6%

Metaphysical (Spiritualist, etc.)

0.3%

Don’t know/refused

0.8%

* Note: Mormons and those belonging to the Jehovah’s Witness, who are generally considered non-traditional spinoffs from Christianity, were not counted here by MOVIEGUIDE®.

- Source: Pew Research Center, 2008.

 

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