Religious Preferences of Americans


The number of Christians in the United States remains about 76.1%, according to Gallup, or about 238.12 million people, with Protestants accounting for 52.5% or more than 164.27 million and Catholics totaling 23.6% or more than 73.84 million.

The religious preferences of adults in the United States are:

Source: Gallup Poll®, 12/23/11. 

Total Christian

76.1%

Protestant/Other

52.5%

Roman Catholic

23.6%

None/Atheist/Agnostic

15.0%

Mormon

1.9%

Jewish

1.6%

Muslim

0.5%

Other Non-Christian

2.4%

No Response

2.5%

 

 

 

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