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75. Religious Preference, Church Membership, and Attendance

[In percent. Covers civilian noninstitutional population, 18 years old and over. Data represent averages of the combined results of several surveys during year or period indicated. Data are subject to sampling variability, see source]

 
CHURCH/SYNAGOGUE MEMBERS
RELIGIOUS PREFERENCE Persons
YEAR Church/ attending AGE AND REGION
synagogue church/ 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1999
Protestant Catholic Jewish Other None members synagogue 1
  ---
1975 62 27 2 4 6 71 41
1980 61 28 2 2 7 69 40 18-29 years old 57 60 64 59 61 61 57 63 68
1985 57 28 2 4 9 71 42 30-49 years old 63 67 68 68 65 65 64 66 64
1990 56 25 2 6 11 65 40 50 years and over 74 76 78 77 77 (NA) 72 73 (NA)
1991 56 25 2 6 11 68 42 50-64 years old (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 74 69 71 72
1992 56 26 2 7 9 69 40 65 years and over (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 80 76 75 82
1993 57 26 1 8 2 8 68 40
1994 60 24 2 6 2 8 68 42 East 3 65 69 73 69 68 69 66 70 67
1995 58 25 2 (NA) (NA) 69 43 Midwest 4 70 66 74 72 72 72 66 73 72
1996 58 25 3 5 2 9 65 38 South 5 70 76 74 76 75 77 72 73 75
1997 58 26 2 6 2 8 67 40 West 6 54 54 57 55 55 53 53 51 60
1998 59 27 2 5 2 7 70 40
1999 55 28 2 6 2 8 70 43


NA Not available.
1 Persons who attended a church or synagogue in the last 7 days.
2 Includes those respondents who did not designate.
3 ME, NH, RI, NY, CT, VT, MA, NJ, PA, WV, DE, MD, and DC.
4 OH, IN, IL, MI, MN, WI, IA, ND, SD, KS, NE, and MO.
5 KY, TN, VA, NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, MS, TX, AR, OK, and LA.
6 AZ, NM, CO, NV, MT, ID, WY, UT, CA, WA, OR, AK, and HI.

Source: Princeton Religion Research Center, Princeton, NJ, Religion in America, annual. Based on surveys conducted by The Gallup Organization, Inc.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/indicators/index.asp



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/75_religious_preference_church_membership_and_attendance.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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