Monday, February 25, 2008

U.S. Religious Landscape Survey 2008

The full text of the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life's U.S. Religious Landscape Survey is available here.

Splitting the Baptists out of the Protestant category (because Baptists are not Protestants) and making a few other subjective groupings, the summary of religious affiliation among U.S. adults is:

Protestant34.1%
Catholic/Orthodox24.5%
Baptist17.2%
Atheist/Agnostic/Secular unaffiliated10.3%
Other7.3%
Religious unaffiliated5.8%
Don't know/Refused0.8%

2 comments:

Philip said...

Wow - I didn't realize our "market share" was that big! :)

Anonymous said...

I love how it is absolutely necessary to have protestants in a separate category from baptists, as well as a separate category for catholics, but atheists and agnostics can just all be lumped together, huh?