“religion” Charts

No Religion, No Problem »

A PEW religious affiliation survey revealed that in 2012, over 45 million Americans described their religious affiliation as "none." Only…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 569
Score: 18

Intelligent Design and the Scientific Community »

According to a 2009 PEW research survey, American scientists are much less religious than the general public. Forty-one percent of…

Jacob Jedamus-Denu
by: Jacob Jedamus-Denu
views: 697
Score: 12

The Hobby Lobby Decision in the Court of Public Opinion »

Luckily for Hobby Lobby, their case was decided by nine Supreme Court Justices, not the public. A recent Reuters/Ipsos poll…

Christian Stellakis
by: Christian Stellakis
views: 389
Score: 11

White People: Blinded by Privilege? »

Most black people (much more so than white people) say that blacks face a lot of discrimination. And they would…

Natalie Lubsen
by: Natalie Lubsen
views: 461
Score: 10

Changing Views: Are people born gay? »

According to a 2013 Gallup poll, 47% of people surveyed believe that being gay or lesbian is something a person…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 442
Score: 10

Where are Americans Volunteering? (2013) »

Religious and Educational institutions received the bulk of America's volunteer hours in 2013. These significant percentages suggest what Americans are…

MJ Gewalt
by: MJ Gewalt
views: 232
Score: 7

Pope Francis is Quietly Becoming an American Celebrity »

Over the past two years, Pope Francis has seen his approval rating in the United States consistently climb upwards. Interestingly…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 248
Score: 5

Evolution And Religion: Where Do You Stand? »

Americans' views are largely divided over the issue of evolution. While nearly 60 percent of American adults believe that evolution…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 146
Score: 5

Different Gods: How's Obama Doing? »

Obama's approval ratings vary across religious groups. The most extreme disparity is between Muslims and Mormons with almost the same…

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
by: Alejandro Esquino Gomez
views: 270
Score: 5

How LGBT Americans' Religious Views Have Changed Over Time »

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transsexual Americans above the age of 55 are slightly more likely to report identifying as highly…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 210
Score: 4

American Religious Affiliation as of 2012 »

Current Pew Research indicates that nearly three quarters of America is Christian and that nearly one fifth is not affiliated…

Matthew Lawlor
by: Matthew Lawlor
views: 168
Score: 4

Increase in the Religiously Unaffiliated »

Religiously unaffiliated US adults have been increasing since 2007. They include atheists, agnostics, and those who say they have no…

Kaitlin Senk
by: Kaitlin Senk
views: 53
Score: 4

How Millennials Differ »

To learn more about the ideology differences between the generations, and how they may affect politics in the future, click…

The National Memo
by: The National Memo
views: 305
Score: 3

Pope Francis: A Change for the Better »

Among the 71% of U.S Catholics who believe Pope Francis is making a major change, 68% believe its for the…

Maria Donnelly
by: Maria Donnelly
views: 66
Score: 3

Rise of the Nonbelievers »

From 2007-2012, he number of people who identify themselves as atheists in the United States has been rising modestly but…

Michael Collier
by: Michael Collier
views: 130
Score: 3

The Perception Of Islam In Europe »

Despite the terrorist attack in France carried out by Muslim extremists that killed twelve innocent people, the French nevertheless maintain…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 112
Score: 2

America Is Still A Christian Nation »

In 2014, two-thirds of the American public identified themselves as followers of the Christian doctrine. For most Americans, then, the…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 97
Score: 2

#TortureReport: Does Religion Change Opinions on Torture? »

A poll following the recent Senate Intelligence Committee report detailing CIA "enhanced interrogation techniques" on suspected terrorists has found nonreligious…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 258
Score: 2

Mideast Views Religious/Ethnic Hatred As Global Threat »

With rising Islamophobia and the ongoing conflicts engulfing the Middle East, it is no wonder that Middle Easterners view religious…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 107
Score: 2

Younger Americans More Tolerant of Religious Diversity »

Younger Americans are more likely than their parents and grandparents to view both the nonreligious as well as a collection…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 102
Score: 2

Marry for Love... And Religion? »

When it comes to who marries into the family, Americans have pretty strong feelings about religion. Interestingly, just 9% of…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 155
Score: 2

Is God Dead? »

In an increasingly secularized and globalized society, more and more people around the world no longer view a belief in…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 73
Score: 2

One-Fifth of Mormons Doubtful of Some Church Teachings »

With the inclusion of Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential race, Mormonism and some of its more peculiar teachings became…

Michael Collier
by: Michael Collier
views: 149
Score: 2

Women In The Catholic Church: the Will of God, or of Man? »

"The Church has no authority... to confer priestly ordination on women" (Pope John Paul II--Ordinatio-Sacerdotalis), referencing Jesus' selection of only…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 109
Score: 2

Religious Affiliations of Congress, Catholic Domination »

Since the election of the first Catholic President, the beloved John F. Kennedy, the proportion of US Representatives that are…

Anthony Sibley (AJ)
by: Anthony Sibley (AJ)
views: 109
Score: 2

Race is the Leading Bias Motivation of Hate Crimes »

In 2009, the FBI collected statistics on hate crimes from 14,422 law enforcement agencies. The information showed that race is…

Eric Sirjord
by: Eric Sirjord
views: 170
Score: 2

Private Philanthropy Funds by Allocation »

In 2009, a third of all the U.S. private philanthropy funds donated were allocated to religion ($101 billion) . 9.4%…

Steven Davies
by: Steven Davies
views: 52
Score: 2

Hispanic Catholics Most Accepting of Nonreligion »

Nearly 6 out of 10 Hispanic Catholics that actively attend church weekly say that the trend is either a good…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 74
Score: 2

Young Adults Unconcerned With Nonreligion »

A significant acceptance or passive view towards nonreligion was found among young adults. 65% of those aged 18 - 29…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 93
Score: 2

Islam is the Fastest Growing Religion »

Islam is the fastest growing world religion. The Muslim religion is the only religion estimated to increase faster than the…

Lauren G.
by: Lauren G.
views: 245
Score: 1

Americans Reject Discrimination Over Defending Religion »

With the recent debates concerning the clash between homosexuality and religious liberty, Americans have come down strongly on the side…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 118
Score: 1

How Open Are You About Your Faith? »

For many people, discussing topics such as religion and faith can be difficult, especially when it is done face to…

SavvyRoo
by: SavvyRoo
views: 77
Score: 1

US Support for Daily Prayer in Classrooms is Sliding »

A trend towards opposition of daily prayer in school classrooms, first documented by Gallup at the turn of the millennium,…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 32
Score: 1

Not Everyone Sees Republicans as the Religious Vote »

The extent to which people practice their religion or not is often seen as a predictor of which way they…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 75
Score: 1

Clash of Civilizations: Obama Approval Ratings, by Religion »

American Muslims are Obama's strongest support base among the country's religious demographics; nearly 3 in 4 Muslims in the United…

Peter Graham
by: Peter Graham
views: 61
Score: 1
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