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Religious Switching Among Hispanics

A major survey of U.S. Hispanics conducted by the Pew Research Center finds that nearly one-third of Hispanics (32%) no longer belong to the religion in which they were raised.

To see how many U.S. Latinos raised in each major religious group have remained and how many have switched to other affiliations (or no affiliation), hover over a shaded bar below. Hovering over Catholics, for instance, will show that of those Latinos who were raised Catholic, a significant share (31%) have switched to Protestantism or another religion or become religiously unaffiliated.

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