Educational distribution among Catholics by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among Catholics by educational group

% of Catholics who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's lifeHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Very important49%26%15%10%4,196
Somewhat important45%29%18%9%2,211
Not too important38%29%21%12%564
Not at all important47%27%16%10%159
Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.

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