Frequency of reading scripture among Christians by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among Christians by frequency of reading scripture

% of Christians who read scripture…

Importance of religion in one's lifeAt least once a weekOnce or twice a monthSeveral times a yearSeldom/neverDon't knowSample size
Very important60%12%8%19%1%17,053
Somewhat important14%12%14%59%< 1%6,016
Not too important6%5%6%83%< 1%1,426
Not at all important16%6%4%73%1%410
Don't know39%7%11%28%15%143
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.

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never