Educational distribution among adults who say religion is very important by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say religion is very important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is very important who have completed…

Religious traditionHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Evangelical Protestant43%35%14%8%6,863
Historically Black Protestant53%32%9%6%1,631
Jehovah's Witness62%26%9%3%220
Mainline Protestant38%32%18%13%3,297
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")59%28%10%3%821
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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