Importance of religion in one's life among Catholics by metro area (2014) Switch to: Metro area among Catholics by importance of religion

% of Catholics who say religion is…

Metro areaVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Boston Metro Area51%33%13%3%1%154
Chicago Metro Area52%37%10%1%< 1%276
Los Angeles Metro Area60%34%4%1%< 1%290
Miami Metro Area71%24%4%1%< 1%125
New York City Metro Area58%33%6%3%1%602
Philadelphia Metro Area50%32%11%7%1%203
Providence Metro Area50%36%8%5%< 1%169
Washington, DC Metro Area57%31%8%4%< 1%163
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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