Importance of religion in one's life among 30-49 year olds by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among 30-49 year olds by importance of religion

% of 30-49 year olds who say religion is…

Religious traditionVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Catholic57%33%8%2%< 1%1,763
Evangelical Protestant78%19%2%1%1%2,168
Hindu22%57%13%8%< 1%109
Historically Black Protestant85%12%1%2%< 1%552
Jewish38%34%18%9%< 1%165
Mainline Protestant47%39%11%3%1%1,269
Mormon82%12%4%2%< 1%223
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")14%21%26%39%1%2,371
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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