Importance of religion in one's life among whites by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among whites by importance of religion

% of whites who say religion is…

Religious traditionVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Catholic53%34%10%3%< 1%4,827
Evangelical Protestant78%18%2%1%1%6,633
Jewish33%37%20%10%< 1%782
Mainline Protestant52%35%10%2%1%5,322
Mormon84%12%3%1%< 1%575
Orthodox Christian49%33%14%4%< 1%153
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")8%20%27%44%1%5,490
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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