Racial and ethnic composition by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life by race/ethnicity

% of adults who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's lifeWhiteBlackAsianLatinoOther/MixedSample size
Very important61%16%2%16%4%18,442
Somewhat important69%7%5%15%4%8,208
Not too important75%5%7%10%4%3,749
Not at all important77%4%5%11%4%3,902
Don't know67%9%2%16%6%248
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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