In the U.S., highly religious adults are much more skeptical about the possibility of extraterrestrial life than those who are less religious.
There is a rising number of atheists in the United States. Here are some key facts about atheists in the U.S. and around the world.
A median of 45% across 34 surveyed countries say it is necessary to believe in God to be moral and have good values. However, public opinion on this question, as well as the role of God, prayer and religion varies by country, region and economic development.