report | Jul 20, 2020

The Global God Divide

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.

short read | Dec 6, 2019

10 facts about atheists

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.

short read | Jul 1, 2019

5 facts about religion in Canada

A declining share of Canadians identify as Christians. Most Canadians say religion’s influence in public life is waning in their country.

short read | Apr 25, 2018

Key findings about Americans’ belief in God

The overwhelming majority of Americans, including a majority of the religiously unaffiliated, say they believe in God or a higher power. Read six key takeaways from a report on Americans' belief in God.

short read | Apr 7, 2016

Is God Dead? No, but belief has declined slightly

Fifty years ago this month, Time magazine published one of its most famous and controversial covers. Splashed in bold red print across a black background was a short, simple and yet intensely provocative question: “Is God Dead?” Without providing a definitive answer, the authors of the piece, dated April 8, 1966, seemed to imply that, […]

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