Only one-in-ten Chinese adults formally identify with a religion, but surveys indicate that religion plays a much bigger role in China when the definition is widened to include questions on spirituality, customs and traditional beliefs.
46% of Americans report that they’ve been visited by a dead family member in a dream, while 31% report having been visited by dead relatives in some other form.
A modest share of people around the world see the United States as more religious than other wealthy nations – despite considerable evidence that it is.
One-in-six Americans have taken steps to see less of someone on social media due to religious content
17% of U.S. adults have unfollowed, unfriended, blocked or changed their settings to see less of someone on social media because of religious content the person posted or shared.
Majorities in most of the 24 nations surveyed by Pew Research Center this spring say abortion should be legal in all or most cases.
60% of Americans think business owners should not have to provide services if it might signal support for beliefs on LGBT issues that they oppose.
In 2020, properties in 102 of the 198 countries and territories in the study were targeted in incidents tied to religion.
About a quarter of U.S. adults regularly watch religious services online or on TV, and most of them are highly satisfied with the experience. About two-in-ten Americans (21%) use apps or websites to help with reading scripture.
About three-quarters of U.S. adults rate spending time with family as one of the most important things to them.
Most parents pass along religious and political affiliations, and they do so at similarly high rates, according to a new analysis of several surveys.