Religious Belief Declines Among Younger Americans
Most Americans consider themselves religious and believe in an afterlife, but both views have significantly declined among those under 40.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 57% of American Adults consider themselves to be a religious person, while just 32% disagree. Another 11% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. American Adults was conducted on May 31-June 1, 2021 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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