Jesus or Santa? Christmas Still Religious Holiday for Most Americans
Americans may be looking forward to a visit from the jolly fellow in the red suit, but most say Christmas is still about the baby born in Bethlehem.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 57% of American Adults believe Christmas should be more about Jesus Christ than about Santa Claus. Only 22% put Santa first, while 20% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on December 8 and 11, 2022 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.
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