Age distribution among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who seldom or never read scripture by age group

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are ages…

Religious tradition 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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Buddhist 35% 28% 24% 14% 145
Catholic 18% 32% 30% 19% 3,741
Evangelical Protestant 17% 33% 30% 19% 1,444
Hindu 38% 56% 6% 1% 118
Historically Black Protestant 27% 35% 28% 9% 303
Jewish 20% 27% 23% 30% 572
Mainline Protestant 17% 30% 28% 25% 2,598
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 35% 37% 19% 9% 6,027

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