Importance of religion in one's life by race/ethnicity (2014) Switch to: Racial and ethnic composition by importance of religion

% of adults who say religion is…

Racial and ethnic composition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 24,900. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
White 49% 26% 12% 13% 1% 24,900
Black 75% 16% 5% 4% 1% 3,394
Asian 36% 30% 19% 14% < 1% 937
Latino 59% 25% 7% 8% 1% 3,814
Other/Mixed 54% 25% 10% 10% 1% 1,504

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