Importance of religion in one's life among democrats and Democratic leaners by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among democrats and Democratic leaners by importance of religion

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say religion is…

Religious tradition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 33% 39% 14% 11% 3% 184
Catholic 56% 33% 8% 3% < 1% 3,118
Evangelical Protestant 73% 23% 3% 1% < 1% 2,307
Hindu 23% 55% 15% 7% < 1% 113
Historically Black Protestant 86% 12% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,557
Jewish 26% 40% 23% 11% < 1% 575
Mainline Protestant 51% 34% 12% 3% 1% 2,511
Mormon 66% 22% 8% 4% < 1% 110
Muslim 62% 27% 8% 3% 1% 150
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 11% 19% 26% 44% 1% 4,348

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