Educational distribution among adults in the West by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults in the West by educational group

% of adults in the West who have completed…

Religious tradition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 113. 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.
Buddhist 24% 29% 26% 21% 113
Catholic 53% 27% 13% 7% 1,647
Evangelical Protestant 38% 40% 15% 7% 1,808
Historically Black Protestant 42% 45% 8% 5% 143
Jewish 16% 23% 31% 31% 179
Mainline Protestant 33% 33% 20% 14% 1,132
Mormon 26% 41% 23% 9% 479
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 33% 34% 21% 12% 2,384

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