Frequency of meditation among adults in the West by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the West by frequency of meditation

% of adults in the West who meditate…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,941. 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.
Very important 57% 8% 3% 29% 3% 3,941
Somewhat important 29% 11% 6% 53% 1% 2,063
Not too important 22% 12% 6% 59% 1% 1,095
Not at all important 24% 9% 4% 62% < 1% 1,319

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never