Importance of religion in one's life among non-parents by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among non-parents by importance of religion

% of non-parents 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 32% 39% 16% 10% 3% 217
Catholic 56% 32% 9% 3% < 1% 5,411
Evangelical Protestant 79% 17% 2% 1% 1% 6,385
Hindu 23% 51% 19% 6% 1% 115
Historically Black Protestant 86% 12% 1% 1% < 1% 1,421
Jehovah's Witness 92% 6% 1% < 1% 1% 182
Jewish 30% 37% 23% 10% < 1% 661
Mainline Protestant 54% 34% 10% 2% 1% 4,844
Mormon 84% 13% 2% 2% < 1% 419
Muslim 62% 27% 8% 2% 1% 147
Orthodox Christian 48% 35% 12% 4% < 1% 137
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 11% 21% 26% 41% 1% 5,788

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