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United States

United States Religions Stats

Definitions

  • All: This entry includes a rank ordering of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population.
  • Jewish: Percent of population who are Jewish. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Muslim: Percent of population who are Muslims. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Protestant: Percent of population who are Protestants. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Roman Catholic: Percent of population who are Roman Catholics. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
All Protestant 52%, Roman Catholic 24%, Mormon 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim 1%, other 10%, none 10% (2002 est.) 2006
Jewish 1% 2006 7th out of 12
Muslim 1% 2006 96th out of 99
Protestant 52% 2006 6th out of 51
Roman Catholic 24% 2006 68th out of 96

SOURCES: CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006

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