About Three-in-Ten U.S. Adults Are Now Religiously Unaffiliated

December 14, 2021 | Pew Research Center

By Gregory A. Smith | Photo by Gregory Hayes on Unsplash 

The secularizing shifts evident in American society so far in the 21st century show no signs of slowing. The latest Pew Research Center survey of the religious composition of the United States finds the religiously unaffiliated share of the public is 6 percentage points higher than it was five years ago and 10 points higher than a decade ago.

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