Paul L. Caron
Dean




Sunday, June 19, 2022

Gallup: Belief In God Falls To All-Time Low In U.S.: 81%, Down 6 Percentage Points (12 Percentage Points Among Democrats)

Gallup, Belief in God in U.S. Dips to 81%, a New Low:

The vast majority of U.S. adults believe in God, but the 81% who do so is down six percentage points from 2017 and is the lowest in Gallup's trend. Between 1944 and 2011, more than 90% of Americans believed in God. ... 

Gallup

Belief in God has fallen the most in recent years among young adults [down 10 percentage points] and people on the left of the political spectrum (liberals [down 11 percentage points] and Democrats [down 12 percentage points]). ...

Most other key subgroups have experienced at least a modest decline, although conservatives [down 1 percentage point] and married adults [down 1 percentage point] have had essentially no change.

Editor's Note:  If you would like to receive a weekly email each Sunday with links to the faith posts on TaxProf Blog, email me here.

https://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/2022/06/gallup-belief-in-god-falls-to-all-time-low-in-us-81-percent.html

Faith, Legal Education | Permalink