Demographics

Pew research: “Christians — as well as Jews and people of no faith — live in the smallest households.”

"And, again, researchers found that Christians — as well as Jews and people of no faith — live in the smallest households. In the U.S., the three groups live in similarly sized households, on average — 3.4 people for Christians, 3.2 for people of no faith and 3.0 for Jews... .Muslims across the globe live in the biggest households, with the average Muslim residing in a home of 6.4 people." - RNS

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Pew Research: Women continue to pray, attend church more than men

"In the United States . . . women are more likely than men to say religion is "very important' in their lives (60% vs. 47%)... American women also are more likely than American men to say they pray daily (64% vs. 47%) and attend religious services at least once a week (40% vs. 32%)....According to media accounts, women so outnumber men in the pews of many U.S. churches that some clergy have changed decor, music and worship styles to try to bringmore men into their congregations." Pew

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Pew: Evangelicals Stay Strong as Christianity Crumbles in America

"Evangelicals have remained remarkably stable... Over the past seven years, evangelicals have lost less than 1 percent of their share of the population, holding steady at about 1 in 4 American adults (25.4% in 2014, vs. 26.3% in 2007) and preserving their status as the nation’s largest religious group."

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