Click on the arrows (arrow pointing right) below to view the religious groups that make up each tradition. The percentage next to each religious group indicates the percentage of U.S. adults who belong to that group. For more information on how the Pew Forum classified different religious groups under particular traditions, see the survey methodology in the Full Reports.

  • Evangelical Protestant Churches
    26.3%
  • Historically Black Churches
    6.9%
  • Mormon
    1.7%
  • Orthodox
    0.6%
  • Jewish
    1.7%
  • Muslim
    0.6%
  • Other World Religions
    < 0.3%
  • Unaffiliated
    16.1%
  • Mainline Protestant Churches
    18.1%
  • Catholic
    23.9%
  • Jehovah's Witness
    0.7%
  • Other Christian
    0.3%
  • Buddhist
    0.7%
  • Hindu
    0.4%
  • Other Faiths
    1.2%
  • Don't Know / Refused
    0.8%
±0.6% margin of error, based on 35,556 cases


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