Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Jewish Business News

World News

Young Americans shifting US towards becoming less religious nation, survey

Growing numbers of ‘millennials’ who are unaffiliated or atheists are causing vast changes in the American religious landscape.


old-people-religious,   Religion Charch,   cristians 753591_640

Even though the vast majority of Americans (77 percent) identify with some form of religious faith, the U.S. public is becoming less religious. A major new Pew Research survey of over 35, 000 U.S. adults has revealed that the percentages that believe in God, pray every day and regularly attend church have all recently declined.

The change in faith across different generations of Americans is one of the most interesting aspects of the survey. Of Americans born between 1928 and 1945, 92 percent believe in God, 67 percent pray daily while 51 percent attend church services at least once a week. Even though at least 8 out of 10 older and younger millennials believe in God, far fewer pray daily or attend church services.

Please help us out :
Will you offer us a hand? Every gift, regardless of size, fuels our future.
Your critical contribution enables us to maintain our independence from shareholders or wealthy owners, allowing us to keep up reporting without bias. It means we can continue to make Jewish Business News available to everyone.
You can support us for as little as $1 via PayPal at
Thank you.


Some Fans Will Blame God For Losing The Super Bowl

Does divine intervention play a role in the outcome of sporting events? After losing the Super Bowl 28-24 to the New England Patriots, some fans of the Seattle Seahawks may think so. According to a survey conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute, one in four Americans thinks God has a role in determining the winner of a sports event.

10 percent of respondents said they completely agree that God has a hand in sporting outcomes while 16 percent mostly agree. Still, the vast majority of the 1, 012 Americans polled, 72 percent, disagreed that games like the Super Bowl were decided by some higher power. When it comes to deflated footballs, however, they might have a different opinion.


Only 27 percent of those born between 1981 and 1989 attend a weekly church service.

Infographic: Religion's Generational Decline In The U.S. | Statista

You will find more statistics at Statista



You May Also Like

World News

In the 15th Nov 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·         A new Israeli treatment brings hope to relapsed leukemia...


The Movie The Professional is what made Natalie Portman a Lolita.


After two decades without a rating system in Israel, at the end of 2012 an international tender for hotel rating was published.  Invited to place bids...

VC, Investments

You may not become a millionaire, but there is a lot to learn from George Soros.