religiously unaffiliated

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Poll: Religiously Unaffiliated Expand, Now Second-Largest Group In US

The number of Christians in the U.S. continues to decline sharply across all regions and demographic groups, while the number of those describing themselves as religiously unaffiliated – atheist, agnostic or “nothing in particular” – has spiked to nearly one-quarter of the U.S. population.

05/12/2015

Americans are highly likely to inflate their amount of religious participation – if they even attend religious services at all. (LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Americans Very Likely To Inflate Their Amount Of Religious Participation

Americans are highly likely to inflate their amount of religious participation – if they even attend religious services at all.

05/20/2014

Nearly one-third of Millennials who have left their childhood religion cited anti-gay teachings as a major factor, with 70 percent of young Americans agreeing that religious groups are alienating their generation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Poll: 70 Percent Of US Millennials Say Religious Groups ‘Alienating’ Youth

Nearly one-third of Millennials who have left their childhood religion cited anti-gay teachings as a major factor, with 70 percent of young Americans agreeing that religious groups are alienating their generation.

03/03/2014

A mass majority of the world's population associates themselves with a religion, but a growing worldwide group is the "religiously unaffiliated." (Photo by Andrew Cowie - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

Study: ‘No Affiliation’ Is Third-Largest Religious Group Worldwide

A growing trend emerged from a comprehensive 2010 study of worldwide religions: roughly one-in-six (1.1 billion, 16 percent) of the world’s population claims no religious affiliation.

12/18/2012