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Religion Important to 61 Percent of Black Millennials

Religion Important to 61 Percent of Black Millennials

Historic 16th Street Baptist Church located in Birmingham, Alabama, an historic civil rights landmark.(Writeyourstoryphotography/Dreamstime)

By Friday, 27 July 2018 01:43 PM Current | Bio | Archive

July 27, 2018: Sixty-one percent of black millennials say religion is very important to them. Only 38 percent of other millennials share this view.[1]

The same pattern holds on other faith-related questions. For example, among black millennials, 75 percent are absolutely certain that God exists. For other millennials, that figure is 48 percent.

At the same time, older black Americans have a stronger commitment to religion than black millennials. Among older black Americans, 81 percent  say religion is very important to them and 86 percent are absolutely certain God exists.

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Footnotes:

  1. Pew Research Center, "Black Millennials are more religious than other Millennials," July 20, 2018

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