USA: Percent Christian

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 USA

Christians as percent of the total population

 Latest value 76.0
 Year 2013
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2013
 Average 82.8
 Min - Max 76.0 - 89.6
 Source The Cline Center for Democracy
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1960 to 2013. The average value for the USA during that period was 82.8 percent with a minimum of 76 percent in 2013 and a maximum of 89.6 percent in 1960. The latest value from 2013 is 76 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2013 based on 145 countries is 51.1 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
USA - Percent Christian - Recent values chart

Historical chart
USA - Percent Christian - historical chart - 1960-2013




Definition: Christians as percent of the total population.

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