Poll Spot

Faith and the Global Agenda: Values for the Post-Crisis Economy

Sponsor: World Economic Forum, Georgetown University
Released: 2010-01

Published in collaboration with Georgetown University, this World Economic Forum report addresses faith and the global agenda, with a focus on the connection between values and the economy. It includes a Facebook poll of 130,000 respondents in ten countries, two-thirds of whom consider the current economic and financial crisis to be one of ethics and […]

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2009 Annual Survey of American Jewish Opinion

Sponsor: American Jewish Committee
Released: 2009-10

The data reported here are from the 2009 Annual Survey of American Jewish Opinion, sponsored by the American Jewish Committee. Among the topics covered in the present survey are U.S.-Israel relations, the Arab-Israel conflict, and the Iran nuclear threat. Many of the questions appearing in the survey are new; others are drawn from previous American […]

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Ideology among U.S. Religious Groups

Sponsor: Gallup
Released: 2010-01

The 59% of Mormons who identify as conservative is the largest such percentage of any major religious group included in this analysis. The next-most-conservative group are Protestants (including non-Catholic Christians), with 46% identifying as conservative. Thirty-nine percent of Catholics are conservative. Less than a quarter of Jews, Muslims, those who identify with other religions, and […]

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Gallup Annual Values and Beliefs Poll

Sponsor: Gallup
Released: 2010-05

Americans’ support for the moral acceptability of gay and lesbian relations crossed the symbolic 50% threshold in 2010. At the same time, the percentage calling these relations “morally wrong” dropped to 43%, the lowest in Gallup’s decade-long trend. Notably, there has been a 16-point jump in acceptance among Catholics, nearly three times the increase seen […]

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State of the States: Church Attendance

Sponsor: Gallup
Released: 2010-02

Like the 2009 State of the States report measuring the importance of religion, Gallup’s compilation of church attendance data is based on more than 350,000 interviews conducted among national adults, aged 18 and older, across all 50 states and the District of Columbia in 2009. Mississippians were the most frequent churchgoers in the nation in […]

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