Americans' views on monotheism and religious diversity in 2011

This statistic shows the results of a 2011 survey among American adults on their views of religion. The results are presented for all respondents and sorted by their religious affiliation. 54 percent of all respondents stated they thought the world was a better place because of its religious diversity.

Which of these statements about religion comes closest to your view?

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Sources

Release date

January 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

November 18 to 21, 2011

Number of respondents

951 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Conducted at the CBS News interviewing facility

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

According to the source, some low-percentage answer choices have been omitted.

The original question was posed at the source as follows: "Which comes closest to your view?
1) The world would be a better place if there were one global religion.

2) The world would be a better place if there were one global religion, but only if that religion were Christianity.

3) The world is a better place because of its religious diversity.

4) The world would be a better place with no religion.

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