Bible readership in the U.S. 2018-2019

The graph presents data on the readership of the Bible in the United States in 2018 and 2019. During the 2019 survey, 31 percent of the people stated they never read the Bible, an increase of one percent from the previous year. However, more people in 2019 stated that they read the Bible every day compared to 2018.

Frequency of reading the Bible among adults in the United States in 2018 and 2019

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Release date

April 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 4 to 11, 2018 and January 15 to February 7, 2019

Number of respondents

2018 n = 2,024; 2019 n = 2,013

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

During the survey, this question was posed as follows: "Realistically, how often do you use the Bible?"
Data prior to 2019 comes from previous reports.

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