Desire for reading the Bible in the U.S. from 2011-2019

The graph presents the share of adults who wish that they used the Bible more in the United States from 2011 to 2019. During the 2019 survey period, 56 percent of respondents stated they wished they read the Bible more than they did at the time of the study, marking a decrease of eleven percent who felt this way in the year 2011.

Share of adults who wish that they used the Bible more in the United States from 2011 to 2019

YesNoDon't know
201956%42%2%
201857%40%3%
201758%41%2%
201661%36%3%
201561%38%1%
201462%36%2%
201361%37%2%
201260%38%2%
201167%31%2%
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Sources

Release date

April 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2011 to 2019

Number of respondents

2,040 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

2011 n=1,011; 2012 n=1,020; 2013 n=1,005; 2014 n=1,012; 2015 n = 1,010; 2016 n = 1,008; 2018 n = 2,040; 2019 n = 2,013

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

The question was phrased by the source as follows: 'Do you wish that you read the Bible more, or not?'
Data prior to 2019 comes from previous reports.

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