College Freshmen Are Less Religious Than Ever

From a Scientific American observation by Allen Downey, May 25th, 2017:

The number of college students with no religious affiliation has tripled in the last 30 years, from 10 percent in 1986 to 31 percent in 2016, according to data from the CIRP Freshman Survey. Over the same period, the number who attended religious services dropped from 85 percent to 69 percent. These trends provide a shapshot of the current generation of young adults; they also provide a preview of rapid secularization in the U.S. over the next 30 years.

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https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/college-freshmen-are-less-religious-than-ever/

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