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Websites With Demographic Data on Religion
Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA)
The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) strives to democratize access to the best data on religion. Founded as the American Religion Data Archive in 1997 and going online in 1998, the initial archive was targeted at researchers interested in American religion. The targeted audience and the data collection have both greatly expanded since 1998, now including American and international collections and developing features for educators, journalists, religious congregations, and researchers.
Pew Research Center Statistics on Religion and Public Life
Through public opinion surveys, demographic studies and other social science research, the statistics collected by Pew Research Center examine the religious composition of countries, the influence of religion on politics, the extent of government and social restrictions on religion, and views on abortion, same-sex marriage, stem cell research and many other topics.
The census collections non-religious demographic data about the U.S.'s population every ten years for a number of purposes. Use the Quick Facts link to access census data on traits such as income, age, race and ethnicity, and other details.
CARA Report Blog
Nineteen Sixty-four is a research blog for the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University edited by Mark M. Gray. CARA is a non-profit research center that conducts social scientific studies about the Catholic Church.
V Encuentro Demographic and Religious Statistics
Summary of V Encuentro's research on the number of Hispanic Catholics in the United States and the Church's efforts to minister to them.