Religion

Poll: 77 Percent of Americans Identify as Christian

Slight drop in those who identify as Protestant or Catholic

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PRINCETON, NJ—The large majority of Americans—77% of the adult population—identify with a Christian religion, including 52% who are Protestants or some other non-Catholic Christian religion, 23% who are Catholic, and 2% who affiliate with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Another 18% of Americans do not have an explicit religious identity and 5% identify with a non-Christian religion.