Guest / Limited Access /

1.4 billion   Bibles and New Testaments distributed by Gideons International since July 1908.

25%   People who say they read the Bibles in their hotel rooms.

2,300   Estimated people potentially exposed to each hotel Bible over its six-year lifespan, according to Gideon research.



45%   Hispanic Catholics in the U.S. who say they have received or witnessed a divine healing.

21%   Non-Hispanic Catholics who say this.

29%   U.S. Catholics who are Latino.



37%   Americans who say they worry about global warming "a great deal."

35%   Americans who said this in 1989.



53%   Americans who say they are middle class.

41%   Americans who earn less than $20,000 a year who say this.

33%   Americans who earn more than $150,000 a year who say this.

Related Elsewhere:

See our earlier Go Figure postings from May 2008, April 2008, March 2008, February 2008, January 2008, December 2007, November 2007, October 2007, September 2007, August 2007, July 2007, June 2007, May 2007, and earlier issues.

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe now. Subscribers have full digital access.

Support Christian thought journalism. Donate to our nonprofit ministry today.
From Issue:
Read These NextSee Our Latest
Also in this Issue
Subscriber Access Only The Great (Non)debate
Why are the candidates ignoring the huge problem under our noses?
RecommendedGlobal Evangelical Leaders: Trump’s Win Will Harm the Church’s Witness
Global Evangelical Leaders: Trump’s Win Will Harm the Church’s Witness
Conference call explores election consequences on evangelicals overseas.
TrendingWhy Do We Have Christmas Trees?
Why Do We Have Christmas Trees?
The history behind evergreens, ornaments, and holiday gift giving.
Editor's PickThe Bible Never Says ‘All Men Are Created Equal’
The Bible Never Says ‘All Men Are Created Equal’
How the New Testament offers a better, higher calling than the Declaration of Independence.
Christianity Today
Go Figure
hide thisJune June

In the Magazine

June 2008

To continue reading, subscribe now for full print and digital access.