Go Figure

Recent statistics on prejudice and religion, giving to Haiti relief, and other topics.

Americans who attend church less than once a week are 2.4 times more likely than weekly attendees to report a "great deal" of prejudice toward Muslims.

Other Religions

Americans who say they feel at least "a little" prejudice toward:

Muslims - 43%
Christians - 18%
Buddhists - 14%
Jews - 15%


Protestant pastors who say their church's 2009 offerings were:

Don't know - 4%
Below 2008's - 28%
About the same as 2008's - 35%
Above 2008's - 33%


$1.64 million
Amount given to Haiti relief in private donations per hour in the week following the January 12 earthquake.

How people gave in the week following the earthquake:

In person/at church

On the Internet

By text message

By telephone

Through the mail

Related Elsewhere:

See our earlier Go Figure postings from February 2010, January 2010, December 2009, November 2009, October 2009, September 2009, August 2009, July 2009, June 2009, May 2009, April 2009, March 2009, February 2009, and earlier issues.

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