About One-in-Six Americans Are Baptist

Source Organization: Pew Research Center

06/18/2009 - Two of the largest Baptist denominations in the U.S. — the Southern Baptist Convention and the American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. — will hold national meetings in late June. The U.S. Religious Landscape Survey, conducted by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life, finds that Baptists represent the largest Protestant denominational family in the U.S., making up about one-sixth (17.2%) of the total U.S. adult population.

View the graphic About One-in-Six Americans Are Baptist on the Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life's Web site.

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