Faith Communities Today Survey (FACT) 2010, Presbyterian Church (USA)

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QF3B

How would you describe your congregation's financial health today and five years ago? 2005
  1) In serious difficulty
  2) In some difficulty
  3) Tight, but we manage
  4) Good
  5) Excellent

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
In serious difficulty 44 6.5% 6.5% -2.17
In some difficulty 99 14.6% 21.1% -1.2
Tight, but we manage 260 38.4% 59.5% -.22
Good 210 31% 90.5% .76
Excellent 64 9.5% 100% 1.74

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

1650-1800 1801-1900 1901-1950 1951-1975 1976-2000 After 2000 TOTAL
In serious difficulty 7.0%
3
5.8%
18
6.7%
9
6.1%
7
7.9%
3
42.9%
3
6.7%
43
In some difficulty 9.3%
4
17.5%
54
11.9%
16
14.9%
17
13.2%
5
0.0%
0
14.9%
96
Tight, but we manage 48.8%
21
33.3%
103
39.6%
53
43.9%
50
47.4%
18
28.6%
2
38.3%
247
Good 30.2%
13
34.0%
105
31.3%
42
21.9%
25
23.7%
9
28.6%
2
30.4%
196
Excellent 4.7%
2
9.4%
29
10.4%
14
13.2%
15
7.9%
3
0.0%
0
9.8%
63
TOTAL 100.0%
43
100.0%
309
100.0%
134
100.0%
114
100.0%
38
100.0%
7

645


Size of place (I-SIZPLACE)

1-50 51-100 101-250 251-500 More than 500 TOTAL
In serious difficulty 7.6%
20
6.8%
11
4.9%
8
7.1%
4
0.0%
0
6.5%
43
In some difficulty 17.0%
45
20.5%
33
8.6%
14
3.6%
2
14.3%
3
14.6%
97
Tight, but we manage 38.6%
102
42.9%
69
40.1%
65
28.6%
16
28.6%
6
38.9%
258
Good 28.8%
76
23.6%
38
35.2%
57
44.6%
25
42.9%
9
30.9%
205
Excellent 8.0%
21
6.2%
10
11.1%
18
16.1%
9
14.3%
3
9.2%
61
TOTAL 100.0%
264
100.0%
161
100.0%
162
100.0%
56
100.0%
21

664


Theology (I-THEOLOGY)

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Moderate Somewhat conservative Very conservative TOTAL
In serious difficulty 0.0%
0
5.1%
5
7.0%
18
7.6%
18
1.7%
1
6.3%
42
In some difficulty 13.3%
2
12.2%
12
13.6%
35
15.5%
37
20.3%
12
14.7%
98
Tight, but we manage 40.0%
6
37.8%
37
42.2%
109
36.1%
86
33.9%
20
38.6%
258
Good 46.7%
7
38.8%
38
27.9%
72
29.8%
71
33.9%
20
31.1%
208
Excellent 0.0%
0
6.1%
6
9.3%
24
10.9%
26
10.2%
6
9.3%
62
TOTAL 100.0%
15
100.0%
98
100.0%
258
100.0%
238
100.0%
59

668