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

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QF4

How would you assess the impact of the 2008-2009 economic crisis on your congregation's income?
  1) Our income declined a lot
  2) Our income declined a little
  3) Our income declined at first, but has since rebounded
  4) No significant change in income
  5) Our income has grown

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Our income declined a lot 113 16.4% 16.4% -1.34
Our income declined a little 294 42.7% 59.2% -.52
Our income declined at first, but has since rebounded 64 9.3% 68.5% .31
No significant change in income 171 24.9% 93.3% 1.14
Our income has grown 46 6.7% 100% 1.96

Variable Comparisons


Age (I-AGE)

1650-1800 1801-1900 1901-1950 1951-1975 1976-2000 After 2000 TOTAL
Our income declined a lot 20.0%
9
15.2%
48
12.6%
17
18.4%
21
28.9%
11
25.0%
2
16.5%
108
Our income declined a little 53.3%
24
41.8%
132
47.4%
64
39.5%
45
34.2%
13
25.0%
2
42.7%
280
Our income declined at first, but has since rebounded 13.3%
6
11.4%
36
5.2%
7
7.0%
8
7.9%
3
12.5%
1
9.3%
61
No significant change in income 8.9%
4
24.1%
76
28.1%
38
26.3%
30
26.3%
10
37.5%
3
24.5%
161
Our income has grown 4.4%
2
7.6%
24
6.7%
9
8.8%
10
2.6%
1
0.0%
0
7.0%
46
TOTAL 100.0%
45
100.0%
316
100.0%
135
100.0%
114
100.0%
38
100.0%
8

656


Size of place (I-SIZPLACE)

1-50 51-100 101-250 251-500 More than 500 TOTAL
Our income declined a lot 14.8%
40
20.9%
34
17.1%
28
16.1%
9
4.8%
1
16.6%
112
Our income declined a little 45.9%
124
39.3%
64
40.2%
66
37.5%
21
57.1%
12
42.6%
287
Our income declined at first, but has since rebounded 4.4%
12
10.4%
17
14.6%
24
12.5%
7
14.3%
3
9.3%
63
No significant change in income 30.0%
81
22.1%
36
21.3%
35
25.0%
14
9.5%
2
24.9%
168
Our income has grown 4.8%
13
7.4%
12
6.7%
11
8.9%
5
14.3%
3
6.5%
44
TOTAL 100.0%
270
100.0%
163
100.0%
164
100.0%
56
100.0%
21

674


Theology (I-THEOLOGY)

Very liberal Somewhat liberal Moderate Somewhat conservative Very conservative TOTAL
Our income declined a lot 20.0%
3
18.2%
18
17.9%
47
13.1%
31
18.8%
12
16.4%
111
Our income declined a little 33.3%
5
44.4%
44
44.9%
118
42.2%
100
37.5%
24
42.9%
291
Our income declined at first, but has since rebounded 0.0%
0
8.1%
8
8.7%
23
10.5%
25
10.9%
7
9.3%
63
No significant change in income 26.7%
4
22.2%
22
20.2%
53
30.0%
71
29.7%
19
24.9%
169
Our income has grown 20.0%
3
7.1%
7
8.4%
22
4.2%
10
3.1%
2
6.5%
44
TOTAL 100.0%
15
100.0%
99
100.0%
263
100.0%
237
100.0%
64

678