Religious Practices (2006)
Outside of religious worship services, about 60% of the total population read some part of their religious text in the last twelve months.
Of those persons, about 40% read their religious text a few times in the last year; about 20% read it at least once a month; about 25% read it at least once a week; about 15% read it at least once a day.
Prayer at home is often centered around meals. When asked how frequently someone said grace or gave thanks aloud for meals at home, Americans reported . . .
| A few times in the last year ||27%|
| At least once a month ||8%|
| At least once a week||14%|
| At least once a day ||25%|
Americans found time for prayer other than before meals and outside of religious services. They reported praying . . .
| A few times in the last year ||15%|
| At least once a month ||15%|
| At least once a week||20%|
| At least once a day ||35%|
|Did you know…About 40% of Americans have tried to encourage someone to become a member their religion.|