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Generate maps that report demographic information like age, sex, race, family structure, or education.
Generate maps displaying the proportion of your community that are members of various religious traditions.
Discover the religious traditions present in your county, state or metro area and view their change over time.
Using our QuickStats tool, browse dozens of topics and see responses from major national surveys, demographic patterns, and changes over time.
Using our QuickStats tool, browse dozens of topics and see responses from major national surveys, demographic patterns, and changes over time.
Using our QuickStats tool, browse dozens of topics and see responses from major national surveys, demographic patterns, and changes over time.
Complete the "Compare Yourself" online survey to see how you compare to the average American.
Compare your congregation by browsing dozens of topics and see responses from a major national survey of congregations.
View family tree diagrams of major religious traditions in the United States.
Compare the religious beliefs and behaviors, political views, or demographics of the members of 31 different religious groups (including agnostics and atheists) using data collected by Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life.
Compare the number of adherents to 18 of the largest world religions, as well as explore each religion individually.
Explore the largest religious groups for over 100 countries, including the levels of religious freedom within each country.
Interactively explore the rich history of five major world religions using our family tree diagrams.
Ahead of the Trend is a collegial effort, enlisting the cooperation of researchers, universities, journal editors, institutes and associations of scholars to increase the impact and awareness of important findings in religion research.

This guide will enable you to build a profile of the social, educational, economic, and religious characteristics of the area that your church or organization serves.

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