Welcome to the National Congregations Study!
The National Congregations Study surveys a representative sample of America's churches, synagogues, mosques and other local places of worship. Initiated in 1998, the NCS gathers information about a wide range of characteristics and activities of congregations.
Our site allows visitors:
- to learn about this ongoing project
- to read about interesting findings
- to explore the survey data by creating your own online analysis of it
- to download data from one or more survey waves for further analysis
We hope this material will be helpful to anyone seeking a deeper understanding of American religion.
If you have questions about the information or the web site, please contact us.
2012 NCS Data Now Available!
June 2009 NCS Report:American Congregations at the Beginning of the 21st Century
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