Explore the Data
Search and analyze data from all three waves of the National Congregations Survey.
Browse responses from key survey questions. See how answers vary over time and by political ideology, region, religious tradition, theology, and congregation size.
Explore the latest NCS results in these summary tables that compare responses over time and present data from the point of view of both the congregation and the average attendee.
See basic findings for every variable in the NCS.
Create cross-tabulations of two variables; explore how different characteristics relate to one another.
To explore the findings more thoroughly, you can download the cumulative data set from the Association of Religion Data Archives.
Download the data codebook that explains all survey variables and documents exact wording of questions.
NCS Wave III Report Released Dec 2015
- Over 3800 participating congregations representing 70+ Christian denominations, plus Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, and other religious groups
- Information on demographics, leadership, worship life, community engagement, and much more
- Contains data tables, graphs, and detailed analysis
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