Welcome to the National Congregations Study!
|2012 NCS data collection is complete!|
|The data should be available in fall, 2013.|
|Click here for more information.|
The National Congregations Study surveys a representative sample of America's churches, synagogues, mosques and other local places of worship. It gathers information about a wide range of characteristics and activities of congregations.
Our site allows visitors:
- to learn about this ongoing project;
- to explore the survey data by creating your own online analysis of it;
- to read short and extended writings about interesting findings: NCS Blog;
- to download both waves of data 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 email us.
June, 2009 Report of NCS Findings:
American Congregations at the Beginning of the 21st Century
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