Question: How many homes in America have a Bible?

What percentage of American households have a Bible?

The survey conducted by the Barna Group found nearly nine out of 10 (88 percent) of Americans own a Bible, and those same people own an average of 4.4 copies of the book.

How many people have a Bible in America?

Approximately half of American adults reach for the Bible at least occasionally. Over 181 million Americans opened a Bible in the past year, an increase of 7 percent over last year, according to the report. The proportion of Americans who never use the Bible has fallen to 29 percent — its lowest point since 2016.

How many Bibles are printed annually?

Over 100 million Bibles are printed every year. Consumers in the United States will purchase 25% of those newly printed Bibles every year. In the world today, there are more than 80,000 different versions of the Bible that generate at least 1 sale annually.

How much time does the average American spend reading the Bible?

Average amount of time spent reading the Bible among adults in the United States from 2013 to 2017

Characteristic 2013 2017
1 hour or more 24% 23%
45-59 minutes 8% 6%
30-44 minutes 26% 29%
15-29 minutes 27% 25%

How many people have a Bible in their house?

In fact, 88 percent of Americans have a copy of the Bible in their homes, according to a 2015 report from the Barna Group. Most homes have more than one copy, and nearly a quarter of people have more than five.

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