The Rise of Asian Americans | Pew Social & Demographic Trends
From the PEW Research Center…
Asian Americans are the highest-income, best-educated and fastest-growing racial group in the United States. They are more satisfied than the general public with their lives, finances and the direction of the country, and they place more value than other Americans do on marriage, parenthood, hard work and career success, according to a comprehensive new nationwide survey by the Pew Research Center….
—- the article continues with more stats, bolstering the “awesomeness” of what AA are achieving across the board socio-economically, financially, academically, etc…
HOWEVER, right in the middle of the article, the RELIGIOSITY description reports this….
“The religious identities of Asian Americans are quite varied. According to the Pew Research survey, about half of Chinese are unaffiliated, most Filipinos are Catholic, about half of Indians are Hindu, most Koreans are Protestant and a plurality of Vietnamese are Buddhist. Among Japanese Americans, no one group is dominant: 38% are Christian, 32% are unaffiliated and 25% are Buddhist. In total, 26% of Asian Americans are unaffiliated, 22% are Protestant (13% evangelical; 9% mainline), 19% are Catholic, 14% are Buddhist, 10% are Hindu, 4% are Muslim and 1% are Sikh. Overall, 39% of Asian Americans say religion is very important in their lives, compared with 58% of the U.S. general public.”
ONLY 22% are Protestant professing Christians! What are your thoughts on this? Read on …. The Rise of Asian Americans | Pew Social & Demographic Trends.