How Many Atheists Are There?

Not that numbers matter, but its nice to see a rise in the number of people willing to claim they are atheists or non-theists. The decline in church attendance is also encouraging.

How many atheists are there?

Gallup poll on religion: here

Pew on religion: here

In 2013, the accuracy of Gallup polling on religious faith was questioned.[53] Gallup’s polling on religiosity in the U.S. has produced results somewhat different[54][55] from other studies on religious issues, including a 2012 study by the Pew Research Center, which found that those who lack a religious affiliation were a fast-growing demographic group in the U.S.[56]

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