A majority of people in the Aloha State believe in God with absolute certainty, according to the Pew Research Center. But that doesn’t necessarily make us devout.
The nonpartisan think tank surveyed more than 35,000 adults across the U.S. as part of its Religious Landscape Study, which was released in November.
The overall finding was that the country is becoming less religious as a whole in large part because of a growing group of Americans — and in particular millennials — who say they don’t belong to an organized faith.
But on Monday the center published a tool that now allows you to filter the results by state.
The most religious states were Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. The least religious were New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont.
Hawaii comes in at 41st on the list, which is tied with Colorado, with the study results showing that 47 percent of adults here are “highly religious” based on the Pew Research Center’s overall index.
Other categories in Hawaii’s religious profile include the percentage of people who say faith is important in their life (44 percent), that they attend a worship service once a week (28 percent), that they pray daily (52 percent), and that they believe in God with absolute certainty (62 percent).
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