Statistics Regarding Younger Unchurched Adults in Canada

youngEd Stetzer, of Lifeway Research, has released his findings concerning the differences between younger unchurched adults in Canada and the United States.

Here is a sample of his findings:

1. God, a higher or supreme being, actually exists.  78% of Younger Unchurched adults in Canada agree with this statement; 21% disagree.

2. There exists only one God, the God described in the Bible. 47% of Younger Unchurched adults in Canada agree with this statement; 50% disagree.

3. The God of the Bible is no different… from the gods or spiritual beings depicted by world religions such as Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, etcetera.  58% of Younger Unchurched adults in Canada agree with this statement; 36% disagree.

4. Jesus died and came back to life. 50% of Younger Unchurched adults in Canada agree with this statement; 42% disagree.

5. I would be willing to study the Bible if a friend asked me to.  51% of Younger Unchurched adults in Canada agree with this statement;  48% disagree.

6. I consider myself to be spiritual because I am interested in knowing more about God, or a higher supreme being.  66% of Younger Unchurched adults in Canada agree with this statement;  33% disagree.

7. People who attend a Christian church are generally more spiritual than those who do not attend. 37% of Younger Unchurched adults in Canada agree with this statement;  61% disagree.

8. If someone wanted to tell me what she or he believed about Christianity, I would be willing to listen. 89% of Younger Unchurched adults in Canada agree with this statement;  11% disagree.

If you want to review all of Stetzer’s findings and see how younger unchurched Canadian adults compare to their counterparts in the USA, visit Ed Stetzer’s blog.  You will need  to scroll down to his posting dated, Tuesday, January 22.  He has posted his PowerPoint slides which you can download.

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