Explore National Survey of Religious Leaders data and results.

    1. Download the Data (coming soon)
      Download the NSRL data from the Association of Religion Data Archives.
    2. Questionnaire
      Review the NSRL questionnaire. You can review either the document used to program the online instrument or the hard copy questionnaire.
    3. Codebook
      Review the NSRL codebook, which contains methodological details and descriptions of all variables in the NSRL dataset.
    4. Summary Tables (coming soon)
      Explore NSRL results in these summary tables.
    5. QuickStats (coming soon)
      Browse responses from key survey questions. See how answers vary by religious tradition, demographics, and other key variables.
    6. Weights Document
      Read the detailed description of NSRL sample weights.
    7. Non-Response Bias
      Read a detailed assessment of non-response bias in the NSRL sample.

  • 1,600 participating religious leaders representing 70+ Christian denominations, plus Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu, and other religious groups
  • Information on demographics, job and career, pastoral activities, health, perspectives on science, political activities, and much more

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