Religions abound throughout America. Let's examine the top 10 US religions, their followers, and their beliefs.
Christianity accounts for 70% of American citizens. Protestantism, Catholicism, and Orthodox Christianity all follow Jesus Christ.
2% of Americans practice Judaism, the second largest religion. Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform Judaism follow one God and the Torah.
1% of Americans are Muslim, making Islam the third largest religion. Sunni and Shia Muslims follow the teachings of Muhammad.
1% of Americans practice Buddhism, making it the fourth largest religion. Buddha taught meditation and self-awareness to achieve enlightenment.
1% of Americans practice Hinduism, making it the fifth largest religion. Hinduism practices yoga and meditation and believes in one God.
0.5% of Americans practice Sikhism, the sixth largest religion. Sikhism supports equality, social justice, and one God.
Bahá'ís make up 0.1% of the US's seventh largest religion. Bahá'ís believe in one God and the unity of all religions and humanity.
0.3% of Americans are Unitarian Universalists, making it the ninth largest faith. Liberal Unitarian Universalism stresses spiritual progress and social justice.
0.2% of Americans practice Native American religions. Native American faiths emphasize the interconnectedness of everything.
1% of Americans practice New Age, Scientology, or other religions.
American religions are diverse. The top 10 US religions show this diversity and their adherents' beliefs and practices.