November 3, 2010

Are We Happy Yet?

Both White Mainline and Evangelical Protestants Who Go To Church Are Happier

White evangelical and mainline Protestants who attend church at least weekly are not significantly different on happiness; both groups are happier than those who attend services less often.

Cite this publication: . “Are We Happy Yet?.” Pew Research Center, Washington, D.C. (February 13, 2006), accessed on July 22, 2014.

Some of us are happier than others, and this variance helps to paint a portrait of the kind of people Americans are. It also casts doubt on some of the famous wisdom on the subject.