Data on Religious Bodies in U.S. Will Be Published
Menu JTA Search

Data on Religious Bodies in U.S. Will Be Published

(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

With the issuance of the first of a series of summaries of the denominational returns of the 1926 census of religious bodies, the chief statistician for population of the Bureau of Census of the Department of Commerce, Leon E. Truesdell, announced that practically all of the religious bodies in the United States will be covered in summary and bulletin form within the next six months.

The first summary, made public August 24, covers the Christian Reformed Church.

The census of religious bodies is decennial the last having been taken in 1916. All of the statistics, according to Mr. Truesdell, are obtained by the Bureau of the Census directly from the churches themselves throughout the country.

SPONSORED: Take action. Take control. Get screened to protect the health of your future family. Request your kit at!