74% Will Celebrate Easter This Sunday; 67% Believe Jesus Rose From the Dead

Seventy-four percent (74%) of American adults will celebrate Easter this Sunday.

Forty-seven percent (47%) of those celebrating will do so primarily as a religious holiday. Twenty-three percent (23%) will celebrate in a secular manner while 30% will include both religious and secular elements in their celebration.

Forty percent (40%) of all Americans will attend church on Sunday.

Among those who celebrate the holiday, 74% will eat a special meal.

Among all adults, 74% believe the person known to history as Jesus Christ actually walked the earth. Seventy-one percent (71%) believe he was the Son of God and 60% believe he was born to a virgin.

Christians celebrate Easter in the belief that Christ rose from the dead. Sixty-seven percent (67%) of all Americans believe that happened.

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The national survey of 1,126 Adults was conducted April 15-16, 2019 by ScottRasmussen.com and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology). It has a 3.1 percentage point Margin of Error with a 95% level of confidence.

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