Religious Organizations in the US: Market Research Report

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Religious Organizations Market Research Report | NAICS 81311 | Apr 2014

Losing faith: Renewed incomes will boost donations, but attendance will continue to drop

The Religious Organizations market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Unpopular belief

Slowing participation numbers and donations, increased skepticism among younger generations and new religions brought stateside by immigrants are trends that will likely occur in the next several years. Despite lower church attendance, revenue will experience slow growth as higher disposable incomes allow individuals to make more donations... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The distribution of religious organizations generally correlates with population trends in various regions, with a few exceptions. For instance, the Southeast and Plains regions have a larger percentage of industry establishments relative to the regions' share of total population.

The Southeast has the greatest share of religious organizations in the country. According to the County Business Patterns survey, 31.4% of industry establishments are located in the Southeast, compared with 25.4% of the population. In this region, North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee have the highest per capita discrepancy. Florida has the greatest number of religious organizations in the region, at 4.7% of the total... purchase to read more


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What is the Religious Organizations Industry?

This industry consists of religious organizations that provide religious worship or promote religious activities. It includes organizations that administer an organized religion and smaller faiths that are not recognized in mainstream religious teaching. Establishments include churches, temples, mosques, synagogues and other houses of worship, as well as convents, monasteries and community centers. This industry does not include schools and hospitals operated by religious organizations.

Industry Products
Protestant worship servicesCatholic worship servicesOther Christian worship servicesOther religious worship servicesFuneral servicesHospital and home visits
Industry Activities
Bible society operation Church operation Missionary society operationMonastery operation (except schools)Mosque operation Synagogue operationTemple operationReligious shrines operationConvents (except schools) operation

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