Religious individuals tend to give more to charitable causes

Compared to individuals who infrequently attend religious services, those who attend weekly are more likely to give and give more to religious charitable causes. They are also more likely to give to non-religious causes than those who rarely attend religious services.

Percentage giving to charities in 2006, by religious attendance and type of charity

Religious individuals tend to give more to charitable causes

Saguaro Seminar Civic Engagement in America, “The Social Capital Benchmark Survey,” 2006.