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Stats of our lives: Plummeting faith

The increasing popularity of atheism in America — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures

5Percent of Americans who identify as atheists, according to a new poll by the Global Index of Religiosity and Atheism

1Percent of Americans who identified as atheists in the 2005 poll

13Percent of people worldwide who identify as atheists 

Source: Slate