These relatively lower levels of religious engagement are not simply an effect of age or education. Filipino American Faith in Action: Asian-American evangelical Protestants like white evangelicals overwhelmingly hold conservative views on homosexuality and abortion. Archived from the original on January 9, Article and statistics on the popularity of various religions in the Asian American community, along with how religion, spirituality, and faith affect the daily lives of Asian Americans. Immigration rapidly increased following the enactment of the Immigration and Nationality Act Amendments of as well as the influx of refugees from conflicts occurring in Southeast Asia such as the Vietnam War.
Buddhists and Hindus, respectively, are based on combining Census data on the size of the total adult population with survey estimates of the percentage of Asian Americans in each religious group from the Survey of Asian Americans, as well as survey estimates of the percentage of each religious group that does not identify as Asian race from aggregated Pew Research Center surveys conducted between and June
For a more comprehensive list, see List of Asian Americans. Indeed, when it comes to religion, the Asian-American community is a study in contrasts, encompassing groups that run the gamut from highly religious to highly secular. Please expand the section to include this information. Vietnamese-American Buddhists are also somewhat more likely than other Asian-American Buddhists to pray at least once a day, to attend worship services at least occasionally and to attend services of different religious faiths. Retrieved May 10, In addition, since Censusthe Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander population, formerly included with the totals for the Asian population, has been counted as a separate race group.