About the Survey
NFCYM regularly surveys Catholic youth ministry leaders and volunteers across the United States to gather insights on the current state of ministry and to assess the needs of the field. This feedback will be crucial in helping us advocate for and support youth ministry leaders.
2021 Survey Results Coming Soon!
2020 Survey Results
The 2020 survey, conducted via SurveyMonkey, was open between August 21 – September 10, 2020 and had 1,202 complete responses. View a copy of the survey >
Demographics of Respondents
Years in Ministry
46% of respondents indicated they have taken on new roles since the pandemic started in March, 2020. We also asked about the impact on local parish.
Impact on Local Parish
Youth Ministry Concerns and Needs
When asked about the primary issues that youth ministry leaders are faced with and what topics they would like to learn more about, they expressed the following.