Age distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are ages…

Religious tradition 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 20% 35% 29% 16% 1,820
Evangelical Protestant 24% 34% 25% 17% 816
Historically Black Protestant 31% 28% 29% 12% 172
Jewish 22% 27% 24% 27% 227
Mainline Protestant 18% 33% 25% 24% 1,521
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 32% 40% 21% 7% 1,588

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DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Age distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 61% 39% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,212
30-49 < 1% 19% 81% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,897
50-64 < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,925
65+ < 1% < 1% < 1% 31% 63% 6% 1,640

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Age distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 50% 50% 1,212
30-49 53% 47% 1,897
50-64 54% 46% 1,925
65+ 50% 50% 1,640

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Age distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,206. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 54% 11% 7% 23% 5% 1,206
30-49 62% 6% 5% 24% 4% 1,884
50-64 73% 5% 3% 17% 3% 1,909
65+ 82% 4% 1% 11% 1% 1,627

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Age distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,200. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 17% 16% 67% 1,200
30-49 26% 8% 66% 1,874
50-64 19% 6% 74% 1,909
65+ 13% 12% 75% 1,620

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who have a household income of…

Age distribution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 43% 22% 24% 11% 1,060
30-49 31% 17% 27% 24% 1,759
50-64 28% 20% 26% 26% 1,743
65+ 39% 20% 24% 17% 1,371

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who have completed…

Age distribution High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,209. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 44% 39% 13% 5% 1,209
30-49 40% 27% 18% 15% 1,892
50-64 41% 28% 18% 13% 1,919
65+ 46% 23% 17% 15% 1,635

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Age distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,209. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 13% 16% 4% < 1% 67% 1,209
30-49 57% 12% 12% 1% 18% 1,895
50-64 58% 7% 19% 5% 11% 1,919
65+ 57% 3% 14% 23% 4% 1,633

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Age distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,211. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 22% 78% 1,211
30-49 56% 44% 1,892
50-64 18% 82% 1,920
65+ 2% 98% 1,639

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say religion is…

Age distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 22% 49% 22% 7% < 1% 1,212
30-49 26% 44% 21% 8% 1% 1,897
50-64 29% 47% 16% 7% < 1% 1,925
65+ 34% 44% 16% 5% 1% 1,640

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who attend religious services…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 18% 48% 34% < 1% 1,212
30-49 16% 44% 40% < 1% 1,897
50-64 19% 42% 39% < 1% 1,925
65+ 31% 32% 36% 1% 1,640

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who pray…

Age distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 28% 25% 14% 33% < 1% 1,212
30-49 34% 25% 12% 28% < 1% 1,897
50-64 36% 24% 12% 27% 1% 1,925
65+ 40% 24% 9% 25% 2% 1,640

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who attend prayer group…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 9% 11% 8% 72% < 1% 1,212
30-49 11% 9% 8% 72% < 1% 1,897
50-64 11% 6% 7% 77% < 1% 1,925
65+ 12% 5% 9% 73% 1% 1,640

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who meditate…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 23% 12% 5% 58% 1% 1,212
30-49 31% 12% 5% 50% 1% 1,897
50-64 33% 10% 5% 51% 1% 1,925
65+ 38% 10% 6% 43% 2% 1,640

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 41% 25% 14% 19% 1% 1,212
30-49 42% 19% 16% 23% 1% 1,897
50-64 44% 17% 15% 23% 1% 1,925
65+ 45% 17% 14% 21% 2% 1,640

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 46% 19% 14% 20% < 1% 1,212
30-49 40% 16% 17% 26% 1% 1,897
50-64 41% 19% 17% 22% 1% 1,925
65+ 39% 15% 17% 27% 3% 1,640

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Age distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 11% 19% 57% 12% 1% 1,212
30-49 15% 13% 57% 14% 1% 1,897
50-64 16% 13% 57% 12% 3% 1,925
65+ 19% 11% 58% 9% 3% 1,640

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say…

Age distribution There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 19% 80% 1% < 1% 1,212
30-49 25% 73% 1% 1% 1,897
50-64 28% 69% 2% 1% 1,925
65+ 26% 71% 2% 1% 1,640

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who read scripture…

Age distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 14% 13% 9% 64% < 1% 1,212
30-49 15% 10% 10% 65% 1% 1,897
50-64 15% 9% 10% 66% < 1% 1,925
65+ 19% 9% 11% 60% 1% 1,640

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say the holy scripture is…

Age distribution Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 12% 33% < 1% 48% 7% 1,212
30-49 17% 25% 1% 48% 8% 1,897
50-64 16% 26% 2% 49% 8% 1,925
65+ 14% 27% 3% 45% 11% 1,640

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in heaven

Age distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 77% 18% 5% 1,212
30-49 70% 22% 8% 1,897
50-64 68% 22% 10% 1,925
65+ 64% 23% 13% 1,640

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in hell

Age distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 58% 36% 6% 1,212
30-49 50% 41% 9% 1,897
50-64 47% 43% 10% 1,925
65+ 36% 50% 14% 1,640

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Age distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 30% 21% 49% 1,212
30-49 32% 21% 46% 1,897
50-64 34% 16% 50% 1,925
65+ 35% 14% 50% 1,640

Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Age distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 21% 40% 32% 7% 1,212
30-49 25% 38% 32% 6% 1,897
50-64 30% 39% 27% 4% 1,925
65+ 32% 39% 24% 5% 1,640

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who would rather have…

Age distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 42% 53% 1% 3% 1,212
30-49 47% 48% 2% 3% 1,897
50-64 52% 41% 3% 4% 1,925
65+ 55% 37% 4% 4% 1,640

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say government aid to the poor…

Age distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 40% 56% 3% 2% 1,212
30-49 43% 52% 3% 1% 1,897
50-64 43% 52% 3% 2% 1,925
65+ 42% 52% 4% 2% 1,640

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say abortion should be…

Age distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 61% 37% 3% 1,212
30-49 64% 33% 3% 1,897
50-64 67% 29% 4% 1,925
65+ 63% 30% 6% 1,640

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say homosexuality…

Age distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 87% 11% 2% 1% 1,212
30-49 78% 16% 3% 3% 1,897
50-64 75% 18% 4% 3% 1,925
65+ 66% 27% 3% 4% 1,640

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …same-sex marriage

Age distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 81% 15% 4% 1,212
30-49 70% 22% 8% 1,897
50-64 63% 28% 8% 1,925
65+ 53% 36% 11% 1,640

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say…

Age distribution Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 30% 65% 2% 2% 1,212
30-49 33% 63% 2% 2% 1,897
50-64 36% 60% 2% 3% 1,925
65+ 38% 55% 2% 5% 1,640

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by age group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say humans…

Age distribution Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,212. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
18-29 50% 28% 4% 17% 2% 1,212
30-49 47% 24% 5% 21% 3% 1,897
50-64 45% 26% 6% 19% 4% 1,925
65+ 38% 23% 7% 23% 8% 1,640