Age distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 28% 33% 25% 13% 885
Evangelical Protestant 22% 35% 22% 21% 317
Jewish 20% 29% 22% 29% 401
Mainline Protestant 21% 28% 27% 24% 888
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 35% 17% 10% 4,873

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DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Age distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,964. 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 65% 35% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,964
30-49 < 1% 23% 77% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,334
50-64 < 1% < 1% < 1% 100% < 1% < 1% 1,931
65+ < 1% < 1% < 1% 33% 61% 7% 1,769

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Age distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,964. 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% 1,964
30-49 66% 34% 2,334
50-64 66% 34% 1,931
65+ 67% 33% 1,769

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who identify as…

Age distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,948. 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 65% 5% 9% 16% 4% 1,948
30-49 73% 5% 6% 13% 3% 2,308
50-64 83% 4% 3% 7% 3% 1,912
65+ 91% 2% 1% 4% 2% 1,748

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Age distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,945. 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% 19% 68% 1,945
30-49 17% 9% 74% 2,301
50-64 12% 7% 80% 1,921
65+ 8% 17% 75% 1,752

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,757. 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 36% 24% 24% 16% 1,757
30-49 21% 19% 32% 28% 2,201
50-64 22% 17% 29% 32% 1,761
65+ 29% 19% 29% 23% 1,507

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who have completed…

Age distribution High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,961. 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 39% 38% 17% 5% 1,961
30-49 31% 28% 24% 17% 2,333
50-64 37% 25% 21% 17% 1,926
65+ 37% 23% 20% 20% 1,767

Marital status among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Age distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,961. 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% 13% 3% < 1% 74% 1,961
30-49 53% 12% 11% 1% 24% 2,331
50-64 58% 8% 18% 4% 12% 1,924
65+ 59% 4% 14% 18% 5% 1,764

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Age distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,961. 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% 88% 1,961
30-49 49% 51% 2,328
50-64 14% 86% 1,928
65+ 3% 97% 1,766

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say they…

Age distribution Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,964. 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% 21% 16% 1% 44% 6% 1,964
30-49 17% 25% 13% 1% 37% 7% 2,334
50-64 19% 29% 12% 1% 31% 7% 1,931
65+ 19% 25% 13% 2% 33% 8% 1,769

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say religion is…

Age distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,964. 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 4% 22% 33% 40% 1% 1,964
30-49 7% 21% 29% 42% < 1% 2,334
50-64 8% 26% 30% 36% 1% 1,931
65+ 9% 25% 27% 38% 1% 1,769

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,964. 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 4% 28% 68% < 1% 1,964
30-49 4% 23% 73% < 1% 2,334
50-64 4% 24% 72% < 1% 1,931
65+ 6% 23% 70% < 1% 1,769

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,964. 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 1% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 1,964
30-49 2% 1% 3% 94% < 1% 2,334
50-64 2% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 1,931
65+ 1% 1% 3% 95% < 1% 1,769

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,964. 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% 10% 6% 69% 1% 1,964
30-49 17% 9% 5% 68% 1% 2,334
50-64 19% 8% 5% 68% < 1% 1,931
65+ 17% 7% 6% 69% 1% 1,769

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,964. 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 31% 20% 11% 37% 1% 1,964
30-49 31% 15% 14% 39% 1% 2,334
50-64 29% 14% 14% 41% 2% 1,931
65+ 25% 11% 12% 50% 3% 1,769

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,964. 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 48% 19% 11% 20% < 1% 1,964
30-49 37% 16% 17% 30% < 1% 2,334
50-64 39% 15% 15% 31% 1% 1,931
65+ 33% 12% 17% 37% 2% 1,769

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,964. 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 3% 21% 54% 21% 1% 1,964
30-49 5% 16% 59% 19% 2% 2,334
50-64 6% 15% 61% 16% 3% 1,931
65+ 5% 14% 62% 17% 3% 1,769

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,964. 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% 86% 1% 1% 1,964
30-49 21% 78% 1% < 1% 2,334
50-64 24% 73% 2% 1% 1,931
65+ 23% 74% 1% 1% 1,769

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,964. 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 2% 3% 6% 88% < 1% 1,964
30-49 3% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 2,334
50-64 2% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 1,931
65+ 2% 3% 4% 91% < 1% 1,769

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,964. 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 4% 10% < 1% 81% 6% 1,964
30-49 7% 10% < 1% 76% 6% 2,334
50-64 8% 12% 1% 72% 6% 1,931
65+ 6% 12% < 1% 74% 9% 1,769

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …in heaven

Age distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,964. 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 33% 58% 9% 1,964
30-49 33% 59% 8% 2,334
50-64 34% 56% 10% 1,931
65+ 28% 62% 10% 1,769

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …in hell

Age distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,964. 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 27% 66% 7% 1,964
30-49 24% 69% 8% 2,334
50-64 25% 67% 9% 1,931
65+ 17% 75% 8% 1,769

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who identify as…

Age distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,964. 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% 22% 56% 1,964
30-49 26% 21% 53% 2,334
50-64 29% 18% 53% 1,931
65+ 29% 14% 56% 1,769

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Age distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,964. 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% 37% 41% 8% 1,964
30-49 18% 37% 39% 6% 2,334
50-64 22% 36% 37% 5% 1,931
65+ 27% 32% 37% 4% 1,769

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who would rather have…

Age distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,964. 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% 51% 2% 4% 1,964
30-49 49% 44% 3% 3% 2,334
50-64 50% 43% 3% 4% 1,931
65+ 54% 37% 4% 5% 1,769

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,964. 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 35% 61% 3% 1% 1,964
30-49 39% 56% 4% 1% 2,334
50-64 37% 57% 4% 2% 1,931
65+ 37% 57% 3% 3% 1,769

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say abortion should be…

Age distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,964. 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 75% 22% 2% 1,964
30-49 78% 19% 4% 2,334
50-64 80% 17% 3% 1,931
65+ 79% 16% 5% 1,769

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say homosexuality…

Age distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,964. 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 92% 6% 1% 1% 1,964
30-49 85% 10% 3% 2% 2,334
50-64 78% 16% 4% 3% 1,931
65+ 74% 19% 4% 3% 1,769

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …same-sex marriage

Age distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,964. 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 89% 9% 2% 1,964
30-49 81% 14% 5% 2,334
50-64 72% 21% 7% 1,931
65+ 66% 27% 8% 1,769

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,964. 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 25% 71% 2% 3% 1,964
30-49 27% 69% 2% 2% 2,334
50-64 32% 64% 2% 2% 1,931
65+ 32% 62% 3% 3% 1,769

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never pray by age group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 1,964. 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 75% 12% 4% 8% 2% 1,964
30-49 73% 10% 4% 11% 2% 2,334
50-64 65% 13% 5% 13% 3% 1,931
65+ 63% 12% 5% 17% 4% 1,769