Belief in God among adults who attend services monthly or yearly

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say they…

Survey year 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 = 11,214. 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.
2014 62% 25% 6% 1% 5% 2% 11,214
2007 70% 22% 4% 1% 2% 2% 11,431

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Belief in God among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by religious group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say they…

Religious tradition 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 = 105. 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.
Buddhist 24% 32% 13% 2% 26% 4% 105
Catholic 60% 31% 6% 1% 1% 1% 2,747
Evangelical Protestant 82% 15% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,367
Hindu 39% 38% 15% 1% 7% < 1% 111
Historically Black Protestant 85% 13% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 652
Jewish 31% 32% 16% 1% 15% 5% 428
Mainline Protestant 62% 30% 4% 1% 1% 2% 2,517
Orthodox Christian 54% 32% 10% < 1% 3% < 1% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 37% 27% 11% 1% 19% 5% 1,668

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,680. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 21% 36% 29% 14% 6,680
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 37% 24% 11% 2,807
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 35% 38% 18% 10% 649
Do not believe in God 47% 27% 16% 10% 563
Other/don't know if they believe in God 29% 33% 21% 17% 226

Generational cohort among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,680. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 13% 14% 30% 34% 9% 1% 6,680
Believe in God; fairly certain 18% 17% 30% 28% 7% 1% 2,807
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 19% 30% 20% 6% 1% 649
Do not believe in God 34% 20% 20% 19% 7% 1% 563
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 21% 24% 26% 10% 2% 226

Gender composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 44% 56% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 53% 47% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 62% 38% 661
Do not believe in God 64% 36% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 65% 35% 236

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,707. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 63% 16% 3% 14% 4% 6,707
Believe in God; fairly certain 65% 7% 6% 19% 3% 2,842
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 63% 3% 11% 20% 4% 654
Do not believe in God 71% 4% 11% 9% 4% 561
Other/don't know if they believe in God 76% 4% 7% 8% 5% 228

Immigrant status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,705. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 13% 10% 77% 6,705
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 11% 70% 2,830
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 16% 60% 650
Do not believe in God 18% 16% 66% 565
Other/don't know if they believe in God 11% 11% 78% 230

Income distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who have a household income of…

Belief in God Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 6,025. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 36% 21% 26% 17% 6,025
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 20% 26% 24% 2,552
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 31% 17% 22% 31% 595
Do not believe in God 20% 20% 28% 32% 523
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 13% 32% 32% 203

Educational distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,768. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 42% 35% 15% 8% 6,768
Believe in God; fairly certain 38% 30% 18% 13% 2,850
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 35% 27% 20% 18% 657
Do not believe in God 23% 30% 28% 19% 571
Other/don't know if they believe in God 26% 34% 22% 18% 233

Marital status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,772. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 46% 8% 15% 6% 25% 6,772
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 9% 12% 4% 28% 2,851
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 41% 11% 9% 4% 35% 658
Do not believe in God 38% 9% 6% 1% 46% 571
Other/don't know if they believe in God 48% 7% 11% 3% 31% 232

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,780. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 32% 68% 6,780
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 68% 2,848
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 70% 657
Do not believe in God 19% 81% 568
Other/don't know if they believe in God 28% 72% 233

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say religion is…

Belief in God Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 62% 33% 3% 1% < 1% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 60% 16% 2% < 1% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 11% 45% 37% 6% < 1% 661
Do not believe in God 5% 21% 43% 30% 1% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 12% 38% 39% 11% < 1% 236

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 65% 22% 6% 6% 1% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 29% 16% 22% < 1% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 15% 18% 49% < 1% 661
Do not believe in God 5% 4% 8% 83% < 1% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 14% 12% 10% 62% 2% 236

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who attend prayer group…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 10% 14% 16% 60% < 1% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 5% 9% 12% 73% < 1% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 7% 8% 82% < 1% 661
Do not believe in God 1% 4% 7% 88% < 1% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 3% 6% 9% 81% 2% 236

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who meditate…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 38% 9% 5% 47% 1% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 13% 7% 51% 1% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 14% 8% 58% < 1% 661
Do not believe in God 20% 10% 6% 63% 1% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 27% 15% 5% 52% 1% 236

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 61% 19% 11% 9% 1% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 23% 18% 18% 1% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 21% 18% 32% < 1% 661
Do not believe in God 32% 19% 11% 37% 1% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 40% 11% 13% 30% 6% 236

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 42% 15% 14% 27% 1% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 18% 18% 24% 1% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 46% 17% 19% 18% 1% 661
Do not believe in God 44% 23% 14% 19% 1% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 51% 18% 16% 14% 2% 236

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in God Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 33% 9% 50% 6% 2% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 15% 58% 13% 2% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 20% 54% 17% 2% 661
Do not believe in God 2% 23% 50% 24% 1% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 21% 51% 18% 5% 236

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say…

Belief in God 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 = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 34% 64% 1% 1% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 73% 1% 1% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 80% 2% < 1% 661
Do not believe in God 15% 85% < 1% < 1% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 82% 3% 1% 236

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who read scripture…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 30% 18% 15% 37% 1% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 11% 13% 14% 62% 1% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 8% 11% 76% < 1% 661
Do not believe in God 3% 5% 9% 83% < 1% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 9% 10% 72% 1% 236

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in God 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 = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 34% 36% 3% 18% 8% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 13% 32% 1% 45% 9% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 14% < 1% 73% 7% 661
Do not believe in God 1% 2% < 1% 93% 3% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 8% 1% 70% 17% 236

Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 89% 7% 4% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 74% 18% 8% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 43% 44% 13% 661
Do not believe in God 10% 86% 4% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 38% 37% 236

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 70% 23% 7% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 40% 9% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 60% 11% 661
Do not believe in God 6% 90% 3% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 55% 25% 236

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 39% 17% 44% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 18% 48% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 17% 62% 661
Do not believe in God 18% 13% 68% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 26% 23% 51% 236

Political ideology among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 38% 35% 20% 6% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 41% 27% 5% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 42% 35% 4% 661
Do not believe in God 11% 39% 45% 5% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 44% 33% 6% 236

Views about size of government among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 51% 43% 3% 3% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 46% 3% 3% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 44% 50% 3% 3% 661
Do not believe in God 39% 57% 1% 2% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 48% 41% 7% 5% 236

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in God Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 48% 4% 2% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 51% 3% 2% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 36% 61% 2% 1% 661
Do not believe in God 28% 69% 2% < 1% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 31% 59% 7% 3% 236

Views about abortion among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say abortion should be…

Belief in God Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 52% 44% 4% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 66% 30% 4% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 74% 24% 3% 661
Do not believe in God 87% 11% 2% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 77% 22% 1% 236

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 63% 29% 4% 3% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 79% 15% 4% 2% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 84% 11% 2% 2% 661
Do not believe in God 92% 6% 1% 1% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 77% 16% 5% 2% 236

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 53% 38% 9% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 70% 23% 7% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 77% 17% 6% 661
Do not believe in God 86% 10% 4% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 75% 18% 7% 236

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say…

Belief in God 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 = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 41% 55% 2% 3% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 33% 63% 2% 2% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 67% 2% 2% 661
Do not believe in God 18% 80% 2% < 1% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 26% 65% 5% 5% 236

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in God

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say humans…

Belief in God 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 = 6,797. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 21% 34% 4% 37% 4% 6,797
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 27% 5% 19% 2% 2,859
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 66% 13% 4% 15% 2% 661
Do not believe in God 84% 7% 1% 8% < 1% 573
Other/don't know if they believe in God 63% 8% 13% 8% 8% 236