Belief in God among adults with a post-graduate degree

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 5,897. 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 52% 22% 7% 1% 15% 3% 5,897

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Belief in God among adults with a post-graduate degree by religious group

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 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 66% 24% 6% 1% 1% 1% 1,128
Evangelical Protestant 90% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 959
Hindu 32% 45% 12% 1% 8% 3% 104
Historically Black Protestant 91% 8% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 193
Jewish 30% 28% 15% < 1% 18% 7% 326
Mainline Protestant 58% 32% 5% 1% 2% 2% 1,269
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 13% 18% 13% < 1% 48% 8% 1,382

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,983. 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 8% 42% 30% 20% 2,983
Believe in God; fairly certain 9% 44% 28% 18% 1,264
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 9% 52% 25% 14% 407
Do not believe in God 13% 45% 22% 19% 851
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 44% 28% 20% 196

Generational cohort among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,983. 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 1% 13% 35% 37% 13% 1% 2,983
Believe in God; fairly certain 1% 17% 35% 35% 10% 1% 1,264
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 2% 18% 41% 30% 8% < 1% 407
Do not believe in God 2% 21% 35% 29% 12% 1% 851
Other/don't know if they believe in God < 1% 18% 34% 33% 14% 1% 196

Gender composition among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,068. 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% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 50% 50% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 56% 44% 414
Do not believe in God 59% 41% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 51% 49% 209

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,008. 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 71% 12% 7% 7% 3% 3,008
Believe in God; fairly certain 78% 4% 11% 5% 3% 1,279
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 83% < 1% 12% 4% 1% 411
Do not believe in God 81% 2% 10% 4% 2% 854
Other/don't know if they believe in God 80% 4% 8% 5% 4% 207

Immigrant status among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,040. 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 14% 9% 76% 3,040
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 11% 72% 1,280
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 14% 66% 412
Do not believe in God 20% 11% 69% 856
Other/don't know if they believe in God 16% 13% 72% 205

Income distribution among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 2,705. 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 8% 12% 37% 43% 2,705
Believe in God; fairly certain 10% 9% 29% 53% 1,160
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 8% 25% 60% 388
Do not believe in God 8% 11% 31% 50% 784
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 9% 18% 60% 169

Marital status among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,056. 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 68% 3% 9% 5% 14% 3,056
Believe in God; fairly certain 64% 8% 10% 4% 14% 1,290
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 65% 8% 8% 2% 17% 414
Do not believe in God 61% 10% 9% 3% 18% 865
Other/don't know if they believe in God 65% 7% 8% 5% 16% 205

Parent of children under 18 among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. 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 35% 65% 3,048
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 68% 1,291
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 67% 411
Do not believe in God 30% 70% 865
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 79% 207

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,068. 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 75% 18% 4% 2% 1% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 46% 22% 9% 1% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 32% 39% 23% < 1% 414
Do not believe in God 3% 11% 21% 65% < 1% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 10% 19% 31% 35% 4% 209

Attendance at religious services among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who attend religious services…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,068. 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 58% 30% 11% 1% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 47% 32% < 1% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 44% 50% < 1% 414
Do not believe in God 3% 19% 78% < 1% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 29% 60% 2% 209

Frequency of prayer among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,068. 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 77% 15% 3% 4% 1% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 29% 13% 27% 1% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 12% 11% 14% 62% 1% 414
Do not believe in God 3% 1% 2% 94% < 1% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 11% 7% 7% 70% 5% 209

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,068. 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 35% 12% 12% 40% < 1% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 7% 8% 8% 77% < 1% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 4% 7% 87% < 1% 414
Do not believe in God 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 3% 1% 89% 2% 209

Frequency of meditation among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,068. 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 55% 8% 4% 32% 2% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 33% 12% 8% 47% 1% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 13% 7% 53% 1% 414
Do not believe in God 23% 10% 7% 59% 1% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 13% 9% 49% 3% 209

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,068. 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 73% 14% 7% 5% 1% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 22% 19% 15% 1% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 21% 17% 28% 1% 414
Do not believe in God 32% 15% 15% 36% 2% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 37% 17% 11% 27% 7% 209

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,068. 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% 17% 13% 15% 1% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 19% 21% 17% 1% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 42% 25% 20% 14% < 1% 414
Do not believe in God 44% 20% 18% 16% 1% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 52% 16% 15% 15% 2% 209

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,068. 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 48% 10% 30% 8% 3% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 9% 21% 52% 16% 2% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 26% 46% 24% 1% 414
Do not believe in God 1% 27% 36% 34% 2% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 2% 22% 48% 18% 10% 209

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,068. 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% 54% 2% < 1% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 75% 2% < 1% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 80% 1% < 1% 414
Do not believe in God 12% 86% 1% 1% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 79% 3% 1% 209

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,068. 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% 13% 10% 26% 1% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 10% 9% 12% 68% < 1% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 3% 8% 85% < 1% 414
Do not believe in God 1% 2% 5% 91% < 1% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 6% 7% 76% 3% 209

Interpreting scripture among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,068. 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 25% 43% 4% 21% 8% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 4% 23% 1% 63% 10% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain < 1% 4% < 1% 90% 5% 414
Do not believe in God < 1% 1% < 1% 97% 2% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God < 1% 3% 2% 84% 11% 209

Belief in Heaven among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,068. 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 81% 12% 8% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 56% 35% 10% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 64% 11% 414
Do not believe in God 3% 95% 2% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 7% 61% 32% 209

Belief in Hell among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,068. 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% 29% 10% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 60% 12% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 11% 84% 6% 414
Do not believe in God 3% 95% 2% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 5% 71% 25% 209

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,068. 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 45% 13% 42% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 10% 61% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 6% 75% 414
Do not believe in God 12% 9% 80% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 12% 65% 209

Political ideology among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,068. 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% 37% 21% 3% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 45% 38% 2% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 38% 53% 1% 414
Do not believe in God 5% 26% 66% 2% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 14% 33% 48% 5% 209

Views about size of government among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,068. 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 59% 35% 3% 3% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 44% 3% 2% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 44% 51% 1% 3% 414
Do not believe in God 30% 64% 3% 3% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 37% 48% 9% 6% 209

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,068. 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% 50% 4% 1% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 63% 4% 1% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 72% 3% 1% 414
Do not believe in God 18% 77% 3% 2% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 68% 5% 2% 209

Views about abortion among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,068. 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% 46% 3% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 76% 21% 3% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 89% 9% 1% 414
Do not believe in God 92% 6% 2% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 91% 7% 3% 209

Views about homosexuality among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,068. 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 59% 33% 5% 3% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 87% 9% 3% 2% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 92% 7% 1% < 1% 414
Do not believe in God 95% 3% 1% < 1% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 87% 9% 2% 2% 209

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,068. 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% 42% 7% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 81% 14% 6% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 89% 10% 1% 414
Do not believe in God 94% 5% 1% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 87% 9% 4% 209

Views about environmental regulation among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,068. 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% 62% 2% 2% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 75% 2% 1% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 81% 2% 1% 414
Do not believe in God 9% 88% 2% 1% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 12% 84% 2% 2% 209

Views about human evolution among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in God

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,068. 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 22% 36% 5% 34% 3% 3,068
Believe in God; fairly certain 62% 23% 8% 6% 1% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 85% 6% 3% 5% 1% 414
Do not believe in God 93% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 867
Other/don't know if they believe in God 83% < 1% 12% 4% 1% 209