Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 20,955. 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 76% 14% 3% 1% 5% 1% 20,955
2007 84% 10% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 19,253

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Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 166. 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 37% 28% 4% 2% 24% 5% 166
Catholic 73% 22% 3% 1% 1% 1% 4,173
Evangelical Protestant 92% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6,541
Historically Black Protestant 92% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,423
Jehovah's Witness 92% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 203
Jewish 57% 25% 8% 1% 7% 2% 320
Mainline Protestant 78% 17% 3% 1% 1% 1% 3,532
Mormon 93% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 545
Muslim 88% 9% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 152
Orthodox Christian 73% 25% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 103
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 39% 21% 9% 1% 25% 5% 3,048

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 15,574. 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 16% 33% 30% 21% 15,574
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 35% 25% 16% 2,847
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 34% 22% 13% 567
Believe in God; don't know 16% 26% 27% 32% 142
Do not believe in God 38% 37% 15% 10% 1,058
Other/don't know if they believe in God 30% 33% 21% 15% 302

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 15,574. 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% 12% 27% 35% 14% 1% 15,574
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 16% 29% 30% 10% 1% 2,847
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 21% 26% 26% 8% 1% 567
Believe in God; don't know 7% 17% 18% 29% 21% 9% 142
Do not believe in God 26% 22% 27% 19% 6% 1% 1,058
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 19% 27% 25% 10% 2% 302

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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% 59% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 52% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 56% 44% 573
Believe in God; don't know 45% 55% 148
Do not believe in God 61% 39% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 56% 44% 320

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 15,681. 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 64% 16% 2% 14% 4% 15,681
Believe in God; fairly certain 57% 8% 4% 27% 4% 2,880
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 64% 6% 6% 21% 3% 565
Believe in God; don't know 51% 11% 5% 28% 5% 144
Do not believe in God 72% 3% 7% 13% 5% 1,047
Other/don't know if they believe in God 81% 3% 1% 8% 6% 306

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 15,753. 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% 8% 79% 15,753
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 10% 63% 2,870
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 15% 62% 568
Believe in God; don't know 29% 11% 60% 143
Do not believe in God 13% 16% 71% 1,055
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 11% 81% 310

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 13,665. 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% 22% 27% 16% 13,665
Believe in God; fairly certain 38% 19% 24% 19% 2,550
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 17% 24% 29% 523
Believe in God; don't know 61% 19% 10% 10% 105
Do not believe in God 23% 17% 30% 30% 985
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 17% 27% 32% 248

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 15,843. 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% 34% 16% 9% 15,843
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 29% 16% 12% 2,890
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 38% 27% 20% 16% 569
Believe in God; don't know 52% 27% 9% 12% 145
Do not believe in God 25% 29% 28% 18% 1,063
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 33% 25% 17% 317

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 15,863. 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% 5% 14% 8% 19% 15,863
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 10% 13% 6% 26% 2,897
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 45% 11% 7% 4% 32% 568
Believe in God; don't know 37% 9% 19% 17% 17% 145
Do not believe in God 43% 14% 7% 2% 34% 1,062
Other/don't know if they believe in God 41% 10% 12% 6% 31% 308

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 15,874. 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 29% 71% 15,874
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 69% 2,900
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 71% 572
Believe in God; don't know 33% 67% 144
Do not believe in God 27% 73% 1,061
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 76% 318

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,943. 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 82% 13% 2% 2% 1% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 40% 14% 7% 1% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 17% 28% 33% 22% 1% 573
Believe in God; don't know 63% 23% 3% 7% 3% 148
Do not believe in God 5% 10% 21% 62% 1% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 18% 20% 26% 32% 4% 320

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,943. 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 57% 28% 14% 1% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 40% 32% < 1% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 11% 34% 55% < 1% 573
Believe in God; don't know 44% 27% 27% 2% 148
Do not believe in God 4% 18% 78% < 1% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 10% 29% 58% 3% 320

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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 83% 12% 2% 3% 1% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 47% 23% 8% 20% 1% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 14% 10% 50% < 1% 573
Believe in God; don't know 58% 13% 3% 22% 4% 148
Do not believe in God 6% 2% 3% 89% < 1% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 6% 5% 60% 4% 320

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,943. 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 43% 12% 9% 36% 1% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 10% 8% 64% < 1% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 6% 6% 83% < 1% 573
Believe in God; don't know 31% 9% 10% 44% 6% 148
Do not believe in God 2% 2% 2% 94% < 1% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 4% 4% 80% 2% 320

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,943. 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 57% 7% 3% 32% 2% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 47% 11% 4% 38% 1% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 42% 14% 5% 38% < 1% 573
Believe in God; don't know 59% 5% 2% 28% 5% 148
Do not believe in God 32% 12% 6% 49% 1% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 42% 10% 3% 40% 5% 320

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,943. 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 54% 15% 9% 21% 2% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 58% 15% 11% 14% 1% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 64% 11% 11% 14% 1% 573
Believe in God; don't know 60% 6% 6% 23% 4% 148
Do not believe in God 66% 13% 8% 12% 1% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 64% 12% 6% 13% 4% 320

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,943. 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 54% 6% 33% 4% 3% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 15% 49% 12% 3% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 22% 53% 16% 2% 573
Believe in God; don't know 26% 13% 44% 10% 8% 148
Do not believe in God 2% 23% 47% 26% 2% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 20% 51% 14% 6% 320

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,943. 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 43% 54% 2% 1% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 72% 1% 1% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 76% 2% 1% 573
Believe in God; don't know 30% 61% 4% 5% 148
Do not believe in God 15% 83% 1% 1% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 22% 74% 3% 1% 320

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,943. 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 60% 11% 7% 21% 1% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 12% 10% 53% < 1% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 10% 8% 5% 77% < 1% 573
Believe in God; don't know 44% 9% 6% 38% 3% 148
Do not believe in God 5% 5% 6% 84% < 1% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 6% 6% 66% 3% 320

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,943. 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% 30% 4% 12% 6% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 24% 2% 46% 8% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 9% 1% 78% 5% 573
Believe in God; don't know 38% 13% 9% 22% 19% 148
Do not believe in God 1% 1% < 1% 95% 3% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 5% 5% 2% 72% 15% 320

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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 87% 7% 6% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 70% 22% 8% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 37% 51% 12% 573
Believe in God; don't know 66% 18% 16% 148
Do not believe in God 6% 91% 3% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 49% 32% 320

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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 74% 19% 8% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 42% 9% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 66% 10% 573
Believe in God; don't know 49% 31% 20% 148
Do not believe in God 4% 94% 3% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 61% 24% 320

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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% 18% 38% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 20% 52% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 18% 61% 573
Believe in God; don't know 26% 29% 45% 148
Do not believe in God 15% 18% 68% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 27% 49% 320

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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% 30% 16% 6% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 38% 32% 5% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 19% 35% 41% 5% 573
Believe in God; don't know 34% 23% 30% 12% 148
Do not believe in God 12% 31% 53% 4% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 37% 36% 12% 320

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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 56% 37% 3% 4% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 52% 3% 3% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 41% 50% 6% 4% 573
Believe in God; don't know 32% 51% 6% 10% 148
Do not believe in God 41% 50% 5% 4% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 48% 35% 6% 10% 320

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,943. 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 49% 45% 4% 2% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 55% 4% 2% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 34% 61% 4% 2% 573
Believe in God; don't know 32% 48% 8% 12% 148
Do not believe in God 26% 69% 3% 2% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 33% 53% 11% 4% 320

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,943. 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% 56% 5% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 60% 36% 4% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 76% 21% 3% 573
Believe in God; don't know 33% 50% 16% 148
Do not believe in God 88% 9% 3% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 73% 18% 9% 320

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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% 45% 5% 4% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 76% 18% 3% 2% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 82% 13% 3% 1% 573
Believe in God; don't know 48% 30% 12% 10% 148
Do not believe in God 94% 4% 2% 1% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 78% 13% 6% 4% 320

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,943. 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 37% 55% 8% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 67% 25% 8% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 79% 16% 5% 573
Believe in God; don't know 49% 27% 24% 148
Do not believe in God 91% 6% 3% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 76% 18% 6% 320

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,943. 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 43% 51% 3% 3% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 62% 2% 3% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 27% 68% 3% 2% 573
Believe in God; don't know 36% 45% 7% 12% 148
Do not believe in God 15% 82% 2% 1% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 66% 4% 7% 320

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,943. 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% 29% 3% 49% 5% 15,943
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 27% 6% 21% 4% 2,907
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 64% 14% 5% 14% 3% 573
Believe in God; don't know 34% 16% 9% 30% 11% 148
Do not believe in God 89% 4% 2% 4% < 1% 1,064
Other/don't know if they believe in God 69% 7% 10% 9% 5% 320