Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 5,093. 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 56% 26% 6% < 1% 9% 2% 5,093
2007 69% 22% 3% < 1% 3% 2% 4,813

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Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 63% 31% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 1,175
Evangelical Protestant 81% 16% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 957
Historically Black Protestant 84% 13% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 210
Jewish 29% 35% 18% < 1% 14% 3% 150
Mainline Protestant 61% 32% 4% 1% 1% 1% 1,041
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 26% 13% < 1% 32% 5% 1,191

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,722. 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 23% 38% 26% 14% 2,722
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 34% 22% 13% 1,339
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 46% 29% 18% 7% 309
Do not believe in God 46% 33% 14% 6% 504
Other/don't know if they believe in God 28% 36% 22% 14% 115

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,722. 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% 16% 31% 30% 9% < 1% 2,722
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 18% 27% 26% 8% 1% 1,339
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 36% 15% 25% 20% 4% 1% 309
Do not believe in God 32% 25% 23% 17% 4% < 1% 504
Other/don't know if they believe in God 18% 21% 25% 24% 11% < 1% 115

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,761. 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% 53% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 50% 50% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 59% 41% 313
Do not believe in God 64% 36% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 58% 42% 124

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,720. 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% 14% 3% 14% 3% 2,720
Believe in God; fairly certain 71% 7% 4% 15% 3% 1,354
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 66% 6% 9% 13% 5% 308
Do not believe in God 81% 3% 7% 6% 4% 510
Other/don't know if they believe in God 79% 4% 4% 9% 4% 118

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,728. 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% 77% 2,728
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 12% 74% 1,344
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 18% 64% 308
Do not believe in God 13% 11% 76% 509
Other/don't know if they believe in God 10% 8% 81% 119

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,479. 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% 21% 27% 17% 2,479
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 20% 27% 22% 1,212
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 16% 28% 27% 282
Do not believe in God 20% 19% 30% 31% 480

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,755. 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% 32% 16% 9% 2,755
Believe in God; fairly certain 37% 32% 18% 13% 1,356
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 27% 21% 18% 311
Do not believe in God 17% 36% 30% 17% 510
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 24% 29% 23% 122

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,758. 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% 7% 13% 5% 26% 2,758
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 10% 10% 3% 31% 1,359
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 35% 10% 11% 2% 42% 311
Do not believe in God 31% 12% 9% 1% 46% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 47% 7% 7% 5% 34% 121

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,752. 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% 2,752
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 70% 1,356
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 74% 313
Do not believe in God 19% 81% 511
Other/don't know if they believe in God 20% 80% 123

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,761. 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% 33% 4% 2% < 1% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 54% 19% 6% < 1% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 9% 35% 36% 20% < 1% 313
Do not believe in God 2% 8% 27% 63% < 1% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 28% 41% 23% 2% 124

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,761. 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% 46% 19% < 1% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 50% 33% < 1% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 43% 49% < 1% 313
Do not believe in God 1% 21% 78% < 1% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 24% 64% 3% 124

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,761. 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% 25% 6% 8% 1% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 30% 15% 24% < 1% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 13% 16% 12% 59% < 1% 313
Do not believe in God 2% 3% 6% 90% < 1% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 13% 7% 70% 2% 124

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,761. 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 18% 15% 12% 55% < 1% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 7% 8% 8% 77% < 1% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 6% 5% 84% < 1% 313
Do not believe in God < 1% 3% 2% 95% < 1% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 2% 3% 6% 87% 1% 124

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,761. 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% 12% 5% 49% 1% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 17% 6% 51% 1% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 19% 21% 7% 52% 1% 313
Do not believe in God 18% 14% 8% 59% 1% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 10% 11% 53% 1% 124

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,761. 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% 24% 16% 25% 1% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 25% 17% 19% < 1% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 54% 26% 12% 7% < 1% 313
Do not believe in God 51% 28% 12% 9% < 1% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 54% 24% 7% 14% 1% 124

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,761. 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% 9% 49% 6% 2% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 13% 16% 59% 12% 1% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 28% 55% 11% 2% 313
Do not believe in God 1% 24% 45% 29% 1% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 3% 23% 52% 15% 7% 124

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,761. 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% 65% 1% 1% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 73% 1% 1% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 83% < 1% 1% 313
Do not believe in God 16% 83% < 1% < 1% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 82% 5% 1% 124

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,761. 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 31% 19% 13% 37% < 1% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 13% 10% 65% < 1% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 6% 8% 80% < 1% 313
Do not believe in God 1% 4% 6% 89% < 1% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 7% 5% 83% 1% 124

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,761. 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% 40% 3% 18% 6% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 32% 1% 48% 8% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 9% < 1% 77% 10% 313
Do not believe in God 1% < 1% < 1% 97% 2% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 1% 6% 2% 78% 12% 124

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,761. 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 88% 8% 4% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 72% 20% 8% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 37% 52% 11% 313
Do not believe in God 5% 91% 4% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 18% 50% 32% 124

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,761. 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% 21% 6% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 50% 41% 9% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 66% 8% 313
Do not believe in God 3% 94% 2% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 16% 59% 25% 124

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,761. 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% 16% 40% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 18% 47% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 12% 67% 313
Do not believe in God 14% 10% 76% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 28% 48% 124

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,761. 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% 35% 18% 6% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 41% 27% 5% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 13% 38% 44% 5% 313
Do not believe in God 8% 29% 60% 3% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 38% 36% 4% 124

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,761. 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% 41% 2% 3% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 43% 2% 3% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 44% 51% 2% 2% 313
Do not believe in God 38% 57% 3% 2% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 47% 35% 15% 3% 124

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,761. 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% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 54% 2% 2% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 31% 64% 3% 2% 313
Do not believe in God 23% 73% 3% 1% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 36% 54% 8% 3% 124

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,761. 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% 47% 3% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 66% 31% 3% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 83% 15% 2% 313
Do not believe in God 89% 9% 2% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 77% 18% 5% 124

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,761. 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% 33% 4% 3% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 80% 14% 3% 3% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 88% 9% < 1% 2% 313
Do not believe in God 97% 3% < 1% < 1% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 82% 9% 8% 1% 124

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,761. 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% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 73% 22% 6% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 83% 12% 5% 313
Do not believe in God 93% 5% 2% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 76% 12% 12% 124

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,761. 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% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 65% 2% 2% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 71% 3% < 1% 313
Do not believe in God 13% 85% 2% < 1% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 68% 5% 5% 124

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 2,761. 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 20% 34% 4% 38% 4% 2,761
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 24% 5% 20% 3% 1,362
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 74% 11% 5% 9% 2% 313
Do not believe in God 92% 3% 1% 4% < 1% 513
Other/don't know if they believe in God 74% 8% 8% 10% < 1% 124