Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 16,514. 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 65% 18% 5% 1% 9% 2% 16,514
2007 74% 15% 4% 1% 5% 3% 14,353

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Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 168. 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% 27% 5% 1% 26% 6% 168
Catholic 67% 25% 5% 1% 1% 1% 3,061
Evangelical Protestant 88% 9% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 4,247
Historically Black Protestant 91% 8% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 812
Jehovah's Witness 91% 8% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 160
Jewish 41% 26% 17% 1% 12% 3% 362
Mainline Protestant 71% 22% 4% 1% 1% 1% 2,762
Mormon 87% 12% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 337
Muslim 87% 9% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 129
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 28% 20% 12% 1% 34% 6% 3,631

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,441. 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% 31% 31% 20% 10,441
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 35% 24% 14% 2,804
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 41% 28% 19% 11% 824
Believe in God; don't know 14% 26% 23% 37% 121
Do not believe in God 41% 33% 16% 10% 1,589
Other/don't know if they believe in God 36% 27% 22% 15% 402

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,441. 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 11% 12% 26% 36% 13% 1% 10,441
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 16% 28% 29% 8% 1% 2,804
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 28% 21% 21% 23% 7% < 1% 824
Believe in God; don't know 7% 17% 16% 26% 22% 11% 121
Do not believe in God 28% 21% 23% 20% 6% 1% 1,589
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 22% 20% 26% 10% 1% 402

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,679. 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% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 53% 47% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 60% 40% 831
Believe in God; don't know 53% 47% 124
Do not believe in God 68% 32% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 62% 38% 421

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,497. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 63% 15% 3% 16% 4% 10,497
Believe in God; fairly certain 64% 7% 2% 23% 4% 2,817
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 68% 4% 6% 17% 4% 823
Believe in God; don't know 61% 10% 2% 24% 2% 116
Do not believe in God 79% 3% 4% 10% 5% 1,583
Other/don't know if they believe in God 79% 6% 2% 8% 6% 405

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,554. 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 15% 9% 76% 10,554
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 11% 68% 2,810
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 17% 67% 825
Believe in God; don't know 25% 12% 63% 119
Do not believe in God 10% 14% 76% 1,595
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 10% 81% 408

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 9,220. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 38% 21% 25% 15% 9,220
Believe in God; fairly certain 38% 20% 24% 18% 2,504
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 17% 24% 26% 764
Do not believe in God 26% 15% 30% 30% 1,485
Other/don't know if they believe in God 28% 17% 28% 27% 340

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,621. 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% 33% 16% 10% 10,621
Believe in God; fairly certain 41% 31% 17% 12% 2,835
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 32% 21% 14% 828
Believe in God; don't know 55% 24% 10% 11% 123
Do not believe in God 24% 33% 27% 17% 1,600
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 34% 23% 19% 419

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 10,627. 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 50% 6% 15% 8% 21% 10,627
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 11% 12% 4% 29% 2,838
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 35% 12% 9% 3% 41% 826
Believe in God; don't know 42% 10% 18% 16% 14% 121
Do not believe in God 35% 13% 9% 2% 40% 1,603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 43% 9% 10% 4% 34% 410

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,629. 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 28% 72% 10,629
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 72% 2,846
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 77% 830
Believe in God; don't know 27% 73% 122
Do not believe in God 20% 80% 1,601
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 81% 419

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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% 16% 3% 3% 1% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 40% 17% 8% 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 12% 35% 34% 19% < 1% 831
Believe in God; don't know 58% 18% 6% 12% 7% 124
Do not believe in God 2% 9% 21% 67% 1% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 11% 20% 28% 37% 3% 421

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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% 30% 17% 1% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 40% 36% < 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 37% 55% < 1% 831
Believe in God; don't know 41% 29% 28% 2% 124
Do not believe in God 2% 16% 82% 1% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 29% 60% 2% 421

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,679. 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 80% 12% 3% 4% 1% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 41% 25% 9% 24% 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 15% 11% 53% < 1% 831
Believe in God; don't know 55% 12% 2% 24% 7% 124
Do not believe in God 3% 1% 3% 92% < 1% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 6% 6% 69% 4% 421

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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% 11% 9% 39% 1% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 10% 8% 68% 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 6% 5% 85% < 1% 831
Believe in God; don't know 29% 8% 7% 49% 7% 124
Do not believe in God 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 3% 4% 85% 2% 421

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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% 7% 3% 28% 2% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 12% 5% 37% 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 15% 7% 45% 1% 831
Believe in God; don't know 58% 7% 1% 28% 6% 124
Do not believe in God 26% 11% 6% 56% 1% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 35% 10% 7% 44% 4% 421

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week 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 = 10,679. 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% 10% 4% 4% 1% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 60% 18% 9% 11% 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 44% 21% 12% 23% 1% 831
Believe in God; don't know 73% 5% 8% 5% 8% 124
Do not believe in God 44% 17% 6% 31% 2% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 50% 15% 7% 22% 6% 421

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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 50% 9% 34% 5% 3% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 19% 49% 12% 2% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 28% 50% 16% 2% 831
Believe in God; don't know 27% 16% 41% 6% 9% 124
Do not believe in God 1% 22% 47% 29% 2% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 22% 51% 16% 6% 421

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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% 55% 2% 1% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 72% 2% 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 82% 1% 1% 831
Believe in God; don't know 31% 61% 3% 5% 124
Do not believe in God 14% 85% 1% 1% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 16% 78% 5% 1% 421

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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% 11% 7% 23% 1% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 12% 11% 55% < 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 9% 9% 74% < 1% 831
Believe in God; don't know 41% 5% 9% 41% 4% 124
Do not believe in God 3% 4% 6% 87% < 1% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 11% 7% 5% 75% 2% 421

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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% 30% 3% 16% 7% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 16% 24% 1% 51% 8% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 9% < 1% 79% 7% 831
Believe in God; don't know 28% 11% 9% 32% 20% 124
Do not believe in God < 1% 1% < 1% 97% 2% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 3% 3% 2% 77% 16% 421

Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,679. 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 84% 9% 7% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 65% 25% 10% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 35% 52% 12% 831
Believe in God; don't know 58% 23% 20% 124
Do not believe in God 4% 93% 3% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 12% 53% 34% 421

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,679. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 70% 22% 8% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 46% 10% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 66% 8% 831
Believe in God; don't know 43% 38% 19% 124
Do not believe in God 3% 95% 2% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 61% 26% 421

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,679. 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% 19% 39% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 19% 51% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 18% 61% 831
Believe in God; don't know 31% 33% 36% 124
Do not believe in God 14% 17% 69% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 22% 25% 53% 421

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,679. 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% 29% 18% 7% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 38% 33% 5% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 19% 36% 40% 4% 831
Believe in God; don't know 38% 18% 27% 17% 124
Do not believe in God 10% 29% 57% 4% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 38% 41% 8% 421

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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% 38% 3% 4% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 49% 3% 3% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 46% 46% 5% 4% 831
Believe in God; don't know 42% 42% 7% 9% 124
Do not believe in God 41% 52% 4% 3% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 45% 37% 8% 10% 421

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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% 47% 4% 2% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 56% 3% 2% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 62% 4% 2% 831
Believe in God; don't know 39% 43% 9% 10% 124
Do not believe in God 25% 71% 3% 1% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 31% 58% 6% 5% 421

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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% 54% 5% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 61% 35% 4% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 80% 18% 2% 831
Believe in God; don't know 36% 50% 15% 124
Do not believe in God 88% 9% 3% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 76% 19% 5% 421

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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% 42% 5% 4% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 78% 16% 3% 3% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 86% 10% 2% 2% 831
Believe in God; don't know 48% 39% 7% 6% 124
Do not believe in God 94% 4% 2% 1% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 83% 9% 4% 4% 421

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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% 51% 8% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 69% 23% 8% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 81% 14% 5% 831
Believe in God; don't know 48% 34% 18% 124
Do not believe in God 92% 5% 3% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 80% 13% 7% 421

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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% 52% 3% 4% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 63% 2% 3% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 69% 2% 2% 831
Believe in God; don't know 37% 44% 5% 14% 124
Do not believe in God 15% 82% 2% 1% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 68% 4% 4% 421

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in God

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 10,679. 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% 30% 4% 45% 5% 10,679
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 27% 7% 18% 4% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 70% 12% 6% 10% 2% 831
Believe in God; don't know 32% 14% 9% 34% 11% 124
Do not believe in God 92% 3% 1% 3% 1% 1,607
Other/don't know if they believe in God 73% 8% 11% 4% 3% 421