Belief in God among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 8,007. 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% 19% 5% 1% 9% 2% 8,007
2007 70% 18% 4% 1% 5% 3% 9,755

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Belief in God among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say they…

Religious tradition Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 66% 25% 5% 1% 2% 1% 1,860
Evangelical Protestant 88% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,934
Historically Black Protestant 89% 8% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 548
Jewish 36% 31% 12% 1% 16% 5% 187
Mainline Protestant 67% 24% 5% 2% 2% 1% 1,377
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 31% 23% 10% 1% 30% 5% 1,694

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,995. 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% 36% 28% 20% 4,995
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 39% 23% 17% 1,537
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 36% 22% 18% 377
Do not believe in God 33% 33% 18% 16% 697
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 41% 28% 18% 142

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,995. 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 9% 13% 30% 33% 14% 1% 4,995
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 16% 32% 27% 12% 1% 1,537
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 13% 16% 30% 27% 12% 2% 377
Do not believe in God 22% 18% 27% 23% 9% 2% 697
Other/don't know if they believe in God 5% 13% 35% 31% 14% 2% 142

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,119. 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% 57% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 52% 48% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 58% 42% 386
Do not believe in God 60% 40% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 63% 37% 155

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,042. 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% 18% 2% 12% 4% 5,042
Believe in God; fairly certain 68% 7% 5% 17% 3% 1,555
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 65% 7% 7% 18% 3% 379
Do not believe in God 75% 3% 11% 10% 2% 699
Other/don't know if they believe in God 87% 4% 5% 2% 2% 145

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,033. 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% 9% 81% 5,033
Believe in God; fairly certain 16% 10% 74% 1,549
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 12% 68% 378
Do not believe in God 14% 17% 68% 695
Other/don't know if they believe in God 10% 9% 81% 147

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 4,318. 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% 22% 26% 14% 4,318
Believe in God; fairly certain 36% 19% 27% 18% 1,365
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 40% 20% 24% 16% 334
Do not believe in God 31% 23% 26% 20% 622
Other/don't know if they believe in God 27% 19% 26% 29% 117

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,082. 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% 31% 12% 5% 5,082
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 28% 15% 8% 1,560
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 54% 24% 13% 8% 383
Do not believe in God 44% 27% 18% 12% 705
Other/don't know if they believe in God 41% 24% 21% 14% 150

Marital status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,099. 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% 5% 14% 9% 20% 5,099
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 9% 12% 6% 25% 1,560
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 45% 9% 9% 7% 29% 383
Do not believe in God 41% 10% 9% 4% 35% 707
Other/don't know if they believe in God 45% 3% 18% 8% 26% 150

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,105. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 31% 69% 5,105
Believe in God; fairly certain 33% 67% 1,557
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 75% 382
Do not believe in God 23% 77% 705
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 75% 151

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 5,119. 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 69% 25% 4% 2% 1% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 48% 23% 7% < 1% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 9% 24% 39% 26% < 1% 386
Do not believe in God 3% 8% 19% 70% < 1% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 21% 32% 39% < 1% 155

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 5,119. 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% 36% 20% 1% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 43% 41% 1% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 27% 66% < 1% 386
Do not believe in God 3% 14% 83% < 1% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 21% 73% 3% 155

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,119. 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 67% 19% 4% 9% 1% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 21% 14% 38% 1% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 14% 7% 11% 67% < 1% 386
Do not believe in God 2% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 11% 4% 4% 76% 4% 155

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 5,119. 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 27% 10% 9% 54% < 1% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 7% 5% 7% 82% < 1% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 1% 4% 91% < 1% 386
Do not believe in God 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 2% 2% 91% 1% 155

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 5,119. 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% 6% 3% 55% 2% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 8% 5% 72% 1% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 10% 5% 4% 80% 1% 386
Do not believe in God 9% 3% 2% 85% 1% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 10% 3% 3% 80% 3% 155

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 5,119. 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% 13% 9% 16% 1% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 15% 14% 43% 1% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 17% 5% 10% 66% 1% 386
Do not believe in God 15% 6% 5% 72% 2% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 27% 10% 5% 55% 4% 155

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 5,119. 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% 5% 44% 5% 2% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 9% 68% 10% 2% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 12% 69% 12% 1% 386
Do not believe in God 2% 11% 61% 25% 1% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 10% 72% 10% 2% 155

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 5,119. 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% 61% 1% 1% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 74% 1% 1% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 75% 1% 1% 386
Do not believe in God 19% 79% 1% 1% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 26% 71% 1% 2% 155

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 5,119. 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 40% 12% 8% 40% 1% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 10% 7% 7% 76% < 1% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 4% 3% 88% < 1% 386
Do not believe in God 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 7% 1% 3% 87% 1% 155

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 5,119. 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% 31% 4% 12% 6% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 33% 2% 43% 8% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 10% 15% < 1% 67% 8% 386
Do not believe in God 1% 4% < 1% 89% 6% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 1% 5% 3% 69% 21% 155

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,119. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 89% 6% 4% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 76% 16% 8% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 49% 37% 14% 386
Do not believe in God 11% 87% 2% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 30% 37% 33% 155

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,119. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 75% 18% 6% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 55% 37% 8% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 38% 49% 14% 386
Do not believe in God 9% 89% 2% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 18% 55% 27% 155

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,119. 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% 19% 40% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 36% 21% 43% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 21% 50% 386
Do not believe in God 24% 26% 50% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 37% 31% 32% 155

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,119. 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% 31% 16% 8% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 37% 24% 7% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 36% 34% 10% 386
Do not believe in God 17% 34% 39% 10% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 28% 30% 22% 19% 155

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,119. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 52% 42% 3% 4% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 44% 2% 4% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 46% 48% 3% 3% 386
Do not believe in God 49% 46% 1% 4% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 58% 27% 5% 9% 155

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 5,119. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 51% 43% 4% 2% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 46% 3% 1% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 48% 47% 3% 2% 386
Do not believe in God 38% 56% 4% 2% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 53% 35% 10% 2% 155

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 5,119. 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% 51% 5% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 66% 31% 4% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 69% 27% 3% 386
Do not believe in God 77% 19% 4% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 75% 15% 11% 155

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,119. 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% 40% 5% 4% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 74% 20% 3% 2% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 72% 21% 3% 4% 386
Do not believe in God 86% 10% 2% 2% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 64% 20% 9% 6% 155

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,119. 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% 52% 10% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 64% 28% 8% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 68% 24% 9% 386
Do not believe in God 82% 12% 6% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 59% 26% 15% 155

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 5,119. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 45% 49% 3% 3% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 56% 2% 2% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 40% 58% < 1% 2% 386
Do not believe in God 30% 66% < 1% 3% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 33% 57% 3% 7% 155

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe by belief in God

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe 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 = 5,119. 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% 27% 3% 47% 5% 5,119
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 22% 4% 27% 3% 1,565
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 57% 11% 4% 24% 4% 386
Do not believe in God 75% 7% 2% 13% 3% 709
Other/don't know if they believe in God 62% 4% 10% 18% 7% 155