Belief in God among third generation immigrants or higher

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 27,244. 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% 27,244
2007 73% 16% 3% 1% 5% 3% 28,997

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Belief in God among third generation immigrants or higher by religious group

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 163. 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 28% 34% 4% 1% 27% 6% 163
Catholic 68% 24% 4% 1% 2% 1% 4,670
Evangelical Protestant 89% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 7,359
Historically Black Protestant 90% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,697
Jehovah's Witness 93% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 170
Jewish 34% 28% 14% < 1% 18% 5% 567
Mainline Protestant 67% 25% 4% 1% 2% 1% 5,296
Mormon 87% 10% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 572
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 23% 11% 1% 33% 6% 5,780

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 17,253. 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% 32% 31% 21% 17,253
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 34% 26% 16% 4,921
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 31% 35% 21% 13% 1,270
Believe in God; don't know 12% 19% 27% 42% 173
Do not believe in God 35% 35% 18% 11% 2,507
Other/don't know if they believe in God 30% 33% 23% 14% 637

Generational cohort among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 17,253. 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% 11% 27% 37% 14% 1% 17,253
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 16% 27% 32% 10% 1% 4,921
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 19% 19% 27% 26% 8% 1% 1,270
Believe in God; don't know 7% 9% 15% 31% 30% 9% 173
Do not believe in God 23% 21% 26% 22% 7% 1% 2,507
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 20% 26% 27% 9% 1% 637

Gender composition among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 17,579. 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% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 53% 47% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 60% 40% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 55% 45% 180
Do not believe in God 66% 34% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 61% 39% 668

Racial and ethnic composition among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 17,314. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 74% 17% < 1% 5% 4% 17,314
Believe in God; fairly certain 84% 8% 1% 4% 4% 4,957
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 85% 6% 1% 6% 3% 1,269
Believe in God; don't know 81% 9% < 1% 6% 4% 173
Do not believe in God 89% 2% 1% 5% 4% 2,510
Other/don't know if they believe in God 88% 4% 1% 3% 4% 647

Income distribution among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 15,310. 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% 28% 16% 15,310
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 20% 29% 22% 4,480
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 16% 26% 28% 1,177
Believe in God; don't know 48% 18% 23% 11% 121
Do not believe in God 22% 19% 31% 28% 2,332
Other/don't know if they believe in God 27% 17% 30% 26% 542

Educational distribution among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 17,510. 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% 34% 15% 9% 17,510
Believe in God; fairly certain 37% 33% 18% 12% 4,983
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 35% 28% 22% 15% 1,282
Believe in God; don't know 52% 28% 9% 11% 179
Do not believe in God 29% 30% 25% 16% 2,527
Other/don't know if they believe in God 28% 34% 22% 15% 664

Marital status among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 17,505. 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% 5% 14% 8% 20% 17,505
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 10% 12% 5% 25% 4,980
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 42% 10% 10% 4% 34% 1,284
Believe in God; don't know 41% 5% 21% 19% 13% 175
Do not believe in God 39% 12% 10% 2% 37% 2,526
Other/don't know if they believe in God 43% 9% 11% 5% 32% 656

Parent of children under 18 among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 17,527. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 29% 71% 17,527
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 72% 4,981
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 75% 1,283
Believe in God; don't know 15% 85% 179
Do not believe in God 21% 79% 2,525
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 77% 661

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 17,579. 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% 19% 3% 2% 1% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 49% 22% 8% 1% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 29% 41% 23% 1% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 48% 28% 7% 10% 7% 180
Do not believe in God 2% 8% 21% 68% 1% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 19% 34% 36% 3% 668

Attendance at religious services among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 17,579. 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% 33% 17% 1% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 43% 42% < 1% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 33% 62% < 1% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 29% 35% 34% 2% 180
Do not believe in God 2% 15% 83% < 1% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 26% 65% 3% 668

Frequency of prayer among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 17,579. 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% 15% 3% 6% 1% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 26% 13% 31% 1% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 14% 10% 61% < 1% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 47% 12% 6% 24% 11% 180
Do not believe in God 2% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 11% 7% 6% 71% 4% 668

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 17,579. 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% 11% 10% 44% 1% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 8% 6% 7% 79% < 1% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 15% 6% 8% 60% 11% 180
Do not believe in God 1% 1% 1% 97% < 1% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 3% 4% 87% 3% 668

Frequency of meditation among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 17,579. 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% 7% 3% 40% 2% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 11% 5% 57% 1% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 10% 7% 60% 1% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 46% 8% 1% 37% 8% 180
Do not believe in God 18% 8% 5% 67% < 1% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 9% 6% 58% 3% 668

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 17,579. 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 72% 13% 7% 7% 1% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 21% 15% 24% 1% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 17% 14% 40% 1% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 52% 11% 7% 19% 12% 180
Do not believe in God 30% 16% 8% 45% 2% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 38% 13% 9% 33% 7% 668

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 17,579. 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% 16% 11% 26% 2% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 18% 16% 25% 1% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 45% 16% 14% 24% < 1% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 45% 8% 9% 28% 11% 180
Do not believe in God 48% 18% 12% 21% < 1% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 48% 17% 13% 18% 3% 668

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 17,579. 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% 6% 38% 4% 3% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 10% 14% 64% 10% 2% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 20% 60% 15% 2% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 16% 11% 57% 5% 11% 180
Do not believe in God 1% 19% 54% 24% 1% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 19% 57% 14% 6% 668

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 17,579. 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% 1% 1% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 73% 1% < 1% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 78% 1% 1% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 30% 60% 4% 6% 180
Do not believe in God 17% 82% 1% 1% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 79% 3% 1% 668

Frequency of reading scripture among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 17,579. 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% 12% 8% 28% 1% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 9% 10% 69% < 1% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 6% 6% 83% < 1% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 30% 7% 6% 49% 8% 180
Do not believe in God 2% 3% 5% 91% < 1% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 5% 6% 78% 3% 668

Interpreting scripture among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 17,579. 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% 33% 4% 14% 6% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 9% 29% 1% 51% 9% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 10% < 1% 79% 6% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 31% 12% 8% 26% 22% 180
Do not believe in God 1% 2% < 1% 95% 3% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 2% 4% 1% 75% 18% 668

Belief in Heaven among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 17,579. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 87% 7% 6% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 70% 21% 9% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 39% 46% 15% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 65% 17% 19% 180
Do not believe in God 5% 92% 3% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 46% 35% 668

Belief in Hell among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 17,579. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 74% 19% 7% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 43% 9% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 27% 62% 11% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 46% 29% 26% 180
Do not believe in God 4% 94% 3% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 59% 26% 668

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 17,579. 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% 16% 37% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 36% 16% 47% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 17% 57% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 29% 31% 40% 180
Do not believe in God 19% 16% 65% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 26% 25% 49% 668

Political ideology among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 17,579. 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% 16% 6% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 42% 27% 5% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 40% 36% 5% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 34% 28% 24% 15% 180
Do not believe in God 13% 31% 51% 6% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 18% 38% 34% 11% 668

Views about size of government among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 17,579. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 59% 34% 3% 4% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 55% 39% 3% 4% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 49% 44% 3% 4% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 44% 33% 6% 17% 180
Do not believe in God 45% 48% 4% 3% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 50% 35% 7% 8% 668

Views about government aid to the poor among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 17,579. 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% 43% 4% 2% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 52% 3% 1% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 36% 59% 3% 2% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 37% 39% 10% 15% 180
Do not believe in God 29% 66% 3% 1% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 37% 53% 7% 3% 668

Views about abortion among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 17,579. 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% 54% 4% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 68% 28% 3% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 80% 18% 2% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 41% 36% 24% 180
Do not believe in God 87% 10% 3% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 76% 17% 7% 668

Views about homosexuality among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 17,579. 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% 43% 5% 4% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 78% 16% 3% 2% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 83% 12% 2% 3% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 48% 26% 11% 15% 180
Do not believe in God 92% 6% 2% 1% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 80% 10% 5% 4% 668

Views about same-sex marriage among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 17,579. 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% 53% 8% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 71% 22% 7% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 79% 15% 6% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 42% 32% 26% 180
Do not believe in God 89% 7% 3% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 77% 15% 9% 668

Views about environmental regulation among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 17,579. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 44% 50% 3% 3% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 62% 2% 2% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 28% 68% 2% 2% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 35% 41% 5% 19% 180
Do not believe in God 20% 77% 1% 2% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 27% 63% 4% 6% 668

Views about human evolution among third generation immigrants or higher by belief in God

% of third generation immigrants or higher 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 = 17,579. 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% 30% 3% 47% 5% 17,579
Believe in God; fairly certain 47% 26% 6% 18% 3% 4,997
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 70% 11% 6% 10% 2% 1,288
Believe in God; don't know 35% 14% 13% 24% 14% 180
Do not believe in God 89% 3% 1% 5% 1% 2,532
Other/don't know if they believe in God 70% 6% 12% 8% 4% 668