Belief in God among divorced or separated adults

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 4,752. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 69% 18% 4% 1% 6% 2% 4,752
2007 73% 16% 3% 1% 4% 3% 4,425

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Belief in God among divorced or separated adults by religious group

% of divorced or separated adults 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 65% 26% 5% 2% 1% 1% 898
Evangelical Protestant 87% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,239
Historically Black Protestant 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 398
Mainline Protestant 70% 24% 3% 1% 2% 1% 764
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 37% 22% 9% 1% 25% 6% 967

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,091. 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 5% 36% 42% 18% 3,091
Believe in God; fairly certain 8% 36% 39% 17% 865
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 41% 32% 19% 188
Do not believe in God 8% 42% 34% 17% 350
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 37% 26% 21% 112

Generational cohort among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,091. 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 2% 7% 32% 49% 11% < 1% 3,091
Believe in God; fairly certain 1% 10% 32% 46% 11% < 1% 865
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 12% 34% 40% 11% < 1% 188
Do not believe in God 1% 13% 36% 39% 10% 1% 350
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 18% 30% 34% 13% 1% 112

Gender composition among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,157. 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% 61% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 50% 50% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 62% 38% 190
Do not believe in God 66% 34% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 58% 42% 118

Racial and ethnic composition among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,101. 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% 19% 1% 16% 5% 3,101
Believe in God; fairly certain 67% 7% 2% 20% 4% 876
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 71% 5% 4% 17% 3% 187
Do not believe in God 86% 4% 2% 6% 2% 351
Other/don't know if they believe in God 75% 8% 2% 13% 2% 112

Immigrant status among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,105. 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 13% 7% 80% 3,105
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 8% 73% 866
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 12% 72% 187
Do not believe in God 11% 7% 83% 350
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 6% 74% 113

Income distribution among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who have a household income of…

Belief in God Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,827. 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% 23% 16% 6% 2,827
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 22% 22% 8% 802
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 54% 18% 15% 14% 174
Do not believe in God 31% 21% 31% 17% 334

Educational distribution among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,138. 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% 35% 12% 6% 3,138
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 32% 12% 10% 876
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 43% 28% 15% 13% 189
Do not believe in God 29% 33% 21% 17% 352
Other/don't know if they believe in God 38% 37% 13% 11% 117

Parent of children under 18 among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,152. 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 26% 74% 3,152
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 73% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 74% 189
Do not believe in God 21% 79% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 29% 71% 118

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 3,157. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 73% 19% 3% 3% 1% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 46% 17% 8% 1% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 11% 29% 35% 24% < 1% 190
Do not believe in God 5% 9% 14% 71% 1% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 12% 18% 31% 40% < 1% 118

Attendance at religious services among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 3,157. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 41% 35% 24% < 1% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 16% 41% 42% < 1% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 37% 54% < 1% 190
Do not believe in God 2% 12% 86% < 1% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 7% 25% 67% 1% 118

Frequency of prayer among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,157. 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 76% 15% 3% 6% 1% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 38% 24% 10% 27% 1% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 18% 17% 47% 1% 190
Do not believe in God 4% 3% 2% 92% < 1% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 3% 6% 77% 2% 118

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 3,157. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 33% 11% 8% 47% 1% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 7% 9% 71% 1% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 6% 2% 87% < 1% 190
Do not believe in God 1% 2% 1% 95% < 1% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 2% 10% 80% 1% 118

Frequency of meditation among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 3,157. 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% 7% 3% 35% 2% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 13% 5% 42% 1% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 15% 6% 54% < 1% 190
Do not believe in God 22% 11% 5% 62% 1% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 30% 8% 6% 54% 2% 118

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 3,157. 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% 12% 6% 9% 1% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 16% 12% 23% 1% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 21% 13% 41% 1% 190
Do not believe in God 24% 16% 11% 46% 3% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 36% 7% 6% 42% 9% 118

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 3,157. 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% 14% 10% 25% 2% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 17% 16% 23% 1% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 43% 14% 17% 25% 1% 190
Do not believe in God 48% 15% 12% 24% 1% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 41% 12% 11% 27% 10% 118

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 3,157. 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% 8% 40% 5% 3% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 12% 59% 12% 2% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 10% 21% 58% 11% 1% 190
Do not believe in God 2% 21% 52% 23% 2% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 5% 23% 62% 4% 6% 118

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 3,157. 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% 63% 2% 1% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 71% 2% 1% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 15% 81% 2% 2% 190
Do not believe in God 17% 82% < 1% 1% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 73% 2% < 1% 118

Frequency of reading scripture among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 3,157. 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% 12% 8% 29% 1% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 10% 12% 58% < 1% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 6% 4% 81% < 1% 190
Do not believe in God 3% 4% 5% 88% < 1% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 11% 6% < 1% 81% 2% 118

Interpreting scripture among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 3,157. 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% 28% 3% 16% 8% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 27% 1% 44% 9% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 11% < 1% 78% 4% 190
Do not believe in God 2% 2% 1% 93% 2% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 7% 7% 4% 66% 15% 118

Belief in Heaven among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,157. 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 85% 8% 6% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 67% 24% 9% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 31% 57% 12% 190
Do not believe in God 4% 94% 2% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 20% 52% 28% 118

Belief in Hell among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,157. 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% 21% 8% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 47% 43% 10% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 61% 10% 190
Do not believe in God 3% 94% 3% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 18% 61% 21% 118

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,157. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 33% 20% 47% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 21% 47% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 20% 64% 190
Do not believe in God 20% 20% 60% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 29% 46% 118

Political ideology among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,157. 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% 31% 22% 8% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 33% 31% 6% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 41% 32% 8% 190
Do not believe in God 15% 28% 53% 3% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 35% 30% 12% 118

Views about size of government among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,157. 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% 3% 4% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 49% 3% 4% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 51% 41% 4% 5% 190
Do not believe in God 39% 56% 2% 3% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 49% 40% 4% 7% 118

Views about government aid to the poor among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 3,157. 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% 54% 5% 2% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 54% 5% 2% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 61% 3% 2% 190
Do not believe in God 27% 70% 3% 1% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 42% 52% 2% 4% 118

Views about abortion among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 3,157. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 48% 47% 5% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 66% 31% 4% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 73% 23% 4% 190
Do not believe in God 87% 12% 2% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 74% 23% 3% 118

Views about homosexuality among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,157. 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% 39% 4% 4% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 73% 18% 5% 3% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 79% 13% 5% 2% 190
Do not believe in God 88% 7% 2% 2% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 71% 19% 5% 6% 118

Views about same-sex marriage among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,157. 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% 49% 9% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 62% 30% 8% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 73% 20% 7% 190
Do not believe in God 85% 10% 4% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 64% 23% 13% 118

Views about environmental regulation among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 3,157. 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% 55% 2% 4% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 59% 3% 4% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 66% 3% 1% 190
Do not believe in God 25% 71% 3% 1% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 31% 62% 2% 4% 118

Views about human evolution among divorced or separated adults by belief in God

% of divorced or separated adults 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 = 3,157. 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 17% 30% 3% 46% 5% 3,157
Believe in God; fairly certain 41% 26% 6% 23% 3% 881
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 63% 14% 4% 16% 3% 190
Do not believe in God 80% 6% 2% 11% 1% 353
Other/don't know if they believe in God 72% 8% 4% 13% 3% 118