Belief in God among democrats and Democratic leaners

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 15,682. 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 55% 21% 7% 1% 13% 2% 15,682
2007 67% 19% 4% 1% 6% 3% 16,420

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Belief in God among democrats and Democratic leaners by religious group

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 184. 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 26% 29% 8% 1% 32% 5% 184
Catholic 61% 30% 6% 1% 2% 1% 3,118
Evangelical Protestant 82% 14% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 2,307
Hindu 37% 30% 15% < 1% 15% 2% 113
Historically Black Protestant 90% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,557
Jewish 27% 28% 16% 1% 23% 5% 575
Mainline Protestant 62% 28% 5% 1% 2% 1% 2,511
Mormon 71% 19% 9% < 1% < 1% 1% 110
Muslim 81% 14% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 150
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 20% 12% < 1% 40% 6% 4,348

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Age distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,165. 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% 33% 30% 19% 8,165
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 34% 25% 16% 3,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 34% 32% 21% 12% 1,097
Believe in God; don't know 8% 21% 27% 45% 113
Do not believe in God 38% 33% 16% 13% 2,315
Other/don't know if they believe in God 31% 31% 20% 18% 452

Generational cohort among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,165. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 11% 13% 27% 35% 13% 1% 8,165
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 16% 28% 30% 10% 1% 3,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 19% 26% 26% 7% 1% 1,097
Believe in God; don't know 3% 10% 16% 31% 31% 9% 113
Do not believe in God 25% 21% 25% 20% 8% 1% 2,315
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 16% 25% 26% 10% 2% 452

Gender composition among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,289. 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% 62% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 47% 53% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 55% 45% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 50% 50% 118
Do not believe in God 60% 40% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 51% 49% 464

Racial and ethnic composition among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,196. 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% 30% 3% 17% 4% 8,196
Believe in God; fairly certain 61% 10% 5% 20% 4% 3,344
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 66% 6% 9% 16% 3% 1,099
Believe in God; don't know 53% 14% 5% 24% 3% 114
Do not believe in God 78% 3% 6% 9% 4% 2,316
Other/don't know if they believe in God 77% 8% 3% 6% 6% 454

Immigrant status among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,191. 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% 10% 75% 8,191
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 12% 68% 3,321
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 17% 63% 1,097
Believe in God; don't know 28% 10% 62% 113
Do not believe in God 12% 15% 73% 2,321
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 13% 78% 457

Income distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,436. 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% 21% 22% 12% 7,436
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 20% 25% 20% 3,026
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 16% 26% 28% 1,015
Do not believe in God 21% 18% 31% 30% 2,169
Other/don't know if they believe in God 26% 17% 29% 27% 393

Educational distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,262. 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% 32% 13% 10% 8,262
Believe in God; fairly certain 38% 29% 19% 15% 3,352
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 26% 22% 19% 1,107
Believe in God; don't know 51% 30% 10% 9% 116
Do not believe in God 20% 31% 29% 21% 2,331
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 34% 24% 23% 460

Marital status among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,262. 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% 7% 17% 9% 26% 8,262
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 11% 12% 5% 28% 3,354
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 41% 10% 10% 4% 35% 1,106
Believe in God; don't know 30% 6% 19% 22% 23% 115
Do not believe in God 39% 13% 8% 2% 38% 2,333
Other/don't know if they believe in God 39% 8% 11% 5% 36% 458

Parent of children under 18 among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,270. 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% 8,270
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 72% 3,358
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 76% 1,107
Believe in God; don't know 17% 83% 116
Do not believe in God 20% 80% 2,330
Other/don't know if they believe in God 22% 78% 460

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,289. 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% 4% 3% 1% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 45% 18% 8% 1% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 10% 29% 39% 22% < 1% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 53% 24% 10% 8% 5% 118
Do not believe in God 3% 8% 23% 65% < 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 7% 20% 34% 38% 2% 464

Attendance at religious services among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,289. 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% 37% 19% < 1% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 42% 37% < 1% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 38% 55% < 1% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 30% 31% 35% 4% 118
Do not believe in God 2% 18% 80% < 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 5% 28% 66% 1% 464

Frequency of prayer among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,289. 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% 16% 4% 6% 1% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 25% 12% 28% 1% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 17% 14% 11% 58% < 1% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 54% 11% 7% 23% 7% 118
Do not believe in God 3% 2% 2% 93% < 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 7% 8% 74% 3% 464

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,289. 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% 12% 9% 48% 1% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 10% 8% 8% 73% < 1% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 5% 5% 86% < 1% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 24% 9% 8% 52% 7% 118
Do not believe in God 1% 2% 2% 95% < 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 3% 3% 89% 2% 464

Frequency of meditation among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,289. 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% 8% 4% 36% 2% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 12% 6% 47% 1% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 12% 8% 54% 1% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 53% 5% < 1% 35% 7% 118
Do not believe in God 19% 9% 6% 65% 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 11% 8% 54% 3% 464

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,289. 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% 14% 8% 8% 1% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 19% 15% 19% 1% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 20% 15% 32% 1% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 62% 9% 6% 8% 15% 118
Do not believe in God 32% 17% 10% 39% 2% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 37% 12% 12% 33% 6% 464

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,289. 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% 15% 11% 26% 2% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 18% 16% 21% 1% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 46% 17% 17% 20% < 1% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 41% 8% 6% 31% 14% 118
Do not believe in God 48% 20% 14% 17% 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 51% 17% 19% 12% 1% 464

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,289. 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% 9% 44% 6% 2% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 16% 55% 14% 2% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 22% 51% 20% 2% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 17% 7% 55% 11% 9% 118
Do not believe in God 1% 22% 47% 28% 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 2% 26% 53% 15% 4% 464

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,289. 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% 70% 1% 1% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 79% 1% 1% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 15% 82% 1% 1% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 29% 62% 5% 4% 118
Do not believe in God 14% 85% 1% < 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 84% 2% 1% 464

Frequency of reading scripture among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,289. 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% 13% 9% 32% 1% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 10% 11% 63% < 1% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 6% 6% 82% < 1% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 32% 6% 8% 45% 9% 118
Do not believe in God 2% 3% 5% 89% < 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 4% 7% 82% 1% 464

Interpreting scripture among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,289. 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% 31% 3% 19% 7% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 24% 1% 53% 8% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 7% < 1% 80% 6% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 36% 14% 2% 30% 18% 118
Do not believe in God 1% 1% < 1% 96% 2% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 1% 2% < 1% 87% 10% 464

Belief in Heaven among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,289. 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% 8% 5% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 67% 25% 9% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 36% 53% 11% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 59% 20% 21% 118
Do not believe in God 4% 93% 3% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 14% 56% 30% 464

Belief in Hell among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,289. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 70% 23% 7% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 46% 9% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 68% 9% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 46% 27% 27% 118
Do not believe in God 3% 95% 2% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 11% 67% 23% 464

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,289. 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% 39% 30% 4% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 39% 43% 3% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 10% 35% 52% 3% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 16% 31% 45% 8% 118
Do not believe in God 5% 26% 67% 2% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 5% 31% 59% 5% 464

Views about size of government among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,289. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 32% 60% 4% 4% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 61% 3% 4% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 59% 5% 4% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 20% 58% 13% 9% 118
Do not believe in God 29% 64% 3% 4% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 31% 51% 9% 9% 464

Views about government aid to the poor among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,289. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 28% 66% 4% 2% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 70% 3% 1% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 74% 3% 1% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 24% 56% 11% 9% 118
Do not believe in God 15% 82% 2% 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 78% 7% 3% 464

Views about abortion among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,289. 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 57% 38% 5% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 73% 24% 3% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 84% 14% 2% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 44% 32% 25% 118
Do not believe in God 93% 6% 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 89% 7% 4% 464

Views about homosexuality among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,289. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 63% 30% 4% 3% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 84% 12% 2% 2% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 88% 10% 1% 1% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 50% 29% 14% 6% 118
Do not believe in God 97% 3% 1% < 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 88% 7% 2% 3% 464

Views about same-sex marriage among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,289. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 54% 39% 7% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 79% 17% 4% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 85% 12% 3% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 45% 32% 23% 118
Do not believe in God 95% 3% 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 89% 8% 3% 464

Views about environmental regulation among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,289. 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% 66% 2% 3% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 76% 2% 2% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 82% 2% 1% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 25% 57% 6% 13% 118
Do not believe in God 9% 89% 1% 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 11% 83% 3% 4% 464

Views about human evolution among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in God

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,289. 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 22% 32% 4% 38% 4% 8,289
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 24% 5% 17% 3% 3,363
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 71% 10% 5% 12% 2% 1,110
Believe in God; don't know 44% 18% 9% 21% 7% 118
Do not believe in God 92% 2% 1% 4% 1% 2,338
Other/don't know if they believe in God 78% 7% 10% 3% 2% 464