Belief in God among republicans and Republican leaners

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 13,731. 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 73% 17% 3% 1% 5% 1% 13,731
2007 80% 14% 2% < 1% 3% 2% 13,366

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Belief in God among republicans and Republican leaners by religious group

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 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 70% 24% 3% 1% 2% 1% 2,926
Evangelical Protestant 91% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 5,056
Historically Black Protestant 89% 10% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 175
Jewish 52% 29% 12% < 1% 5% 2% 200
Mainline Protestant 71% 23% 3% 1% 1% 1% 2,750
Mormon 91% 8% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 481
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 30% 27% 12% 1% 25% 6% 1,734

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,911. 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% 32% 29% 22% 9,911
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 35% 26% 16% 2,281
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 34% 34% 17% 14% 429
Do not believe in God 33% 36% 19% 12% 600
Other/don't know if they believe in God 22% 40% 22% 16% 201

Generational cohort among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,911. 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% 11% 27% 35% 14% 1% 9,911
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 14% 29% 30% 11% 1% 2,281
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 19% 25% 21% 10% 1% 429
Do not believe in God 25% 18% 26% 23% 8% 1% 600
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 24% 31% 24% 13% 1% 201

Gender composition among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,085. 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% 51% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 61% 39% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 69% 31% 433
Do not believe in God 77% 23% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 74% 26% 211

Racial and ethnic composition among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,951. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 84% 3% 2% 8% 3% 9,951
Believe in God; fairly certain 80% 3% 3% 12% 3% 2,296
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 72% 2% 8% 15% 3% 426
Do not believe in God 83% < 1% 7% 7% 2% 598
Other/don't know if they believe in God 87% 1% 5% 5% 2% 206

Immigrant status among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,010. 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 7% 8% 85% 10,010
Believe in God; fairly certain 13% 9% 78% 2,300
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 17% 11% 72% 428
Do not believe in God 11% 14% 75% 597
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 7% 84% 207

Income distribution among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,770. 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 25% 21% 32% 21% 8,770
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 20% 30% 25% 2,068
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 18% 25% 27% 396
Do not believe in God 18% 21% 31% 30% 553
Other/don't know if they believe in God 14% 19% 29% 38% 178

Educational distribution among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,049. 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% 34% 19% 9% 10,049
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 32% 18% 10% 2,308
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 43% 30% 16% 11% 430
Do not believe in God 41% 29% 20% 11% 602
Other/don't know if they believe in God 35% 29% 20% 16% 209

Marital status among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 10,057. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 61% 4% 11% 7% 17% 10,057
Believe in God; fairly certain 52% 8% 12% 5% 23% 2,309
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 45% 10% 6% 4% 35% 432
Do not believe in God 43% 7% 10% 3% 37% 600
Other/don't know if they believe in God 51% 7% 12% 8% 21% 207

Parent of children under 18 among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,052. 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 30% 70% 10,052
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 70% 2,309
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 71% 430
Do not believe in God 22% 78% 602
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 76% 209

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 10,085. 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 78% 18% 2% 1% < 1% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 50% 22% 5% < 1% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 31% 41% 20% 1% 433
Do not believe in God 4% 6% 25% 65% 1% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 22% 37% 31% 1% 211

Attendance at religious services among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 10,085. 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 56% 30% 14% < 1% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 18% 45% 36% < 1% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 33% 62% < 1% 433
Do not believe in God 2% 17% 80% < 1% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 7% 28% 64% 1% 211

Frequency of prayer among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,085. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 77% 15% 3% 4% 1% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 26% 13% 29% < 1% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 15% 10% 9% 65% < 1% 433
Do not believe in God 2% 2% 4% 92% < 1% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 7% 3% 71% 3% 211

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

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 10,085. 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% 12% 10% 39% < 1% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 9% 7% 9% 75% < 1% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 433
Do not believe in God 2% 1% 1% 96% < 1% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 5% 1% 3% 89% 1% 211

Frequency of meditation among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 10,085. 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% 7% 3% 42% 2% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 11% 5% 58% 1% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 8% 4% 69% 1% 433
Do not believe in God 13% 7% 2% 77% 1% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 7% 4% 67% 1% 211

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 10,085. 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% 13% 7% 6% 1% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 37% 21% 17% 25% 1% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 27% 14% 12% 47% < 1% 433
Do not believe in God 24% 11% 9% 54% 1% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 35% 13% 7% 37% 8% 211

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 10,085. 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% 17% 12% 24% 1% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 38% 17% 18% 26% 1% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 40% 16% 14% 29% 1% 433
Do not believe in God 36% 17% 16% 30% 1% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 42% 21% 7% 27% 3% 211

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 10,085. 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 56% 6% 33% 3% 2% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 13% 62% 10% 2% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 16% 67% 13% 1% 433
Do not believe in God 3% 13% 61% 23% 1% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 7% 16% 57% 16% 5% 211

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 10,085. 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% 44% 1% 1% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 33% 65% 1% 1% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 27% 72% 1% < 1% 433
Do not believe in God 23% 76% 1% < 1% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 26% 70% 3% 1% 211

Frequency of reading scripture among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 10,085. 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% 12% 8% 25% 1% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 13% 11% 9% 66% < 1% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 4% 7% 80% < 1% 433
Do not believe in God 2% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 12% 4% 4% 79% 1% 211

Interpreting scripture among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 10,085. 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% 36% 4% 10% 5% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 13% 35% 1% 44% 8% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 13% < 1% 75% 6% 433
Do not believe in God 1% 3% < 1% 92% 4% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 6% 3% 68% 19% 211

Belief in Heaven among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,085. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 89% 6% 6% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 75% 18% 8% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 45% 43% 12% 433
Do not believe in God 9% 86% 4% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 20% 35% 44% 211

Belief in Hell among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,085. 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 78% 15% 7% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 54% 37% 9% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 59% 8% 433
Do not believe in God 8% 88% 4% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 51% 34% 211

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,085. 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 68% 24% 6% 2% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 41% 11% 2% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 39% 44% 14% 3% 433
Do not believe in God 43% 40% 14% 3% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 47% 42% 6% 6% 211

Views about size of government among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,085. 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 79% 18% 1% 2% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 74% 23% 2% 2% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 75% 23% 1% 1% 433
Do not believe in God 79% 19% 1% 1% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 84% 12% 2% 2% 211

Views about government aid to the poor among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 10,085. 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% 26% 3% 2% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 67% 29% 2% 2% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 68% 30% 1% 1% 433
Do not believe in God 69% 26% 4% 1% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 75% 17% 7% 2% 211

Views about abortion among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 10,085. 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 30% 67% 3% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 56% 40% 3% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 69% 29% 2% 433
Do not believe in God 74% 23% 3% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 67% 25% 8% 211

Views about homosexuality among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,085. 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% 4% 3% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 70% 24% 3% 3% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 73% 21% 2% 4% 433
Do not believe in God 80% 15% 3% 2% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 70% 18% 8% 3% 211

Views about same-sex marriage among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican leaners who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,085. 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% 65% 6% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 57% 35% 8% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 65% 30% 6% 433
Do not believe in God 73% 20% 6% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 62% 25% 12% 211

Views about environmental regulation among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 10,085. 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% 2% 3% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 53% 43% 2% 2% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 52% 44% 2% 2% 433
Do not believe in God 49% 47% 2% 2% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 55% 37% 5% 3% 211

Views about human evolution among republicans and Republican leaners by belief in God

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 10,085. 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% 28% 2% 53% 5% 10,085
Believe in God; fairly certain 41% 30% 5% 22% 3% 2,315
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 65% 13% 4% 17% 1% 433
Do not believe in God 80% 6% 2% 10% 2% 603
Other/don't know if they believe in God 69% 4% 10% 10% 7% 211