Belief in God among conservatives

% of conservatives 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 = 12,935. 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 78% 14% 3% 1% 3% 1% 12,935
2007 83% 12% 2% < 1% 2% 2% 13,598

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Belief in God among conservatives by religious group

% of conservatives 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 72% 22% 3% 1% 1% 1% 2,780
Evangelical Protestant 93% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,975
Historically Black Protestant 92% 6% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 653
Jewish 59% 24% 10% 1% 6% 1% 167
Mainline Protestant 74% 21% 3% 1% 1% 1% 2,269
Mormon 92% 7% < 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 419
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 40% 23% 9% 1% 22% 5% 1,277

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 14% 33% 31% 23% 9,974
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 34% 29% 18% 1,765
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 29% 23% 18% 311
Do not believe in God 35% 27% 20% 17% 399
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 38% 23% 24% 147

Generational cohort among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,974. 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 8% 10% 28% 37% 15% 1% 9,974
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 12% 29% 34% 12% 1% 1,765
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 13% 23% 28% 13% 1% 311
Do not believe in God 27% 14% 22% 24% 11% 2% 399
Other/don't know if they believe in God 11% 13% 29% 26% 17% 3% 147

Gender composition among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,183. 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% 52% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 59% 41% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 70% 30% 316
Do not believe in God 76% 24% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 66% 34% 151

Racial and ethnic composition among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,021. 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% 12% 2% 11% 3% 10,021
Believe in God; fairly certain 68% 5% 3% 22% 3% 1,780
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 62% 6% 9% 21% 3% 309
Do not believe in God 75% 2% 7% 13% 3% 400
Other/don't know if they believe in God 81% 1% 4% 9% 4% 148

Immigrant status among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,094. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 10% 8% 82% 10,094
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 8% 70% 1,780
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 10% 66% 314
Do not believe in God 10% 18% 72% 398
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 11% 81% 148

Income distribution among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives 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 = 8,757. 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% 21% 30% 18% 8,757
Believe in God; fairly certain 33% 20% 27% 19% 1,575
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 39% 20% 25% 17% 279
Do not believe in God 27% 19% 29% 25% 364
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 16% 33% 27% 125

Educational distribution among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,144. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 43% 33% 16% 8% 10,144
Believe in God; fairly certain 50% 29% 14% 7% 1,790
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 55% 27% 12% 6% 314
Do not believe in God 46% 29% 18% 7% 402
Other/don't know if they believe in God 42% 28% 16% 14% 151

Marital status among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 10,145. 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% 4% 12% 8% 17% 10,145
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 10% 13% 5% 21% 1,788
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 45% 10% 9% 6% 29% 314
Do not believe in God 43% 8% 11% 3% 35% 400
Other/don't know if they believe in God 49% 4% 16% 12% 19% 147

Parent of children under 18 among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,146. 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% 10,146
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 68% 1,790
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 27% 73% 316
Do not believe in God 20% 80% 401
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 79% 148

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives 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 = 10,183. 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 82% 15% 2% 1% 1% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 33% 46% 17% 3% < 1% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 17% 37% 28% 18% < 1% 316
Do not believe in God 5% 7% 25% 62% 1% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 14% 22% 35% 29% 1% 151

Attendance at religious services among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives 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 = 10,183. 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% 28% 13% < 1% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 44% 32% < 1% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 9% 36% 55% < 1% 316
Do not believe in God 4% 15% 81% < 1% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 27% 62% 2% 151

Frequency of prayer among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,183. 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 80% 13% 3% 4% 1% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 38% 25% 10% 26% 1% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 28% 13% 12% 47% < 1% 316
Do not believe in God 5% 1% 4% 91% < 1% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 11% 3% 65% 2% 151

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

% of conservatives 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 = 10,183. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 43% 12% 10% 35% 1% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 13% 10% 8% 69% 1% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 6% 7% 80% 1% 316
Do not believe in God 2% 1% 1% 95% < 1% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 7% 2% 4% 85% 2% 151

Frequency of meditation among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives 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 = 10,183. 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% 7% 3% 38% 2% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 11% 4% 53% 1% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 9% 4% 64% < 1% 316
Do not believe in God 15% 7% 4% 74% 1% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 10% 2% 67% 3% 151

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives 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 = 10,183. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 75% 12% 6% 5% 1% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 20% 13% 23% 2% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 31% 13% 11% 44% < 1% 316
Do not believe in God 28% 9% 8% 53% 1% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 32% 16% 7% 37% 8% 151

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives 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 = 10,183. 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% 16% 10% 25% 2% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 16% 15% 28% 2% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 47% 10% 16% 27% < 1% 316
Do not believe in God 36% 16% 16% 31% 2% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 35% 21% 12% 30% 2% 151

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives 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 = 10,183. 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% 5% 30% 3% 2% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 9% 58% 10% 2% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 15% 63% 13% 1% 316
Do not believe in God 3% 10% 65% 21% 1% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 12% 15% 51% 18% 4% 151

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives 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 = 10,183. 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% 45% 2% 1% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 36% 62% 2% 1% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 28% 69% 2% 1% 316
Do not believe in God 26% 72% < 1% 2% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 31% 64% 4% 1% 151

Frequency of reading scripture among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives 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 = 10,183. 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% 11% 8% 22% 1% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 11% 10% 59% 1% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 11% 10% 6% 73% < 1% 316
Do not believe in God 4% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 16% 5% 3% 74% 2% 151

Interpreting scripture among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives 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 = 10,183. 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% 31% 4% 8% 5% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 33% 2% 35% 8% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 9% 18% < 1% 63% 9% 316
Do not believe in God 2% 3% < 1% 90% 5% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 10% 3% 58% 23% 151

Belief in Heaven among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,183. 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 88% 5% 6% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 78% 14% 8% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 54% 35% 11% 316
Do not believe in God 8% 87% 4% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 33% 44% 151

Belief in Hell among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,183. 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% 13% 7% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 58% 32% 9% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 43% 46% 11% 316
Do not believe in God 8% 88% 4% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 47% 36% 151

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,183. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 65% 12% 23% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 57% 16% 27% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 51% 17% 31% 316
Do not believe in God 62% 15% 24% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 67% 19% 14% 151

Views about size of government among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,183. 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% 26% 2% 2% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 63% 33% 1% 2% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 62% 33% 4% 2% 316
Do not believe in God 76% 21% 2% 1% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 76% 16% 3% 5% 151

Views about government aid to the poor among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives 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 = 10,183. 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% 32% 4% 2% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 64% 32% 3% 1% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 57% 41% 2% 1% 316
Do not believe in God 61% 33% 5% 1% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 72% 16% 10% 2% 151

Views about abortion among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives 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 = 10,183. 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% 68% 4% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 47% 5% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 63% 34% 3% 316
Do not believe in God 74% 21% 4% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 55% 35% 10% 151

Views about homosexuality among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,183. 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% 56% 5% 4% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 62% 30% 3% 4% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 69% 26% 3% 1% 316
Do not believe in God 78% 15% 4% 3% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 60% 24% 9% 7% 151

Views about same-sex marriage among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,183. 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 24% 68% 7% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 42% 8% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 58% 34% 8% 316
Do not believe in God 71% 21% 8% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 47% 38% 15% 151

Views about environmental regulation among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives 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 = 10,183. 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% 38% 3% 3% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 44% 2% 3% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 51% 46% 2% 1% 316
Do not believe in God 51% 45% 2% 2% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 56% 35% 3% 6% 151

Views about human evolution among conservatives by belief in God

% of conservatives 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 = 10,183. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 10% 26% 2% 56% 5% 10,183
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 28% 6% 27% 4% 1,796
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 59% 12% 6% 22% 2% 316
Do not believe in God 79% 4% 2% 12% 3% 403
Other/don't know if they believe in God 62% 3% 7% 16% 12% 151