Belief in God among liberals

% of liberals 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 = 8,504. 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 45% 24% 8% 1% 19% 3% 8,504
2007 55% 22% 6% 1% 10% 5% 6,809

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Belief in God among liberals by religious group

% of liberals 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 = 136. 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 23% 28% 9% 1% 31% 7% 136
Catholic 52% 35% 8% 2% 3% 1% 1,474
Evangelical Protestant 76% 19% 3% 1% < 1% 1% 937
Historically Black Protestant 87% 11% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 467
Jewish 23% 26% 16% 1% 26% 8% 394
Mainline Protestant 58% 31% 6% 1% 3% 1% 1,259
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 19% 11% < 1% 43% 5% 3,107

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,531. 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 21% 35% 28% 16% 3,531
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 39% 22% 12% 1,954
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 36% 32% 21% 11% 719
Do not believe in God 38% 34% 16% 12% 1,796
Other/don't know if they believe in God 31% 32% 21% 16% 321

Generational cohort among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,531. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 13% 15% 28% 33% 10% 1% 3,531
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 19% 31% 26% 7% 1% 1,954
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 21% 25% 25% 6% 1% 719
Do not believe in God 25% 22% 25% 20% 7% 1% 1,796
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 15% 27% 26% 10% 1% 321

Gender composition among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 39% 61% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 55% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 50% 50% 726
Do not believe in God 58% 42% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 44% 56% 333

Racial and ethnic composition among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,532. 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% 22% 4% 20% 5% 3,532
Believe in God; fairly certain 60% 8% 4% 24% 4% 1,963
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 67% 5% 10% 16% 3% 720
Do not believe in God 79% 2% 7% 8% 4% 1,797
Other/don't know if they believe in God 78% 5% 4% 9% 4% 323

Immigrant status among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,520. 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% 12% 70% 3,520
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 12% 64% 1,947
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 16% 63% 722
Do not believe in God 13% 15% 72% 1,800
Other/don't know if they believe in God 12% 13% 75% 330

Income distribution among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals 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 = 3,239. 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% 21% 14% 3,239
Believe in God; fairly certain 37% 19% 23% 20% 1,785
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 17% 25% 29% 671
Do not believe in God 22% 17% 30% 30% 1,685
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 21% 26% 30% 270

Educational distribution among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,565. 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% 31% 14% 11% 3,565
Believe in God; fairly certain 38% 28% 19% 15% 1,969
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 23% 24% 21% 724
Do not believe in God 20% 29% 28% 22% 1,809
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 35% 25% 23% 330

Marital status among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,568. 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% 9% 18% 7% 26% 3,568
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 11% 13% 4% 30% 1,969
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 39% 12% 8% 4% 37% 724
Do not believe in God 38% 14% 9% 2% 37% 1,808
Other/don't know if they believe in God 42% 8% 10% 4% 36% 327

Parent of children under 18 among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,578. 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% 3,578
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 70% 1,972
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 76% 724
Do not believe in God 20% 80% 1,811
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 77% 330

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of liberals who say religion is…

Belief in God Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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% 26% 5% 5% 1% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 41% 20% 11% 1% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 10% 29% 39% 22% < 1% 726
Do not believe in God 2% 8% 21% 68% < 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 16% 36% 37% 2% 333

Attendance at religious services among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who attend religious services…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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% 39% 26% < 1% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 18% 40% 42% < 1% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 34% 58% < 1% 726
Do not believe in God 2% 15% 82% < 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 25% 68% < 1% 333

Frequency of prayer among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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 67% 18% 5% 9% 1% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 24% 12% 30% 1% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 14% 10% 59% < 1% 726
Do not believe in God 2% 1% 3% 94% < 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 10% 8% 71% 3% 333

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

% of liberals who attend prayer group…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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% 11% 8% 55% < 1% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 11% 9% 7% 73% < 1% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 3% 5% 86% < 1% 726
Do not believe in God 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 3% 3% 89% 2% 333

Frequency of meditation among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who meditate…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 36% 12% 6% 44% 1% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 13% 7% 55% 1% 726
Do not believe in God 21% 9% 6% 64% 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 9% 8% 54% 4% 333

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

% of liberals who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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 67% 14% 8% 11% 1% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 47% 18% 15% 19% 1% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 34% 20% 15% 30% 1% 726
Do not believe in God 32% 18% 9% 40% 2% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 38% 13% 11% 33% 5% 333

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

% of liberals who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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% 14% 11% 24% 1% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 17% 16% 20% 1% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 48% 17% 13% 22% < 1% 726
Do not believe in God 51% 18% 12% 18% 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 55% 16% 16% 12% 1% 333

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

% of liberals who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in God Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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% 47% 8% 3% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 13% 18% 52% 15% 2% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 25% 49% 18% 2% 726
Do not believe in God 1% 23% 45% 29% 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 27% 50% 15% 5% 333

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

% of liberals who say…

Belief in God There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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% 74% 1% 1% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 80% 1% 1% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 83% 1% 1% 726
Do not believe in God 12% 87% 1% < 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 12% 84% 2% 2% 333

Frequency of reading scripture among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who read scripture…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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% 12% 10% 38% 1% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 10% 10% 66% < 1% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 6% 6% 82% < 1% 726
Do not believe in God 2% 3% 5% 90% < 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 7% 5% 6% 80% 2% 333

Interpreting scripture among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in God Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 33% 29% 2% 28% 8% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 21% 1% 57% 7% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 8% < 1% 80% 6% 726
Do not believe in God < 1% 2% < 1% 96% 2% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 2% 1% 1% 84% 11% 333

Belief in Heaven among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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 83% 12% 5% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 61% 30% 8% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 35% 54% 11% 726
Do not believe in God 4% 94% 3% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 12% 62% 26% 333

Belief in Hell among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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 62% 31% 7% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 41% 51% 8% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 69% 8% 726
Do not believe in God 3% 96% 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 71% 20% 333

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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% 17% 68% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 16% 71% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 9% 10% 81% 726
Do not believe in God 5% 9% 86% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 14% 82% 333

Views about size of government among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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% 63% 3% 3% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 67% 3% 3% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 27% 66% 4% 3% 726
Do not believe in God 24% 70% 3% 3% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 26% 55% 8% 10% 333

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

% of liberals who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in God Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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% 4% 2% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 72% 2% 1% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 74% 3% 2% 726
Do not believe in God 14% 83% 2% 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 12% 78% 6% 4% 333

Views about abortion among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who say abortion should be…

Belief in God Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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 62% 34% 4% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 73% 24% 3% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 84% 14% 2% 726
Do not believe in God 92% 6% 2% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 89% 7% 4% 333

Views about homosexuality among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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% 24% 3% 3% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 85% 11% 2% 2% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 88% 9% 1% 1% 726
Do not believe in God 96% 3% 1% < 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 89% 5% 2% 3% 333

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

% of liberals who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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 64% 29% 6% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 80% 15% 4% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 88% 9% 4% 726
Do not believe in God 96% 3% 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 90% 6% 3% 333

Views about environmental regulation among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who say…

Belief in God Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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% 69% 2% 3% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 75% 1% 2% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 17% 80% 1% 2% 726
Do not believe in God 8% 90% 1% < 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 12% 84% 2% 2% 333

Views about human evolution among liberals by belief in God

% of liberals who say humans…

Belief in God Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,581. 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% 32% 4% 32% 4% 3,581
Believe in God; fairly certain 54% 23% 5% 15% 3% 1,976
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 71% 12% 4% 11% 2% 726
Do not believe in God 92% 3% 1% 3% < 1% 1,814
Other/don't know if they believe in God 79% 5% 12% 2% 2% 333