Belief in God among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 21,598. 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 51% 25% 7% 1% 14% 3% 21,598
2007 60% 23% 5% < 1% 8% 4% 17,391

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Belief in God among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by religious group

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 235. 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 27% 30% 10% 1% 28% 5% 235
Catholic 61% 30% 6% 1% 2% 1% 4,929
Evangelical Protestant 80% 17% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,912
Hindu 35% 37% 16% 1% 10% 2% 126
Historically Black Protestant 87% 12% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 944
Jewish 27% 30% 17% 1% 20% 5% 726
Mainline Protestant 60% 30% 5% 1% 2% 2% 4,042
Mormon 76% 18% 5% < 1% 1% 1% 225
Muslim 73% 19% 6% < 1% 1% < 1% 111
Orthodox Christian 48% 38% 10% < 1% 2% 1% 116
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 22% 12% < 1% 37% 6% 6,338

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,716. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 22% 35% 27% 15% 10,716
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 36% 24% 13% 5,165
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 37% 33% 19% 11% 1,519
Believe in God; don't know 20% 24% 32% 24% 130
Do not believe in God 40% 34% 15% 11% 3,082
Other/don't know if they believe in God 33% 33% 20% 13% 653

Generational cohort among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,716. 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% 14% 29% 32% 10% 1% 10,716
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 18% 28% 28% 8% < 1% 5,165
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 20% 25% 23% 6% 1% 1,519
Believe in God; don't know 10% 15% 19% 35% 19% 2% 130
Do not believe in God 27% 22% 25% 19% 7% 1% 3,082
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 21% 24% 25% 8% 1% 653

Gender composition among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,870. 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 37% 63% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 47% 53% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 57% 43% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 48% 52% 139
Do not believe in God 63% 37% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 57% 43% 686

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,742. 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% 15% 3% 17% 4% 10,742
Believe in God; fairly certain 68% 6% 5% 18% 3% 5,203
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 69% 4% 8% 17% 3% 1,522
Believe in God; don't know 65% 6% 5% 21% 3% 131
Do not believe in God 78% 3% 7% 9% 3% 3,085
Other/don't know if they believe in God 84% 3% 3% 6% 5% 664

Immigrant status among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,749. 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% 11% 76% 10,749
Believe in God; fairly certain 18% 11% 71% 5,192
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 15% 65% 1,524
Believe in God; don't know 24% 14% 63% 135
Do not believe in God 12% 15% 73% 3,087
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 11% 81% 671

Income distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 9,602. 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 36% 21% 25% 17% 9,602
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 19% 27% 22% 4,670
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 17% 26% 28% 1,397
Believe in God; don't know 47% 19% 21% 13% 100
Do not believe in God 23% 18% 30% 29% 2,863
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 15% 29% 31% 561

Educational distribution among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,819. 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% 33% 16% 10% 10,819
Believe in God; fairly certain 38% 31% 18% 13% 5,230
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 29% 22% 16% 1,530
Believe in God; don't know 40% 34% 11% 15% 136
Do not believe in God 26% 30% 26% 18% 3,111
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 33% 24% 19% 680

Marital status among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 10,839. 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% 8% 15% 6% 25% 10,839
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 11% 11% 4% 28% 5,230
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 40% 11% 9% 4% 37% 1,530
Believe in God; don't know 35% 14% 21% 12% 18% 136
Do not believe in God 38% 12% 8% 2% 40% 3,112
Other/don't know if they believe in God 43% 9% 11% 3% 34% 668

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,842. 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% 69% 10,842
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 69% 5,233
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 75% 1,531
Believe in God; don't know 21% 79% 136
Do not believe in God 22% 78% 3,110
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 76% 680

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 10,870. 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% 28% 5% 3% 1% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 47% 21% 8% 1% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 29% 41% 22% < 1% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 47% 26% 10% 13% 3% 139
Do not believe in God 3% 8% 23% 67% < 1% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 18% 36% 38% 2% 686

Attendance at religious services among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 10,870. 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 36% 41% 23% < 1% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 43% 39% < 1% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 37% 58% < 1% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 23% 30% 45% 2% 139
Do not believe in God 2% 17% 81% < 1% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 27% 67% 2% 686

Frequency of prayer among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,870. 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 66% 20% 5% 9% 1% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 25% 12% 30% < 1% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 15% 13% 12% 61% < 1% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 42% 10% 9% 35% 4% 139
Do not believe in God 2% 1% 3% 94% < 1% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 7% 5% 75% 4% 686

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 10,870. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 22% 11% 10% 56% < 1% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 8% 7% 7% 77% < 1% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 4% 5% 89% < 1% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 12% 4% 8% 73% 3% 139
Do not believe in God 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 3% 2% 4% 89% 2% 686

Frequency of meditation among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 10,870. 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% 9% 4% 43% 1% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 11% 5% 53% 1% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 12% 6% 59% < 1% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 40% 9% 1% 44% 5% 139
Do not believe in God 19% 8% 5% 67% 1% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 9% 6% 59% 3% 686

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 10,870. 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 66% 16% 9% 9% 1% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 20% 16% 21% 1% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 18% 16% 35% 1% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 55% 6% 10% 17% 13% 139
Do not believe in God 31% 16% 9% 42% 2% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 37% 13% 11% 33% 6% 686

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 10,870. 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% 16% 12% 25% 1% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 18% 17% 23% 1% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 46% 17% 16% 21% < 1% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 45% 6% 11% 30% 8% 139
Do not believe in God 47% 18% 13% 21% 1% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 51% 19% 13% 15% 2% 686

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 10,870. 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% 10% 49% 6% 2% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 11% 16% 59% 13% 2% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 22% 56% 17% 1% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 14% 13% 51% 12% 10% 139
Do not believe in God 1% 20% 50% 27% 1% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 1% 22% 56% 15% 5% 686

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 10,870. 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% 69% 1% 1% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 76% 1% 1% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 80% 1% 1% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 21% 71% 4% 4% 139
Do not believe in God 15% 84% 1% < 1% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 82% 3% 1% 686

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 10,870. 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 36% 14% 10% 40% 1% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 10% 10% 68% < 1% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 6% 6% 84% < 1% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 14% 8% 9% 61% 8% 139
Do not believe in God 2% 3% 5% 90% < 1% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 5% 6% 82% 2% 686

Interpreting scripture among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 10,870. 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% 38% 2% 23% 7% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 11% 26% 1% 54% 8% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 9% < 1% 81% 7% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 28% 14% 5% 34% 19% 139
Do not believe in God < 1% 1% < 1% 95% 3% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 1% 4% 1% 79% 16% 686

Belief in Heaven among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,870. 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 86% 9% 5% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 68% 23% 9% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 37% 50% 13% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 59% 27% 14% 139
Do not believe in God 5% 92% 3% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 14% 50% 36% 686

Belief in Hell among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,870. 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 66% 27% 7% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 45% 9% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 64% 10% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 41% 44% 15% 139
Do not believe in God 4% 94% 2% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 11% 62% 28% 686

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,870. 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 34% 17% 49% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 18% 53% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 17% 62% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 22% 36% 42% 139
Do not believe in God 16% 16% 68% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 22% 56% 686

Political ideology among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,870. 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% 39% 24% 6% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 42% 32% 5% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 15% 40% 40% 5% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 24% 20% 39% 17% 139
Do not believe in God 11% 31% 53% 5% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 39% 40% 8% 686

Views about size of government among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,870. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 47% 3% 3% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 48% 3% 3% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 44% 48% 4% 4% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 34% 51% 6% 9% 139
Do not believe in God 41% 53% 3% 3% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 47% 38% 7% 8% 686

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 10,870. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 42% 53% 4% 2% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 57% 3% 1% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 62% 4% 2% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 35% 50% 10% 5% 139
Do not believe in God 27% 69% 3% 1% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 33% 58% 6% 3% 686

Views about abortion among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 10,870. 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% 38% 4% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 71% 27% 3% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 83% 15% 2% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 54% 29% 17% 139
Do not believe in God 89% 9% 2% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 85% 11% 4% 686

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,870. 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% 21% 6% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 83% 11% 5% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 90% 7% 3% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 75% 11% 13% 139
Do not believe in God 95% 3% 2% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 92% 4% 4% 686

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 10,870. 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% 61% 2% 3% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 67% 2% 2% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 73% 2% 1% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 36% 48% 5% 10% 139
Do not believe in God 17% 80% 1% 1% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 69% 4% 4% 686

Views about human evolution among adults who say homosexuality should be accepted by belief in God

% of adults who say homosexuality should be accepted 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 = 10,870. 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% 36% 4% 32% 3% 10,870
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 25% 5% 16% 2% 5,246
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 72% 11% 4% 10% 2% 1,537
Believe in God; don't know 42% 17% 11% 23% 6% 139
Do not believe in God 90% 3% 1% 5% 1% 3,120
Other/don't know if they believe in God 78% 5% 11% 3% 3% 686