Belief in God among adults who say humans always existed in present form

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 11,374. 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 84% 11% 2% 1% 2% < 1% 11,374

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Belief in God among adults who say humans always existed in present form by religious group

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 73% 21% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 1,959
Evangelical Protestant 93% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,973
Historically Black Protestant 93% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 853
Jehovah's Witness 95% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 182
Jewish 75% 13% 9% < 1% 3% < 1% 110
Mainline Protestant 82% 14% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1,626
Mormon 94% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 345
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 56% 22% 9% 1% 11% 2% 959

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,500. 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% 33% 30% 21% 9,500
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 38% 24% 18% 1,134
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 29% 25% 16% 197
Do not believe in God 31% 35% 17% 17% 161

Generational cohort among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,500. 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% 11% 29% 36% 14% 1% 9,500
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 15% 31% 28% 12% 2% 1,134
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 13% 24% 29% 9% 3% 197
Do not believe in God 22% 16% 27% 20% 13% 1% 161

Gender composition among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,726. 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% 58% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 52% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 59% 41% 203
Do not believe in God 62% 38% 165

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,584. 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% 2% 13% 4% 9,584
Believe in God; fairly certain 54% 9% 3% 30% 3% 1,146
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 41% 10% 13% 30% 6% 202
Do not believe in God 56% 4% 18% 16% 6% 162

Immigrant status among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,610. 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 12% 8% 80% 9,610
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 9% 63% 1,132
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 17% 50% 195
Do not believe in God 22% 12% 65% 159

Income distribution among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,351. 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% 23% 26% 14% 8,351
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 20% 21% 11% 988
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 56% 15% 18% 12% 167
Do not believe in God 38% 22% 27% 12% 149

Educational distribution among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,674. 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% 34% 13% 7% 9,674
Believe in God; fairly certain 61% 26% 9% 4% 1,150
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 71% 15% 8% 6% 201
Do not believe in God 48% 27% 16% 9% 164

Marital status among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,682. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 55% 4% 14% 8% 19% 9,682
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 11% 14% 8% 25% 1,147
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 36% 9% 10% 7% 37% 202
Do not believe in God 38% 5% 16% 5% 37% 164

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,685. 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% 9,685
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 70% 1,153
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 74% 203
Do not believe in God 21% 79% 165

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,726. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 84% 13% 2% 1% < 1% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 43% 11% 4% < 1% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 36% 25% 17% 1% 203
Do not believe in God 11% 10% 23% 56% < 1% 165

Attendance at religious services among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,726. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 61% 27% 12% 1% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 42% 31% < 1% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 13% 39% 47% 1% 203
Do not believe in God 9% 22% 68% 1% 165

Frequency of prayer among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,726. 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% 11% 2% 3% 1% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 24% 11% 20% 1% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 28% 15% 18% 38% < 1% 203
Do not believe in God 8% 4% 7% 81% < 1% 165

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,726. 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% 12% 9% 32% 1% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 10% 9% 61% 1% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 10% 10% 6% 75% < 1% 203
Do not believe in God 3% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 165

Frequency of meditation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,726. 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 52% 6% 3% 36% 2% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 33% 10% 5% 51% 1% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 14% 4% 59% 1% 203
Do not believe in God 17% 6% 5% 71% 1% 165

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,726. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 77% 11% 5% 6% 1% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 20% 12% 22% 2% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 11% 15% 44% < 1% 203
Do not believe in God 21% 11% 9% 57% 2% 165

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,726. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 15% 11% 26% 2% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 37% 15% 14% 32% 2% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 9% 17% 40% 1% 203
Do not believe in God 23% 10% 16% 48% 2% 165

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,726. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 61% 4% 30% 3% 2% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 7% 55% 10% 1% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 13% 12% 58% 16% < 1% 203
Do not believe in God 6% 14% 64% 16% < 1% 165

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,726. 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% 48% 1% 1% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 68% 1% 1% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 78% 1% 1% 203
Do not believe in God 20% 76% 2% 2% 165

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,726. 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% 11% 6% 19% 1% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 12% 9% 53% 1% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 10% 14% 6% 70% < 1% 203
Do not believe in God 5% 1% 4% 90% < 1% 165

Interpreting scripture among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,726. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 57% 28% 4% 7% 4% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 33% 2% 27% 7% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 22% < 1% 52% 5% 203
Do not believe in God 4% 6% 1% 83% 6% 165

Belief in Heaven among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,726. 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% 6% 6% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 80% 13% 7% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 59% 32% 9% 203
Do not believe in God 14% 82% 4% 165

Belief in Hell among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,726. 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% 15% 6% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 60% 32% 8% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 48% 44% 8% 203
Do not believe in God 15% 82% 3% 165

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,726. 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% 17% 32% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 36% 22% 42% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 18% 52% 203
Do not believe in God 32% 30% 39% 165

Political ideology among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,726. 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 55% 26% 12% 6% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 36% 35% 22% 7% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 28% 33% 29% 10% 203
Do not believe in God 25% 34% 29% 12% 165

Views about size of government among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,726. 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 60% 35% 2% 3% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 50% 2% 2% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 39% 55% 3% 2% 203
Do not believe in God 50% 47% 1% 2% 165

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,726. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 54% 41% 4% 2% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 45% 2% 2% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 44% 48% 4% 4% 203
Do not believe in God 44% 51% 3% 1% 165

Views about abortion among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,726. 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% 65% 4% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 47% 4% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 53% 40% 6% 203
Do not believe in God 65% 30% 5% 165

Views about homosexuality among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,726. 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% 56% 5% 4% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 63% 31% 3% 3% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 61% 31% 3% 6% 203
Do not believe in God 70% 25% 3% 2% 165

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,726. 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% 67% 7% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 52% 40% 8% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 51% 39% 10% 203
Do not believe in God 66% 30% 4% 165

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in God

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,726. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 49% 45% 3% 3% 9,726
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 50% 2% 3% 1,154
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 43% 52% 1% 4% 203
Do not believe in God 36% 60% < 1% 4% 165