Belief in God among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 13,339. 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 59% 22% 6% 1% 11% 2% 13,339
2007 71% 18% 4% < 1% 5% 2% 14,306

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Belief in God among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by religious group

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 134. 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 33% 24% 6% < 1% 34% 3% 134
Catholic 59% 32% 6% 1% 2% 1% 2,884
Evangelical Protestant 83% 14% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,210
Hindu 43% 29% 12% < 1% 14% 2% 103
Historically Black Protestant 89% 9% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,326
Jehovah's Witness 91% 8% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 109
Jewish 34% 25% 13% < 1% 23% 5% 442
Mainline Protestant 65% 26% 5% 1% 2% 1% 1,908
Mormon 74% 20% 4% < 1% 1% 1% 119
Muslim 85% 10% 4% < 1% 1% < 1% 163
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 22% 11% < 1% 36% 4% 3,419

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,270. 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% 34% 27% 15% 7,270
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 38% 22% 12% 2,812
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 37% 33% 20% 10% 841
Do not believe in God 41% 32% 16% 11% 1,765
Other/don't know if they believe in God 28% 34% 21% 17% 318

Generational cohort among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,270. 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% 15% 28% 31% 10% 1% 7,270
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 19% 30% 26% 8% 1% 2,812
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 20% 27% 24% 5% 1% 841
Do not believe in God 28% 22% 23% 20% 7% 1% 1,765
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 14% 29% 26% 11% 1% 318

Gender composition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,417. 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% 64% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 57% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 50% 50% 852
Do not believe in God 59% 41% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 52% 48% 332

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,343. 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% 27% 4% 22% 4% 7,343
Believe in God; fairly certain 50% 10% 5% 32% 3% 2,834
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 61% 6% 9% 22% 3% 845
Do not believe in God 74% 4% 9% 10% 3% 1,770
Other/don't know if they believe in God 77% 7% 2% 10% 5% 324

Immigrant status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,270. 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% 10% 68% 7,270
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 10% 59% 2,803
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 14% 61% 839
Do not believe in God 15% 15% 69% 1,769
Other/don't know if they believe in God 9% 11% 80% 325

Income distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 6,484. 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 51% 20% 19% 10% 6,484
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 18% 21% 15% 2,522
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 37% 17% 23% 23% 768
Do not believe in God 24% 18% 29% 29% 1,642
Other/don't know if they believe in God 27% 20% 27% 27% 273

Educational distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,373. 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% 29% 12% 8% 7,373
Believe in God; fairly certain 50% 25% 14% 11% 2,835
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 41% 24% 19% 16% 847
Do not believe in God 23% 27% 28% 21% 1,781
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 33% 22% 24% 328

Marital status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,388. 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% 7% 17% 8% 29% 7,388
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 13% 13% 4% 30% 2,841
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 41% 10% 8% 4% 38% 850
Do not believe in God 37% 12% 10% 2% 39% 1,780
Other/don't know if they believe in God 38% 9% 14% 4% 35% 325

Parent of children under 18 among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,396. 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% 68% 7,396
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 66% 2,846
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 74% 848
Do not believe in God 21% 79% 1,781
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 76% 328

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,417. 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% 3% 2% 1% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 43% 16% 7% < 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 12% 29% 39% 21% < 1% 852
Do not believe in God 4% 9% 23% 64% < 1% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 14% 20% 29% 35% 2% 332

Attendance at religious services among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,417. 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 45% 36% 18% 1% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 42% 34% < 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 38% 54% < 1% 852
Do not believe in God 3% 19% 78% < 1% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 32% 58% 2% 332

Frequency of prayer among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,417. 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% 16% 4% 7% 1% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 23% 11% 25% < 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 14% 13% 54% < 1% 852
Do not believe in God 2% 2% 3% 92% < 1% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 12% 10% 7% 68% 3% 332

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,417. 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% 12% 10% 44% 1% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 10% 9% 67% 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 4% 4% 86% < 1% 852
Do not believe in God 1% 2% 2% 95% < 1% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 4% 2% 2% 90% 2% 332

Frequency of meditation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,417. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 48% 9% 4% 38% 2% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 12% 5% 47% 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 12% 7% 57% < 1% 852
Do not believe in God 19% 9% 7% 65% 1% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 10% 8% 55% 4% 332

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,417. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 68% 14% 8% 9% 1% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 18% 14% 18% 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 19% 15% 34% 1% 852
Do not believe in God 30% 17% 10% 41% 2% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 37% 13% 13% 30% 7% 332

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,417. 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% 15% 11% 27% 1% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 17% 15% 22% 2% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 43% 15% 17% 24% 1% 852
Do not believe in God 46% 18% 14% 21% 1% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 50% 17% 16% 14% 3% 332

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,417. 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% 8% 41% 7% 2% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 18% 15% 50% 15% 2% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 21% 53% 18% 1% 852
Do not believe in God 2% 21% 46% 29% 1% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 7% 21% 51% 16% 5% 332

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,417. 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 27% 70% 1% 1% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 79% 1% 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 17% 83% < 1% < 1% 852
Do not believe in God 13% 85% < 1% 1% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 15% 82% 2% 1% 332

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,417. 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% 13% 9% 31% 1% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 12% 10% 59% 1% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 8% 6% 80% < 1% 852
Do not believe in God 2% 2% 5% 91% < 1% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 8% 5% 76% 2% 332

Interpreting scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,417. 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% 29% 3% 15% 6% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 25% 1% 43% 7% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 11% < 1% 75% 5% 852
Do not believe in God 1% 2% < 1% 95% 2% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 5% 4% 1% 77% 13% 332

Belief in Heaven among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,417. 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% 8% 4% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 72% 20% 8% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 42% 46% 12% 852
Do not believe in God 5% 92% 3% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 50% 29% 332

Belief in Hell among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,417. 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 72% 22% 6% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 41% 8% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 62% 10% 852
Do not believe in God 5% 93% 2% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 20% 57% 23% 332

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 7,417. 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 20% 20% 60% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 16% 20% 64% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 12% 15% 73% 852
Do not believe in God 7% 11% 82% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 19% 72% 332

Political ideology among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,417. 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% 34% 28% 8% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 33% 43% 6% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 13% 31% 52% 5% 852
Do not believe in God 5% 22% 69% 4% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 8% 30% 56% 6% 332

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,417. 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 27% 68% 3% 2% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 69% 2% 2% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 74% 2% 1% 852
Do not believe in God 14% 84% 2% < 1% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 14% 82% 4% 1% 332

Views about abortion among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,417. 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% 45% 4% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 63% 34% 3% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 77% 21% 2% 852
Do not believe in God 89% 9% 2% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 84% 13% 3% 332

Views about homosexuality among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,417. 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% 33% 3% 3% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 81% 14% 2% 2% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 85% 12% 2% 2% 852
Do not believe in God 94% 4% 1% 1% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 86% 10% 2% 3% 332

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,417. 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 51% 42% 7% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 73% 21% 6% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 81% 15% 4% 852
Do not believe in God 93% 5% 2% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 84% 10% 6% 332

Views about environmental regulation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,417. 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% 64% 1% 3% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 70% 1% 3% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 78% 1% 1% 852
Do not believe in God 10% 88% 1% 1% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 81% 1% 4% 332

Views about human evolution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in God

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,417. 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% 30% 3% 41% 5% 7,417
Believe in God; fairly certain 47% 24% 4% 22% 3% 2,852
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 65% 12% 4% 16% 3% 852
Do not believe in God 89% 4% 1% 6% < 1% 1,788
Other/don't know if they believe in God 73% 7% 10% 7% 3% 332