DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,985. 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.
High school or less 17% 29% 29% 25% 7,985
Some college 22% 33% 28% 17% 6,993
College 15% 39% 30% 17% 5,823
Post-graduate degree 7% 42% 30% 21% 3,649

Generational cohort among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who are…

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,985. 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.
High school or less 12% 9% 25% 35% 17% 2% 7,985
Some college 15% 13% 27% 33% 11% 1% 6,993
College 6% 16% 32% 35% 10% 1% 5,823
Post-graduate degree 1% 12% 35% 37% 13% 1% 3,649

Gender composition among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who are…

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 47% 53% 8,085
Some college 43% 57% 7,110
College 45% 55% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 46% 54% 3,741

Racial and ethnic composition among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who identify as…

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,014. 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.
High school or less 59% 14% 1% 23% 3% 8,014
Some college 68% 14% 2% 13% 4% 7,021
College 75% 9% 4% 9% 3% 5,886
Post-graduate degree 78% 10% 3% 6% 3% 3,687

Immigrant status among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who are…

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,952. 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.
High school or less 19% 8% 73% 7,952
Some college 9% 10% 81% 7,049
College 11% 9% 80% 5,931
Post-graduate degree 11% 9% 80% 3,714

Income distribution among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who have a household income of…

Educational distribution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 6,820. 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.
High school or less 53% 22% 18% 7% 6,820
Some college 32% 24% 31% 13% 6,203
College 13% 17% 36% 33% 5,230
Post-graduate degree 8% 11% 34% 47% 3,319

Marital status among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who are…

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,052. 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.
High school or less 46% 7% 15% 11% 22% 8,052
Some college 50% 6% 14% 7% 23% 7,086
College 64% 5% 10% 4% 17% 5,934
Post-graduate degree 69% 4% 9% 5% 13% 3,731

Parent of children under 18 among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who are…

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,065. 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.
High school or less 26% 74% 8,065
Some college 31% 69% 7,096
College 35% 65% 5,940
Post-graduate degree 34% 66% 3,719

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who say they…

Educational distribution Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 75% 19% 3% 1% 1% 1% 8,085
Some college 79% 16% 2% 1% 1% 1% 7,110
College 75% 19% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 72% 21% 4% 1% 1% 1% 3,741

Importance of religion in one's life among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who say religion is…

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 70% 24% 5% 2% 1% 8,085
Some college 68% 25% 5% 2% < 1% 7,110
College 64% 27% 7% 2% < 1% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 65% 25% 8% 2% 1% 3,741

Attendance at religious services among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who attend religious services…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 46% 34% 19% 1% 8,085
Some college 45% 38% 16% < 1% 7,110
College 51% 36% 13% < 1% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 53% 35% 12% < 1% 3,741

Frequency of prayer among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who pray…

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 67% 17% 5% 9% 1% 8,085
Some college 70% 17% 5% 8% 1% 7,110
College 67% 17% 5% 10% 1% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 66% 18% 6% 9% 1% 3,741

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who attend prayer group…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 33% 11% 9% 47% 1% 8,085
Some college 31% 11% 10% 47% 1% 7,110
College 31% 10% 10% 48% 1% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 29% 11% 10% 49% < 1% 3,741

Frequency of meditation among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who meditate…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 45% 8% 4% 42% 2% 8,085
Some college 45% 8% 3% 43% 1% 7,110
College 43% 8% 5% 42% 1% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 48% 9% 5% 37% 2% 3,741

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Christians by educational group

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

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 65% 13% 8% 12% 1% 8,085
Some college 67% 15% 8% 9% 1% 7,110
College 65% 16% 10% 8% 1% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 65% 16% 10% 8% 1% 3,741

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Christians by educational group

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

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 43% 14% 11% 29% 2% 8,085
Some college 45% 17% 13% 24% 1% 7,110
College 46% 18% 14% 21% 1% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 49% 18% 16% 16% 1% 3,741

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Christians by educational group

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

Educational distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 43% 6% 43% 6% 2% 8,085
Some college 45% 8% 41% 5% 2% 7,110
College 43% 10% 37% 7% 3% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 41% 12% 34% 9% 3% 3,741

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who say…

Educational distribution 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 = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 34% 63% 1% 2% 8,085
Some college 41% 57% 2% 1% 7,110
College 44% 54% 1% 1% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 41% 57% 2% < 1% 3,741

Frequency of reading scripture among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who read scripture…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 45% 12% 8% 34% 1% 8,085
Some college 47% 12% 9% 31% 1% 7,110
College 43% 11% 9% 36% < 1% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 42% 12% 11% 35% < 1% 3,741

Interpreting scripture among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who say the holy scripture is…

Educational distribution 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 = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 49% 27% 3% 15% 6% 8,085
Some college 37% 35% 4% 17% 7% 7,110
College 27% 39% 3% 24% 7% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 20% 40% 3% 29% 8% 3,741

Belief in Heaven among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who …in heaven

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 87% 7% 6% 8,085
Some college 87% 7% 6% 7,110
College 82% 11% 7% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 78% 14% 8% 3,741

Belief in Hell among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who …in hell

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 73% 19% 8% 8,085
Some college 73% 19% 7% 7,110
College 65% 26% 9% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 56% 33% 11% 3,741

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who identify as…

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 38% 21% 41% 8,085
Some college 46% 15% 39% 7,110
College 53% 11% 36% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 45% 11% 44% 3,741

Political ideology among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who are…

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 44% 29% 19% 8% 8,085
Some college 44% 33% 16% 6% 7,110
College 45% 35% 17% 3% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 36% 39% 23% 2% 3,741

Views about size of government among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 45% 48% 3% 4% 8,085
Some college 59% 35% 3% 3% 7,110
College 65% 29% 3% 3% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 60% 35% 3% 2% 3,741

Views about government aid to the poor among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who say government aid to the poor…

Educational distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 46% 47% 4% 3% 8,085
Some college 51% 43% 4% 1% 7,110
College 53% 41% 4% 2% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 43% 52% 4% 1% 3,741

Views about abortion among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 41% 54% 5% 8,085
Some college 46% 50% 4% 7,110
College 50% 47% 3% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 54% 43% 3% 3,741

Views about homosexuality among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who say homosexuality…

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 50% 42% 4% 4% 8,085
Some college 54% 38% 5% 4% 7,110
College 59% 33% 4% 3% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 64% 28% 4% 3% 3,741

Views about same-sex marriage among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who …same-sex marriage

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 38% 53% 9% 8,085
Some college 44% 48% 8% 7,110
College 51% 43% 6% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 57% 37% 7% 3,741

Views about environmental regulation among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who say…

Educational distribution 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 = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 45% 48% 2% 5% 8,085
Some college 43% 52% 3% 2% 7,110
College 39% 56% 2% 2% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 33% 63% 2% 2% 3,741

Views about human evolution among Christians by educational group

% of Christians who say humans…

Educational distribution 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 = 8,085. 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.
High school or less 20% 25% 3% 46% 7% 8,085
Some college 18% 32% 3% 44% 4% 7,110
College 26% 31% 4% 35% 4% 5,962
Post-graduate degree 29% 34% 6% 28% 3% 3,741