Parent of children under 18 by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition by parental status

% of adults who are…

Religious tradition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 263. 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 20% 80% 263
Catholic 30% 70% 7,172
Evangelical Protestant 31% 69% 8,560
Hindu 39% 61% 199
Historically Black Protestant 30% 70% 1,908
Jehovah's Witness 29% 71% 244
Jewish 26% 74% 845
Mainline Protestant 26% 74% 6,062
Mormon 41% 59% 661
Muslim 38% 62% 237
Orthodox Christian 30% 70% 186
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 26% 74% 7,532

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