Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never read scripture by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who seldom or never read scripture by views about human evolution

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who say humans…

Religious tradition 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
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Buddhist 66% 14% 8% 13% < 1% 147
Catholic 38% 30% 5% 24% 4% 3,807
Evangelical Protestant 23% 32% 3% 37% 5% 1,462
Hindu 70% 13% 5% 11% 2% 120
Historically Black Protestant 24% 35% 2% 34% 5% 308
Jewish 70% 12% 4% 11% 2% 580
Mainline Protestant 41% 29% 5% 21% 5% 2,641
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 70% 12% 4% 12% 3% 6,116

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