Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who have completed…

Religious tradition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree 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 52% 23% 16% 9% 1,842
Evangelical Protestant 47% 35% 13% 6% 823
Historically Black Protestant 61% 27% 7% 5% 173
Jewish 17% 19% 32% 32% 231
Mainline Protestant 32% 30% 21% 17% 1,544
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 40% 35% 15% 9% 1,609

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,021. 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% 34% 24% 16% 2,021
Some college 32% 33% 23% 12% 1,683
College 18% 40% 27% 15% 1,687
Post-graduate degree 9% 44% 28% 18% 1,264

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,021. 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 18% 14% 28% 28% 11% 1% 2,021
Some college 20% 19% 26% 28% 7% 1% 1,683
College 8% 19% 31% 33% 8% 1% 1,687
Post-graduate degree 1% 17% 35% 35% 10% 1% 1,264

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 55% 45% 2,044
Some college 50% 50% 1,701
College 50% 50% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 50% 50% 1,293

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,031. 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 54% 8% 2% 33% 3% 2,031
Some college 72% 7% 3% 13% 4% 1,686
College 77% 4% 8% 8% 3% 1,704
Post-graduate degree 78% 4% 11% 5% 3% 1,279

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,007. 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 29% 9% 62% 2,007
Some college 11% 11% 78% 1,684
College 14% 12% 74% 1,710
Post-graduate degree 17% 11% 72% 1,280

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 1,770. 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% 23% 17% 7% 1,770
Some college 30% 23% 31% 16% 1,511
College 13% 14% 35% 38% 1,529
Post-graduate degree 10% 9% 29% 53% 1,160

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,034. 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 39% 12% 13% 7% 29% 2,034
Some college 43% 10% 13% 4% 30% 1,695
College 61% 7% 9% 3% 21% 1,718
Post-graduate degree 64% 8% 10% 4% 14% 1,290

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,038. 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 30% 70% 2,038
Some college 29% 71% 1,700
College 31% 69% 1,715
Post-graduate degree 32% 68% 1,291

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say religion is…

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 36% 43% 16% 5% < 1% 2,044
Some college 21% 49% 21% 8% 1% 1,701
College 19% 49% 23% 8% 1% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 23% 46% 22% 9% 1% 1,293

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,044. 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 24% 39% 37% < 1% 2,044
Some college 14% 44% 41% < 1% 1,701
College 18% 47% 35% < 1% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 20% 47% 32% < 1% 1,293

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who pray…

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 39% 23% 11% 26% 1% 2,044
Some college 32% 24% 13% 30% < 1% 1,701
College 28% 27% 12% 32% 1% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 30% 29% 13% 27% 1% 1,293

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,044. 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 15% 9% 8% 67% 1% 2,044
Some college 8% 7% 7% 78% < 1% 1,701
College 7% 6% 9% 77% < 1% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 7% 8% 8% 77% < 1% 1,293

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,044. 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 31% 11% 5% 51% 2% 2,044
Some college 29% 12% 5% 53% 1% 1,701
College 30% 12% 7% 50% 1% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 33% 12% 8% 47% 1% 1,293

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,044. 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% 17% 13% 25% 2% 2,044
Some college 43% 21% 14% 21% 1% 1,701
College 42% 22% 18% 18% 1% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 43% 22% 19% 15% 1% 1,293

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,044. 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 40% 14% 16% 28% 2% 2,044
Some college 43% 19% 15% 22% 1% 1,701
College 41% 20% 18% 21% 1% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 43% 19% 21% 17% 1% 1,293

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,044. 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 21% 10% 56% 11% 2% 2,044
Some college 11% 14% 63% 10% 2% 1,701
College 11% 18% 53% 15% 2% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 9% 21% 52% 16% 2% 1,293

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,044. 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 25% 72% 1% 2% 2,044
Some college 24% 74% 1% < 1% 1,701
College 25% 73% 1% < 1% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 23% 75% 2% < 1% 1,293

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,044. 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% 10% 9% 59% 1% 2,044
Some college 13% 10% 11% 66% < 1% 1,701
College 10% 9% 9% 71% < 1% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 10% 9% 12% 68% < 1% 1,293

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,044. 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% 29% 2% 35% 7% 2,044
Some college 9% 29% 1% 52% 10% 1,701
College 5% 26% 1% 61% 8% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 4% 23% 1% 63% 10% 1,293

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in heaven

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 78% 14% 8% 2,044
Some college 70% 22% 8% 1,701
College 61% 28% 11% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 56% 35% 10% 1,293

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in hell

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 60% 31% 9% 2,044
Some college 49% 42% 8% 1,701
College 37% 53% 9% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 28% 60% 12% 1,293

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 31% 26% 43% 2,044
Some college 35% 18% 47% 1,701
College 35% 11% 54% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 29% 10% 61% 1,293

Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 32% 34% 27% 8% 2,044
Some college 26% 41% 28% 5% 1,701
College 22% 43% 33% 3% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 15% 45% 38% 2% 1,293

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 40% 54% 2% 3% 2,044
Some college 54% 38% 3% 4% 1,701
College 54% 40% 2% 4% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 51% 44% 3% 2% 1,293

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,044. 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% 51% 3% 2% 2,044
Some college 45% 50% 3% 2% 1,701
College 42% 53% 3% 2% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 32% 63% 4% 1% 1,293

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 54% 42% 4% 2,044
Some college 69% 27% 4% 1,701
College 74% 23% 3% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 76% 21% 3% 1,293

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say homosexuality…

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 69% 24% 3% 4% 2,044
Some college 81% 13% 3% 2% 1,701
College 84% 12% 3% 1% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 87% 9% 3% 2% 1,293

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …same-sex marriage

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,044. 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 58% 33% 10% 2,044
Some college 74% 20% 6% 1,701
College 78% 16% 5% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 81% 14% 6% 1,293

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,044. 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% 53% 2% 4% 2,044
Some college 33% 63% 2% 2% 1,701
College 26% 71% 2% 1% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 22% 75% 2% 1% 1,293

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by educational group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain 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 = 2,044. 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% 24% 4% 29% 5% 2,044
Some college 45% 29% 6% 18% 3% 1,701
College 58% 24% 5% 11% 2% 1,722
Post-graduate degree 62% 23% 8% 6% 1% 1,293