Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in God by religious group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 38% 25% 27% 10% 112
Jewish 14% 14% 38% 34% 160
Mainline Protestant 42% 17% 24% 17% 110
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 28% 31% 24% 16% 2,732

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 639. 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% 28% 15% 11% 639
Some college 48% 29% 14% 9% 729
College 33% 39% 17% 11% 1,149
Post-graduate degree 13% 45% 22% 19% 851

Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 639. 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% 13% 22% 18% 7% 2% 639
Some college 35% 21% 21% 16% 5% < 1% 729
College 15% 29% 28% 21% 6% 1% 1,149
Post-graduate degree 2% 21% 35% 29% 12% 1% 851

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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% 30% 641
Some college 66% 34% 731
College 62% 38% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 59% 41% 867

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who identify as…

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 635. 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% 4% 6% 14% 3% 635
Some college 76% 2% 7% 10% 4% 725
College 80% 2% 8% 7% 3% 1,149
Post-graduate degree 81% 2% 10% 4% 2% 854

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 628. 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 10% 16% 73% 628
Some college 10% 18% 72% 726
College 13% 13% 73% 1,158
Post-graduate degree 20% 11% 69% 856

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 565. 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 37% 23% 26% 14% 565
Some college 29% 20% 30% 21% 674
College 14% 17% 33% 35% 1,092
Post-graduate degree 8% 11% 31% 50% 784

Marital status among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 639. 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% 9% 3% 50% 639
Some college 30% 12% 10% 2% 46% 730
College 43% 15% 7% 2% 33% 1,159
Post-graduate degree 61% 10% 9% 3% 18% 865

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 639. 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% 81% 639
Some college 19% 81% 730
College 21% 79% 1,160
Post-graduate degree 30% 70% 865

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who say religion is…

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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 3% 8% 22% 66% 1% 641
Some college 2% 7% 23% 67% 1% 731
College 3% 8% 24% 65% 1% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 3% 11% 21% 65% < 1% 867

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 641. 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 3% 14% 83% < 1% 641
Some college 1% 17% 82% < 1% 731
College 2% 19% 78% < 1% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 3% 19% 78% < 1% 867

Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who pray…

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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 3% 2% 2% 93% < 1% 641
Some college 2% 1% 3% 93% < 1% 731
College 2% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 3% 1% 2% 94% < 1% 867

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 641. 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 2% < 1% 2% 96% < 1% 641
Some college < 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 731
College 1% 2% 2% 95% < 1% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 867

Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 641. 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 16% 5% 4% 74% 1% 641
Some college 17% 10% 5% 67% 1% 731
College 19% 9% 7% 65% 1% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 23% 10% 7% 59% 1% 867

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 641. 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 27% 9% 6% 56% 2% 641
Some college 29% 18% 6% 46% 1% 731
College 34% 18% 12% 33% 2% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 32% 15% 15% 36% 2% 867

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 641. 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% 15% 11% 35% 1% 641
Some college 50% 18% 12% 20% 1% 731
College 49% 19% 16% 16% < 1% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 44% 20% 18% 16% 1% 867

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 641. 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 1% 13% 62% 23% 1% 641
Some college 2% 19% 53% 25% 1% 731
College 1% 22% 47% 28% 1% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 1% 27% 36% 34% 2% 867

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 641. 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% 80% < 1% 1% 641
Some college 16% 82% 1% 1% 731
College 15% 84% 1% < 1% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 12% 86% 1% 1% 867

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 641. 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 3% 3% 3% 90% < 1% 641
Some college 2% 2% 5% 92% < 1% 731
College 2% 4% 5% 88% < 1% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 1% 2% 5% 91% < 1% 867

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 641. 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 2% 3% < 1% 90% 4% 641
Some college < 1% 1% < 1% 95% 3% 731
College < 1% 1% < 1% 96% 3% 1,164
Post-graduate degree < 1% 1% < 1% 97% 2% 867

Belief in Heaven among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who …in heaven

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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 8% 87% 4% 641
Some college 7% 90% 4% 731
College 3% 95% 2% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 3% 95% 2% 867

Belief in Hell among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who …in hell

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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 7% 89% 4% 641
Some college 5% 93% 3% 731
College 2% 96% 2% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 3% 95% 2% 867

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who identify as…

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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% 45% 641
Some college 17% 17% 66% 731
College 14% 10% 75% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 12% 9% 80% 867

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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% 32% 36% 11% 641
Some college 12% 33% 49% 6% 731
College 9% 31% 58% 2% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 5% 26% 66% 2% 867

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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 52% 42% 3% 3% 641
Some college 47% 46% 3% 3% 731
College 36% 57% 3% 4% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 30% 64% 3% 3% 867

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 641. 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% 4% 2% 641
Some college 29% 67% 3% 1% 731
College 23% 74% 2% 1% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 18% 77% 3% 2% 867

Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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 79% 18% 3% 641
Some college 86% 10% 4% 731
College 91% 7% 2% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 92% 6% 2% 867

Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who say homosexuality…

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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 84% 11% 2% 2% 641
Some college 92% 5% 2% 1% 731
College 96% 3% 1% < 1% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 95% 3% 1% < 1% 867

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God who …same-sex marriage

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 641. 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 79% 15% 6% 641
Some college 90% 6% 4% 731
College 95% 4% 2% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 94% 5% 1% 867

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 641. 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% 65% 1% 3% 641
Some college 19% 78% 1% 1% 731
College 14% 84% 2% 1% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 9% 88% 2% 1% 867

Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in God by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 641. 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% 7% 3% 10% 2% 641
Some college 89% 4% 1% 5% < 1% 731
College 93% 2% 1% 4% < 1% 1,164
Post-graduate degree 93% 2% < 1% 3% 1% 867