Educational distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 45% 29% 18% 9% 2,211
Evangelical Protestant 43% 38% 13% 5% 1,378
Historically Black Protestant 45% 40% 9% 7% 228
Jewish 17% 21% 31% 31% 312
Mainline Protestant 36% 30% 20% 14% 1,979
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 48% 30% 14% 8% 1,494

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,460. 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% 30% 27% 16% 2,460
Some college 31% 34% 23% 12% 2,254
College 21% 42% 25% 12% 2,097
Post-graduate degree 9% 47% 27% 16% 1,341

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,460. 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% 12% 26% 32% 10% 1% 2,460
Some college 21% 18% 26% 27% 7% 1% 2,254
College 9% 22% 32% 30% 7% 1% 2,097
Post-graduate degree 1% 17% 38% 34% 9% 1% 1,341

Gender composition among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,486. 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% 46% 2,486
Some college 50% 50% 2,273
College 48% 52% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 50% 50% 1,369

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who identify as…

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,466. 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 64% 8% 2% 22% 4% 2,466
Some college 70% 9% 4% 13% 5% 2,244
College 76% 5% 8% 9% 3% 2,115
Post-graduate degree 75% 5% 12% 5% 2% 1,345

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,435. 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% 10% 73% 2,435
Some college 11% 12% 77% 2,252
College 13% 12% 75% 2,132
Post-graduate degree 19% 13% 69% 1,357

Income distribution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 2,190. 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% 22% 19% 9% 2,190
Some college 30% 23% 31% 16% 2,015
College 12% 18% 35% 35% 1,912
Post-graduate degree 9% 8% 31% 52% 1,249

Marital status among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,475. 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% 11% 15% 7% 30% 2,475
Some college 41% 11% 13% 4% 31% 2,268
College 58% 8% 9% 3% 23% 2,134
Post-graduate degree 67% 6% 9% 4% 14% 1,365

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,480. 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% 2,480
Some college 30% 70% 2,268
College 32% 68% 2,137
Post-graduate degree 36% 64% 1,361

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 2,486. 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% 35% 6% 1% 2% 1% 2,486
Some college 53% 37% 6% 1% 2% 2% 2,273
College 47% 38% 7% < 1% 4% 2% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 38% 42% 10% 1% 7% 3% 1,369

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 2,486. 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 13% 48% 38% 1% 2,486
Some college 12% 57% 30% < 1% 2,273
College 15% 59% 26% < 1% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 14% 64% 23% < 1% 1,369

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who pray…

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,486. 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% 27% 12% 22% 1% 2,486
Some college 37% 29% 12% 20% 1% 2,273
College 36% 29% 13% 21% 1% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 34% 29% 14% 22% 1% 1,369

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 2,486. 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% 9% 8% 74% < 1% 2,486
Some college 7% 7% 9% 77% < 1% 2,273
College 6% 6% 10% 77% < 1% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 5% 6% 11% 78% < 1% 1,369

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 2,486. 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% 9% 5% 60% 1% 2,486
Some college 28% 10% 5% 56% < 1% 2,273
College 30% 12% 8% 49% 1% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 32% 10% 9% 48% < 1% 1,369

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 2,486. 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% 20% 14% 24% 1% 2,486
Some college 43% 23% 15% 18% 1% 2,273
College 43% 24% 17% 15% 1% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 41% 23% 19% 14% 2% 1,369

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 2,486. 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 35% 15% 15% 33% 2% 2,486
Some college 42% 17% 15% 25% < 1% 2,273
College 39% 20% 16% 24% 1% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 41% 22% 19% 18% < 1% 1,369

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 2,486. 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% 9% 63% 10% 2% 2,486
Some college 12% 15% 63% 8% 2% 2,273
College 11% 18% 58% 11% 2% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 9% 20% 53% 15% 2% 1,369

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 2,486. 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% 73% 1% 1% 2,486
Some college 28% 71% 1% < 1% 2,273
College 27% 71% 1% 1% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 24% 74% 2% 1% 1,369

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 2,486. 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% 12% 12% 61% 1% 2,486
Some college 14% 12% 13% 61% < 1% 2,273
College 11% 10% 13% 66% < 1% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 9% 10% 16% 64% < 1% 1,369

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 2,486. 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% 35% 2% 31% 7% 2,486
Some college 13% 34% 2% 40% 11% 2,273
College 6% 33% 1% 51% 9% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 4% 27% 1% 59% 10% 1,369

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who …in heaven

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,486. 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 80% 13% 7% 2,486
Some college 78% 14% 9% 2,273
College 69% 23% 9% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 59% 31% 10% 1,369

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who …in hell

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,486. 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 62% 29% 8% 2,486
Some college 58% 33% 9% 2,273
College 46% 45% 9% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 35% 55% 10% 1,369

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who identify as…

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,486. 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 35% 23% 42% 2,486
Some college 37% 19% 45% 2,273
College 38% 13% 49% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 32% 12% 57% 1,369

Political ideology among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who are…

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,486. 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% 36% 23% 7% 2,486
Some college 29% 40% 25% 6% 2,273
College 26% 42% 30% 3% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 18% 44% 35% 2% 1,369

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,486. 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% 48% 2% 4% 2,486
Some college 56% 37% 3% 4% 2,273
College 57% 37% 3% 3% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 52% 43% 2% 2% 1,369

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 2,486. 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% 49% 3% 2% 2,486
Some college 48% 48% 4% 1% 2,273
College 44% 50% 4% 1% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 34% 61% 5% 1% 1,369

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,486. 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% 38% 4% 2,486
Some college 66% 30% 5% 2,273
College 72% 25% 2% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 78% 20% 3% 1,369

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who say homosexuality…

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,486. 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% 2,486
Some college 77% 16% 4% 3% 2,273
College 83% 12% 3% 2% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 84% 11% 3% 2% 1,369

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important who …same-sex marriage

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,486. 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% 9% 2,486
Some college 68% 24% 8% 2,273
College 76% 19% 5% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 79% 15% 6% 1,369

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 2,486. 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% 51% 2% 4% 2,486
Some college 34% 61% 2% 2% 2,273
College 29% 67% 2% 2% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 24% 73% 2% 1% 1,369

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by educational group

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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 = 2,486. 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% 27% 4% 31% 4% 2,486
Some college 36% 33% 5% 23% 3% 2,273
College 48% 30% 6% 14% 2% 2,142
Post-graduate degree 57% 25% 6% 10% 1% 1,369