Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing

% of adults who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 35,071. 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.
2014 59% 15% 9% 16% 1% 35,071
2007 52% 14% 12% 18% 3% 35,556

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing by religious group

% of adults who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 264. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 59% 14% 14% 12% 1% 264
Catholic 57% 17% 11% 14% 1% 7,202
Evangelical Protestant 75% 12% 6% 6% 1% 8,593
Hindu 40% 16% 22% 20% 2% 199
Historically Black Protestant 73% 12% 7% 8% 1% 1,916
Jehovah's Witness 82% 5% 5% 5% 3% 245
Jewish 39% 18% 14% 28% 1% 847
Mainline Protestant 56% 18% 11% 14% 2% 6,083
Mormon 81% 9% 4% 5% 1% 664
Muslim 64% 13% 10% 9% 4% 237
Orthodox Christian 53% 23% 10% 14% < 1% 186
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 40% 16% 11% 32% 2% 7,556

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Age distribution by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 20,490. 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.
At least once a week 19% 33% 28% 20% 20,490
Once or twice a month 29% 36% 23% 13% 5,008
Several times a year 24% 38% 25% 13% 3,175
Seldom/never 26% 34% 24% 16% 5,174
Don't know 17% 30% 23% 31% 498

Learn More: 18-29, 30-49, 50-64, 65+

Generational cohort by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 20,490. 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.
At least once a week 12% 13% 27% 33% 13% 1% 20,490
Once or twice a month 19% 17% 28% 27% 8% 1% 5,008
Several times a year 15% 16% 31% 29% 8% 1% 3,175
Seldom/never 17% 17% 27% 28% 10% 1% 5,174
Don't know 10% 11% 25% 32% 21% 1% 498

Learn More: Younger Millennial, Older Millennial, Generation X, Baby Boomer, Silent, Greatest

Gender composition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 44% 56% 20,955
Once or twice a month 50% 50% 5,093
Several times a year 51% 49% 3,223
Seldom/never 62% 38% 5,262
Don't know 53% 47% 538

Learn More: Men, Women

Racial and ethnic composition by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 20,623. 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.
At least once a week 64% 14% 3% 16% 4% 20,623
Once or twice a month 69% 10% 4% 13% 3% 5,028
Several times a year 68% 8% 7% 15% 2% 3,189
Seldom/never 72% 7% 5% 12% 3% 5,199
Don't know 67% 10% 4% 15% 4% 510

Learn More: White, Black, Asian, Latino, Other/Mixed

Immigrant status by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 20,699. 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.
At least once a week 15% 9% 76% 20,699
Once or twice a month 14% 11% 75% 5,027
Several times a year 17% 11% 72% 3,181
Seldom/never 12% 12% 75% 5,175
Don't know 20% 10% 70% 511

Learn More: Immigrants, Second generation, Third generation or higher

Income distribution by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 18,076. 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.
At least once a week 35% 21% 26% 18% 18,076
Once or twice a month 32% 20% 27% 21% 4,563
Several times a year 31% 19% 29% 22% 2,888
Seldom/never 36% 20% 25% 18% 4,611
Don't know 40% 18% 25% 17% 352

Learn More: Less than $30,000, $30,000-$49,999, $50,000-$99,999, $100,000 or more

Educational distribution by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 20,827. 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.
At least once a week 40% 33% 17% 10% 20,827
Once or twice a month 37% 32% 19% 12% 5,074
Several times a year 39% 29% 19% 13% 3,208
Seldom/never 47% 29% 14% 10% 5,234
Don't know 48% 26% 15% 10% 525

Learn More: High school or less, Some college, College, Post-graduate degree

Marital status by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 20,843. 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.
At least once a week 51% 7% 13% 8% 21% 20,843
Once or twice a month 46% 9% 12% 4% 30% 5,082
Several times a year 48% 8% 11% 5% 28% 3,215
Seldom/never 41% 9% 13% 6% 31% 5,228
Don't know 45% 5% 12% 12% 26% 523

Learn More: Married, Living with a partner, Divorced/separated, Widowed, Never married

Parent of children under 18 by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 20,869. 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.
At least once a week 29% 71% 20,869
Once or twice a month 31% 69% 5,075
Several times a year 30% 70% 3,218
Seldom/never 25% 75% 5,240
Don't know 21% 79% 531

Learn More: Parents, Non-parents

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say they…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 76% 14% 3% 1% 5% 1% 20,955
Once or twice a month 56% 26% 6% < 1% 9% 2% 5,093
Several times a year 48% 31% 8% 1% 9% 2% 3,223
Seldom/never 30% 26% 12% 1% 26% 5% 5,262
Don't know 50% 17% 3% 6% 12% 12% 538

Learn More: Believe in God; absolutely certain, Believe in God; fairly certain, Believe in God; not too/not at all certain, Do not believe in God

Importance of religion in one's life by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 69% 17% 6% 7% 1% 20,955
Once or twice a month 41% 36% 13% 10% < 1% 5,093
Several times a year 32% 40% 18% 10% < 1% 3,223
Seldom/never 19% 31% 23% 27% 1% 5,262
Don't know 48% 19% 10% 17% 6% 538

Learn More: Very important, Somewhat important, Not too important, Not at all important

Attendance at religious services by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 49% 30% 21% 1% 20,955
Once or twice a month 25% 44% 31% < 1% 5,093
Several times a year 17% 47% 36% < 1% 3,223
Seldom/never 10% 30% 60% < 1% 5,262
Don't know 30% 28% 35% 8% 538

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month/a few times a year, Seldom/never

Frequency of prayer by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 71% 13% 3% 12% 1% 20,955
Once or twice a month 43% 23% 9% 24% 1% 5,093
Several times a year 34% 23% 11% 31% 1% 3,223
Seldom/never 20% 13% 9% 58% 1% 5,262
Don't know 43% 13% 5% 27% 12% 538

Learn More: At least daily, Weekly, Monthly, Seldom/never

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 35% 11% 9% 45% 1% 20,955
Once or twice a month 12% 11% 9% 67% 1% 5,093
Several times a year 8% 7% 12% 73% < 1% 3,223
Seldom/never 5% 3% 4% 88% < 1% 5,262
Don't know 20% 4% 5% 62% 9% 538

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

Frequency of meditation by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who meditate…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 54% 8% 3% 34% 2% 20,955
Once or twice a month 28% 14% 6% 51% 1% 5,093
Several times a year 19% 9% 11% 59% 1% 3,223
Seldom/never 15% 6% 3% 75% 1% 5,262
Don't know 27% 5% 3% 44% 21% 538

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 56% 14% 9% 19% 2% 20,955
Once or twice a month 39% 25% 16% 20% < 1% 5,093
Several times a year 26% 18% 30% 25% 1% 3,223
Seldom/never 27% 12% 14% 45% 1% 5,262
Don't know 30% 13% 10% 23% 24% 538

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

Sources of guidance on right and wrong by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 44% 9% 37% 7% 3% 20,955
Once or twice a month 23% 14% 51% 10% 2% 5,093
Several times a year 18% 12% 57% 12% 2% 3,223
Seldom/never 11% 13% 60% 15% 2% 5,262
Don't know 24% 10% 44% 11% 12% 538

Learn More: Religion, Philosophy/reason, Common sense, Science

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 38% 59% 2% 1% 20,955
Once or twice a month 28% 71% 1% 1% 5,093
Several times a year 26% 72% 1% 1% 3,223
Seldom/never 23% 75% 1% 1% 5,262
Don't know 27% 62% 5% 6% 538

Learn More: There are clear standards for what is right and wrong, Right or wrong depends on the situation

Frequency of reading scripture by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 50% 11% 7% 31% 1% 20,955
Once or twice a month 21% 15% 11% 53% < 1% 5,093
Several times a year 12% 10% 15% 63% < 1% 3,223
Seldom/never 8% 5% 6% 81% < 1% 5,262
Don't know 25% 8% 7% 45% 15% 538

Learn More: At least once a week, Once or twice a month, Several times a year, Seldom/never

Interpreting scripture by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 39% 27% 3% 24% 7% 20,955
Once or twice a month 22% 32% 2% 38% 7% 5,093
Several times a year 19% 29% 2% 42% 7% 3,223
Seldom/never 14% 19% 1% 58% 8% 5,262
Don't know 24% 13% 9% 32% 22% 538

Learn More: Word of God; should be taken literally, Word of God; not everything taken literally, Not the word of God

Belief in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 78% 15% 7% 20,955
Once or twice a month 72% 22% 6% 5,093
Several times a year 69% 23% 8% 3,223
Seldom/never 51% 40% 8% 5,262
Don't know 58% 23% 19% 538

Learn More: Believe, Don't believe

Belief in Hell by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 64% 28% 8% 20,955
Once or twice a month 56% 37% 7% 5,093
Several times a year 52% 39% 8% 3,223
Seldom/never 39% 52% 9% 5,262
Don't know 46% 33% 21% 538

Learn More: Believe, Don't believe

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 40% 18% 42% 20,955
Once or twice a month 37% 16% 47% 5,093
Several times a year 35% 16% 49% 3,223
Seldom/never 31% 21% 48% 5,262
Don't know 24% 37% 39% 538

Learn More: Republican/lean Rep., No lean, Democrat/lean Dem.

Political ideology by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 41% 31% 21% 6% 20,955
Once or twice a month 32% 36% 26% 5% 5,093
Several times a year 28% 39% 28% 5% 3,223
Seldom/never 25% 35% 32% 9% 5,262
Don't know 29% 22% 18% 31% 538

Learn More: Conservative, Moderate, Liberal

Views about size of government by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 52% 40% 3% 4% 20,955
Once or twice a month 51% 44% 3% 3% 5,093
Several times a year 49% 44% 3% 3% 3,223
Seldom/never 50% 44% 3% 4% 5,262
Don't know 42% 40% 6% 13% 538

Learn More: Smaller government; fewer services, Bigger government; more services

Views about government aid to the poor by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 46% 48% 4% 2% 20,955
Once or twice a month 43% 51% 3% 2% 5,093
Several times a year 43% 52% 3% 2% 3,223
Seldom/never 42% 53% 3% 2% 5,262
Don't know 41% 44% 8% 7% 538

Learn More: Does more harm than good, Does more good than harm

Views about abortion by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 46% 50% 5% 20,955
Once or twice a month 60% 37% 3% 5,093
Several times a year 64% 33% 4% 3,223
Seldom/never 68% 28% 4% 5,262
Don't know 47% 37% 16% 538

Learn More: Legal in all/most cases, Illegal in all/most cases

Views about homosexuality by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 54% 37% 4% 4% 20,955
Once or twice a month 71% 23% 3% 3% 5,093
Several times a year 74% 20% 3% 3% 3,223
Seldom/never 74% 20% 3% 3% 5,262
Don't know 53% 28% 8% 11% 538

Learn More: Should be accepted, Should be discouraged

Views about same-sex marriage by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 46% 47% 8% 20,955
Once or twice a month 63% 31% 6% 5,093
Several times a year 65% 28% 7% 3,223
Seldom/never 66% 26% 7% 5,262
Don't know 45% 33% 22% 538

Learn More: Strongly favor/favor, Oppose/strongly oppose

Views about environmental regulation by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 39% 55% 3% 3% 20,955
Once or twice a month 34% 62% 2% 2% 5,093
Several times a year 35% 60% 2% 3% 3,223
Seldom/never 35% 60% 2% 3% 5,262
Don't know 35% 46% 4% 15% 538

Learn More: Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy, Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

Views about human evolution by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who say humans…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 20,955. 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.
At least once a week 24% 27% 4% 41% 5% 20,955
Once or twice a month 39% 27% 4% 28% 3% 5,093
Several times a year 42% 27% 4% 24% 3% 3,223
Seldom/never 54% 17% 4% 20% 4% 5,262
Don't know 29% 14% 13% 29% 16% 538

Learn More: Evolved; due to natural processes, Evolved; due to God's design, Always existed in present form