Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among liberals

% of liberals 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 = 8,504. 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 52% 16% 11% 21% 1% 8,504
2007 45% 14% 14% 23% 3% 6,809

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Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among liberals by religious group

% of liberals 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 = 136. 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 63% 19% 7% 12% < 1% 136
Catholic 53% 16% 12% 18% 1% 1,474
Evangelical Protestant 66% 14% 9% 11% 1% 937
Historically Black Protestant 71% 13% 7% 9% < 1% 467
Jewish 31% 21% 15% 32% 1% 394
Mainline Protestant 55% 17% 13% 15% 1% 1,259
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 42% 17% 10% 30% 2% 3,107

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,328. 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 23% 35% 26% 15% 4,328
Once or twice a month 35% 34% 21% 10% 1,366
Several times a year 27% 40% 22% 11% 878
Seldom/never 32% 34% 20% 14% 1,695
Don't know 16% 20% 27% 36% 123

Generational cohort among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,328. 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 14% 17% 28% 30% 10% 1% 4,328
Once or twice a month 23% 20% 26% 24% 6% < 1% 1,366
Several times a year 16% 20% 30% 26% 7% < 1% 878
Seldom/never 19% 19% 28% 26% 8% 1% 1,695
Don't know 14% 4% 19% 40% 23% 1% 123

Gender composition among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,387. 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% 59% 4,387
Once or twice a month 46% 54% 1,384
Several times a year 44% 56% 890
Seldom/never 56% 44% 1,717
Don't know 40% 60% 126

Racial and ethnic composition among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,327. 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% 16% 4% 21% 5% 4,327
Once or twice a month 64% 10% 5% 16% 4% 1,375
Several times a year 64% 9% 9% 15% 3% 880
Seldom/never 70% 7% 6% 13% 3% 1,701
Don't know 68% 13% 2% 12% 6% 122

Immigrant status among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,332. 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 20% 12% 69% 4,332
Once or twice a month 16% 14% 69% 1,366
Several times a year 23% 12% 66% 881
Seldom/never 16% 15% 69% 1,688
Don't know 17% 16% 67% 122

Income distribution among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals 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 = 3,961. 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% 20% 22% 19% 3,961
Once or twice a month 32% 20% 26% 22% 1,277
Several times a year 31% 18% 28% 22% 825
Seldom/never 36% 19% 24% 21% 1,549

Educational distribution among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,364. 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 37% 30% 18% 14% 4,364
Once or twice a month 32% 29% 23% 17% 1,383
Several times a year 32% 28% 20% 20% 887
Seldom/never 39% 28% 18% 14% 1,710
Don't know 35% 24% 23% 18% 123

Marital status among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,366. 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 42% 10% 15% 6% 27% 4,366
Once or twice a month 37% 11% 12% 3% 37% 1,384
Several times a year 44% 12% 12% 4% 29% 887
Seldom/never 36% 10% 14% 5% 35% 1,706
Don't know 52% 8% 13% 5% 22% 124

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

% of liberals who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,378. 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 28% 72% 4,378
Once or twice a month 29% 71% 1,384
Several times a year 28% 72% 889
Seldom/never 24% 76% 1,710
Don't know 14% 86% 125

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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 58% 21% 5% 1% 12% 2% 4,387
Once or twice a month 39% 27% 10% < 1% 21% 3% 1,384
Several times a year 34% 34% 11% 1% 16% 3% 890
Seldom/never 23% 22% 12% < 1% 37% 5% 1,717
Don't know 26% 16% 7% 8% 28% 14% 126

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

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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% 23% 11% 15% 1% 4,387
Once or twice a month 25% 35% 18% 22% < 1% 1,384
Several times a year 25% 34% 22% 18% < 1% 890
Seldom/never 17% 24% 22% 36% < 1% 1,717
Don't know 28% 14% 18% 36% 3% 126

Attendance at religious services among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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 31% 33% 36% < 1% 4,387
Once or twice a month 15% 41% 43% < 1% 1,384
Several times a year 13% 41% 46% < 1% 890
Seldom/never 7% 27% 66% < 1% 1,717
Don't know 21% 26% 52% 1% 126

Frequency of prayer among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,387. 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% 15% 5% 23% < 1% 4,387
Once or twice a month 31% 20% 10% 39% < 1% 1,384
Several times a year 29% 21% 11% 39% < 1% 890
Seldom/never 16% 11% 6% 66% 1% 1,717
Don't know 30% 13% 4% 47% 6% 126

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

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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 23% 10% 7% 60% < 1% 4,387
Once or twice a month 7% 10% 6% 77% < 1% 1,384
Several times a year 7% 6% 8% 79% < 1% 890
Seldom/never 5% 3% 3% 89% < 1% 1,717
Don't know 14% 3% 6% 69% 7% 126

Frequency of meditation among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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% 10% 4% 31% 2% 4,387
Once or twice a month 28% 15% 8% 49% 1% 1,384
Several times a year 21% 12% 12% 54% 1% 890
Seldom/never 15% 6% 4% 74% 1% 1,717
Don't know 32% 5% 2% 49% 11% 126

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

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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 61% 14% 8% 16% 1% 4,387
Once or twice a month 47% 24% 14% 15% < 1% 1,384
Several times a year 31% 19% 31% 19% 1% 890
Seldom/never 31% 14% 14% 40% 1% 1,717
Don't know 44% 10% 6% 23% 17% 126

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

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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 25% 17% 44% 12% 3% 4,387
Once or twice a month 13% 20% 49% 16% 1% 1,384
Several times a year 11% 16% 54% 16% 2% 890
Seldom/never 9% 16% 54% 20% 1% 1,717
Don't know 11% 21% 43% 16% 9% 126

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

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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 21% 76% 1% 1% 4,387
Once or twice a month 17% 82% 1% 1% 1,384
Several times a year 16% 82% < 1% 1% 890
Seldom/never 17% 82% 1% < 1% 1,717
Don't know 17% 74% 5% 4% 126

Frequency of reading scripture among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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 34% 10% 9% 47% 1% 4,387
Once or twice a month 14% 12% 9% 65% < 1% 1,384
Several times a year 10% 8% 13% 69% < 1% 890
Seldom/never 7% 4% 6% 83% < 1% 1,717
Don't know 19% 8% 6% 57% 9% 126

Interpreting scripture among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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 25% 21% 2% 45% 7% 4,387
Once or twice a month 13% 19% 1% 61% 6% 1,384
Several times a year 14% 22% 1% 57% 6% 890
Seldom/never 10% 13% < 1% 71% 5% 1,717
Don't know 16% 6% 6% 57% 14% 126

Belief in Heaven among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,387. 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% 29% 7% 4,387
Once or twice a month 54% 39% 7% 1,384
Several times a year 55% 38% 7% 890
Seldom/never 39% 55% 6% 1,717
Don't know 39% 52% 10% 126

Belief in Hell among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,387. 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 47% 46% 7% 4,387
Once or twice a month 37% 57% 7% 1,384
Several times a year 38% 54% 8% 890
Seldom/never 29% 65% 5% 1,717
Don't know 25% 64% 11% 126

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,387. 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% 16% 72% 4,387
Once or twice a month 11% 11% 77% 1,384
Several times a year 12% 13% 75% 890
Seldom/never 11% 15% 74% 1,717
Don't know 6% 22% 72% 126

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

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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 27% 65% 4% 4% 4,387
Once or twice a month 28% 65% 3% 3% 1,384
Several times a year 27% 66% 4% 3% 890
Seldom/never 31% 63% 2% 3% 1,717
Don't know 22% 57% 11% 10% 126

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

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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% 71% 3% 1% 4,387
Once or twice a month 24% 73% 2% 2% 1,384
Several times a year 22% 74% 3% 1% 890
Seldom/never 24% 71% 3% 2% 1,717
Don't know 16% 76% 5% 3% 126

Views about abortion among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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 68% 28% 3% 4,387
Once or twice a month 78% 19% 3% 1,384
Several times a year 77% 19% 4% 890
Seldom/never 78% 20% 2% 1,717
Don't know 76% 12% 12% 126

Views about homosexuality among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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 77% 18% 3% 2% 4,387
Once or twice a month 85% 11% 2% 2% 1,384
Several times a year 85% 11% 2% 2% 890
Seldom/never 84% 13% 2% 2% 1,717
Don't know 76% 15% 5% 4% 126

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

% of liberals who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,387. 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 73% 22% 5% 4,387
Once or twice a month 82% 14% 4% 1,384
Several times a year 81% 14% 6% 890
Seldom/never 81% 15% 4% 1,717
Don't know 77% 14% 9% 126

Views about environmental regulation among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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 21% 74% 2% 3% 4,387
Once or twice a month 16% 81% 1% 2% 1,384
Several times a year 18% 77% 1% 3% 890
Seldom/never 23% 74% 1% 1% 1,717
Don't know 18% 72% 3% 7% 126

Views about human evolution among liberals by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of liberals 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 = 4,387. 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 43% 25% 4% 24% 3% 4,387
Once or twice a month 58% 22% 3% 15% 2% 1,384
Several times a year 59% 19% 4% 15% 3% 890
Seldom/never 66% 14% 3% 15% 2% 1,717
Don't know 54% 13% 9% 18% 6% 126