Frequency of prayer among never married adults

% of never married adults who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,966. 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 43% 17% 7% 32% 1% 6,966
2007 48% 18% 7% 26% 1% 4,995

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Frequency of prayer among never married adults by religious group

% of never married adults who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know 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 47% 23% 9% 20% 1% 1,292
Evangelical Protestant 70% 20% 4% 6% < 1% 1,214
Historically Black Protestant 74% 16% 4% 5% 1% 600
Jewish 21% 17% 8% 53% < 1% 138
Mainline Protestant 42% 28% 9% 20% 1% 788
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 17% 10% 7% 65% 1% 2,289

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,958. 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 daily 53% 29% 14% 4% 2,958
Weekly 63% 25% 10% 2% 1,142
Monthly 64% 27% 8% 1% 469
Seldom/never 69% 23% 6% 2% 2,269

Generational cohort among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,958. 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 daily 39% 22% 22% 16% 2% < 1% 2,958
Weekly 49% 22% 17% 11% 1% < 1% 1,142
Monthly 49% 28% 15% 8% 1% < 1% 469
Seldom/never 51% 26% 15% 7% 1% < 1% 2,269

Gender composition among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 48% 52% 3,010
Weekly 52% 48% 1,149
Monthly 62% 38% 469
Seldom/never 66% 34% 2,286

Racial and ethnic composition among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,966. 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 daily 45% 27% 4% 18% 6% 2,966
Weekly 52% 18% 4% 21% 5% 1,133
Monthly 48% 17% 7% 24% 5% 468
Seldom/never 65% 7% 9% 15% 4% 2,268

Immigrant status among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,948. 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 daily 15% 14% 72% 2,948
Weekly 14% 15% 71% 1,133
Monthly 17% 17% 66% 461
Seldom/never 13% 18% 68% 2,251

Income distribution among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who have a household income of…

Frequency of prayer Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,605. 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 daily 50% 21% 20% 9% 2,605
Weekly 46% 20% 23% 11% 1,013
Monthly 43% 19% 20% 18% 412
Seldom/never 36% 24% 24% 16% 2,035

Educational distribution among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,997. 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 daily 45% 36% 13% 6% 2,997
Weekly 47% 36% 12% 5% 1,146
Monthly 50% 30% 12% 7% 468
Seldom/never 41% 35% 18% 7% 2,281

Parent of children under 18 among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,007. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least daily 18% 82% 3,007
Weekly 16% 84% 1,147
Monthly 9% 91% 468
Seldom/never 7% 93% 2,285

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who say they…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 3,010. 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 daily 82% 14% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 3,010
Weekly 63% 29% 5% < 1% 1% 2% 1,149
Monthly 35% 39% 14% 1% 8% 3% 469
Seldom/never 16% 21% 15% 1% 42% 6% 2,286

Importance of religion in one's life among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who say religion is…

Frequency of prayer Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 73% 20% 4% 3% < 1% 3,010
Weekly 41% 45% 10% 3% < 1% 1,149
Monthly 20% 49% 21% 10% 1% 469
Seldom/never 6% 21% 32% 41% 1% 2,286

Attendance at religious services among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who attend religious services…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 48% 35% 16% < 1% 3,010
Weekly 26% 51% 23% 1% 1,149
Monthly 10% 55% 34% 1% 469
Seldom/never 4% 26% 70% < 1% 2,286

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who attend prayer group…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 35% 15% 11% 39% 1% 3,010
Weekly 15% 12% 12% 61% < 1% 1,149
Monthly 5% 7% 10% 78% < 1% 469
Seldom/never 2% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 2,286

Frequency of meditation among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who meditate…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 48% 8% 3% 39% 2% 3,010
Weekly 29% 12% 4% 54% 1% 1,149
Monthly 18% 18% 7% 55% 1% 469
Seldom/never 15% 9% 6% 69% 1% 2,286

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 71% 14% 7% 7% 1% 3,010
Weekly 45% 26% 14% 13% 1% 1,149
Monthly 33% 25% 19% 21% 1% 469
Seldom/never 29% 18% 12% 40% 1% 2,286

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 50% 17% 10% 21% 1% 3,010
Weekly 43% 19% 14% 24% 1% 1,149
Monthly 43% 15% 16% 25% 1% 469
Seldom/never 46% 18% 13% 23% 1% 2,286

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Frequency of prayer Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 45% 9% 37% 6% 3% 3,010
Weekly 22% 16% 51% 10% 2% 1,149
Monthly 11% 19% 56% 14% 1% 469
Seldom/never 4% 19% 55% 20% 2% 2,286

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who say…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 3,010. 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 daily 33% 64% 2% 1% 3,010
Weekly 22% 76% 1% 1% 1,149
Monthly 18% 81% 1% < 1% 469
Seldom/never 16% 83% 1% 1% 2,286

Frequency of reading scripture among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who read scripture…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 53% 14% 7% 24% 1% 3,010
Weekly 21% 18% 15% 47% < 1% 1,149
Monthly 5% 12% 13% 70% < 1% 469
Seldom/never 3% 3% 6% 87% < 1% 2,286

Interpreting scripture among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 3,010. 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 daily 39% 36% 3% 16% 6% 3,010
Weekly 26% 38% 1% 30% 5% 1,149
Monthly 14% 25% 1% 52% 8% 469
Seldom/never 6% 11% < 1% 77% 6% 2,286

Belief in Heaven among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 87% 8% 5% 3,010
Weekly 84% 11% 5% 1,149
Monthly 74% 19% 6% 469
Seldom/never 33% 57% 10% 2,286

Belief in Hell among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 74% 20% 6% 3,010
Weekly 67% 26% 7% 1,149
Monthly 52% 42% 6% 469
Seldom/never 26% 66% 8% 2,286

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 34% 18% 48% 3,010
Weekly 32% 17% 51% 1,149
Monthly 28% 22% 50% 469
Seldom/never 22% 21% 57% 2,286

Political ideology among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 36% 34% 21% 8% 3,010
Weekly 29% 35% 30% 6% 1,149
Monthly 18% 40% 36% 6% 469
Seldom/never 14% 38% 40% 8% 2,286

Views about size of government among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 42% 52% 2% 3% 3,010
Weekly 41% 56% 1% 2% 1,149
Monthly 42% 54% 2% 2% 469
Seldom/never 45% 49% 3% 3% 2,286

Views about government aid to the poor among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of prayer Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 41% 52% 4% 2% 3,010
Weekly 41% 55% 3% 1% 1,149
Monthly 35% 60% 3% 2% 469
Seldom/never 34% 60% 4% 2% 2,286

Views about abortion among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who say abortion should be…

Frequency of prayer Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 44% 51% 5% 3,010
Weekly 56% 41% 3% 1,149
Monthly 68% 29% 2% 469
Seldom/never 75% 21% 3% 2,286

Views about homosexuality among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 57% 34% 5% 4% 3,010
Weekly 75% 19% 2% 3% 1,149
Monthly 80% 16% 2% 2% 469
Seldom/never 88% 8% 2% 2% 2,286

Views about same-sex marriage among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,010. 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 daily 49% 43% 8% 3,010
Weekly 69% 25% 6% 1,149
Monthly 76% 18% 5% 469
Seldom/never 85% 11% 4% 2,286

Views about environmental regulation among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who say…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 3,010. 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 daily 36% 58% 3% 3% 3,010
Weekly 37% 61% 1% 2% 1,149
Monthly 32% 66% 1% 1% 469
Seldom/never 26% 69% 2% 3% 2,286

Views about human evolution among never married adults by frequency of prayer

% of never married adults who say humans…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 3,010. 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 daily 20% 31% 3% 42% 4% 3,010
Weekly 33% 31% 3% 30% 3% 1,149
Monthly 47% 26% 3% 21% 3% 469
Seldom/never 73% 12% 4% 10% 2% 2,286