Frequency of prayer among democrats and Democratic leaners

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,682. 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 50% 16% 6% 28% 1% 15,682
2007 54% 17% 6% 21% 1% 16,420

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

Frequency of prayer among democrats and Democratic leaners by religious group

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 184. 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 44% 19% 7% 29% 1% 184
Catholic 58% 21% 6% 14% 1% 3,118
Evangelical Protestant 75% 16% 4% 5% 1% 2,307
Hindu 42% 18% 12% 27% < 1% 113
Historically Black Protestant 81% 11% 3% 4% 1% 1,557
Jewish 20% 16% 10% 53% 1% 575
Mainline Protestant 52% 24% 7% 16% 1% 2,511
Mormon 70% 13% 5% 11% < 1% 110
Muslim 64% 10% 8% 16% 1% 150
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 18% 9% 7% 65% 1% 4,348

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 7,383. 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 16% 33% 30% 21% 7,383
Weekly 25% 33% 28% 14% 2,399
Monthly 28% 34% 24% 14% 903
Seldom/never 34% 34% 19% 13% 4,648
Don't know 7% 32% 28% 33% 125

Generational cohort among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 7,383. 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 9% 12% 27% 35% 14% 2% 7,383
Weekly 17% 14% 27% 32% 9% 1% 2,399
Monthly 17% 20% 25% 29% 8% 1% 903
Seldom/never 22% 19% 26% 23% 8% 1% 4,648
Don't know 3% 8% 29% 38% 18% 5% 125

Gender composition among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 7,508. 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% 64% 7,508
Weekly 43% 57% 2,425
Monthly 54% 46% 908
Seldom/never 58% 42% 4,699
Don't know 54% 46% 142

Racial and ethnic composition among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 7,424. 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% 30% 3% 18% 4% 7,424
Weekly 58% 16% 4% 18% 4% 2,402
Monthly 59% 14% 6% 17% 4% 904
Seldom/never 73% 6% 6% 11% 3% 4,657
Don't know 54% 19% 4% 15% 7% 136

Immigrant status among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 7,415. 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 17% 10% 72% 7,415
Weekly 16% 11% 73% 2,402
Monthly 17% 12% 71% 892
Seldom/never 14% 15% 72% 4,657
Don't know 23% 9% 68% 134

Income distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 6,702. 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% 21% 22% 12% 6,702
Weekly 37% 20% 25% 18% 2,196
Monthly 32% 19% 24% 25% 832
Seldom/never 26% 19% 29% 26% 4,295

Educational distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 7,481. 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% 31% 14% 10% 7,481
Weekly 40% 30% 16% 14% 2,420
Monthly 36% 29% 19% 16% 905
Seldom/never 27% 30% 25% 18% 4,688
Don't know 41% 27% 16% 16% 134

Marital status among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 7,484. 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 43% 7% 17% 9% 23% 7,484
Weekly 41% 8% 14% 6% 31% 2,418
Monthly 45% 10% 9% 5% 32% 906
Seldom/never 39% 11% 10% 4% 37% 4,688
Don't know 38% 3% 19% 10% 30% 132

Parent of children under 18 among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 7,489. 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 30% 70% 7,489
Weekly 28% 72% 2,422
Monthly 28% 72% 907
Seldom/never 22% 78% 4,685
Don't know 15% 85% 138

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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 81% 15% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 7,508
Weekly 57% 34% 6% < 1% 1% 1% 2,425
Monthly 36% 41% 13% 1% 6% 3% 908
Seldom/never 12% 21% 15% 1% 45% 6% 4,699
Don't know 60% 20% 3% 7% 1% 9% 142

Importance of religion in one's life among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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 75% 19% 3% 2% 1% 7,508
Weekly 41% 44% 10% 4% 1% 2,425
Monthly 22% 48% 21% 9% < 1% 908
Seldom/never 6% 20% 30% 45% < 1% 4,699
Don't know 50% 29% 6% 7% 9% 142

Attendance at religious services among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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% 17% < 1% 7,508
Weekly 26% 48% 26% < 1% 2,425
Monthly 8% 56% 36% < 1% 908
Seldom/never 4% 25% 71% < 1% 4,699
Don't know 30% 30% 31% 9% 142

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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% 13% 10% 43% < 1% 7,508
Weekly 14% 10% 10% 66% < 1% 2,425
Monthly 4% 7% 10% 78% < 1% 908
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 4,699
Don't know 14% 6% 3% 53% 23% 142

Frequency of meditation among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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% 8% 3% 30% 2% 7,508
Weekly 34% 12% 6% 47% 1% 2,425
Monthly 21% 18% 10% 51% 1% 908
Seldom/never 17% 10% 7% 66% 1% 4,699
Don't know 39% 5% 3% 33% 20% 142

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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% 12% 6% 7% 1% 7,508
Weekly 50% 22% 14% 13% 1% 2,425
Monthly 36% 23% 19% 20% 1% 908
Seldom/never 32% 18% 13% 36% 1% 4,699
Don't know 53% 11% 2% 21% 12% 142

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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% 15% 11% 23% 2% 7,508
Weekly 41% 19% 15% 24% 1% 2,425
Monthly 36% 21% 21% 22% 1% 908
Seldom/never 44% 17% 15% 23% 1% 4,699
Don't know 49% 10% 8% 21% 12% 142

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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 40% 9% 41% 7% 3% 7,508
Weekly 21% 15% 52% 11% 1% 2,425
Monthly 9% 16% 59% 13% 2% 908
Seldom/never 4% 20% 53% 22% 2% 4,699
Don't know 17% 13% 54% 8% 8% 142

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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 28% 70% 1% 1% 7,508
Weekly 21% 76% 1% 1% 2,425
Monthly 19% 80% 1% < 1% 908
Seldom/never 15% 84% 1% 1% 4,699
Don't know 21% 68% 5% 6% 142

Frequency of reading scripture among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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 51% 13% 8% 27% 1% 7,508
Weekly 18% 15% 14% 52% 1% 2,425
Monthly 5% 11% 14% 71% < 1% 908
Seldom/never 2% 3% 6% 89% < 1% 4,699
Don't know 23% 9% 5% 39% 23% 142

Interpreting scripture among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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% 29% 3% 20% 7% 7,508
Weekly 22% 31% 1% 38% 7% 2,425
Monthly 14% 24% < 1% 55% 7% 908
Seldom/never 5% 7% < 1% 83% 4% 4,699
Don't know 15% 10% 7% 36% 32% 142

Belief in Heaven among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,508. 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 86% 9% 5% 7,508
Weekly 77% 17% 7% 2,425
Monthly 64% 27% 9% 908
Seldom/never 27% 66% 7% 4,699
Don't know 47% 20% 33% 142

Belief in Hell among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,508. 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 68% 24% 8% 7,508
Weekly 57% 35% 8% 2,425
Monthly 44% 48% 8% 908
Seldom/never 19% 75% 6% 4,699
Don't know 33% 32% 35% 142

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,508. 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 26% 38% 31% 4% 7,508
Weekly 19% 39% 39% 3% 2,425
Monthly 13% 41% 43% 3% 908
Seldom/never 8% 33% 57% 3% 4,699
Don't know 15% 36% 33% 16% 142

Views about size of government among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,508. 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 30% 62% 4% 4% 7,508
Weekly 34% 59% 3% 4% 2,425
Monthly 33% 60% 3% 4% 908
Seldom/never 32% 60% 4% 4% 4,699
Don't know 22% 43% 13% 22% 142

Views about government aid to the poor among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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 27% 67% 4% 2% 7,508
Weekly 27% 69% 3% 1% 2,425
Monthly 26% 69% 3% 2% 908
Seldom/never 20% 76% 3% 1% 4,699
Don't know 19% 64% 8% 9% 142

Views about abortion among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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% 38% 5% 7,508
Weekly 68% 28% 4% 2,425
Monthly 74% 24% 2% 908
Seldom/never 86% 12% 2% 4,699
Don't know 47% 28% 25% 142

Views about homosexuality among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,508. 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 63% 30% 4% 3% 7,508
Weekly 77% 18% 2% 2% 2,425
Monthly 81% 16% 2% 1% 908
Seldom/never 92% 6% 1% 1% 4,699
Don't know 61% 21% 8% 10% 142

Views about same-sex marriage among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,508. 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 54% 39% 8% 7,508
Weekly 72% 23% 5% 2,425
Monthly 75% 20% 4% 908
Seldom/never 89% 9% 2% 4,699
Don't know 58% 24% 18% 142

Views about environmental regulation among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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 28% 66% 2% 4% 7,508
Weekly 25% 72% 1% 1% 2,425
Monthly 20% 77% 1% 1% 908
Seldom/never 15% 83% 1% 1% 4,699
Don't know 21% 66% 3% 10% 142

Views about human evolution among democrats and Democratic leaners by frequency of prayer

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 7,508. 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 23% 31% 4% 37% 4% 7,508
Weekly 39% 29% 3% 25% 3% 2,425
Monthly 48% 24% 6% 21% 1% 908
Seldom/never 78% 9% 3% 8% 1% 4,699
Don't know 32% 12% 18% 24% 14% 142