Frequency of prayer among republicans and Republican leaners

% of republicans and Republican leaners who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,731. 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 62% 16% 5% 16% 1% 13,731
2007 64% 17% 5% 13% 1% 13,366

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

Frequency of prayer among republicans and Republican leaners by religious group

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 60% 20% 7% 12% 1% 2,926
Evangelical Protestant 82% 12% 3% 3% < 1% 5,056
Historically Black Protestant 76% 19% 4% 1% 1% 175
Jewish 47% 16% 6% 31% 1% 200
Mainline Protestant 55% 24% 7% 13% 1% 2,750
Mormon 90% 5% 2% 3% < 1% 481
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 13% 7% 59% < 1% 1,734

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

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,573. 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% 32% 30% 22% 8,573
Weekly 22% 33% 26% 18% 2,081
Monthly 22% 37% 27% 14% 699
Seldom/never 28% 35% 22% 15% 2,053

Generational cohort among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,573. 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 10% 11% 27% 35% 15% 1% 8,573
Weekly 14% 13% 28% 32% 12% 1% 2,081
Monthly 17% 15% 28% 33% 8% < 1% 699
Seldom/never 19% 17% 27% 26% 10% 1% 2,053

Gender composition among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,739. 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 46% 54% 8,739
Weekly 57% 43% 2,105
Monthly 66% 34% 705
Seldom/never 75% 25% 2,079
Don't know 46% 54% 103

Racial and ethnic composition among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican leaners who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,624. 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 83% 3% 2% 9% 3% 8,624
Weekly 83% 3% 3% 9% 2% 2,084
Monthly 79% 3% 3% 12% 2% 698
Seldom/never 82% 1% 5% 9% 3% 2,052

Immigrant status among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,667. 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 8% 8% 84% 8,667
Weekly 9% 8% 83% 2,093
Monthly 9% 10% 80% 701
Seldom/never 11% 11% 78% 2,063
Don't know 17% 8% 75% 100

Income distribution among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 7,583. 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% 21% 32% 21% 7,583
Weekly 24% 20% 31% 25% 1,881
Monthly 21% 18% 33% 28% 640
Seldom/never 21% 22% 30% 28% 1,870

Educational distribution among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican leaners who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,708. 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 37% 35% 19% 10% 8,708
Weekly 40% 32% 19% 9% 2,098
Monthly 44% 33% 15% 9% 702
Seldom/never 41% 30% 18% 11% 2,074

Marital status among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,711. 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 62% 4% 11% 7% 16% 8,711
Weekly 55% 6% 10% 5% 23% 2,102
Monthly 51% 12% 10% 3% 24% 705
Seldom/never 48% 8% 10% 4% 30% 2,070

Parent of children under 18 among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,713. 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% 8,713
Weekly 30% 70% 2,096
Monthly 29% 71% 703
Seldom/never 24% 76% 2,072
Don't know 16% 84% 101

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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 90% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8,739
Weekly 68% 28% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 2,105
Monthly 45% 43% 6% 1% 3% 1% 705
Seldom/never 21% 32% 14% 1% 27% 7% 2,079
Don't know 68% 14% 2% 7% 1% 9% 103

Importance of religion in one's life among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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 83% 13% 2% 1% < 1% 8,739
Weekly 45% 47% 6% 2% < 1% 2,105
Monthly 16% 61% 19% 3% 1% 705
Seldom/never 7% 27% 34% 31% 1% 2,079
Don't know 57% 31% 3% 4% 5% 103

Attendance at religious services among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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 62% 27% 11% < 1% 8,739
Weekly 29% 49% 22% < 1% 2,105
Monthly 8% 59% 33% 1% 705
Seldom/never 5% 28% 68% < 1% 2,079
Don't know 32% 29% 32% 6% 103

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

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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% 13% 10% 33% < 1% 8,739
Weekly 13% 11% 11% 66% < 1% 2,105
Monthly 3% 4% 8% 85% < 1% 705
Seldom/never 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 2,079
Don't know 13% 9% 9% 50% 19% 103

Frequency of meditation among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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% 6% 3% 36% 2% 8,739
Weekly 26% 11% 5% 57% 1% 2,105
Monthly 14% 13% 7% 66% < 1% 705
Seldom/never 13% 7% 3% 76% 1% 2,079
Don't know 27% 12% 2% 40% 19% 103

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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 78% 12% 5% 4% 1% 8,739
Weekly 49% 24% 14% 12% 1% 2,105
Monthly 27% 24% 20% 27% 1% 705
Seldom/never 25% 14% 13% 46% 1% 2,079
Don't know 50% 13% 11% 16% 10% 103

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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% 16% 11% 21% 1% 8,739
Weekly 34% 19% 16% 29% 1% 2,105
Monthly 31% 17% 20% 31% 1% 705
Seldom/never 33% 16% 15% 34% 1% 2,079
Don't know 42% 12% 10% 30% 6% 103

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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 61% 5% 29% 3% 2% 8,739
Weekly 26% 11% 54% 7% 2% 2,105
Monthly 12% 14% 66% 8% 1% 705
Seldom/never 6% 13% 66% 14% 1% 2,079
Don't know 30% 4% 56% 5% 6% 103

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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 56% 42% 2% 1% 8,739
Weekly 39% 59% 1% 1% 2,105
Monthly 33% 65% 1% < 1% 705
Seldom/never 28% 71% 1% < 1% 2,079
Don't know 46% 47% 4% 3% 103

Frequency of reading scripture among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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 62% 12% 6% 19% 1% 8,739
Weekly 19% 15% 15% 51% < 1% 2,105
Monthly 4% 9% 14% 74% < 1% 705
Seldom/never 3% 2% 5% 91% < 1% 2,079
Don't know 18% 17% 12% 41% 13% 103

Interpreting scripture among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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% 34% 4% 9% 5% 8,739
Weekly 25% 44% 2% 23% 6% 2,105
Monthly 15% 37% 1% 39% 8% 705
Seldom/never 8% 16% < 1% 69% 7% 2,079
Don't know 23% 20% 9% 16% 32% 103

Belief in Heaven among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican leaners who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,739. 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 88% 6% 6% 8,739
Weekly 87% 8% 5% 2,105
Monthly 80% 14% 6% 705
Seldom/never 42% 48% 10% 2,079
Don't know 61% 12% 27% 103

Belief in Hell among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican leaners who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,739. 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 79% 14% 7% 8,739
Weekly 68% 25% 8% 2,105
Monthly 61% 33% 6% 705
Seldom/never 32% 59% 9% 2,079
Don't know 52% 19% 29% 103

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,739. 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 69% 23% 6% 2% 8,739
Weekly 54% 36% 8% 2% 2,105
Monthly 48% 36% 13% 3% 705
Seldom/never 44% 42% 12% 3% 2,079
Don't know 63% 21% 1% 15% 103

Views about size of government among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican leaners who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,739. 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 78% 18% 2% 2% 8,739
Weekly 76% 22% 1% 1% 2,105
Monthly 77% 22% < 1% 1% 705
Seldom/never 78% 20% 1% 1% 2,079
Don't know 71% 21% 3% 5% 103

Views about government aid to the poor among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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% 26% 4% 2% 8,739
Weekly 69% 27% 3% 2% 2,105
Monthly 70% 26% 3% 1% 705
Seldom/never 70% 26% 3% 1% 2,079
Don't know 57% 33% 5% 5% 103

Views about abortion among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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% 69% 3% 8,739
Weekly 45% 52% 3% 2,105
Monthly 57% 41% 3% 705
Seldom/never 68% 29% 3% 2,079
Don't know 44% 35% 21% 103

Views about homosexuality among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican leaners who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,739. 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 37% 55% 4% 3% 8,739
Weekly 60% 33% 4% 4% 2,105
Monthly 69% 26% 2% 3% 705
Seldom/never 74% 20% 4% 2% 2,079
Don't know 41% 35% 9% 15% 103

Views about same-sex marriage among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican leaners who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,739. 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% 6% 8,739
Weekly 46% 46% 8% 2,105
Monthly 56% 36% 8% 705
Seldom/never 64% 29% 7% 2,079
Don't know 22% 51% 26% 103

Views about environmental regulation among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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% 2% 3% 8,739
Weekly 55% 42% 2% 2% 2,105
Monthly 54% 42% 2% 2% 705
Seldom/never 53% 43% 2% 2% 2,079
Don't know 46% 32% 10% 11% 103

Views about human evolution among republicans and Republican leaners by frequency of prayer

% of republicans and Republican 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 = 8,739. 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 10% 27% 2% 56% 5% 8,739
Weekly 24% 37% 4% 31% 3% 2,105
Monthly 38% 32% 3% 23% 3% 705
Seldom/never 63% 15% 4% 16% 2% 2,079
Don't know 18% 22% 10% 32% 18% 103