Immigrant status among adults who say religion is not too important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Religious tradition Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher 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 14% 16% 70% 566
Evangelical Protestant 6% 9% 85% 173
Jewish 13% 16% 71% 166
Mainline Protestant 6% 7% 87% 592
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 12% 13% 75% 1,896

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are ages…

Immigrant status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 397. 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.
Immigrants 34% 41% 17% 8% 397
Second generation 48% 24% 14% 14% 432
Third generation or higher 30% 36% 23% 12% 2,877

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Immigrant status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 397. 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.
Immigrants 18% 27% 30% 20% 5% < 1% 397
Second generation 39% 13% 20% 17% 7% 2% 432
Third generation or higher 19% 18% 29% 27% 7% 1% 2,877

Gender composition among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Immigrant status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 55% 45% 401
Second generation 52% 48% 435
Third generation or higher 57% 43% 2,910

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who identify as…

Immigrant status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 396. 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.
Immigrants 32% 3% 32% 29% 4% 396
Second generation 52% 3% 14% 26% 5% 429
Third generation or higher 86% 5% 1% 4% 3% 2,884

Income distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who have a household income of…

Immigrant status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 347. 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.
Immigrants 29% 19% 26% 26% 347
Second generation 29% 21% 25% 25% 385
Third generation or higher 26% 20% 30% 24% 2,639

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who have completed…

Immigrant status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 400. 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.
Immigrants 27% 24% 24% 25% 400
Second generation 31% 38% 20% 12% 434
Third generation or higher 33% 34% 21% 13% 2,901

Marital status among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Immigrant status Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 399. 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.
Immigrants 45% 8% 9% 2% 36% 399
Second generation 31% 9% 7% 4% 49% 433
Third generation or higher 44% 9% 11% 3% 33% 2,901

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Immigrant status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 29% 71% 401
Second generation 19% 81% 434
Third generation or higher 25% 75% 2,903

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say they…

Immigrant status 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 = 401. 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.
Immigrants 21% 28% 25% 1% 21% 4% 401
Second generation 16% 27% 21% 1% 30% 4% 435
Third generation or higher 19% 37% 18% < 1% 18% 7% 2,910

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who attend religious services…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 5% 42% 53% < 1% 401
Second generation 3% 36% 61% < 1% 435
Third generation or higher 2% 33% 65% < 1% 2,910

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who pray…

Immigrant status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 17% 8% 9% 65% 1% 401
Second generation 13% 12% 9% 66% < 1% 435
Third generation or higher 12% 13% 11% 63% < 1% 2,910

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who attend prayer group…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 3% 4% 7% 86% < 1% 401
Second generation 3% 2% 4% 91% < 1% 435
Third generation or higher 1% 2% 2% 95% < 1% 2,910

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who meditate…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 24% 9% 5% 60% 2% 401
Second generation 23% 13% 6% 58% 1% 435
Third generation or higher 20% 10% 6% 63% 1% 2,910

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 33% 15% 19% 30% 3% 401
Second generation 35% 17% 15% 32% 1% 435
Third generation or higher 32% 18% 15% 35% 1% 2,910

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 33% 20% 20% 26% < 1% 401
Second generation 45% 14% 15% 24% 2% 435
Third generation or higher 41% 18% 15% 25% 1% 2,910

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Immigrant status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 6% 19% 54% 20% 1% 401
Second generation 3% 21% 57% 16% 2% 435
Third generation or higher 3% 18% 64% 14% 2% 2,910

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say…

Immigrant status 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 = 401. 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.
Immigrants 20% 79% 1% < 1% 401
Second generation 13% 85% 1% < 1% 435
Third generation or higher 22% 76% 1% < 1% 2,910

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who read scripture…

Immigrant status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 6% 5% 7% 81% < 1% 401
Second generation 6% 4% 7% 83% < 1% 435
Third generation or higher 4% 5% 5% 86% < 1% 2,910

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say the holy scripture is…

Immigrant status 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 = 401. 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.
Immigrants 7% 10% 1% 72% 10% 401
Second generation 4% 13% < 1% 77% 6% 435
Third generation or higher 5% 14% < 1% 74% 8% 2,910

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …in heaven

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 33% 57% 10% 401
Second generation 37% 54% 10% 435
Third generation or higher 44% 43% 12% 2,910

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …in hell

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 22% 70% 9% 401
Second generation 25% 66% 9% 435
Third generation or higher 31% 60% 9% 2,910

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who identify as…

Immigrant status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 24% 19% 57% 401
Second generation 24% 17% 59% 435
Third generation or higher 32% 17% 51% 2,910

Political ideology among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Immigrant status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 15% 37% 40% 8% 401
Second generation 18% 36% 42% 4% 435
Third generation or higher 21% 41% 33% 5% 2,910

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who would rather have…

Immigrant status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 38% 55% 3% 3% 401
Second generation 49% 46% 3% 2% 435
Third generation or higher 54% 40% 3% 4% 2,910

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say government aid to the poor…

Immigrant status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 39% 53% 4% 3% 401
Second generation 34% 60% 5% 1% 435
Third generation or higher 40% 56% 3% 1% 2,910

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say abortion should be…

Immigrant status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 74% 23% 3% 401
Second generation 83% 14% 3% 435
Third generation or higher 79% 18% 3% 2,910

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say homosexuality…

Immigrant status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 84% 11% 2% 3% 401
Second generation 88% 7% 2% 3% 435
Third generation or higher 84% 12% 2% 2% 2,910

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …same-sex marriage

Immigrant status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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.
Immigrants 81% 14% 5% 401
Second generation 82% 14% 4% 435
Third generation or higher 79% 16% 5% 2,910

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say…

Immigrant status 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 = 401. 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.
Immigrants 29% 67% 1% 3% 401
Second generation 26% 71% 2% 1% 435
Third generation or higher 29% 67% 2% 2% 2,910

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is not too important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say humans…

Immigrant status 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 = 401. 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.
Immigrants 61% 13% 6% 16% 4% 401
Second generation 74% 10% 4% 11% 2% 435
Third generation or higher 67% 15% 5% 11% 2% 2,910