Immigrant status among adults who say religion is very important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is very 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 32% 14% 54% 4,174
Evangelical Protestant 9% 7% 84% 6,816
Historically Black Protestant 7% 3% 90% 1,604
Jehovah's Witness 26% 8% 66% 222
Jewish 15% 22% 63% 276
Mainline Protestant 7% 6% 87% 3,283
Mormon 8% 6% 86% 553
Muslim 63% 14% 22% 147
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 21% 7% 72% 804

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are ages…

Immigrant status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,160. 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% 48% 23% 12% 2,160
Second generation 28% 29% 19% 24% 1,468
Third generation or higher 15% 30% 31% 23% 14,440

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Immigrant status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,160. 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 10% 17% 39% 26% 8% 1% 2,160
Second generation 20% 14% 23% 23% 16% 4% 1,468
Third generation or higher 9% 11% 26% 37% 16% 2% 14,440

Gender composition among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Immigrant status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,203. 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% 55% 2,203
Second generation 42% 58% 1,512
Third generation or higher 42% 58% 14,750

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Immigrant status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,180. 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 13% 11% 12% 62% 2% 2,180
Second generation 48% 8% 5% 36% 4% 1,486
Third generation or higher 73% 18% < 1% 5% 4% 14,538

Income distribution among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 1,795. 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 57% 19% 14% 10% 1,795
Second generation 40% 21% 24% 16% 1,264
Third generation or higher 35% 21% 28% 16% 12,732

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who have completed…

Immigrant status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,186. 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 60% 19% 13% 8% 2,186
Second generation 40% 35% 16% 10% 1,510
Third generation or higher 42% 34% 15% 9% 14,694

Marital status among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Immigrant status Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,190. 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 53% 8% 14% 4% 20% 2,190
Second generation 43% 6% 12% 11% 29% 1,506
Third generation or higher 54% 4% 14% 9% 18% 14,682

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Immigrant status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,188. 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% 55% 2,188
Second generation 28% 72% 1,507
Third generation or higher 28% 72% 14,702

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 2,203. 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 72% 23% 3% 1% 1% < 1% 2,203
Second generation 86% 11% 1% 1% 1% 1% 1,512
Third generation or higher 91% 7% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 14,750

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 2,203. 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 59% 29% 11% 1% 2,203
Second generation 60% 28% 11% < 1% 1,512
Third generation or higher 60% 28% 11% 1% 14,750

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who pray…

Immigrant status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,203. 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 76% 14% 4% 5% 1% 2,203
Second generation 79% 13% 3% 5% 1% 1,512
Third generation or higher 83% 12% 2% 2% 1% 14,750

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 2,203. 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 43% 14% 10% 32% 1% 2,203
Second generation 36% 13% 9% 42% < 1% 1,512
Third generation or higher 42% 13% 10% 34% 1% 14,750

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 2,203. 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% 9% 4% 22% 4% 2,203
Second generation 52% 8% 3% 35% 2% 1,512
Third generation or higher 52% 7% 3% 36% 2% 14,750

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 2,203. 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 73% 12% 7% 7% 2% 2,203
Second generation 72% 12% 6% 8% 1% 1,512
Third generation or higher 78% 11% 5% 5% 1% 14,750

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 2,203. 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 54% 14% 12% 17% 3% 2,203
Second generation 50% 14% 11% 23% 2% 1,512
Third generation or higher 48% 16% 11% 24% 2% 14,750

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 2,203. 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 48% 7% 31% 10% 3% 2,203
Second generation 51% 8% 33% 5% 3% 1,512
Third generation or higher 57% 6% 32% 3% 3% 14,750

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 2,203. 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 31% 65% 2% 3% 2,203
Second generation 39% 59% 1% 2% 1,512
Third generation or higher 45% 52% 2% 1% 14,750

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 2,203. 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 54% 14% 8% 24% 1% 2,203
Second generation 52% 13% 9% 26% 1% 1,512
Third generation or higher 60% 12% 8% 19% 1% 14,750

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 2,203. 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 53% 25% 4% 11% 6% 2,203
Second generation 41% 37% 4% 13% 6% 1,512
Third generation or higher 49% 32% 4% 10% 6% 14,750

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who …in heaven

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,203. 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% 10% 6% 2,203
Second generation 88% 7% 5% 1,512
Third generation or higher 88% 6% 6% 14,750

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who …in hell

Immigrant status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,203. 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 70% 22% 8% 2,203
Second generation 70% 23% 7% 1,512
Third generation or higher 76% 16% 8% 14,750

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Immigrant status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,203. 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 23% 32% 44% 2,203
Second generation 38% 16% 45% 1,512
Third generation or higher 48% 14% 37% 14,750

Political ideology among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Immigrant status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,203. 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 37% 29% 25% 10% 2,203
Second generation 42% 34% 20% 5% 1,512
Third generation or higher 50% 29% 15% 6% 14,750

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who would rather have…

Immigrant status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,203. 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 25% 69% 3% 3% 2,203
Second generation 50% 45% 3% 3% 1,512
Third generation or higher 59% 34% 3% 4% 14,750

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 2,203. 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% 5% 3% 2,203
Second generation 45% 49% 3% 2% 1,512
Third generation or higher 50% 44% 4% 2% 14,750

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 2,203. 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% 60% 5% 2,203
Second generation 42% 54% 4% 1,512
Third generation or higher 37% 59% 5% 14,750

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who say homosexuality…

Immigrant status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,203. 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 52% 39% 4% 5% 2,203
Second generation 55% 36% 5% 5% 1,512
Third generation or higher 44% 48% 5% 4% 14,750

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very important who …same-sex marriage

Immigrant status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,203. 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% 51% 11% 2,203
Second generation 46% 45% 10% 1,512
Third generation or higher 34% 58% 8% 14,750

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 2,203. 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 37% 55% 2% 6% 2,203
Second generation 41% 54% 2% 3% 1,512
Third generation or higher 45% 49% 3% 3% 14,750

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is very important by immigrant status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 2,203. 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% 26% 3% 44% 6% 2,203
Second generation 18% 30% 4% 44% 5% 1,512
Third generation or higher 12% 29% 3% 50% 5% 14,750