Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in God

% of adults who do not believe in God who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,414. 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 3% 8% 23% 66% 1% 3,414
2007 6% 10% 20% 63% < 1% 1,643

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Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in God by religious group

% of adults who do not believe in God who say religion is…

Religious tradition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important 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 7% 18% 30% 44% < 1% 114
Jewish 3% 27% 42% 28% < 1% 161
Mainline Protestant 6% 22% 45% 27% < 1% 111
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 1% 5% 21% 73% < 1% 2,736

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 105. 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.
Very important 28% 32% 20% 19% 105
Somewhat important 34% 36% 15% 15% 295
Not too important 46% 29% 16% 9% 740
Not at all important 36% 36% 16% 12% 2,215

Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 105. 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.
Very important 13% 22% 26% 29% 10% < 1% 105
Somewhat important 23% 19% 28% 18% 11% < 1% 295
Not too important 33% 21% 21% 19% 5% 1% 740
Not at all important 24% 21% 27% 20% 7% 1% 2,215

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 64% 36% 109
Somewhat important 57% 43% 297
Not too important 64% 36% 746
Not at all important 66% 34% 2,245

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 106. 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.
Very important 62% 11% 8% 13% 6% 106
Somewhat important 71% 3% 9% 14% 3% 295
Not too important 73% 3% 12% 8% 4% 736
Not at all important 80% 2% 6% 9% 3% 2,221

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 108. 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.
Very important 23% 15% 61% 108
Somewhat important 14% 17% 70% 293
Not too important 13% 19% 67% 740
Not at all important 12% 13% 75% 2,218

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who have a household income of…

Importance of religion in one's life Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more 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.
Somewhat important 23% 20% 33% 24% 268
Not too important 24% 22% 26% 29% 676
Not at all important 23% 17% 31% 28% 2,064

Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 108. 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.
Very important 32% 23% 26% 18% 108
Somewhat important 28% 25% 25% 23% 296
Not too important 28% 31% 26% 16% 743
Not at all important 29% 31% 24% 17% 2,239

Marital status among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 108. 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.
Very important 43% 10% 15% 2% 29% 108
Somewhat important 44% 8% 10% 3% 35% 297
Not too important 33% 11% 6% 3% 48% 742
Not at all important 39% 12% 9% 2% 37% 2,239

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 27% 73% 109
Somewhat important 22% 78% 296
Not too important 20% 80% 742
Not at all important 22% 78% 2,238

BeliefsandPractices

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who attend religious services…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 32% 28% 40% 1% 109
Somewhat important 6% 45% 48% 1% 297
Not too important 2% 32% 66% < 1% 746
Not at all important < 1% 8% 92% < 1% 2,245

Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 31% 13% 6% 48% 1% 109
Somewhat important 10% 7% 11% 72% < 1% 297
Not too important 1% 2% 4% 93% < 1% 746
Not at all important 1% < 1% 1% 98% < 1% 2,245

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who attend prayer group…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 18% 9% 7% 67% < 1% 109
Somewhat important 3% 7% 9% 81% < 1% 297
Not too important 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 746
Not at all important < 1% < 1% 1% 99% < 1% 2,245

Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who meditate…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 46% 8% 3% 42% 1% 109
Somewhat important 28% 11% 9% 51% 1% 297
Not too important 16% 9% 6% 67% 1% 746
Not at all important 17% 7% 5% 71% < 1% 2,245

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 58% 11% 8% 23% < 1% 109
Somewhat important 39% 15% 11% 34% 1% 297
Not too important 28% 18% 11% 42% 1% 746
Not at all important 29% 14% 8% 46% 2% 2,245

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 39% 21% 12% 22% 6% 109
Somewhat important 50% 17% 11% 22% < 1% 297
Not too important 42% 22% 17% 19% 1% 746
Not at all important 46% 16% 13% 24% 1% 2,245

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Importance of religion in one's life Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 19% 17% 42% 18% 3% 109
Somewhat important 3% 23% 53% 20% 1% 297
Not too important 1% 20% 55% 23% 1% 746
Not at all important 1% 19% 50% 29% 1% 2,245

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who say…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 109. 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.
Very important 18% 79% < 1% 2% 109
Somewhat important 17% 80% 1% 1% 297
Not too important 15% 83% 1% < 1% 746
Not at all important 16% 83% 1% 1% 2,245

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who read scripture…

Importance of religion in one's life At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 28% 16% 7% 49% < 1% 109
Somewhat important 5% 6% 12% 77% < 1% 297
Not too important 1% 3% 5% 91% < 1% 746
Not at all important 1% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 2,245

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who say the holy scripture is…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 109. 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.
Very important 12% 6% 1% 74% 8% 109
Somewhat important 3% 4% < 1% 87% 5% 297
Not too important 1% 3% < 1% 93% 3% 746
Not at all important < 1% 1% < 1% 97% 3% 2,245

Belief in Heaven among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 27% 72% 1% 109
Somewhat important 15% 81% 4% 297
Not too important 7% 87% 6% 746
Not at all important 3% 95% 2% 2,245

Belief in Hell among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 23% 76% 1% 109
Somewhat important 10% 85% 5% 297
Not too important 7% 90% 4% 746
Not at all important 2% 96% 2% 2,245

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 26% 13% 61% 109
Somewhat important 13% 21% 66% 297
Not too important 20% 14% 66% 746
Not at all important 18% 18% 64% 2,245

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 22% 35% 41% 2% 109
Somewhat important 11% 33% 52% 5% 297
Not too important 14% 36% 46% 4% 746
Not at all important 12% 29% 52% 6% 2,245

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who would rather have…

Importance of religion in one's life Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 28% 65% 6% 1% 109
Somewhat important 38% 54% 3% 5% 297
Not too important 42% 52% 2% 4% 746
Not at all important 44% 50% 3% 3% 2,245

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who say government aid to the poor…

Importance of religion in one's life Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 20% 77% 1% 1% 109
Somewhat important 28% 68% 3% 2% 297
Not too important 29% 67% 3% 2% 746
Not at all important 30% 66% 3% 1% 2,245

Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who say abortion should be…

Importance of religion in one's life Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 79% 19% 3% 109
Somewhat important 84% 13% 3% 297
Not too important 88% 10% 2% 746
Not at all important 86% 11% 3% 2,245

Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who say homosexuality…

Importance of religion in one's life Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 83% 14% 3% 1% 109
Somewhat important 88% 11% 1% 1% 297
Not too important 90% 8% 1% 1% 746
Not at all important 92% 5% 2% 1% 2,245

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 74% 21% 5% 109
Somewhat important 83% 12% 5% 297
Not too important 89% 8% 3% 746
Not at all important 90% 7% 3% 2,245

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who say…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 109. 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.
Very important 27% 67% 4% 2% 109
Somewhat important 19% 79% 1% 1% 297
Not too important 20% 77% 1% 1% 746
Not at all important 19% 78% 1% 2% 2,245

Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion

% of adults who do not believe in God who say humans…

Importance of religion in one's life 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 = 109. 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.
Very important 66% 8% 3% 23% 1% 109
Somewhat important 83% 7% 1% 7% 1% 297
Not too important 87% 3% 2% 6% 2% 746
Not at all important 89% 3% 1% 5% 1% 2,245