Importance of religion in one's life among immigrants

% of immigrants who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,954. 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 58% 24% 9% 9% 1% 3,954
2007 60% 23% 8% 7% 1% 3,186

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Importance of religion in one's life among immigrants by religious group

% of immigrants 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 68% 26% 4% 2% < 1% 1,429
Evangelical Protestant 82% 14% 1% 1% 2% 603
Hindu 26% 51% 17% 6% < 1% 171
Historically Black Protestant 88% 9% < 1% 3% < 1% 112
Mainline Protestant 58% 27% 9% 5% 1% 317
Muslim 63% 25% 10% 2% 1% 146
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 21% 20% 24% 35% 1% 810

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 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.
Very important 18% 48% 23% 12% 2,160
Somewhat important 25% 45% 22% 8% 905
Not too important 34% 41% 17% 8% 397
Not at all important 30% 43% 18% 10% 393

Generational cohort among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants who are…

Importance of religion in one's life 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.
Very important 10% 17% 39% 26% 8% 1% 2,160
Somewhat important 13% 21% 36% 24% 6% < 1% 905
Not too important 18% 27% 30% 20% 5% < 1% 397
Not at all important 22% 17% 34% 21% 7% < 1% 393

Gender composition among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants who are…

Importance of religion in one's life 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.
Very important 45% 55% 2,203
Somewhat important 52% 48% 919
Not too important 55% 45% 401
Not at all important 58% 42% 399

Racial and ethnic composition among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life 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.
Very important 13% 11% 12% 62% 2% 2,180
Somewhat important 21% 4% 21% 51% 2% 912
Not too important 32% 3% 32% 29% 4% 396
Not at all important 41% 7% 25% 27% < 1% 394

Income distribution among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 57% 19% 14% 10% 1,795
Somewhat important 41% 22% 21% 16% 797
Not too important 29% 19% 26% 26% 347
Not at all important 27% 17% 22% 34% 354

Educational distribution among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life 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.
Very important 60% 19% 13% 8% 2,186
Somewhat important 47% 24% 15% 14% 909
Not too important 27% 24% 24% 25% 400
Not at all important 33% 23% 22% 22% 397

Marital status among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants who are…

Importance of religion in one's life 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.
Very important 53% 8% 14% 4% 20% 2,190
Somewhat important 49% 10% 11% 3% 26% 916
Not too important 45% 8% 9% 2% 36% 399
Not at all important 44% 9% 10% 3% 35% 397

Parent of children under 18 among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants who are…

Importance of religion in one's life 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.
Very important 45% 55% 2,188
Somewhat important 40% 60% 918
Not too important 29% 71% 401
Not at all important 30% 70% 397

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants who say they…

Importance of religion in one's life 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.
Very important 72% 23% 3% 1% 1% < 1% 2,203
Somewhat important 45% 39% 10% 1% 3% 2% 919
Not too important 21% 28% 25% 1% 21% 4% 401
Not at all important 15% 11% 12% 1% 56% 5% 399

Attendance at religious services among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 59% 29% 11% 1% 2,203
Somewhat important 17% 54% 29% < 1% 919
Not too important 5% 42% 53% < 1% 401
Not at all important 4% 13% 82% 1% 399

Frequency of prayer among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life 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.
Very important 76% 14% 4% 5% 1% 2,203
Somewhat important 39% 24% 12% 22% 1% 919
Not too important 17% 8% 9% 65% 1% 401
Not at all important 9% 5% 4% 82% < 1% 399

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 43% 14% 10% 32% 1% 2,203
Somewhat important 10% 12% 15% 63% < 1% 919
Not too important 3% 4% 7% 86% < 1% 401
Not at all important 4% 1% 2% 92% < 1% 399

Frequency of meditation among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 61% 9% 4% 22% 4% 2,203
Somewhat important 32% 12% 9% 44% 2% 919
Not too important 24% 9% 5% 60% 2% 401
Not at all important 27% 7% 5% 60% 1% 399

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 73% 12% 7% 7% 2% 2,203
Somewhat important 46% 19% 17% 16% 1% 919
Not too important 33% 15% 19% 30% 3% 401
Not at all important 39% 14% 13% 32% 2% 399

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 54% 14% 12% 17% 3% 2,203
Somewhat important 38% 17% 21% 23% 2% 919
Not too important 33% 20% 20% 26% < 1% 401
Not at all important 40% 16% 16% 26% 2% 399

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 48% 7% 31% 10% 3% 2,203
Somewhat important 15% 15% 48% 19% 2% 919
Not too important 6% 19% 54% 20% 1% 401
Not at all important 3% 19% 40% 35% 3% 399

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 31% 65% 2% 3% 2,203
Somewhat important 22% 75% 1% 2% 919
Not too important 20% 79% 1% < 1% 401
Not at all important 18% 78% 1% 2% 399

Frequency of reading scripture among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 54% 14% 8% 24% 1% 2,203
Somewhat important 16% 11% 16% 56% 1% 919
Not too important 6% 5% 7% 81% < 1% 401
Not at all important 7% 3% 2% 87% 1% 399

Interpreting scripture among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 53% 25% 4% 11% 6% 2,203
Somewhat important 18% 25% 3% 44% 9% 919
Not too important 7% 10% 1% 72% 10% 401
Not at all important 6% 4% < 1% 85% 5% 399

Belief in Heaven among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life 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.
Very important 84% 10% 6% 2,203
Somewhat important 68% 24% 8% 919
Not too important 33% 57% 10% 401
Not at all important 19% 75% 6% 399

Belief in Hell among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life 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.
Very important 70% 22% 8% 2,203
Somewhat important 49% 41% 10% 919
Not too important 22% 70% 9% 401
Not at all important 14% 82% 4% 399

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life 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.
Very important 23% 32% 44% 2,203
Somewhat important 22% 27% 51% 919
Not too important 24% 19% 57% 401
Not at all important 16% 24% 59% 399

Political ideology among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants who are…

Importance of religion in one's life 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.
Very important 37% 29% 25% 10% 2,203
Somewhat important 25% 34% 35% 5% 919
Not too important 15% 37% 40% 8% 401
Not at all important 12% 31% 49% 7% 399

Views about size of government among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 25% 69% 3% 3% 2,203
Somewhat important 33% 62% 3% 2% 919
Not too important 38% 55% 3% 3% 401
Not at all important 36% 59% 2% 4% 399

Views about government aid to the poor among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 39% 53% 5% 3% 2,203
Somewhat important 37% 57% 3% 3% 919
Not too important 39% 53% 4% 3% 401
Not at all important 32% 61% 4% 2% 399

Views about abortion among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 34% 60% 5% 2,203
Somewhat important 58% 38% 4% 919
Not too important 74% 23% 3% 401
Not at all important 78% 19% 3% 399

Views about homosexuality among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 52% 39% 4% 5% 2,203
Somewhat important 73% 20% 3% 4% 919
Not too important 84% 11% 2% 3% 401
Not at all important 86% 9% 3% 2% 399

Views about same-sex marriage among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life 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.
Very important 38% 51% 11% 2,203
Somewhat important 63% 30% 7% 919
Not too important 81% 14% 5% 401
Not at all important 83% 13% 4% 399

Views about environmental regulation among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 37% 55% 2% 6% 2,203
Somewhat important 30% 62% 2% 6% 919
Not too important 29% 67% 1% 3% 401
Not at all important 19% 77% 2% 2% 399

Views about human evolution among immigrants by importance of religion

% of immigrants 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 = 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.
Very important 21% 26% 3% 44% 6% 2,203
Somewhat important 42% 24% 5% 25% 5% 919
Not too important 61% 13% 6% 16% 4% 401
Not at all important 74% 11% 1% 11% 3% 399