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

% of republicans and Republican leaners who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,731. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 61% 23% 9% 6% < 1% 13,731
2007 64% 25% 7% 4% 1% 13,366

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Importance of religion in one's life among republicans and Republican leaners by religious group

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 58% 32% 8% 2% < 1% 2,926
Evangelical Protestant 83% 15% 2% 1% < 1% 5,056
Historically Black Protestant 84% 10% 2% 3% 1% 175
Jewish 51% 28% 16% 4% < 1% 200
Mainline Protestant 56% 34% 8% 2% < 1% 2,750
Mormon 88% 10% 2% < 1% < 1% 481
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 13% 25% 29% 32% 1% 1,734

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,499. 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 16% 31% 30% 23% 8,499
Somewhat important 22% 35% 26% 16% 3,069
Not too important 29% 37% 23% 12% 1,091
Not at all important 27% 38% 21% 14% 781

Generational cohort among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,499. 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% 11% 26% 36% 16% 2% 8,499
Somewhat important 15% 13% 30% 31% 10% 1% 3,069
Not too important 19% 17% 30% 26% 8% 1% 1,091
Not at all important 18% 19% 29% 26% 9% < 1% 781

Gender composition among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,665. 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 47% 53% 8,665
Somewhat important 58% 42% 3,107
Not too important 67% 33% 1,101
Not at all important 73% 27% 789

Racial and ethnic composition among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,556. 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% 4% 2% 9% 3% 8,556
Somewhat important 83% 2% 3% 9% 3% 3,073
Not too important 82% 3% 6% 6% 3% 1,084
Not at all important 81% 2% 4% 10% 2% 779

Immigrant status among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,604. 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 9% 7% 84% 8,604
Somewhat important 9% 10% 81% 3,079
Not too important 10% 10% 80% 1,096
Not at all important 10% 12% 78% 778

Income distribution among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 7,478. 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% 21% 32% 21% 7,478
Somewhat important 23% 21% 30% 26% 2,799
Not too important 20% 20% 33% 27% 990
Not at all important 20% 21% 30% 30% 712

Educational distribution among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,633. 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% 34% 19% 10% 8,633
Somewhat important 41% 32% 18% 9% 3,098
Not too important 36% 36% 18% 11% 1,097
Not at all important 40% 31% 17% 12% 786

Marital status among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,641. 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 63% 3% 10% 7% 16% 8,641
Somewhat important 52% 7% 12% 5% 23% 3,101
Not too important 48% 9% 10% 3% 31% 1,094
Not at all important 46% 8% 10% 3% 31% 785

Parent of children under 18 among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,637. 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 30% 70% 8,637
Somewhat important 31% 69% 3,094
Not too important 24% 76% 1,099
Not at all important 23% 77% 787

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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 92% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8,665
Somewhat important 56% 36% 5% < 1% 1% 1% 3,107
Not too important 20% 44% 16% 1% 13% 6% 1,101
Not at all important 17% 13% 11% 1% 49% 8% 789

Attendance at religious services among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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% 25% 9% < 1% 8,665
Somewhat important 14% 56% 30% < 1% 3,107
Not too important 2% 35% 62% < 1% 1,101
Not at all important 3% 9% 88% < 1% 789

Frequency of prayer among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,665. 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 85% 12% 1% 2% 1% 8,665
Somewhat important 36% 32% 14% 18% 1% 3,107
Not too important 14% 12% 12% 63% < 1% 1,101
Not at all important 11% 4% 2% 82% < 1% 789

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

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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% 13% 11% 31% 1% 8,665
Somewhat important 7% 8% 9% 76% < 1% 3,107
Not too important 1% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 1,101
Not at all important 3% < 1% 2% 95% < 1% 789

Frequency of meditation among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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 51% 7% 3% 37% 2% 8,665
Somewhat important 24% 9% 5% 61% 1% 3,107
Not too important 15% 10% 4% 70% < 1% 1,101
Not at all important 20% 6% 4% 69% 1% 789

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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% 11% 5% 4% 1% 8,665
Somewhat important 38% 24% 16% 20% 1% 3,107
Not too important 28% 17% 15% 41% < 1% 1,101
Not at all important 33% 12% 8% 45% 2% 789

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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 49% 17% 11% 21% 2% 8,665
Somewhat important 35% 17% 17% 29% 1% 3,107
Not too important 35% 17% 16% 31% 1% 1,101
Not at all important 41% 14% 12% 32% 1% 789

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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% 5% 26% 3% 2% 8,665
Somewhat important 15% 12% 63% 8% 2% 3,107
Not too important 4% 15% 68% 12% 1% 1,101
Not at all important 2% 14% 64% 18% 1% 789

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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% 41% 2% 1% 8,665
Somewhat important 36% 63% 1% 1% 3,107
Not too important 29% 69% 1% 1% 1,101
Not at all important 26% 73% 1% 1% 789

Frequency of reading scripture among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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 63% 12% 7% 17% 1% 8,665
Somewhat important 13% 11% 14% 62% < 1% 3,107
Not too important 5% 4% 5% 87% < 1% 1,101
Not at all important 5% 2% 2% 90% 1% 789

Interpreting scripture among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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 51% 34% 4% 6% 4% 8,665
Somewhat important 17% 42% 1% 33% 8% 3,107
Not too important 6% 19% 1% 66% 8% 1,101
Not at all important 3% 7% < 1% 84% 5% 789

Belief in Heaven among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,665. 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 89% 5% 6% 8,665
Somewhat important 83% 11% 7% 3,107
Not too important 49% 39% 11% 1,101
Not at all important 21% 70% 9% 789

Belief in Hell among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,665. 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 80% 13% 7% 8,665
Somewhat important 64% 28% 8% 3,107
Not too important 37% 54% 9% 1,101
Not at all important 14% 77% 9% 789

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,665. 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 71% 22% 6% 2% 8,665
Somewhat important 50% 38% 10% 2% 3,107
Not too important 43% 43% 11% 3% 1,101
Not at all important 42% 44% 11% 3% 789

Views about size of government among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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 78% 19% 1% 2% 8,665
Somewhat important 76% 21% 1% 2% 3,107
Not too important 80% 18% 1% 1% 1,101
Not at all important 80% 16% 2% 1% 789

Views about government aid to the poor among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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 69% 26% 3% 2% 8,665
Somewhat important 69% 27% 3% 1% 3,107
Not too important 71% 25% 2% 2% 1,101
Not at all important 69% 26% 4% 1% 789

Views about abortion among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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 24% 73% 3% 8,665
Somewhat important 55% 42% 3% 3,107
Not too important 68% 29% 3% 1,101
Not at all important 73% 24% 3% 789

Views about homosexuality among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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% 58% 4% 3% 8,665
Somewhat important 67% 26% 4% 3% 3,107
Not too important 76% 19% 2% 3% 1,101
Not at all important 79% 15% 4% 2% 789

Views about same-sex marriage among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

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

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,665. 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 24% 69% 6% 8,665
Somewhat important 53% 39% 8% 3,107
Not too important 65% 28% 7% 1,101
Not at all important 73% 20% 7% 789

Views about environmental regulation among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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% 37% 2% 3% 8,665
Somewhat important 54% 42% 2% 2% 3,107
Not too important 52% 44% 2% 2% 1,101
Not at all important 50% 46% 2% 2% 789

Views about human evolution among republicans and Republican leaners by importance of religion

% of republicans and Republican leaners 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 = 8,665. 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 8% 27% 2% 58% 5% 8,665
Somewhat important 33% 34% 4% 26% 3% 3,107
Not too important 59% 18% 6% 15% 3% 1,101
Not at all important 70% 11% 2% 16% 2% 789