Importance of religion in one's life among Asians

% of Asians who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 937. 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 36% 30% 19% 14% < 1% 937
2007 43% 31% 16% 9% 1% 773

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

% of Asians 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 64% 24% 12% < 1% < 1% 147
Evangelical Protestant 72% 27% 1% < 1% < 1% 115
Hindu 25% 53% 16% 6% < 1% 173
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 7% 16% 36% 39% 1% 263

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians who are ages…

Importance of religion in one's life 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 341. 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% 38% 20% 12% 341
Somewhat important 39% 40% 14% 7% 278
Not too important 52% 32% 13% 3% 170
Not at all important 47% 41% 10% 2% 119

Generational cohort among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 341. 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 17% 21% 30% 23% 8% 1% 341
Somewhat important 25% 24% 30% 18% 3% 1% 278
Not too important 30% 30% 25% 13% 1% 1% 170
Not at all important 35% 21% 32% 11% 1% < 1% 119

Gender composition among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 352. 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 50% 50% 352
Somewhat important 55% 45% 288
Not too important 52% 48% 173
Not at all important 66% 34% 119

Immigrant status among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 342. 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% 15% 5% 342
Somewhat important 68% 26% 6% 278
Not too important 58% 27% 14% 173
Not at all important 63% 32% 5% 116

Income distribution among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians 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 = 291. 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% 16% 31% 21% 291
Somewhat important 23% 17% 34% 26% 258
Not too important 17% 32% 18% 33% 150
Not at all important 18% 24% 21% 37% 104

Educational distribution among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians who have completed…

Importance of religion in one's life High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 349. 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% 24% 30% 22% 349
Somewhat important 19% 25% 28% 28% 286
Not too important 20% 24% 33% 23% 173
Not at all important 26% 31% 20% 24% 118

Marital status among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 352. 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% 4% 8% 4% 30% 352
Somewhat important 51% 6% 3% 3% 37% 287
Not too important 44% 3% 2% 1% 50% 173
Not at all important 35% 5% 4% 1% 55% 117

Parent of children under 18 among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 351. 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 40% 60% 351
Somewhat important 29% 71% 286
Not too important 21% 79% 173
Not at all important 18% 82% 118

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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% 11% 2% 2% 2% < 1% 352
Somewhat important 36% 44% 12% < 1% 6% 2% 288
Not too important 11% 21% 27% < 1% 37% 5% 173
Not at all important 7% 8% 17% < 1% 65% 3% 119

Attendance at religious services among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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% 32% 8% 1% 352
Somewhat important 12% 68% 20% < 1% 288
Not too important 3% 40% 58% < 1% 173
Not at all important < 1% 15% 85% < 1% 119

Frequency of prayer among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians who pray…

Importance of religion in one's life At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 352. 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% 15% 5% 5% < 1% 352
Somewhat important 42% 21% 14% 22% < 1% 288
Not too important 9% 7% 8% 75% 1% 173
Not at all important 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 119

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

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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 40% 18% 12% 29% 1% 352
Somewhat important 8% 9% 23% 60% < 1% 288
Not too important 2% 2% 6% 90% < 1% 173
Not at all important < 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 119

Frequency of meditation among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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% 12% 5% 28% 3% 352
Somewhat important 23% 11% 13% 52% 2% 288
Not too important 15% 8% 5% 69% 3% 173
Not at all important 17% 13% 2% 68% 1% 119

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

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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% 17% 8% 7% 2% 352
Somewhat important 39% 18% 26% 15% 2% 288
Not too important 23% 12% 22% 42% 1% 173
Not at all important 35% 17% 11% 36% < 1% 119

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

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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 44% 20% 15% 19% 2% 352
Somewhat important 33% 16% 27% 23% 1% 288
Not too important 21% 16% 33% 29% 2% 173
Not at all important 32% 17% 21% 30% < 1% 119

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

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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 42% 10% 38% 8% 2% 352
Somewhat important 9% 20% 51% 17% 2% 288
Not too important 4% 19% 53% 22% 1% 173
Not at all important < 1% 24% 41% 34% < 1% 119

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

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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% 68% < 1% < 1% 352
Somewhat important 20% 78% 1% 1% 288
Not too important 11% 87% 2% < 1% 173
Not at all important 10% 89% 1% < 1% 119

Frequency of reading scripture among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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% 8% 26% < 1% 352
Somewhat important 9% 9% 21% 60% 1% 288
Not too important 3% 1% 7% 88% < 1% 173
Not at all important 2% 4% 1% 93% < 1% 119

Interpreting scripture among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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 44% 29% 4% 17% 6% 352
Somewhat important 8% 27% 1% 49% 16% 288
Not too important 4% 9% 1% 76% 10% 173
Not at all important 1% < 1% < 1% 94% 4% 119

Belief in Heaven among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians who …in heaven

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 352. 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 87% 9% 5% 352
Somewhat important 69% 24% 6% 288
Not too important 28% 62% 10% 173
Not at all important 14% 82% 4% 119

Belief in Hell among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 352. 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% 23% 7% 352
Somewhat important 48% 40% 12% 288
Not too important 26% 67% 7% 173
Not at all important 9% 86% 5% 119

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's life Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 352. 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% 27% 43% 352
Somewhat important 23% 22% 56% 288
Not too important 28% 19% 53% 173
Not at all important 18% 25% 57% 119

Political ideology among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians who are…

Importance of religion in one's life Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 352. 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% 37% 26% 7% 352
Somewhat important 20% 41% 36% 3% 288
Not too important 13% 39% 37% 11% 173
Not at all important 14% 31% 50% 5% 119

Views about size of government among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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% 60% 2% 1% 352
Somewhat important 41% 54% 2% 3% 288
Not too important 41% 54% 2% 3% 173
Not at all important 37% 58% 4% 1% 119

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

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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 44% 49% 4% 3% 352
Somewhat important 38% 57% 3% 2% 288
Not too important 37% 53% 5% 5% 173
Not at all important 27% 69% 4% < 1% 119

Views about abortion among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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% 59% 3% 352
Somewhat important 70% 26% 4% 288
Not too important 82% 12% 5% 173
Not at all important 77% 19% 4% 119

Views about homosexuality among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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% 41% 2% 3% 352
Somewhat important 72% 21% 4% 3% 288
Not too important 82% 11% 1% 6% 173
Not at all important 88% 7% 1% 4% 119

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

% of Asians who …same-sex marriage

Importance of religion in one's life Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 352. 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 42% 52% 6% 352
Somewhat important 67% 26% 7% 288
Not too important 81% 13% 6% 173
Not at all important 92% 6% 2% 119

Views about environmental regulation among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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% 56% 2% 4% 352
Somewhat important 25% 70% 1% 4% 288
Not too important 32% 65% < 1% 3% 173
Not at all important 19% 74% 4% 3% 119

Views about human evolution among Asians by importance of religion

% of Asians 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 = 352. 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% 26% 2% 45% 5% 352
Somewhat important 54% 20% 4% 18% 4% 288
Not too important 64% 9% 8% 16% 3% 173
Not at all important 76% 6% 1% 16% 2% 119