Income distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by religious group

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who have a household income of…

Religious tradition Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 57% 19% 15% 9% 1,272
Evangelical Protestant 37% 23% 27% 12% 4,072
Historically Black Protestant 60% 21% 13% 6% 974
Mainline Protestant 44% 22% 23% 10% 1,060
Mormon 35% 20% 25% 20% 178
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 60% 21% 13% 6% 453

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are ages…

Income distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,426. 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.
Less than $30,000 17% 33% 28% 22% 3,426
$30,000-$49,999 13% 36% 30% 21% 1,773
$50,000-$99,999 12% 37% 35% 16% 1,996
$100,000 or more 11% 41% 35% 12% 1,052

Generational cohort among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

Income distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,426. 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.
Less than $30,000 9% 14% 27% 33% 15% 2% 3,426
$30,000-$49,999 6% 12% 30% 36% 14% 1% 1,773
$50,000-$99,999 8% 9% 32% 40% 10% 1% 1,996
$100,000 or more 9% 6% 38% 39% 9% < 1% 1,052

Gender composition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

Income distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 38% 62% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 45% 55% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 49% 51% 2,022
$100,000 or more 56% 44% 1,064

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as…

Income distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,432. 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.
Less than $30,000 42% 25% 2% 27% 4% 3,432
$30,000-$49,999 60% 20% 1% 15% 4% 1,771
$50,000-$99,999 74% 13% 3% 7% 3% 2,007
$100,000 or more 74% 12% 4% 7% 3% 1,055

Immigrant status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

Income distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,389. 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.
Less than $30,000 23% 8% 69% 3,389
$30,000-$49,999 14% 7% 79% 1,769
$50,000-$99,999 7% 8% 85% 2,009
$100,000 or more 10% 6% 84% 1,059

Educational distribution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who have completed…

Income distribution High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,446. 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.
Less than $30,000 70% 24% 4% 1% 3,446
$30,000-$49,999 52% 35% 9% 3% 1,781
$50,000-$99,999 37% 36% 19% 9% 2,018
$100,000 or more 27% 30% 26% 17% 1,062

Marital status among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

Income distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,446. 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.
Less than $30,000 33% 8% 21% 13% 25% 3,446
$30,000-$49,999 56% 5% 15% 7% 17% 1,782
$50,000-$99,999 72% 2% 9% 4% 13% 2,022
$100,000 or more 78% 2% 5% 3% 12% 1,063

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

Income distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,452. 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.
Less than $30,000 31% 69% 3,452
$30,000-$49,999 31% 69% 1,781
$50,000-$99,999 35% 65% 2,019
$100,000 or more 37% 63% 1,062

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say they…

Income distribution 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 = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 84% 13% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 91% 8% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 94% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,022
$100,000 or more 94% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,064

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say religion is…

Income distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 83% 13% 2% 1% < 1% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 84% 13% 1% 1% < 1% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 87% 11% 1% < 1% < 1% 2,022
$100,000 or more 85% 13% 1% 1% < 1% 1,064

Attendance at religious services among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who attend religious services…

Income distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 53% 30% 15% 1% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 59% 28% 13% < 1% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 69% 23% 8% < 1% 2,022
$100,000 or more 66% 26% 7% < 1% 1,064

Frequency of prayer among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who pray…

Income distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 77% 14% 3% 5% < 1% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 79% 12% 3% 5% < 1% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 84% 10% 2% 3% < 1% 2,022
$100,000 or more 83% 11% 4% 3% < 1% 1,064

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who attend prayer group…

Income distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 43% 14% 9% 33% 1% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 45% 11% 11% 32% < 1% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 51% 14% 10% 25% < 1% 2,022
$100,000 or more 49% 15% 11% 25% < 1% 1,064

Frequency of meditation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who meditate…

Income distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 56% 8% 3% 31% 2% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 53% 7% 3% 36% 2% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 50% 6% 3% 39% 2% 2,022
$100,000 or more 46% 7% 2% 44% 1% 1,064

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Income distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 72% 11% 7% 9% 1% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 76% 11% 5% 7% 1% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 80% 10% 5% 4% < 1% 2,022
$100,000 or more 79% 10% 6% 5% < 1% 1,064

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Income distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 49% 13% 10% 26% 2% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 44% 16% 10% 28% 2% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 45% 16% 11% 27% 1% 2,022
$100,000 or more 43% 17% 14% 26% 1% 1,064

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Income distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 54% 6% 32% 6% 2% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 60% 3% 30% 5% 2% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 69% 3% 25% 3% 1% 2,022
$100,000 or more 66% 4% 26% 3% 1% 1,064

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say…

Income distribution 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 = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 35% 62% 1% 2% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 47% 51% 1% 1% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 58% 41% 1% < 1% 2,022
$100,000 or more 61% 38% < 1% < 1% 1,064

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who read scripture…

Income distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 61% 11% 6% 21% 1% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 63% 11% 7% 19% 1% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 67% 11% 7% 14% < 1% 2,022
$100,000 or more 63% 13% 7% 17% < 1% 1,064

Belief in Heaven among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who …in heaven

Income distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 92% 4% 4% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 91% 5% 4% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 91% 5% 5% 2,022
$100,000 or more 88% 6% 6% 1,064

Belief in Hell among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who …in hell

Income distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 80% 13% 6% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 84% 12% 4% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 85% 10% 5% 2,022
$100,000 or more 84% 10% 6% 1,064

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who identify as…

Income distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 30% 21% 49% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 47% 14% 39% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 63% 11% 27% 2,022
$100,000 or more 69% 10% 21% 1,064

Political ideology among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who are…

Income distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 43% 28% 21% 8% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 54% 27% 15% 5% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 67% 23% 7% 3% 2,022
$100,000 or more 68% 22% 8% 3% 1,064

Views about size of government among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who would rather have…

Income distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 31% 64% 2% 3% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 55% 40% 2% 2% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 71% 25% 2% 2% 2,022
$100,000 or more 75% 23% 1% 2% 1,064

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say government aid to the poor…

Income distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 37% 57% 4% 3% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 55% 41% 3% 1% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 64% 31% 3% 2% 2,022
$100,000 or more 68% 29% 2% 1% 1,064

Views about abortion among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say abortion should be…

Income distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 33% 62% 4% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 34% 64% 3% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 30% 67% 3% 2,022
$100,000 or more 30% 66% 3% 1,064

Views about homosexuality among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say homosexuality…

Income distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 43% 49% 4% 4% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 37% 56% 4% 3% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 30% 63% 4% 3% 2,022
$100,000 or more 32% 61% 4% 3% 1,064

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who …same-sex marriage

Income distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 32% 60% 9% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 26% 67% 7% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 22% 73% 6% 2,022
$100,000 or more 21% 73% 6% 1,064

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say…

Income distribution 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 = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 45% 48% 2% 5% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 50% 46% 2% 2% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 52% 44% 2% 2% 2,022
$100,000 or more 58% 37% 2% 2% 1,064

Views about human evolution among adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally by household income

% of adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God and should be taken literally who say humans…

Income distribution 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 = 3,455. 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.
Less than $30,000 16% 24% 3% 52% 6% 3,455
$30,000-$49,999 9% 22% 2% 63% 3% 1,784
$50,000-$99,999 8% 22% 1% 65% 4% 2,022
$100,000 or more 7% 23% 1% 65% 4% 1,064