Marital status among adults who do not believe in God by religious group

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

Religious tradition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married 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 41% 10% 10% 2% 36% 113
Jewish 46% 6% 7% 5% 36% 161
Mainline Protestant 51% 5% 12% 10% 22% 111
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 37% 12% 9% 2% 41% 2,728

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,488. 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.
Married 9% 45% 26% 20% 1,488
Living with a partner 42% 43% 12% 3% 348
Divorced/separated 8% 42% 34% 17% 350
Widowed 1% 12% 14% 73% 139
Never married 74% 20% 4% 1% 1,041

Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,488. 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.
Married 3% 14% 37% 32% 12% 1% 1,488
Living with a partner 19% 38% 28% 13% 2% < 1% 348
Divorced/separated 1% 13% 36% 39% 10% 1% 350
Widowed < 1% 1% 12% 25% 45% 17% 139
Never married 57% 25% 12% 5% 1% < 1% 1,041

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 64% 36% 1,512
Living with a partner 63% 37% 354
Divorced/separated 66% 34% 353
Widowed 43% 57% 140
Never married 68% 32% 1,044

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,493. 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.
Married 82% 1% 7% 7% 3% 1,493
Living with a partner 79% 3% 3% 10% 6% 349
Divorced/separated 86% 4% 2% 6% 2% 351
Widowed 90% 4% < 1% 1% 5% 135
Never married 70% 4% 11% 12% 3% 1,034

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,496. 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.
Married 14% 13% 73% 1,496
Living with a partner 11% 11% 78% 349
Divorced/separated 11% 7% 83% 350
Widowed 4% 21% 75% 139
Never married 13% 20% 67% 1,032

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,382. 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.
Married 11% 13% 34% 42% 1,382
Living with a partner 32% 20% 26% 22% 335
Divorced/separated 31% 21% 31% 17% 334
Widowed 37% 24% 26% 13% 120
Never married 31% 23% 27% 19% 944

Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,504. 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.
Married 22% 24% 28% 27% 1,504
Living with a partner 22% 32% 32% 15% 354
Divorced/separated 29% 33% 21% 17% 352
Widowed 31% 29% 21% 19% 140
Never married 37% 35% 21% 8% 1,043

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,505. 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.
Married 41% 59% 1,505
Living with a partner 19% 81% 352
Divorced/separated 21% 79% 353
Widowed 5% 95% 140
Never married 4% 96% 1,043

BeliefsandPractices

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

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

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 3% 9% 20% 68% < 1% 1,512
Living with a partner 2% 6% 22% 70% < 1% 354
Divorced/separated 5% 9% 14% 71% 1% 353
Widowed 2% 11% 25% 62% < 1% 140
Never married 2% 7% 28% 62% 1% 1,044

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 3% 17% 81% < 1% 1,512
Living with a partner 1% 13% 85% < 1% 354
Divorced/separated 2% 12% 86% < 1% 353
Widowed 6% 8% 85% < 1% 140
Never married 1% 20% 78% 1% 1,044

Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 3% 1% 3% 93% < 1% 1,512
Living with a partner 3% 1% 1% 95% < 1% 354
Divorced/separated 4% 3% 2% 92% < 1% 353
Widowed 2% 2% 2% 93% < 1% 140
Never married 2% 1% 4% 93% < 1% 1,044

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 1,512
Living with a partner 2% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 354
Divorced/separated 1% 2% 1% 95% < 1% 353
Widowed 1% 1% 1% 97% < 1% 140
Never married 1% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 1,044

Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 18% 9% 5% 68% 1% 1,512
Living with a partner 24% 7% 5% 64% < 1% 354
Divorced/separated 22% 11% 5% 62% 1% 353
Widowed 26% 7% 3% 64% < 1% 140
Never married 16% 7% 6% 69% 1% 1,044

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 34% 12% 9% 43% 2% 1,512
Living with a partner 37% 15% 10% 36% 2% 354
Divorced/separated 24% 16% 11% 46% 3% 353
Widowed 25% 9% 6% 57% 3% 140
Never married 27% 18% 9% 45% 1% 1,044

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 42% 17% 16% 24% 1% 1,512
Living with a partner 53% 18% 10% 20% < 1% 354
Divorced/separated 48% 15% 12% 24% 1% 353
Widowed 41% 7% 12% 39% 1% 140
Never married 47% 19% 13% 20% 1% 1,044

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

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

Marital status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 1% 20% 51% 27% 2% 1,512
Living with a partner 1% 19% 55% 24% 1% 354
Divorced/separated 2% 21% 52% 23% 2% 353
Widowed 1% 16% 57% 23% 4% 140
Never married 1% 19% 50% 28% 1% 1,044

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status 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 = 1,512. 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.
Married 18% 81% 1% 1% 1,512
Living with a partner 16% 83% < 1% 1% 354
Divorced/separated 17% 82% < 1% 1% 353
Widowed 19% 77% 3% 2% 140
Never married 15% 84% 1% < 1% 1,044

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 1% 3% 5% 91% < 1% 1,512
Living with a partner 2% 3% 6% 89% < 1% 354
Divorced/separated 3% 4% 5% 88% < 1% 353
Widowed 3% 1% 2% 94% < 1% 140
Never married 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 1,044

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status 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 = 1,512. 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.
Married 1% 1% < 1% 94% 4% 1,512
Living with a partner < 1% 1% < 1% 97% 1% 354
Divorced/separated 2% 2% 1% 93% 2% 353
Widowed 3% < 1% < 1% 93% 4% 140
Never married < 1% 2% < 1% 95% 3% 1,044

Belief in Heaven among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 4% 94% 2% 1,512
Living with a partner 5% 91% 4% 354
Divorced/separated 4% 94% 2% 353
Widowed 7% 92% 2% 140
Never married 8% 88% 5% 1,044

Belief in Hell among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 3% 95% 2% 1,512
Living with a partner 5% 93% 2% 354
Divorced/separated 3% 94% 3% 353
Widowed 4% 96% < 1% 140
Never married 6% 90% 3% 1,044

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 20% 14% 65% 1,512
Living with a partner 11% 18% 71% 354
Divorced/separated 20% 20% 60% 353
Widowed 22% 12% 66% 140
Never married 17% 19% 63% 1,044

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 14% 31% 49% 5% 1,512
Living with a partner 9% 26% 60% 5% 354
Divorced/separated 15% 28% 53% 3% 353
Widowed 15% 29% 45% 10% 140
Never married 11% 33% 48% 7% 1,044

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 44% 49% 4% 3% 1,512
Living with a partner 38% 54% 4% 5% 354
Divorced/separated 39% 56% 2% 3% 353
Widowed 41% 42% 6% 11% 140
Never married 45% 51% 2% 3% 1,044

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 30% 65% 3% 2% 1,512
Living with a partner 24% 73% 3% 1% 354
Divorced/separated 27% 70% 3% 1% 353
Widowed 35% 62% 1% 2% 140
Never married 30% 65% 3% 1% 1,044

Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 88% 9% 3% 1,512
Living with a partner 86% 10% 4% 354
Divorced/separated 87% 12% 2% 353
Widowed 79% 19% 2% 140
Never married 85% 13% 3% 1,044

Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 91% 7% 2% 1% 1,512
Living with a partner 96% 4% 1% < 1% 354
Divorced/separated 88% 7% 2% 2% 353
Widowed 77% 17% 5% 1% 140
Never married 93% 5% 2% 1% 1,044

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 88% 9% 3% 1,512
Living with a partner 92% 4% 4% 354
Divorced/separated 85% 10% 4% 353
Widowed 76% 20% 4% 140
Never married 90% 7% 3% 1,044

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status 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 = 1,512. 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.
Married 19% 78% 2% 1% 1,512
Living with a partner 13% 85% < 1% 1% 354
Divorced/separated 25% 71% 3% 1% 353
Widowed 28% 67% 2% 4% 140
Never married 20% 77% 1% 2% 1,044

Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in God by marital status

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

Marital status 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 = 1,512. 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.
Married 89% 3% 1% 6% 2% 1,512
Living with a partner 94% 2% 1% 2% 1% 354
Divorced/separated 80% 6% 2% 11% 1% 353
Widowed 81% < 1% 5% 12% 2% 140
Never married 87% 5% 2% 6% < 1% 1,044