Marital status among adults who say religion is not too important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 46% 9% 10% 3% 33% 566
Evangelical Protestant 45% 9% 18% 5% 24% 173
Jewish 43% 7% 11% 5% 35% 166
Mainline Protestant 58% 7% 10% 5% 19% 595
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 10% 10% 2% 40% 1,916

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,726. 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% 46% 30% 16% 1,726
Living with a partner 39% 39% 17% 5% 310
Divorced/separated 6% 39% 38% 17% 436
Widowed 1% 7% 23% 69% 196
Never married 69% 23% 6% 2% 1,063

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,726. 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 2% 14% 38% 36% 9% 1% 1,726
Living with a partner 20% 27% 32% 19% 3% < 1% 310
Divorced/separated 1% 13% 31% 46% 8% < 1% 436
Widowed < 1% 1% 7% 34% 44% 15% 196
Never married 52% 26% 15% 7% 1% < 1% 1,063

Gender composition among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,752. 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 57% 43% 1,752
Living with a partner 58% 42% 315
Divorced/separated 54% 46% 441
Widowed 34% 66% 198
Never married 57% 43% 1,066

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,728. 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% 2% 7% 6% 3% 1,728
Living with a partner 77% 5% 2% 12% 5% 315
Divorced/separated 82% 3% 2% 11% 3% 437
Widowed 84% 1% 1% 8% 5% 197
Never married 64% 9% 10% 14% 4% 1,059

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,737. 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 13% 9% 78% 1,737
Living with a partner 11% 13% 76% 310
Divorced/separated 11% 9% 80% 437
Widowed 8% 17% 75% 195
Never married 12% 18% 70% 1,054

Income distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,577. 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 12% 15% 36% 37% 1,577
Living with a partner 30% 25% 29% 15% 293
Divorced/separated 44% 22% 25% 9% 411
Widowed 49% 18% 19% 13% 165
Never married 37% 24% 23% 16% 943

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,748. 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 26% 29% 26% 19% 1,748
Living with a partner 32% 34% 21% 14% 314
Divorced/separated 34% 39% 15% 12% 437
Widowed 41% 31% 14% 13% 198
Never married 38% 37% 17% 8% 1,063

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,748. 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 40% 60% 1,748
Living with a partner 25% 75% 314
Divorced/separated 24% 76% 439
Widowed 7% 93% 197
Never married 8% 92% 1,066

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say they…

Marital status 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 = 1,752. 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% 39% 18% 1% 15% 7% 1,752
Living with a partner 14% 40% 18% < 1% 23% 5% 315
Divorced/separated 28% 36% 16% 2% 11% 7% 441
Widowed 20% 39% 14% 2% 16% 9% 198
Never married 17% 28% 22% < 1% 27% 6% 1,066

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,752. 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 2% 35% 63% < 1% 1,752
Living with a partner 2% 32% 66% < 1% 315
Divorced/separated 3% 30% 67% < 1% 441
Widowed 5% 29% 65% 2% 198
Never married 3% 35% 62% < 1% 1,066

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,752. 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 12% 12% 11% 63% < 1% 1,752
Living with a partner 11% 15% 11% 64% < 1% 315
Divorced/separated 22% 14% 11% 53% < 1% 441
Widowed 21% 10% 9% 59% < 1% 198
Never married 11% 12% 9% 68% < 1% 1,066

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,752. 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% 2% 2% 94% < 1% 1,752
Living with a partner 1% 3% 2% 94% < 1% 315
Divorced/separated 2% 1% 3% 94% < 1% 441
Widowed 2% 1% 1% 96% < 1% 198
Never married 2% 2% 4% 92% < 1% 1,066

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,752. 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 21% 10% 5% 64% 1% 1,752
Living with a partner 23% 11% 8% 57% < 1% 315
Divorced/separated 26% 15% 6% 53% < 1% 441
Widowed 24% 6% 4% 64% 2% 198
Never married 19% 10% 6% 63% 1% 1,066

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,752. 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 32% 17% 16% 34% 1% 1,752
Living with a partner 38% 17% 12% 32% 1% 315
Divorced/separated 35% 14% 14% 35% 2% 441
Widowed 32% 8% 11% 46% 3% 198
Never married 30% 20% 16% 33% 1% 1,066

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,752. 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 35% 19% 16% 29% < 1% 1,752
Living with a partner 44% 18% 16% 22% < 1% 315
Divorced/separated 38% 18% 13% 30% 1% 441
Widowed 26% 9% 13% 48% 4% 198
Never married 47% 18% 16% 18% 1% 1,066

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,752. 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% 15% 65% 15% 2% 1,752
Living with a partner 3% 22% 62% 12% 1% 315
Divorced/separated 4% 19% 70% 6% 1% 441
Widowed 7% 13% 62% 13% 6% 198
Never married 4% 21% 57% 16% 1% 1,066

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,752. 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 24% 75% 1% < 1% 1,752
Living with a partner 25% 73% 1% < 1% 315
Divorced/separated 18% 79% 2% 1% 441
Widowed 15% 79% 2% 4% 198
Never married 16% 83% 1% < 1% 1,066

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,752. 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% 4% 5% 88% < 1% 1,752
Living with a partner 3% 6% 4% 86% < 1% 315
Divorced/separated 7% 6% 8% 79% < 1% 441
Widowed 6% 3% 6% 86% < 1% 198
Never married 5% 5% 7% 84% < 1% 1,066

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,752. 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% 14% < 1% 75% 8% 1,752
Living with a partner 5% 11% < 1% 76% 8% 315
Divorced/separated 4% 18% 1% 68% 9% 441
Widowed 8% 14% 2% 65% 11% 198
Never married 6% 12% < 1% 75% 7% 1,066

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,752. 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% 45% 14% 1,752
Living with a partner 46% 46% 8% 315
Divorced/separated 41% 48% 10% 441
Widowed 40% 45% 15% 198
Never married 43% 47% 10% 1,066

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,752. 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% 60% 10% 1,752
Living with a partner 32% 62% 7% 315
Divorced/separated 28% 62% 10% 441
Widowed 19% 73% 8% 198
Never married 30% 61% 9% 1,066

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,752. 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% 14% 52% 1,752
Living with a partner 27% 25% 48% 315
Divorced/separated 29% 22% 48% 441
Widowed 28% 15% 57% 198
Never married 26% 18% 56% 1,066

Political ideology among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,752. 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 23% 39% 33% 4% 1,752
Living with a partner 18% 39% 36% 6% 315
Divorced/separated 19% 37% 36% 8% 441
Widowed 19% 46% 28% 7% 198
Never married 15% 40% 38% 7% 1,066

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,752. 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 56% 38% 3% 4% 1,752
Living with a partner 48% 44% 4% 4% 315
Divorced/separated 52% 42% 2% 3% 441
Widowed 48% 41% 9% 2% 198
Never married 46% 48% 3% 3% 1,066

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,752. 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% 54% 3% 1% 1,752
Living with a partner 43% 52% 4% 1% 315
Divorced/separated 38% 57% 3% 2% 441
Widowed 34% 60% 3% 3% 198
Never married 35% 59% 5% 2% 1,066

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,752. 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 80% 17% 3% 1,752
Living with a partner 80% 17% 2% 315
Divorced/separated 76% 20% 4% 441
Widowed 70% 24% 6% 198
Never married 78% 19% 3% 1,066

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,752. 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 83% 13% 1% 3% 1,752
Living with a partner 88% 10% 1% 1% 315
Divorced/separated 78% 16% 5% 2% 441
Widowed 73% 24% 1% 2% 198
Never married 89% 7% 2% 2% 1,066

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,752. 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 78% 18% 4% 1,752
Living with a partner 80% 14% 6% 315
Divorced/separated 72% 20% 8% 441
Widowed 68% 23% 9% 198
Never married 86% 11% 4% 1,066

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,752. 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% 67% 2% 1% 1,752
Living with a partner 26% 71% 2% 1% 315
Divorced/separated 36% 60% 1% 3% 441
Widowed 30% 63% 3% 4% 198
Never married 26% 70% 2% 2% 1,066

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is not too important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is not too important 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 = 1,752. 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 66% 14% 6% 12% 2% 1,752
Living with a partner 72% 15% 4% 8% 1% 315
Divorced/separated 60% 20% 6% 11% 3% 441
Widowed 57% 10% 7% 21% 6% 198
Never married 70% 13% 4% 11% 2% 1,066