Marital status among adults who say religion is very important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is very 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 55% 7% 12% 9% 17% 4,203
Evangelical Protestant 58% 4% 14% 8% 16% 6,879
Historically Black Protestant 31% 5% 20% 9% 35% 1,634
Jehovah's Witness 54% 4% 13% 8% 21% 223
Jewish 65% 2% 7% 7% 19% 277
Mainline Protestant 56% 4% 13% 11% 15% 3,295
Mormon 69% 2% 6% 5% 18% 556
Muslim 42% 4% 9% < 1% 45% 153
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 9% 15% 5% 32% 817

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,938. 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 7% 37% 34% 22% 9,938
Living with a partner 29% 45% 20% 7% 723
Divorced/separated 5% 34% 42% 19% 2,552
Widowed < 1% 5% 20% 75% 2,140
Never married 53% 29% 14% 4% 2,862

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,938. 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% 11% 32% 40% 14% 1% 9,938
Living with a partner 15% 25% 33% 22% 4% < 1% 723
Divorced/separated 1% 7% 31% 48% 12% < 1% 2,552
Widowed < 1% 1% 5% 28% 55% 12% 2,140
Never married 39% 21% 22% 16% 2% < 1% 2,862

Gender composition among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,185. 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 45% 55% 10,185
Living with a partner 43% 57% 730
Divorced/separated 38% 62% 2,610
Widowed 21% 79% 2,190
Never married 49% 51% 2,916

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,042. 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 70% 10% 3% 15% 3% 10,042
Living with a partner 43% 17% 2% 33% 5% 727
Divorced/separated 53% 22% 1% 19% 5% 2,570
Widowed 73% 16% 1% 8% 3% 2,162
Never married 42% 30% 4% 19% 6% 2,872

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,081. 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 16% 7% 77% 10,081
Living with a partner 25% 9% 65% 718
Divorced/separated 16% 7% 77% 2,563
Widowed 8% 10% 82% 2,159
Never married 17% 12% 71% 2,857

Income distribution among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,699. 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% 21% 33% 22% 8,699
Living with a partner 56% 22% 15% 8% 670
Divorced/separated 58% 22% 15% 6% 2,297
Widowed 63% 20% 12% 5% 1,738
Never married 52% 20% 20% 8% 2,506

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,127. 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 39% 30% 18% 12% 10,127
Living with a partner 51% 34% 10% 5% 723
Divorced/separated 48% 34% 11% 6% 2,599
Widowed 61% 26% 8% 5% 2,178
Never married 48% 35% 11% 6% 2,902

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,132. 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% 10,132
Living with a partner 43% 57% 730
Divorced/separated 27% 73% 2,606
Widowed 7% 93% 2,187
Never married 18% 82% 2,912

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 10,185. 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% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 10,185
Living with a partner 78% 18% 1% 1% 1% 1% 730
Divorced/separated 88% 9% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 2,610
Widowed 89% 8% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 2,190
Never married 86% 12% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 2,916

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 10,185. 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% 25% 8% < 1% 10,185
Living with a partner 38% 45% 17% < 1% 730
Divorced/separated 50% 32% 17% 1% 2,610
Widowed 62% 23% 14% 1% 2,190
Never married 54% 33% 12% < 1% 2,916

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,185. 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 84% 12% 2% 2% 1% 10,185
Living with a partner 75% 16% 4% 4% < 1% 730
Divorced/separated 83% 12% 2% 3% 1% 2,610
Widowed 86% 8% 1% 2% 1% 2,190
Never married 75% 17% 3% 4% 1% 2,916

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 10,185. 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 45% 13% 10% 32% 1% 10,185
Living with a partner 30% 14% 12% 45% < 1% 730
Divorced/separated 40% 13% 9% 37% 1% 2,610
Widowed 42% 9% 10% 37% 2% 2,190
Never married 37% 15% 11% 36% 1% 2,916

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 10,185. 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 53% 7% 3% 34% 2% 10,185
Living with a partner 50% 9% 4% 35% 2% 730
Divorced/separated 59% 6% 3% 30% 2% 2,610
Widowed 67% 6% 2% 21% 4% 2,190
Never married 45% 10% 3% 40% 2% 2,916

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 10,185. 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 79% 11% 5% 4% 1% 10,185
Living with a partner 71% 13% 6% 9% 1% 730
Divorced/separated 76% 11% 5% 7% 1% 2,610
Widowed 79% 8% 4% 6% 2% 2,190
Never married 70% 14% 7% 7% 1% 2,916

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 10,185. 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 49% 15% 11% 22% 2% 10,185
Living with a partner 52% 13% 12% 22% 2% 730
Divorced/separated 52% 13% 9% 23% 2% 2,610
Widowed 49% 12% 10% 26% 3% 2,190
Never married 47% 18% 11% 22% 1% 2,916

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 10,185. 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 59% 5% 29% 4% 3% 10,185
Living with a partner 38% 11% 43% 7% 2% 730
Divorced/separated 52% 6% 35% 5% 3% 2,610
Widowed 54% 4% 35% 3% 4% 2,190
Never married 50% 8% 33% 6% 3% 2,916

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 10,185. 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 50% 48% 2% 1% 10,185
Living with a partner 28% 70% 1% 1% 730
Divorced/separated 35% 62% 2% 1% 2,610
Widowed 35% 60% 2% 3% 2,190
Never married 33% 64% 2% 1% 2,916

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 10,185. 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 60% 12% 8% 19% 1% 10,185
Living with a partner 46% 16% 9% 28% 1% 730
Divorced/separated 59% 13% 7% 21% 1% 2,610
Widowed 62% 9% 6% 22% 2% 2,190
Never married 54% 15% 8% 22% < 1% 2,916

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 10,185. 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 49% 32% 4% 9% 5% 10,185
Living with a partner 43% 27% 2% 19% 9% 730
Divorced/separated 53% 26% 4% 11% 7% 2,610
Widowed 56% 23% 5% 8% 8% 2,190
Never married 43% 36% 3% 11% 6% 2,916

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,185. 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 87% 7% 7% 10,185
Living with a partner 87% 9% 4% 730
Divorced/separated 87% 7% 6% 2,610
Widowed 91% 4% 5% 2,190
Never married 89% 6% 4% 2,916

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,185. 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 74% 18% 8% 10,185
Living with a partner 71% 22% 8% 730
Divorced/separated 75% 18% 8% 2,610
Widowed 71% 18% 11% 2,190
Never married 77% 17% 6% 2,916

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,185. 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 51% 17% 32% 10,185
Living with a partner 29% 22% 49% 730
Divorced/separated 33% 19% 48% 2,610
Widowed 38% 17% 46% 2,190
Never married 34% 18% 48% 2,916

Political ideology among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,185. 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 53% 28% 13% 6% 10,185
Living with a partner 34% 32% 27% 7% 730
Divorced/separated 42% 30% 21% 8% 2,610
Widowed 46% 31% 15% 8% 2,190
Never married 39% 33% 21% 8% 2,916

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,185. 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 61% 32% 3% 4% 10,185
Living with a partner 36% 58% 3% 3% 730
Divorced/separated 43% 51% 3% 4% 2,610
Widowed 50% 39% 4% 7% 2,190
Never married 40% 55% 2% 3% 2,916

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 10,185. 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 54% 40% 4% 2% 10,185
Living with a partner 35% 59% 5% 2% 730
Divorced/separated 39% 54% 4% 2% 2,610
Widowed 43% 48% 5% 5% 2,190
Never married 41% 53% 4% 2% 2,916

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 10,185. 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 33% 63% 4% 10,185
Living with a partner 48% 48% 4% 730
Divorced/separated 43% 53% 5% 2,610
Widowed 37% 55% 8% 2,190
Never married 39% 56% 5% 2,916

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,185. 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% 50% 5% 4% 10,185
Living with a partner 66% 26% 6% 2% 730
Divorced/separated 49% 42% 4% 4% 2,610
Widowed 38% 51% 5% 6% 2,190
Never married 55% 37% 4% 4% 2,916

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very important who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,185. 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 31% 61% 8% 10,185
Living with a partner 59% 34% 7% 730
Divorced/separated 36% 54% 9% 2,610
Widowed 26% 62% 12% 2,190
Never married 46% 46% 7% 2,916

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 10,185. 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 47% 47% 3% 3% 10,185
Living with a partner 36% 60% 2% 2% 730
Divorced/separated 39% 54% 2% 4% 2,610
Widowed 39% 47% 4% 10% 2,190
Never married 38% 55% 3% 4% 2,916

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is very important by marital status

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 10,185. 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% 28% 3% 51% 5% 10,185
Living with a partner 21% 37% 3% 35% 3% 730
Divorced/separated 15% 28% 2% 48% 6% 2,610
Widowed 12% 21% 4% 51% 12% 2,190
Never married 16% 31% 3% 45% 4% 2,916