Belief in God among adults in the New York City metro area

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say they…

Survey year 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 = 1,786. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 58% 22% 6% 1% 11% 3% 1,786

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Belief in God among adults in the New York City metro area by religious group

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say they…

Religious tradition 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 = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 64% 26% 6% 1% 2% 1% 602
Evangelical Protestant 80% 18% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 139
Historically Black Protestant 91% 8% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 116
Jewish 48% 24% 10% 1% 15% 2% 218
Mainline Protestant 63% 27% 7% 1% 2% 1% 162
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 30% 20% 10% 1% 33% 6% 388

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 920. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 18% 38% 26% 18% 920
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 31% 29% 17% 391
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 45% 15% 10% 122
Do not believe in God 38% 35% 16% 11% 217

Generational cohort among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 920. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 10% 14% 32% 30% 11% 2% 920
Believe in God; fairly certain 11% 17% 25% 35% 10% 1% 391
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 20% 33% 17% 5% 3% 122
Do not believe in God 25% 26% 21% 19% 7% 1% 217

Gender composition among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 44% 56% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 55% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 49% 51% 125
Do not believe in God 62% 38% 222

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 930. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 45% 23% 9% 21% 2% 930
Believe in God; fairly certain 52% 8% 10% 29% 1% 397
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 54% 5% 5% 32% 3% 123
Do not believe in God 71% 3% 16% 9% 1% 215

Immigrant status among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 934. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 34% 20% 47% 934
Believe in God; fairly certain 36% 13% 50% 391
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 26% 42% 123
Do not believe in God 27% 18% 56% 219

Income distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who have a household income of…

Belief in God Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 787. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 36% 16% 28% 21% 787
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 21% 22% 26% 335
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 12% 22% 36% 112
Do not believe in God 20% 13% 29% 38% 197

Educational distribution among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 945. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 46% 27% 15% 11% 945
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 26% 18% 16% 400
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 25% 26% 19% 124
Do not believe in God 17% 14% 37% 32% 222

Marital status among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 946. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 6% 13% 6% 29% 946
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 9% 13% 7% 28% 398
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 42% 13% 3% 3% 38% 124
Do not believe in God 31% 12% 5% 4% 48% 222

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 944. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 31% 69% 944
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 76% 400
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 34% 66% 124
Do not believe in God 17% 83% 222

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say religion is…

Belief in God Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 68% 21% 5% 5% 1% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 51% 11% 7% 1% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 15% 35% 35% 15% < 1% 125
Do not believe in God 2% 12% 29% 57% < 1% 222

Attendance at religious services among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who attend religious services…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 45% 34% 21% < 1% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 42% 32% < 1% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 41% 52% < 1% 125
Do not believe in God 1% 24% 75% < 1% 222

Frequency of prayer among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 72% 15% 3% 9% 1% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 18% 14% 27% 1% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 10% 13% 56% < 1% 125
Do not believe in God 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 222

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who attend prayer group…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 29% 8% 10% 52% 1% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 12% 7% 68% 1% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 2% 6% 15% 77% < 1% 125
Do not believe in God 1% 2% 1% 96% < 1% 222

Frequency of meditation among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who meditate…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 48% 6% 4% 39% 3% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 36% 12% 7% 43% 2% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 17% 3% 52% 1% 125
Do not believe in God 18% 9% 7% 62% 3% 222

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 65% 15% 8% 10% 1% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 15% 16% 21% 1% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 23% 10% 36% 1% 125
Do not believe in God 27% 17% 13% 39% 3% 222

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 50% 13% 11% 25% 1% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 16% 17% 22% 1% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 46% 26% 11% 17% < 1% 125
Do not believe in God 36% 22% 19% 23% < 1% 222

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in God Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 35% 12% 43% 6% 3% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 14% 51% 12% 3% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 27% 52% 17% 2% 125
Do not believe in God 3% 23% 51% 23% 1% 222

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say…

Belief in God 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 = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 27% 70% 1% 2% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 74% 2% 1% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 83% 1% < 1% 125
Do not believe in God 11% 86% 1% 1% 222

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who read scripture…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 41% 11% 10% 37% 2% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 12% 9% 59% < 1% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 4% 11% 80% 1% 125
Do not believe in God 1% 1% 4% 93% < 1% 222

Interpreting scripture among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in God 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 = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 36% 30% 5% 22% 7% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 21% 1% 51% 9% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 7% < 1% 81% 7% 125
Do not believe in God 1% 2% < 1% 93% 3% 222

Belief in Heaven among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 85% 10% 5% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 68% 24% 9% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 58% 10% 125
Do not believe in God 7% 92% 1% 222

Belief in Hell among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 65% 27% 8% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 46% 12% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 68% 7% 125
Do not believe in God 5% 93% 1% 222

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 30% 19% 50% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 18% 60% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 19% 18% 64% 125
Do not believe in God 15% 10% 75% 222

Political ideology among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 35% 35% 24% 6% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 36% 36% 5% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 11% 36% 48% 6% 125
Do not believe in God 9% 29% 57% 5% 222

Views about size of government among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 36% 56% 3% 5% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 55% 4% 2% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 35% 56% 5% 4% 125
Do not believe in God 28% 64% 4% 4% 222

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in God Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 38% 54% 4% 3% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 37% 58% 4% 1% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 65% 5% < 1% 125
Do not believe in God 22% 70% 6% 2% 222

Views about abortion among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say abortion should be…

Belief in God Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 54% 41% 5% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 69% 27% 4% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 78% 19% 3% 125
Do not believe in God 85% 13% 1% 222

Views about homosexuality among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 61% 31% 4% 5% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 81% 12% 5% 2% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 88% 11% < 1% 1% 125
Do not believe in God 91% 7% 2% < 1% 222

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 50% 40% 10% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 68% 25% 7% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 84% 12% 5% 125
Do not believe in God 91% 9% < 1% 222

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say…

Belief in God 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 = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 34% 60% 2% 4% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 69% 3% 5% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 17% 76% 4% 3% 125
Do not believe in God 16% 83% 1% < 1% 222

Views about human evolution among adults in the New York City metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the New York City metro area who say humans…

Belief in God 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 = 951. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 23% 28% 6% 36% 7% 951
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 26% 7% 20% 4% 401
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 65% 15% 4% 15% 1% 125
Do not believe in God 88% 3% 1% 6% 3% 222