Belief in God among adults in the Washington, DC metro area

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 913. 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 59% 19% 6% < 1% 12% 4% 913

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Belief in God among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by religious group

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 69% 24% 4% < 1% 1% 3% 163
Evangelical Protestant 87% 10% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 113
Historically Black Protestant 83% 12% < 1% 2% 3% < 1% 112
Mainline Protestant 70% 22% 5% < 1% < 1% 2% 153
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 22% 20% 12% < 1% 37% 9% 232

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 473. 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 22% 39% 28% 12% 473
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 42% 21% 13% 187
Do not believe in God 22% 41% 23% 13% 123

Generational cohort among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 473. 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 11% 17% 32% 33% 7% < 1% 473
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 22% 33% 24% 10% < 1% 187
Do not believe in God 6% 29% 28% 26% 11% < 1% 123

Gender composition among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 492. 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% 53% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 54% 46% 189
Do not believe in God 60% 40% 124

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 486. 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 43% 34% 5% 14% 4% 486
Believe in God; fairly certain 55% 12% 8% 18% 6% 189
Do not believe in God 78% 6% 6% 7% 3% 124

Immigrant status among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 483. 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 22% 9% 69% 483
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 13% 56% 189
Do not believe in God 20% 10% 69% 123

Income distribution among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 434. 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% 20% 31% 26% 434
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 13% 23% 41% 171
Do not believe in God 9% 9% 31% 51% 117

Educational distribution among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 491. 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% 28% 21% 15% 491
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 22% 29% 24% 189
Do not believe in God 10% 20% 24% 46% 124

Marital status among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 491. 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% 6% 14% 7% 29% 491
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 12% 9% 3% 28% 187
Do not believe in God 41% 11% 19% 5% 25% 124

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 492. 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% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 66% 189
Do not believe in God 27% 73% 124

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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 75% 21% 2% 2% 1% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 47% 23% 7% < 1% 189
Do not believe in God 4% 5% 16% 75% < 1% 124

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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% 35% 18% < 1% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 18% 45% 37% < 1% 189
Do not believe in God 2% 15% 83% < 1% 124

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 492. 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 67% 23% 3% 7% 1% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 28% 11% 28% 1% 189
Do not believe in God < 1% 2% 2% 93% 2% 124

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

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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% 13% 10% 46% 1% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 5% 5% 78% 1% 189
Do not believe in God < 1% < 1% < 1% 99% < 1% 124

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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% 14% 3% 36% 1% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 17% 9% 39% < 1% 189
Do not believe in God 23% 13% 6% 56% 2% 124

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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 70% 14% 9% 6% 1% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 19% 24% 13% 1% 189
Do not believe in God 24% 23% 13% 37% 3% 124

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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% 18% 12% 22% 2% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 22% 21% 17% < 1% 189
Do not believe in God 38% 22% 21% 17% 1% 124

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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% 8% 36% 7% 2% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 18% 14% 49% 15% 3% 189
Do not believe in God < 1% 16% 38% 41% 6% 124

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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% 60% 2% < 1% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 78% 1% < 1% 189
Do not believe in God 9% 90% < 1% 1% 124

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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% 15% 6% 33% < 1% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 10% 8% 67% 1% 189
Do not believe in God 2% < 1% 5% 94% < 1% 124

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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 37% 31% 4% 19% 9% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 11% 27% 2% 52% 8% 189
Do not believe in God < 1% 1% < 1% 98% < 1% 124

Belief in Heaven among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 492. 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 86% 9% 5% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 71% 22% 7% 189
Do not believe in God 2% 97% 1% 124

Belief in Hell among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 492. 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 71% 22% 7% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 48% 47% 6% 189
Do not believe in God 1% 98% 1% 124

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 492. 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 32% 17% 51% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 18% 54% 189
Do not believe in God 7% 12% 81% 124

Political ideology among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 492. 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 32% 42% 18% 8% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 39% 35% 3% 189
Do not believe in God 4% 31% 56% 9% 124

Views about size of government among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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% 49% 2% 4% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 57% 3% 1% 189
Do not believe in God 30% 66% 1% 4% 124

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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 40% 53% 5% 3% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 36% 59% 4% 2% 189
Do not believe in God 14% 79% 4% 3% 124

Views about abortion among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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 59% 37% 4% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 75% 22% 3% 189
Do not believe in God 90% 5% 5% 124

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 492. 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% 33% 4% 2% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 84% 12% 2% 2% 189
Do not believe in God 97% 2% < 1% < 1% 124

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC metro area who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 492. 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% 41% 8% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 72% 22% 6% 189
Do not believe in God 93% 7% 1% 124

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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 32% 63% 3% 3% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 72% < 1% 1% 189
Do not believe in God 7% 89% 1% 3% 124

Views about human evolution among adults in the Washington, DC metro area by belief in God

% of adults in the Washington, DC 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 = 492. 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 19% 35% 4% 38% 4% 492
Believe in God; fairly certain 50% 31% 3% 14% 2% 189
Do not believe in God 93% 1% 1% 5% < 1% 124