Party affiliation among adults who say religion is not at all important

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

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,966. 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 20% 20% 60% 3,966
2007 20% 22% 59% 2,468

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Party affiliation among adults who say religion is not at all important by religious group

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

Religious tradition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. 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 33% 16% 51% 160
Mainline Protestant 36% 19% 46% 136
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 19% 20% 61% 3,232

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

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

Party affiliation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 781. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 27% 38% 21% 14% 781
No lean 37% 38% 18% 7% 630
Democrat/lean Dem. 32% 35% 19% 14% 2,493

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Party affiliation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 781. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 18% 19% 29% 26% 9% < 1% 781
No lean 24% 22% 29% 20% 4% < 1% 630
Democrat/lean Dem. 21% 19% 27% 23% 8% 1% 2,493

Gender composition among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Party affiliation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 73% 27% 789
No lean 67% 33% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 58% 42% 2,522

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

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

Party affiliation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 779. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 81% 2% 4% 10% 2% 779
No lean 69% 7% 6% 14% 3% 633
Democrat/lean Dem. 78% 4% 5% 9% 4% 2,490

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Party affiliation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 778. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 10% 12% 78% 778
No lean 15% 11% 74% 635
Democrat/lean Dem. 12% 14% 74% 2,503

Income distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who have a household income of…

Party affiliation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 712. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 20% 21% 30% 30% 712
No lean 43% 19% 24% 15% 540
Democrat/lean Dem. 24% 18% 30% 29% 2,337

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

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

Party affiliation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 40% 31% 17% 12% 786
No lean 47% 32% 14% 7% 649
Democrat/lean Dem. 24% 31% 26% 19% 2,515

Marital status among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Party affiliation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 785. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 46% 8% 10% 3% 31% 785
No lean 30% 11% 14% 3% 43% 648
Democrat/lean Dem. 38% 12% 11% 3% 35% 2,516

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Party affiliation Parents Non-parents 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 23% 77% 787
No lean 27% 73% 651
Democrat/lean Dem. 21% 79% 2,512

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say they…

Party affiliation 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 = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 17% 13% 11% 1% 49% 8% 789
No lean 20% 11% 9% 1% 50% 8% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 10% 12% 11% < 1% 60% 6% 2,522

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who attend religious services…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 3% 9% 88% < 1% 789
No lean 3% 10% 86% < 1% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 1% 10% 88% < 1% 2,522

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who pray…

Party affiliation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 11% 4% 2% 82% < 1% 789
No lean 13% 5% 4% 78% 1% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 7% 4% 4% 85% < 1% 2,522

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who attend prayer group…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 3% < 1% 2% 95% < 1% 789
No lean 4% 2% 2% 92% < 1% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 2% < 1% 1% 96% < 1% 2,522

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who meditate…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 20% 6% 4% 69% 1% 789
No lean 28% 6% 3% 61% 1% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 24% 9% 6% 61% 1% 2,522

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 33% 12% 8% 45% 2% 789
No lean 38% 9% 7% 42% 3% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 36% 16% 10% 36% 2% 2,522

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 41% 14% 12% 32% 1% 789
No lean 46% 11% 8% 34% 1% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 50% 16% 15% 19% < 1% 2,522

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Party affiliation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 2% 14% 64% 18% 1% 789
No lean 4% 13% 59% 20% 4% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 1% 22% 49% 26% 1% 2,522

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say…

Party affiliation 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 = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 26% 73% 1% 1% 789
No lean 18% 78% 2% 1% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 15% 84% 1% < 1% 2,522

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who read scripture…

Party affiliation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 5% 2% 2% 90% 1% 789
No lean 7% 3% 2% 87% 1% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 2,522

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say the holy scripture is…

Party affiliation 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 = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 3% 7% < 1% 84% 5% 789
No lean 5% 5% 1% 81% 9% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 2% 3% < 1% 92% 3% 2,522

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

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

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 21% 70% 9% 789
No lean 22% 67% 10% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 13% 81% 5% 2,522

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

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

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 14% 77% 9% 789
No lean 17% 74% 9% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 9% 87% 4% 2,522

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Party affiliation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 42% 44% 11% 3% 789
No lean 13% 36% 27% 25% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 5% 27% 66% 3% 2,522

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

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

Party affiliation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 80% 16% 2% 1% 789
No lean 58% 31% 5% 6% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 31% 61% 4% 4% 2,522

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say government aid to the poor…

Party affiliation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 69% 26% 4% 1% 789
No lean 43% 46% 6% 5% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 18% 79% 2% 1% 2,522

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

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

Party affiliation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 73% 24% 3% 789
No lean 67% 25% 8% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 89% 9% 2% 2,522

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say homosexuality…

Party affiliation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 79% 15% 4% 2% 789
No lean 78% 12% 6% 4% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 94% 5% 1% 1% 2,522

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

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

Party affiliation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 73% 20% 7% 789
No lean 75% 14% 11% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 92% 6% 2% 2,522

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say…

Party affiliation 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 = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 50% 46% 2% 2% 789
No lean 33% 58% 4% 5% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 11% 86% 1% 1% 2,522

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is not at all important by political party

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say humans…

Party affiliation 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 = 789. 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.
Republican/lean Rep. 70% 11% 2% 16% 2% 789
No lean 64% 12% 6% 14% 5% 655
Democrat/lean Dem. 84% 6% 2% 6% 2% 2,522