Party affiliation among adults who say religion is not too important

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

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,790. 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 30% 18% 53% 3,790
2007 27% 18% 55% 3,114

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 39% 14% 47% 569
Evangelical Protestant 49% 14% 37% 174
Jewish 21% 5% 73% 166
Mainline Protestant 36% 15% 49% 596
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 26% 20% 54% 1,924

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Party affiliation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,091. 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. 29% 37% 23% 12% 1,091
No lean 36% 36% 18% 9% 556
Democrat/lean Dem. 34% 34% 21% 12% 2,096

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

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

Party affiliation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,091. 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. 19% 17% 30% 26% 8% 1% 1,091
No lean 20% 24% 28% 23% 4% 1% 556
Democrat/lean Dem. 23% 18% 27% 25% 7% 1% 2,096

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

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

Party affiliation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,101. 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. 67% 33% 1,101
No lean 61% 39% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 49% 51% 2,117

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

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

Party affiliation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,084. 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. 82% 3% 6% 6% 3% 1,084
No lean 71% 4% 7% 13% 5% 561
Democrat/lean Dem. 73% 7% 7% 11% 3% 2,104

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

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

Party affiliation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,096. 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% 10% 80% 1,096
No lean 13% 13% 74% 556
Democrat/lean Dem. 13% 14% 72% 2,094

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 990. 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% 20% 33% 27% 990
No lean 42% 19% 24% 16% 472
Democrat/lean Dem. 26% 20% 29% 25% 1,935

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

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

Party affiliation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,097. 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. 36% 36% 18% 11% 1,097
No lean 43% 35% 15% 7% 566
Democrat/lean Dem. 26% 31% 25% 18% 2,112

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

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

Party affiliation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,094. 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. 48% 9% 10% 3% 31% 1,094
No lean 35% 13% 13% 3% 36% 565
Democrat/lean Dem. 42% 9% 9% 3% 37% 2,113

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

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

Party affiliation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,099. 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. 24% 76% 1,099
No lean 28% 72% 570
Democrat/lean Dem. 24% 76% 2,111

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 1,101. 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% 44% 16% 1% 13% 6% 1,101
No lean 24% 35% 17% 1% 15% 8% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 17% 30% 21% 1% 25% 6% 2,117

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 1,101. 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% 35% 62% < 1% 1,101
No lean 4% 29% 67% < 1% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 2% 35% 63% < 1% 2,117

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

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

Party affiliation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,101. 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% 12% 12% 63% < 1% 1,101
No lean 16% 13% 9% 62% < 1% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 12% 13% 10% 65% < 1% 2,117

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 1,101. 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. 1% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 1,101
No lean 3% 1% 4% 91% < 1% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 1% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 2,117

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 1,101. 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. 15% 10% 4% 70% < 1% 1,101
No lean 24% 10% 5% 60% 2% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 24% 11% 7% 58% 1% 2,117

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 1,101. 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. 28% 17% 15% 41% < 1% 1,101
No lean 34% 12% 16% 35% 3% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 34% 19% 15% 30% 1% 2,117

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 1,101. 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. 35% 17% 16% 31% 1% 1,101
No lean 43% 13% 15% 29% 1% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 42% 20% 16% 21% 1% 2,117

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 1,101. 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. 4% 15% 68% 12% 1% 1,101
No lean 4% 19% 62% 13% 3% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 3% 20% 59% 17% 1% 2,117

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 1,101. 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. 29% 69% 1% 1% 1,101
No lean 22% 75% 2% 1% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 15% 84% 1% < 1% 2,117

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 1,101. 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% 4% 5% 87% < 1% 1,101
No lean 5% 6% 5% 84% < 1% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 3% 5% 7% 85% < 1% 2,117

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 1,101. 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. 6% 19% 1% 66% 8% 1,101
No lean 6% 13% < 1% 67% 14% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 4% 10% < 1% 81% 6% 2,117

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

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

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,101. 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. 49% 39% 11% 1,101
No lean 46% 38% 16% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 37% 53% 10% 2,117

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

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

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,101. 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. 37% 54% 9% 1,101
No lean 32% 54% 14% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 24% 68% 8% 2,117

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Party affiliation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,101. 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. 43% 43% 11% 3% 1,101
No lean 16% 42% 23% 18% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 8% 37% 53% 3% 2,117

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

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

Party affiliation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,101. 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% 18% 1% 1% 1,101
No lean 53% 36% 5% 6% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 34% 59% 3% 4% 2,117

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 1,101. 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. 71% 25% 2% 2% 1,101
No lean 41% 50% 7% 3% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 20% 76% 3% 1% 2,117

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 1,101. 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. 68% 29% 3% 1,101
No lean 70% 24% 6% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 88% 11% 2% 2,117

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

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

Party affiliation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,101. 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. 76% 19% 2% 3% 1,101
No lean 79% 13% 4% 4% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 91% 6% 1% 1% 2,117

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

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

Party affiliation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,101. 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. 65% 28% 7% 1,101
No lean 74% 16% 9% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 90% 8% 2% 2,117

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 1,101. 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. 52% 44% 2% 2% 1,101
No lean 31% 60% 4% 5% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 15% 83% 1% 1% 2,117

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

% of adults who say religion is not too 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 = 1,101. 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. 59% 18% 6% 15% 3% 1,101
No lean 57% 17% 8% 14% 4% 572
Democrat/lean Dem. 75% 11% 4% 9% 1% 2,117