Party affiliation among adults who say religion is very important

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

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 18,725. 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 43% 18% 39% 18,725
2007 40% 17% 43% 20,547

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Party affiliation among adults who say religion is very important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is very 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 38% 20% 43% 4,220
Evangelical Protestant 58% 16% 26% 6,904
Historically Black Protestant 10% 9% 81% 1,641
Jehovah's Witness 7% 78% 15% 224
Jewish 38% 14% 47% 279
Mainline Protestant 47% 15% 39% 3,317
Mormon 74% 11% 15% 559
Muslim 16% 25% 60% 154
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 28% 48% 826

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,499. 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. 16% 31% 30% 23% 8,499
No lean 19% 39% 25% 17% 2,768
Democrat/lean Dem. 16% 32% 30% 22% 7,005

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,499. 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% 11% 26% 36% 16% 2% 8,499
No lean 11% 15% 32% 30% 11% 1% 2,768
Democrat/lean Dem. 9% 12% 27% 35% 15% 2% 7,005

Gender composition among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,665. 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. 47% 53% 8,665
No lean 41% 59% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 38% 62% 7,131

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,556. 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. 83% 4% 2% 9% 3% 8,556
No lean 51% 12% 4% 28% 6% 2,832
Democrat/lean Dem. 41% 32% 3% 19% 4% 7,054

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,604. 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. 9% 7% 84% 8,604
No lean 30% 8% 63% 2,828
Democrat/lean Dem. 18% 9% 72% 7,033

Income distribution among adults who say religion is very important by political party

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 7,478. 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% 21% 32% 21% 7,478
No lean 53% 20% 18% 9% 2,146
Democrat/lean Dem. 46% 21% 21% 12% 6,316

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,633. 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. 38% 34% 19% 10% 8,633
No lean 55% 28% 10% 6% 2,871
Democrat/lean Dem. 47% 30% 12% 10% 7,107

Marital status among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,641. 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. 63% 3% 10% 7% 16% 8,641
No lean 50% 6% 15% 8% 20% 2,889
Democrat/lean Dem. 43% 6% 17% 10% 24% 7,101

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,637. 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. 30% 70% 8,637
No lean 35% 65% 2,897
Democrat/lean Dem. 30% 70% 7,114

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is very important by political party

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,665. 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. 92% 6% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8,665
No lean 83% 13% 1% 1% < 1% 1% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 84% 13% 1% 1% 1% < 1% 7,131

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is very important by political party

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,665. 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. 66% 25% 9% < 1% 8,665
No lean 56% 29% 14% 1% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 55% 32% 13% 1% 7,131

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,665. 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. 85% 12% 1% 2% 1% 8,665
No lean 79% 12% 3% 4% 2% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 79% 14% 3% 3% 1% 7,131

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

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,665. 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. 45% 13% 11% 31% 1% 8,665
No lean 43% 11% 9% 36% 2% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 38% 14% 10% 38% 1% 7,131

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is very important by political party

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,665. 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. 51% 7% 3% 37% 2% 8,665
No lean 55% 7% 3% 32% 4% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 55% 9% 4% 31% 2% 7,131

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

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,665. 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% 11% 5% 4% 1% 8,665
No lean 76% 10% 5% 7% 3% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 74% 12% 6% 7% 1% 7,131

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

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,665. 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% 17% 11% 21% 2% 8,665
No lean 53% 11% 10% 23% 3% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 48% 15% 11% 24% 2% 7,131

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

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,665. 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. 64% 5% 26% 3% 2% 8,665
No lean 52% 6% 33% 4% 5% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 46% 8% 38% 6% 3% 7,131

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

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,665. 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. 57% 41% 2% 1% 8,665
No lean 36% 59% 3% 2% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 29% 69% 1% 2% 7,131

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is very important by political party

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,665. 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. 63% 12% 7% 17% 1% 8,665
No lean 58% 10% 7% 23% 2% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 53% 14% 9% 24% 1% 7,131

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is very important by political party

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,665. 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. 51% 34% 4% 6% 4% 8,665
No lean 48% 25% 6% 11% 9% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 47% 30% 3% 14% 7% 7,131

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,665. 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. 89% 5% 6% 8,665
No lean 83% 9% 8% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 88% 7% 5% 7,131

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,665. 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% 13% 7% 8,665
No lean 66% 25% 10% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 72% 20% 8% 7,131

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,665. 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% 22% 6% 2% 8,665
No lean 31% 29% 16% 24% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 29% 38% 29% 4% 7,131

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,665. 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. 78% 19% 1% 2% 8,665
No lean 41% 47% 5% 8% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 30% 62% 4% 4% 7,131

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

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,665. 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% 3% 2% 8,665
No lean 41% 48% 6% 5% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 28% 66% 4% 2% 7,131

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is very important by political party

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,665. 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% 73% 3% 8,665
No lean 33% 59% 8% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 52% 42% 5% 7,131

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,665. 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. 34% 58% 4% 3% 8,665
No lean 44% 41% 7% 7% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 59% 34% 4% 4% 7,131

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is very important by political party

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

Party affiliation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,665. 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% 69% 6% 8,665
No lean 34% 50% 15% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 49% 44% 8% 7,131

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is very important by political party

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,665. 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. 58% 37% 2% 3% 8,665
No lean 37% 51% 5% 7% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 30% 64% 2% 4% 7,131

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is very important by political party

% of adults who say religion is very 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 = 8,665. 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. 8% 27% 2% 58% 5% 8,665
No lean 15% 25% 4% 47% 9% 2,929
Democrat/lean Dem. 20% 32% 4% 40% 5% 7,131