Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by religious group

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed 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 53% 1% 3% 42% 1% 1,845
Evangelical Protestant 69% 5% 2% 17% 7% 819
Historically Black Protestant < 1% 94% < 1% 5% < 1% 175
Jewish 95% < 1% 1% 2% 2% 230
Mainline Protestant 88% 2% 3% 4% 3% 1,537
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 70% 8% 4% 13% 5% 1,594

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are ages…

Racial and ethnic composition 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,847. 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.
White 20% 34% 27% 19% 4,847
Black 42% 30% 20% 8% 372
Asian 39% 40% 16% 5% 209
Latino 28% 43% 21% 9% 944
Other/Mixed 35% 39% 21% 6% 254

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,847. 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.
White 12% 14% 28% 33% 12% 1% 4,847
Black 25% 23% 24% 22% 5% 1% 372
Asian 25% 22% 32% 18% 2% < 1% 209
Latino 17% 20% 33% 23% 5% < 1% 944
Other/Mixed 19% 26% 28% 22% 4% < 1% 254

Gender composition among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Men Women Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 52% 48% 4,925
Black 49% 51% 378
Asian 53% 47% 216
Latino 50% 50% 952
Other/Mixed 55% 45% 260

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,884. 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.
White 4% 7% 88% 4,884
Black 9% 6% 84% 371
Asian 64% 27% 9% 212
Latino 68% 17% 15% 935
Other/Mixed 8% 13% 79% 251

Income distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who have a household income of…

Racial and ethnic composition Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,383. 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.
White 25% 20% 30% 25% 4,383
Black 49% 23% 17% 12% 341
Asian 20% 17% 31% 31% 185
Latino 64% 18% 12% 6% 799
Other/Mixed 42% 22% 17% 19% 237

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who have completed…

Racial and ethnic composition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,910. 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.
White 34% 32% 20% 14% 4,910
Black 52% 30% 11% 6% 376
Asian 17% 23% 30% 30% 216
Latino 71% 20% 6% 3% 939
Other/Mixed 38% 37% 14% 11% 259

Marital status among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,908. 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.
White 51% 9% 12% 6% 21% 4,908
Black 22% 8% 13% 4% 53% 375
Asian 48% 7% 6% 1% 37% 216
Latino 41% 15% 12% 4% 28% 950
Other/Mixed 31% 10% 14% 4% 41% 259

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,914. 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.
White 27% 73% 4,914
Black 24% 76% 376
Asian 27% 73% 216
Latino 43% 57% 949
Other/Mixed 30% 70% 260

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say religion is…

Racial and ethnic composition Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 19% 49% 24% 8% 1% 4,925
Black 39% 43% 15% 3% 1% 378
Asian 18% 58% 18% 5% < 1% 216
Latino 53% 35% 7% 4% 1% 952
Other/Mixed 26% 47% 19% 9% < 1% 260

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who attend religious services…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 15% 42% 43% < 1% 4,925
Black 23% 47% 29% 1% 378
Asian 16% 58% 25% 1% 216
Latino 35% 40% 24% < 1% 952
Other/Mixed 18% 41% 41% < 1% 260

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who pray…

Racial and ethnic composition At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 28% 26% 13% 33% 1% 4,925
Black 48% 18% 13% 22% < 1% 378
Asian 36% 27% 16% 20% 1% 216
Latino 50% 22% 10% 18% 1% 952
Other/Mixed 34% 23% 10% 32% < 1% 260

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who attend prayer group…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 7% 5% 7% 81% < 1% 4,925
Black 18% 11% 9% 61% < 1% 378
Asian 4% 15% 18% 63% < 1% 216
Latino 23% 14% 9% 53% 1% 952
Other/Mixed 12% 6% 8% 73% < 1% 260

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who meditate…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 26% 11% 5% 57% 1% 4,925
Black 33% 11% 5% 51% < 1% 378
Asian 25% 12% 9% 53% 2% 216
Latino 46% 14% 5% 32% 3% 952
Other/Mixed 37% 10% 7% 45% 1% 260

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 37% 21% 16% 25% 1% 4,925
Black 50% 21% 13% 15% 2% 378
Asian 39% 19% 23% 19% 1% 216
Latino 58% 15% 12% 13% 2% 952
Other/Mixed 50% 18% 10% 21% 2% 260

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 40% 18% 17% 24% 1% 4,925
Black 45% 17% 10% 26% 2% 378
Asian 23% 21% 26% 30% 1% 216
Latino 48% 13% 16% 20% 3% 952
Other/Mixed 48% 19% 11% 21% < 1% 260

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Racial and ethnic composition Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 10% 15% 63% 10% 2% 4,925
Black 17% 10% 61% 10% 1% 378
Asian 10% 16% 54% 19% 2% 216
Latino 33% 11% 36% 17% 2% 952
Other/Mixed 11% 20% 59% 8% 2% 260

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 26% 73% 1% < 1% 4,925
Black 23% 76% 1% 1% 378
Asian 22% 78% < 1% < 1% 216
Latino 22% 73% 1% 4% 952
Other/Mixed 24% 74% 1% 1% 260

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who read scripture…

Racial and ethnic composition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 9% 9% 10% 72% < 1% 4,925
Black 28% 11% 12% 48% < 1% 378
Asian 5% 14% 18% 63% < 1% 216
Latino 31% 13% 10% 45% 1% 952
Other/Mixed 21% 8% 12% 58% < 1% 260

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say the holy scripture is…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 7% 30% 1% 54% 9% 4,925
Black 29% 24% 1% 38% 8% 378
Asian 8% 28% < 1% 53% 10% 216
Latino 40% 22% 3% 29% 6% 952
Other/Mixed 13% 27% 3% 48% 10% 260

Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in heaven

Racial and ethnic composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 68% 23% 9% 4,925
Black 77% 17% 6% 378
Asian 69% 25% 6% 216
Latino 76% 16% 7% 952
Other/Mixed 66% 23% 11% 260

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …in hell

Racial and ethnic composition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 45% 45% 10% 4,925
Black 58% 35% 8% 378
Asian 45% 45% 10% 216
Latino 61% 31% 8% 952
Other/Mixed 50% 40% 10% 260

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who identify as…

Racial and ethnic composition Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 39% 16% 45% 4,925
Black 14% 11% 75% 378
Asian 27% 15% 58% 216
Latino 19% 32% 49% 952
Other/Mixed 24% 24% 52% 260

Political ideology among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who are…

Racial and ethnic composition Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 27% 41% 27% 5% 4,925
Black 21% 40% 35% 5% 378
Asian 16% 50% 31% 3% 216
Latino 29% 29% 35% 7% 952
Other/Mixed 21% 39% 33% 6% 260

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who would rather have…

Racial and ethnic composition Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 59% 35% 3% 3% 4,925
Black 26% 68% 1% 5% 378
Asian 42% 55% 2% 2% 216
Latino 20% 75% 2% 3% 952
Other/Mixed 45% 42% 7% 6% 260

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say government aid to the poor…

Racial and ethnic composition Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 46% 50% 3% 1% 4,925
Black 27% 68% 3% 2% 378
Asian 37% 57% 3% 2% 216
Latino 41% 53% 3% 3% 952
Other/Mixed 29% 62% 5% 3% 260

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say abortion should be…

Racial and ethnic composition Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 69% 28% 3% 4,925
Black 66% 31% 3% 378
Asian 74% 23% 3% 216
Latino 44% 51% 5% 952
Other/Mixed 69% 29% 3% 260

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say homosexuality…

Racial and ethnic composition Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 79% 16% 3% 2% 4,925
Black 71% 23% 3% 2% 378
Asian 83% 10% 5% 2% 216
Latino 72% 21% 4% 4% 952
Other/Mixed 78% 13% 3% 5% 260

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who …same-sex marriage

Racial and ethnic composition Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 71% 22% 7% 4,925
Black 64% 30% 6% 378
Asian 73% 20% 7% 216
Latino 59% 32% 9% 952
Other/Mixed 74% 17% 9% 260

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 34% 62% 2% 2% 4,925
Black 28% 70% 2% 1% 378
Asian 28% 69% 1% 2% 216
Latino 37% 55% 1% 7% 952
Other/Mixed 27% 65% 4% 4% 260

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God and are fairly certain by race/ethnicity

% of adults who believe in God and are fairly certain who say humans…

Racial and ethnic composition 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
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races. Sample size = 4,925. 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.
White 50% 25% 6% 16% 3% 4,925
Black 35% 31% 4% 27% 3% 378
Asian 58% 18% 6% 16% 2% 216
Latino 34% 27% 3% 30% 6% 952
Other/Mixed 47% 25% 6% 19% 2% 260