DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,174. 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 31% 38% 23% 9% 1,174
2007 31% 43% 19% 7% 989

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,174. 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 17% 22% 30% 26% 5% < 1% 1,174
2007 < 1% 22% 39% 30% 7% 2% 989

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 53% 47% 1,195
2007 54% 46% 1,014

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,170. 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 62% 13% 3% 17% 6% 1,170
2007 67% 12% 3% 13% 5% 999

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,177. 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 13% 9% 77% 1,177
2007 11% 7% 81% 1,005

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,051. 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% 21% 23% 14% 1,051
2007 35% 24% 27% 15% 843

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,191. 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 53% 29% 12% 5% 1,191

Marital status among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,189. 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 38% 15% 13% 4% 30% 1,189
2007 47% 11% 13% 4% 25% 1,007

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,190. 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 31% 69% 1,190
2007 38% 62% 1,010

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 49% 35% 9% 1% 5% 2% 1,195
2007 57% 30% 4% 1% 3% 5% 1,014

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 25% 75% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,195
2007 29% 71% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1,014

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 3% 34% 62% < 1% 1,195
2007 5% 33% 62% < 1% 1,014

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 33% 21% 11% 34% 1% 1,195
2007 30% 22% 11% 35% 2% 1,014

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 3% 3% 3% 90% < 1% 1,195
2007 4% 2% 3% 90% < 1% 1,014

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 25% 9% 4% 60% 1% 1,195
2007 25% 6% 3% 63% 2% 1,014

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 42% 16% 11% 30% 1% 1,195
2007 37% 12% 14% 33% 3% 1,014

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 41% 14% 13% 31% 1% 1,195
2007 35% 12% 15% 34% 3% 1,014

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 12% 13% 60% 12% 3% 1,195
2007 6% 11% 72% 7% 3% 1,014

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who say…

Survey year 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 = 1,195. 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 25% 73% 1% 1% 1,195

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year 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 = 1,195. 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 17% 22% 1% 49% 11% 1,195
2007 18% 20% 3% 47% 13% 1,014

Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 69% 21% 10% 1,195
2007 66% 21% 14% 1,014

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 51% 39% 10% 1,195
2007 47% 41% 12% 1,014

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 28% 28% 44% 1,195
2007 26% 26% 48% 1,014

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 24% 38% 28% 10% 1,195
2007 24% 44% 24% 9% 1,014

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 47% 47% 3% 3% 1,195
2007 36% 53% 5% 6% 1,014

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 45% 48% 4% 2% 1,195

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 62% 33% 5% 1,195
2007 61% 31% 8% 1,014

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 76% 15% 4% 5% 1,195
2007 65% 25% 5% 5% 1,014

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,195. 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 68% 23% 9% 1,195

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who say…

Survey year 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 = 1,195. 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 36% 58% 3% 3% 1,195
2007 30% 61% 3% 5% 1,014

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important)

% of adults who seldom or never read scripture who are Nothing in particular (religion important) who say humans…

Survey year 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 = 1,195. 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 40% 24% 6% 26% 4% 1,195