DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,539. 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 32% 36% 20% 12% 1,539
2007 27% 39% 23% 11% 1,018

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,539. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 20% 20% 27% 25% 7% 1% 1,539
2007 < 1% 21% 33% 33% 11% 2% 1,018

Gender composition among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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 60% 40% 1,557
2007 62% 38% 1,046

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,526. 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 73% 7% 5% 12% 4% 1,526
2007 81% 3% 3% 8% 4% 1,029

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,530. 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% 13% 74% 1,530
2007 11% 9% 80% 1,031

Income distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not 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 = 1,390. 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 29% 21% 26% 23% 1,390
2007 24% 23% 32% 20% 877

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,551. 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 39% 31% 17% 14% 1,551

Marital status among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,552. 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 39% 10% 11% 3% 37% 1,552
2007 48% 11% 11% 5% 25% 1,038

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,549. 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 23% 77% 1,549
2007 30% 70% 1,041

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not 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 = 1,557. 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 18% 16% 13% 1% 46% 7% 1,557
2007 21% 21% 11% 1% 37% 9% 1,046

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not 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 = 1,557. 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 1% 9% 90% < 1% 1,557
2007 1% 7% 92% < 1% 1,046

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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 9% 6% 5% 80% 1% 1,557
2007 10% 5% 6% 78% 1% 1,046

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not 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 = 1,557. 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 2% < 1% 1% 96% < 1% 1,557
2007 1% 1% < 1% 97% 1% 1,046

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not 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 = 1,557. 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% 9% 4% 62% 1% 1,557
2007 23% 6% 5% 65% 1% 1,046

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not 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 = 1,557. 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% 14% 9% 37% 3% 1,557
2007 33% 9% 8% 45% 4% 1,046

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not 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 = 1,557. 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% 14% 12% 30% 1% 1,557
2007 38% 13% 14% 33% 2% 1,046

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not 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 = 1,557. 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 2% 16% 62% 18% 2% 1,557
2007 2% 18% 67% 10% 3% 1,046

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not 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 = 1,557. 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 19% 79% 1% 1% 1,557

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who read scripture…

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 = 1,557. 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 4% 2% 3% 90% < 1% 1,557
2007 2% 3% 3% 91% 1% 1,046

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not 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 = 1,557. 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% 5% < 1% 86% 6% 1,557
2007 3% 5% 1% 83% 8% 1,046

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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 22% 68% 10% 1,557
2007 22% 68% 11% 1,046

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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 15% 76% 9% 1,557
2007 14% 77% 9% 1,046

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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 21% 25% 54% 1,557
2007 20% 26% 54% 1,046

Political ideology among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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 16% 34% 41% 10% 1,557
2007 18% 34% 40% 8% 1,046

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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 48% 45% 4% 4% 1,557
2007 45% 43% 5% 6% 1,046

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not 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 = 1,557. 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 39% 56% 4% 2% 1,557

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not 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 = 1,557. 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 78% 18% 4% 1,557
2007 79% 16% 4% 1,046

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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 84% 10% 3% 2% 1,557
2007 76% 16% 4% 4% 1,046

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important) who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,557. 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 81% 12% 6% 1,557

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not 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 = 1,557. 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% 72% 2% 2% 1,557
2007 21% 73% 3% 4% 1,046

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not important)

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are Nothing in particular (religion not 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 = 1,557. 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 72% 11% 4% 11% 3% 1,557