DemographicInformation

Age distribution among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 974. 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.
Married 3% 32% 34% 31% 974
Divorced/separated < 1% 34% 41% 25% 189
Widowed < 1% 5% 14% 81% 260
Never married 56% 22% 16% 5% 135

Generational cohort among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 974. 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.
Married < 1% 7% 28% 43% 21% 1% 974
Divorced/separated < 1% 6% 29% 49% 16% < 1% 189
Widowed < 1% < 1% 5% 21% 58% 16% 260
Never married 44% 19% 15% 19% 3% < 1% 135

Gender composition among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 46% 54% 987
Divorced/separated 46% 54% 191
Widowed 22% 78% 264
Never married 56% 44% 136

Racial and ethnic composition among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 981. 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.
Married 95% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 981
Divorced/separated 96% 3% < 1% < 1% 1% 191
Widowed 95% 1% 1% 1% 2% 263
Never married 91% 1% 3% 5% 1% 136

Immigrant status among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 985. 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.
Married 3% 4% 92% 985
Divorced/separated 3% 2% 95% 190
Widowed 2% 7% 91% 262
Never married 6% 7% 87% 135

Income distribution among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who have a household income of…

Marital status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 857. 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.
Married 13% 17% 38% 32% 857
Divorced/separated 34% 33% 21% 12% 172
Widowed 57% 23% 15% 5% 226
Never married 21% 24% 26% 28% 121

Educational distribution among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 983. 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.
Married 29% 29% 26% 16% 983
Divorced/separated 36% 36% 16% 12% 190
Widowed 47% 29% 15% 8% 264
Never married 31% 36% 20% 13% 135

Parent of children under 18 among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 986. 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.
Married 32% 68% 986
Divorced/separated 18% 82% 191
Widowed 4% 96% 264
Never married 4% 96% 135

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say they…

Marital status 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 = 987. 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.
Married 71% 22% 4% 1% < 1% 1% 987
Divorced/separated 69% 26% 3% 2% < 1% < 1% 191
Widowed 76% 15% 3% 2% 2% 2% 264
Never married 67% 24% 5% < 1% 1% 3% 136

Importance of religion in one's life among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say religion is…

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 62% 29% 6% 1% 1% 987
Divorced/separated 60% 28% 7% 3% 1% 191
Widowed 67% 26% 5% 3% < 1% 264
Never married 50% 42% 9% < 1% < 1% 136

Attendance at religious services among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who attend religious services…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 46% 38% 16% < 1% 987
Divorced/separated 42% 36% 22% < 1% 191
Widowed 53% 30% 16% 1% 264
Never married 40% 47% 13% < 1% 136

Frequency of prayer among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 64% 19% 6% 10% 1% 987
Divorced/separated 61% 24% 8% 6% 1% 191
Widowed 68% 20% 4% 6% 3% 264
Never married 48% 28% 9% 13% 2% 136

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who attend prayer group…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 24% 11% 11% 53% < 1% 987
Divorced/separated 23% 14% 7% 56% < 1% 191
Widowed 31% 7% 12% 49% 1% 264
Never married 25% 12% 14% 49% < 1% 136

Frequency of meditation among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who meditate…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 37% 8% 4% 49% 2% 987
Divorced/separated 48% 11% 5% 36% < 1% 191
Widowed 59% 11% 4% 24% 2% 264
Never married 31% 17% 6% 46% < 1% 136

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 62% 18% 10% 9% 1% 987
Divorced/separated 64% 13% 10% 11% 2% 191
Widowed 67% 12% 9% 10% 3% 264
Never married 55% 25% 8% 9% 3% 136

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 38% 15% 19% 27% 1% 987
Divorced/separated 40% 25% 14% 20% 2% 191
Widowed 43% 14% 12% 29% 2% 264
Never married 53% 23% 10% 13% < 1% 136

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Marital status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 39% 7% 46% 5% 2% 987
Divorced/separated 31% 9% 51% 7% 1% 191
Widowed 39% 11% 45% 2% 2% 264
Never married 41% 8% 42% 7% 2% 136

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say…

Marital status 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 = 987. 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.
Married 39% 59% 1% < 1% 987
Divorced/separated 35% 65% 1% < 1% 191
Widowed 39% 57% < 1% 3% 264
Never married 26% 73% 1% < 1% 136

Frequency of reading scripture among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who read scripture…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 38% 14% 10% 37% < 1% 987
Divorced/separated 35% 14% 11% 39% < 1% 191
Widowed 50% 11% 9% 28% 1% 264
Never married 38% 14% 12% 37% < 1% 136

Interpreting scripture among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say the holy scripture is…

Marital status 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 = 987. 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.
Married 26% 42% 3% 21% 8% 987
Divorced/separated 30% 38% 1% 24% 7% 191
Widowed 29% 38% 5% 15% 13% 264
Never married 27% 52% 2% 14% 5% 136

Belief in Heaven among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 85% 8% 6% 987
Divorced/separated 79% 11% 9% 191
Widowed 87% 6% 8% 264
Never married 92% 6% 1% 136

Belief in Hell among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 65% 26% 10% 987
Divorced/separated 62% 31% 7% 191
Widowed 55% 29% 15% 264
Never married 74% 20% 5% 136

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 55% 11% 34% 987
Divorced/separated 47% 8% 45% 191
Widowed 53% 11% 36% 264
Never married 61% 11% 27% 136

Political ideology among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 46% 36% 15% 3% 987
Divorced/separated 36% 48% 13% 3% 191
Widowed 51% 35% 10% 4% 264
Never married 45% 42% 11% 2% 136

Views about size of government among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 71% 23% 3% 3% 987
Divorced/separated 65% 31% < 1% 3% 191
Widowed 59% 29% 7% 5% 264
Never married 64% 32% 2% 2% 136

Views about government aid to the poor among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say government aid to the poor…

Marital status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 57% 39% 3% 1% 987
Divorced/separated 51% 46% 1% 1% 191
Widowed 46% 47% 4% 2% 264
Never married 57% 43% < 1% 1% 136

Views about abortion among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 58% 38% 4% 987
Divorced/separated 63% 32% 5% 191
Widowed 55% 38% 8% 264
Never married 53% 45% 2% 136

Views about homosexuality among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 61% 32% 4% 3% 987
Divorced/separated 60% 34% 4% 2% 191
Widowed 47% 44% 5% 5% 264
Never married 63% 27% 9% < 1% 136

Views about same-sex marriage among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 987. 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.
Married 49% 44% 7% 987
Divorced/separated 49% 42% 9% 191
Widowed 35% 52% 13% 264
Never married 53% 39% 8% 136

Views about environmental regulation among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say…

Marital status 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 = 987. 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.
Married 41% 54% 3% 2% 987
Divorced/separated 49% 47% 3% 1% 191
Widowed 42% 48% 2% 8% 264
Never married 45% 53% 1% 1% 136

Views about human evolution among members of the United Methodist Church by marital status

% of members of the United Methodist Church who say humans…

Marital status 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 = 987. 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.
Married 22% 33% 4% 35% 5% 987
Divorced/separated 19% 37% 5% 35% 3% 191
Widowed 24% 24% 5% 40% 8% 264
Never married 25% 37% 2% 30% 7% 136