Belief in God among agnostics

% of agnostics 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 = 1,474. 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 7% 20% 17% 1% 41% 13% 1,474
2007 17% 23% 14% 1% 29% 16% 826

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 29% 42% 15% 14% 109
Believe in God; fairly certain 37% 38% 18% 6% 265
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 52% 26% 15% 8% 242
Do not believe in God 37% 37% 16% 10% 625
Other/don't know if they believe in God 36% 36% 18% 11% 204

Generational cohort among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 17% 23% 30% 19% 9% < 1% 109
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 28% 26% 22% 3% < 1% 265
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 34% 24% 19% 16% 5% 1% 242
Do not believe in God 25% 23% 26% 19% 7% < 1% 625
Other/don't know if they believe in God 23% 24% 24% 20% 8% 1% 204

Gender composition among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 57% 43% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 52% 48% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 60% 40% 244
Do not believe in God 65% 35% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 68% 32% 210

Racial and ethnic composition among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 105. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 74% 2% 2% 14% 9% 105
Believe in God; fairly certain 79% 5% 3% 9% 4% 268
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 75% 2% 8% 11% 4% 241
Do not believe in God 82% 3% 4% 7% 4% 624
Other/don't know if they believe in God 80% 4% 5% 7% 5% 207

Immigrant status among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 7% 14% 79% 109
Believe in God; fairly certain 7% 14% 78% 268
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 21% 73% 242
Do not believe in God 7% 15% 77% 631
Other/don't know if they believe in God 11% 11% 78% 208

Income distribution among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who have a household income of…

Belief in God Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 102. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 31% 22% 22% 25% 102
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 20% 35% 22% 253
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 15% 26% 35% 223
Do not believe in God 18% 19% 32% 31% 599
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 17% 32% 30% 183

Educational distribution among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 23% 44% 16% 16% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 41% 22% 13% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 35% 26% 18% 244
Do not believe in God 24% 30% 28% 17% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 18% 38% 27% 17% 210

Marital status among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 30% 8% 22% 3% 37% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 13% 9% 2% 41% 269
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 9% 10% 4% 48% 244
Do not believe in God 37% 11% 9% 1% 41% 632
Other/don't know if they believe in God 41% 11% 14% 3% 31% 208

Parent of children under 18 among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 24% 76% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 77% 269
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 82% 243
Do not believe in God 22% 78% 631
Other/don't know if they believe in God 22% 78% 210

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who say religion is…

Belief in God Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 12% 39% 26% 20% 3% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 7% 23% 39% 31% < 1% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 17% 46% 32% 1% 244
Do not believe in God 1% 6% 23% 69% 1% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 1% 6% 34% 58% 1% 210

Attendance at religious services among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who attend religious services…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 10% 18% 72% < 1% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 1% 20% 79% < 1% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 1% 28% 71% < 1% 244
Do not believe in God 1% 16% 82% 1% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 1% 13% 86% < 1% 210

Frequency of prayer among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 38% 12% 10% 36% 3% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 10% 11% 62% < 1% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 9% 7% 6% 77% < 1% 244
Do not believe in God 1% < 1% 4% 95% < 1% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 2% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 210

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who attend prayer group…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 4% 5% 2% 88% 1% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 2% 4% 3% 92% < 1% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 1% < 1% 4% 94% < 1% 244
Do not believe in God 1% < 1% 1% 97% < 1% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God < 1% 3% 2% 95% < 1% 210

Frequency of meditation among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who meditate…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 48% 21% 2% 29% 1% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 33% 14% 7% 47% < 1% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 17% 6% 50% 1% 244
Do not believe in God 17% 8% 8% 66% 1% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 12% 9% 60% 1% 210

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 65% 14% 10% 11% < 1% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 19% 15% 20% < 1% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 23% 13% 34% < 1% 244
Do not believe in God 32% 20% 10% 37% 2% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 35% 12% 14% 35% 5% 210

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 64% 12% 8% 15% < 1% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 58% 16% 13% 13% < 1% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 55% 21% 17% 6% 1% 244
Do not believe in God 50% 20% 14% 14% 1% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 56% 19% 13% 10% 2% 210

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in God Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 6% 23% 58% 11% 2% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 1% 26% 58% 13% 1% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain < 1% 34% 51% 14% 1% 244
Do not believe in God < 1% 21% 53% 25% 1% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 1% 27% 49% 18% 5% 210

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who say…

Belief in God 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 = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 18% 81% 1% < 1% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 16% 83% 1% < 1% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 12% 85% 2% 1% 244
Do not believe in God 16% 83% < 1% < 1% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 82% 4% 1% 210

Frequency of reading scripture among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who read scripture…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 11% 8% 5% 76% < 1% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 3% 5% 7% 84% < 1% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 1% 9% 85% 1% 244
Do not believe in God 2% 4% 5% 90% < 1% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 2% 6% 6% 85% < 1% 210

Interpreting scripture among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in God 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 = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 5% 14% 2% 72% 8% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 2% 2% < 1% 87% 9% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain < 1% < 1% < 1% 97% 3% 244
Do not believe in God < 1% 1% < 1% 95% 4% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God < 1% 3% < 1% 90% 6% 210

Belief in Heaven among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 40% 46% 13% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 57% 15% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 70% 10% 244
Do not believe in God 3% 92% 5% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 61% 33% 210

Belief in Hell among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 28% 62% 11% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 16% 74% 10% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 14% 77% 9% 244
Do not believe in God 3% 93% 4% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 68% 26% 210

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 30% 25% 45% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 12% 60% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 11% 66% 244
Do not believe in God 16% 14% 71% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 22% 20% 58% 210

Political ideology among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 19% 36% 40% 5% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 11% 49% 38% 2% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 47% 44% 3% 244
Do not believe in God 10% 34% 53% 4% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 38% 46% 3% 210

Views about size of government among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 58% 35% 4% 3% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 54% 42% 1% 3% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 48% 45% 3% 4% 244
Do not believe in God 46% 46% 3% 4% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 49% 32% 8% 10% 210

Views about government aid to the poor among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in God Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 42% 55% 4% < 1% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 33% 63% 2% 2% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 69% 4% 3% 244
Do not believe in God 25% 69% 3% 2% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 28% 62% 5% 5% 210

Views about abortion among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who say abortion should be…

Belief in God Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 74% 20% 6% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 85% 13% 2% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 86% 13% 1% 244
Do not believe in God 91% 7% 3% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 87% 11% 3% 210

Views about homosexuality among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 84% 13% 2% 1% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 96% 3% 1% < 1% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 93% 5% 2% 1% 244
Do not believe in God 94% 3% 2% 1% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 93% 4% 1% 2% 210

Views about same-sex marriage among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 81% 15% 5% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 91% 5% 4% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 92% 5% 3% 244
Do not believe in God 92% 5% 3% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 89% 7% 4% 210

Views about environmental regulation among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who say…

Belief in God 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 = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 32% 65% 2% 1% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 76% 2% < 1% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 19% 78% 2% 1% 244
Do not believe in God 16% 82% 1% 1% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 28% 63% 4% 6% 210

Views about human evolution among agnostics by belief in God

% of agnostics who say humans…

Belief in God 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 = 110. 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.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 64% 21% 7% 6% 2% 110
Believe in God; fairly certain 73% 14% 6% 4% 2% 270
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 83% 10% 3% 2% 2% 244
Do not believe in God 92% 3% 2% 3% 1% 633
Other/don't know if they believe in God 83% 3% 11% 2% 2% 210