Belief in God among nothing in particulars

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 4,984. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 36% 26% 12% 1% 20% 5% 4,984
2007 43% 27% 9% 1% 14% 7% 3,707

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,641. 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 27% 40% 24% 8% 1,641
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 41% 21% 7% 1,295
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 41% 33% 18% 8% 575
Do not believe in God 41% 32% 16% 11% 1,086
Other/don't know if they believe in God 30% 36% 23% 11% 268

Generational cohort among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,641. 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 15% 20% 32% 28% 5% < 1% 1,641
Believe in God; fairly certain 18% 21% 32% 24% 4% < 1% 1,295
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 24% 25% 21% 5% < 1% 575
Do not believe in God 28% 21% 24% 20% 7% 1% 1,086
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 21% 28% 28% 6% 1% 268

Gender composition among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,670. 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% 52% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 51% 49% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 55% 45% 581
Do not believe in God 64% 36% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 59% 41% 281

Racial and ethnic composition among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,624. 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 53% 20% 3% 18% 7% 1,624
Believe in God; fairly certain 68% 9% 4% 14% 5% 1,299
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 66% 9% 7% 16% 2% 573
Do not believe in God 73% 3% 9% 12% 3% 1,082
Other/don't know if they believe in God 81% 4% 5% 4% 6% 272

Immigrant status among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,631. 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 14% 10% 77% 1,631
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 8% 77% 1,293
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 14% 70% 573
Do not believe in God 14% 15% 70% 1,074
Other/don't know if they believe in God 10% 11% 78% 275

Income distribution among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,456. 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 47% 22% 20% 12% 1,456
Believe in God; fairly certain 36% 22% 26% 17% 1,193
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 36% 20% 26% 19% 531
Do not believe in God 27% 22% 29% 23% 979
Other/don't know if they believe in God 30% 20% 23% 28% 231

Educational distribution among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,662. 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 53% 31% 11% 5% 1,662
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 34% 14% 9% 1,311
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 43% 30% 17% 11% 578
Do not believe in God 35% 31% 20% 14% 1,093
Other/don't know if they believe in God 33% 30% 24% 14% 280

Marital status among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,659. 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 36% 11% 15% 4% 34% 1,659
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 13% 12% 4% 30% 1,314
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 37% 11% 8% 3% 41% 579
Do not believe in God 38% 11% 9% 2% 40% 1,093
Other/don't know if they believe in God 44% 6% 11% 4% 35% 276

Parent of children under 18 among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,664. 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% 68% 1,664
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 69% 1,313
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 75% 577
Do not believe in God 21% 79% 1,091
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 79% 280

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,670. 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% 34% 14% 13% 2% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 9% 37% 35% 17% 1% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 21% 43% 30% 1% 581
Do not believe in God 1% 6% 29% 64% < 1% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 2% 18% 37% 41% 2% 281

Attendance at religious services among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,670. 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% 34% 54% < 1% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 3% 31% 65% < 1% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 2% 23% 75% < 1% 581
Do not believe in God < 1% 15% 84% < 1% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 1% 25% 74% < 1% 281

Frequency of prayer among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,670. 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 51% 20% 7% 20% 1% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 19% 12% 48% 1% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 11% 10% 11% 67% < 1% 581
Do not believe in God 2% 1% 3% 95% < 1% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 6% 5% 6% 81% 2% 281

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,670. 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 13% 7% 7% 72% < 1% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 4% 4% 5% 88% < 1% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 2% 2% 92% < 1% 581
Do not believe in God < 1% < 1% 2% 98% < 1% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 1% < 1% 3% 95% 1% 281

Frequency of meditation among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,670. 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% 7% 4% 47% 1% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 13% 5% 58% 1% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 9% 5% 62% 1% 581
Do not believe in God 16% 8% 4% 70% 1% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 17% 11% 3% 68% 1% 281

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,670. 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% 14% 9% 17% 2% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 37% 19% 13% 29% 1% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 16% 13% 40% 1% 581
Do not believe in God 30% 14% 9% 45% 2% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 33% 14% 11% 37% 6% 281

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,670. 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% 14% 8% 29% 1% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 17% 15% 28% 1% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 44% 16% 12% 28% < 1% 581
Do not believe in God 39% 16% 14% 30% 1% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 43% 17% 15% 23% 1% 281

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,670. 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 20% 12% 57% 8% 3% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 6% 15% 65% 12% 2% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 20% 59% 16% 1% 581
Do not believe in God 1% 17% 58% 22% 1% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 1% 18% 62% 15% 4% 281

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,670. 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 26% 70% 2% 2% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 76% 1% 1% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 77% < 1% < 1% 581
Do not believe in God 18% 80% 1% 1% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 19% 78% 2% 1% 281

Frequency of reading scripture among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,670. 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 27% 10% 7% 55% 1% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 6% 7% 7% 81% < 1% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 6% 4% 86% < 1% 581
Do not believe in God < 1% 1% 3% 95% < 1% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 5% 2% 5% 87% 1% 281

Interpreting scripture among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,670. 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 27% 23% 2% 37% 10% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 10% 18% 1% 63% 8% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 10% < 1% 79% 5% 581
Do not believe in God 1% 2% < 1% 93% 4% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 1% 3% < 1% 75% 21% 281

Belief in Heaven among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,670. 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 72% 19% 9% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 60% 31% 10% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 41% 46% 13% 581
Do not believe in God 8% 88% 4% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 41% 38% 281

Belief in Hell among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,670. 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 54% 38% 8% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 41% 49% 10% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 61% 10% 581
Do not believe in God 7% 90% 4% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 13% 54% 32% 281

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,670. 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 27% 29% 45% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 24% 48% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 22% 54% 581
Do not believe in God 20% 23% 56% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 25% 27% 49% 281

Political ideology among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,670. 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% 33% 29% 11% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 40% 32% 7% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 40% 35% 7% 581
Do not believe in God 15% 34% 42% 9% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 18% 39% 30% 13% 281

Views about size of government among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,670. 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 46% 46% 3% 4% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 49% 46% 2% 3% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 48% 45% 4% 4% 581
Do not believe in God 45% 48% 3% 3% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 50% 35% 7% 7% 281

Views about government aid to the poor among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,670. 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% 50% 5% 3% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 55% 2% 2% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 43% 53% 2% 2% 581
Do not believe in God 38% 57% 4% 1% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 37% 53% 9% 2% 281

Views about abortion among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,670. 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 54% 41% 6% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 69% 28% 4% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 76% 22% 2% 581
Do not believe in God 81% 15% 4% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 74% 14% 11% 281

Views about homosexuality among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,670. 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 68% 24% 4% 4% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 81% 13% 3% 3% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 83% 12% 2% 3% 581
Do not believe in God 88% 8% 2% 1% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 76% 11% 9% 4% 281

Views about same-sex marriage among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,670. 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% 32% 9% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 75% 17% 7% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 79% 16% 6% 581
Do not believe in God 86% 10% 5% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 75% 16% 9% 281

Views about environmental regulation among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,670. 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 37% 57% 3% 4% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 63% 3% 4% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 30% 66% 2% 2% 581
Do not believe in God 22% 74% 1% 2% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 21% 70% 5% 4% 281

Views about human evolution among nothing in particulars by belief in God

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,670. 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 27% 30% 5% 33% 5% 1,670
Believe in God; fairly certain 55% 19% 6% 16% 3% 1,316
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 68% 10% 5% 14% 3% 581
Do not believe in God 85% 5% 2% 7% 2% 1,096
Other/don't know if they believe in God 68% 8% 11% 7% 6% 281