Attendance at religious services among Catholics

% of Catholics who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,202. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 39% 40% 20% 1% 7,202
2007 41% 39% 19% < 1% 8,054

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,028. 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.
At least once a week 12% 32% 27% 29% 3,028
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 21% 36% 30% 13% 2,688
Seldom/never 18% 31% 32% 18% 1,311

Generational cohort among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,028. 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.
At least once a week 7% 9% 28% 34% 20% 2% 3,028
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 14% 13% 30% 34% 7% 1% 2,688
Seldom/never 11% 12% 26% 38% 11% 1% 1,311

Gender composition among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 41% 59% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 48% 52% 2,747
Seldom/never 53% 47% 1,326

Racial and ethnic composition among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. 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.
At least once a week 57% 3% 3% 35% 2% 3,048
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 58% 3% 3% 34% 2% 2,719
Seldom/never 63% 2% 3% 30% 2% 1,312

Immigrant status among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,064. 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.
At least once a week 31% 15% 54% 3,064
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 27% 15% 58% 2,715
Seldom/never 22% 15% 62% 1,313

Income distribution among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who have a household income of…

Attendance at religious services Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,574. 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.
At least once a week 37% 19% 26% 18% 2,574
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 33% 19% 27% 21% 2,400
Seldom/never 40% 20% 23% 17% 1,141

Educational distribution among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,075. 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.
At least once a week 45% 24% 18% 13% 3,075
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 44% 29% 17% 9% 2,731
Seldom/never 53% 29% 12% 6% 1,316

Marital status among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,082. 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.
At least once a week 59% 5% 10% 10% 16% 3,082
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 10% 12% 5% 24% 2,737
Seldom/never 42% 11% 16% 6% 25% 1,321

Parent of children under 18 among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
At least once a week 32% 68% 3,074
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 33% 67% 2,736
Seldom/never 24% 76% 1,325

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who say they…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 77% 20% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 60% 31% 6% 1% 1% 1% 2,747
Seldom/never 49% 34% 9% 1% 5% 2% 1,326

Importance of religion in one's life among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who say religion is…

Attendance at religious services Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 84% 15% 1% < 1% < 1% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 45% 8% 1% < 1% 2,747
Seldom/never 31% 40% 20% 9% < 1% 1,326

Frequency of prayer among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 78% 17% 2% 3% 1% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 24% 12% 14% < 1% 2,747
Seldom/never 38% 20% 8% 33% 1% 1,326

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who attend prayer group…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 34% 13% 12% 39% 1% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 7% 8% 11% 73% < 1% 2,747
Seldom/never 3% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 1,326

Frequency of meditation among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who meditate…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 56% 8% 4% 31% 2% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 32% 11% 6% 50% 1% 2,747
Seldom/never 27% 7% 4% 62% 1% 1,326

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Catholics by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 73% 13% 6% 6% 1% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 49% 21% 15% 14% 1% 2,747
Seldom/never 39% 17% 14% 30% 1% 1,326

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Catholics by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 48% 16% 13% 23% 1% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 15% 17% 28% 1% 2,747
Seldom/never 36% 14% 15% 33% 1% 1,326

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Catholics by religious attendance

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

Attendance at religious services Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 47% 8% 35% 7% 3% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 21% 11% 55% 12% 2% 2,747
Seldom/never 15% 11% 60% 13% 2% 1,326

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who say…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 35% 61% 1% 2% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 70% 1% 1% 2,747
Seldom/never 25% 73% 2% 1% 1,326

Frequency of reading scripture among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who read scripture…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 45% 13% 10% 31% 1% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 14% 13% 13% 60% 1% 2,747
Seldom/never 10% 5% 5% 80% < 1% 1,326

Interpreting scripture among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who say the holy scripture is…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 34% 41% 4% 14% 7% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 21% 36% 2% 33% 8% 2,747
Seldom/never 19% 25% 2% 46% 8% 1,326

Belief in Heaven among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 92% 4% 4% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 84% 11% 5% 2,747
Seldom/never 73% 19% 8% 1,326

Belief in Hell among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 71% 21% 8% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 60% 32% 8% 2,747
Seldom/never 54% 37% 9% 1,326

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 40% 19% 41% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 35% 18% 47% 2,747
Seldom/never 36% 20% 44% 1,326

Political ideology among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 45% 33% 17% 4% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 32% 39% 24% 5% 2,747
Seldom/never 32% 34% 28% 6% 1,326

Views about size of government among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 50% 44% 3% 3% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 45% 49% 3% 3% 2,747
Seldom/never 47% 46% 2% 4% 1,326

Views about government aid to the poor among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who say government aid to the poor…

Attendance at religious services Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 46% 47% 4% 2% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 46% 49% 3% 2% 2,747
Seldom/never 46% 49% 4% 1% 1,326

Views about abortion among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who say abortion should be…

Attendance at religious services Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 32% 63% 5% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 57% 39% 4% 2,747
Seldom/never 62% 33% 5% 1,326

Views about homosexuality among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 60% 31% 5% 4% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 76% 17% 4% 3% 2,747
Seldom/never 76% 17% 3% 4% 1,326

Views about same-sex marriage among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 45% 46% 10% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 64% 27% 8% 2,747
Seldom/never 66% 25% 9% 1,326

Views about environmental regulation among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who say…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 41% 53% 2% 4% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 59% 2% 2% 2,747
Seldom/never 42% 53% 2% 4% 1,326

Views about human evolution among Catholics by religious attendance

% of Catholics who say humans…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 3,092. 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.
At least once a week 20% 34% 4% 36% 6% 3,092
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 31% 4% 26% 3% 2,747
Seldom/never 40% 28% 5% 23% 4% 1,326