Belief in God among Catholics

% of Catholics 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 = 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 64% 27% 5% 1% 2% 1% 7,202
2007 72% 21% 4% 1% 1% 2% 8,054

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,674. 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% 33% 30% 23% 4,674
Believe in God; fairly certain 20% 35% 29% 16% 1,820
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 28% 39% 21% 12% 308
Do not believe in God 28% 30% 27% 15% 112

Generational cohort among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,674. 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% 9% 28% 36% 15% 2% 4,674
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 14% 29% 34% 10% 1% 1,820
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 19% 16% 32% 24% 7% 2% 308
Do not believe in God 20% 16% 23% 33% 9% < 1% 112

Gender composition among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,775. 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% 58% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 52% 48% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 66% 34% 310
Do not believe in God 79% 21% 114

Racial and ethnic composition among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,702. 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 62% 4% 3% 30% 2% 4,702
Believe in God; fairly certain 53% 1% 3% 42% 1% 1,845
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 49% 1% 6% 43% 1% 307
Do not believe in God 77% 1% 4% 17% 1% 113

Immigrant status among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,728. 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% 15% 61% 4,728
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 14% 51% 1,833
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 36% 14% 50% 305
Do not believe in God 16% 19% 66% 114

Income distribution among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics 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 = 4,040. 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 34% 20% 26% 19% 4,040
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 18% 24% 18% 1,592
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 43% 15% 23% 20% 280
Do not believe in God 29% 13% 36% 22% 106

Educational distribution among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,750. 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 44% 29% 17% 10% 4,750
Believe in God; fairly certain 52% 23% 16% 9% 1,842
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 51% 22% 14% 13% 308
Do not believe in God 38% 25% 27% 10% 112

Marital status among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,758. 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% 6% 12% 8% 20% 4,758
Believe in God; fairly certain 50% 11% 11% 5% 22% 1,849
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 43% 11% 11% 3% 32% 310
Do not believe in God 41% 10% 10% 2% 36% 113

Parent of children under 18 among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,756. 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% 71% 4,756
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 65% 1,848
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 68% 310
Do not believe in God 19% 81% 112

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of Catholics 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 = 4,775. 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 70% 26% 3% 1% < 1% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 46% 13% 2% < 1% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 42% 32% 10% < 1% 310
Do not believe in God 7% 18% 30% 44% < 1% 114

Attendance at religious services among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics 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 = 4,775. 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% 37% 15% < 1% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 29% 46% 24% < 1% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 10% 52% 38% 1% 310
Do not believe in God 9% 29% 62% < 1% 114

Frequency of prayer among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,775. 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 70% 19% 5% 6% 1% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 43% 26% 11% 19% 1% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 26% 17% 15% 42% < 1% 310
Do not believe in God 2% 7% 5% 86% < 1% 114

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

% of Catholics 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 = 4,775. 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% 10% 11% 58% 1% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 13% 8% 8% 70% 1% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 8% 5% 83% < 1% 310
Do not believe in God 3% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 114

Frequency of meditation among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics 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 = 4,775. 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 45% 8% 4% 41% 1% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 12% 6% 47% 2% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 21% 13% 6% 60% < 1% 310
Do not believe in God 8% 5% 1% 86% < 1% 114

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

% of Catholics 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 = 4,775. 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% 16% 9% 9% 1% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 19% 15% 19% 1% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 14% 16% 40% 1% 310
Do not believe in God 20% 11% 12% 56% 1% 114

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

% of Catholics 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 = 4,775. 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 44% 15% 13% 27% 1% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 16% 18% 25% 2% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 39% 14% 19% 27% 1% 310
Do not believe in God 36% 18% 10% 36% < 1% 114

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

% of Catholics 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 = 4,775. 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% 9% 46% 7% 3% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 10% 52% 15% 2% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 12% 15% 52% 20% 1% 310
Do not believe in God 3% 7% 57% 31% 2% 114

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

% of Catholics 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 = 4,775. 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 33% 64% 1% 1% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 72% 1% 2% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 74% 1% < 1% 310
Do not believe in God 18% 81% < 1% 1% 114

Frequency of reading scripture among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics 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 = 4,775. 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% 13% 11% 45% 1% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 9% 10% 63% 1% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 8% 7% 79% < 1% 310
Do not believe in God 1% 1% 9% 89% < 1% 114

Interpreting scripture among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics 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 = 4,775. 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% 3% 18% 7% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 29% 2% 40% 8% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 9% 15% < 1% 66% 9% 310
Do not believe in God 6% 6% 1% 86% 2% 114

Belief in Heaven among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,775. 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 92% 5% 3% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 81% 13% 6% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 53% 35% 13% 310
Do not believe in God 9% 88% 3% 114

Belief in Hell among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,775. 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 70% 23% 7% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 58% 34% 9% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 39% 50% 11% 310
Do not believe in God 9% 88% 2% 114

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,775. 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 41% 18% 41% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 32% 20% 47% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 21% 56% 310
Do not believe in God 41% 8% 51% 114

Political ideology among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,775. 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 41% 36% 18% 5% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 30% 37% 29% 4% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 34% 34% 6% 310
Do not believe in God 25% 34% 40% 1% 114

Views about size of government among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,775. 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% 43% 3% 3% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 41% 54% 2% 3% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 40% 53% 3% 3% 310
Do not believe in God 46% 50% 2% 2% 114

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

% of Catholics 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 = 4,775. 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% 47% 4% 2% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 50% 3% 2% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 38% 56% 4% 1% 310
Do not believe in God 44% 52% 3% < 1% 114

Views about abortion among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics 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 = 4,775. 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 43% 52% 5% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 55% 41% 4% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 67% 27% 6% 310
Do not believe in God 79% 20% 1% 114

Views about homosexuality among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,775. 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 66% 26% 4% 4% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 77% 17% 3% 3% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 79% 16% 4% 2% 310
Do not believe in God 80% 18% < 1% 1% 114

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

% of Catholics who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,775. 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 52% 38% 10% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 65% 27% 8% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 65% 26% 9% 310
Do not believe in God 72% 26% 2% 114

Views about environmental regulation among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics 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 = 4,775. 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% 54% 2% 4% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 39% 57% 2% 2% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 34% 61% 2% 2% 310
Do not believe in God 32% 64% 1% 3% 114

Views about human evolution among Catholics by belief in God

% of Catholics 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 = 4,775. 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 22% 36% 4% 33% 5% 4,775
Believe in God; fairly certain 42% 26% 4% 23% 4% 1,854
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 56% 14% 4% 24% 3% 310
Do not believe in God 73% 14% 1% 13% < 1% 114