Frequency of prayer among Catholics

% of Catholics who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly 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 59% 20% 7% 13% 1% 7,202
2007 58% 21% 7% 13% 1% 8,054

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,236. 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 daily 13% 33% 30% 25% 4,236
Weekly 21% 34% 31% 14% 1,406
Monthly 24% 37% 28% 11% 478
Seldom/never 28% 33% 25% 13% 885

Generational cohort among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,236. 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 daily 8% 9% 29% 36% 17% 2% 4,236
Weekly 13% 14% 28% 36% 9% < 1% 1,406
Monthly 16% 17% 28% 33% 5% 1% 478
Seldom/never 20% 13% 28% 30% 8% 1% 885

Gender composition among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 39% 61% 4,335
Weekly 51% 49% 1,431
Monthly 60% 40% 485
Seldom/never 67% 33% 893

Racial and ethnic composition among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,275. 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 daily 57% 4% 3% 35% 2% 4,275
Weekly 62% 2% 3% 32% 2% 1,412
Monthly 61% 1% 1% 35% 2% 482
Seldom/never 62% 1% 4% 32% 2% 889

Immigrant status among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,290. 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 daily 29% 15% 56% 4,290
Weekly 26% 14% 60% 1,415
Monthly 24% 15% 60% 481
Seldom/never 26% 15% 60% 884

Income distribution among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who have a household income of…

Frequency of prayer Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,641. 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.
At least daily 39% 19% 25% 17% 3,641
Weekly 33% 19% 27% 22% 1,249
Monthly 31% 17% 26% 25% 425
Seldom/never 32% 20% 28% 20% 795

Educational distribution among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,315. 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 daily 46% 28% 16% 10% 4,315
Weekly 47% 25% 19% 9% 1,419
Monthly 45% 27% 17% 12% 482
Seldom/never 47% 28% 16% 9% 886

Marital status among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,320. 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 daily 54% 7% 12% 9% 17% 4,320
Weekly 51% 8% 12% 4% 24% 1,427
Monthly 50% 11% 9% 2% 27% 484
Seldom/never 42% 11% 11% 4% 32% 889

Parent of children under 18 among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 4,319. 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 daily 31% 69% 4,319
Weekly 31% 69% 1,426
Monthly 33% 67% 481
Seldom/never 26% 74% 889

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who say they…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 4,335. 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 daily 76% 20% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 4,335
Weekly 60% 35% 4% 1% 1% < 1% 1,431
Monthly 42% 44% 10% 1% 1% 1% 485
Seldom/never 30% 39% 16% 2% 10% 4% 893

Importance of religion in one's life among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who say religion is…

Frequency of prayer Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 76% 21% 2% < 1% < 1% 4,335
Weekly 44% 49% 5% 1% < 1% 1,431
Monthly 24% 59% 13% 3% < 1% 485
Seldom/never 14% 41% 32% 12% < 1% 893

Attendance at religious services among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who attend religious services…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 52% 35% 13% < 1% 4,335
Weekly 33% 47% 20% 1% 1,431
Monthly 11% 66% 23% < 1% 485
Seldom/never 8% 42% 50% < 1% 893

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

% of Catholics who attend prayer group…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 24% 12% 12% 51% 1% 4,335
Weekly 12% 9% 9% 71% < 1% 1,431
Monthly 4% 5% 6% 85% < 1% 485
Seldom/never 2% 2% 4% 92% < 1% 893

Frequency of meditation among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who meditate…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 54% 8% 4% 33% 2% 4,335
Weekly 29% 12% 7% 52% 1% 1,431
Monthly 17% 13% 9% 61% < 1% 485
Seldom/never 11% 6% 4% 78% 1% 893

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Catholics by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 69% 15% 8% 7% 1% 4,335
Weekly 48% 24% 14% 12% 1% 1,431
Monthly 31% 22% 20% 27% < 1% 485
Seldom/never 27% 14% 17% 41% 1% 893

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Catholics by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 49% 15% 13% 22% 1% 4,335
Weekly 35% 16% 17% 30% 1% 1,431
Monthly 28% 17% 22% 34% < 1% 485
Seldom/never 30% 13% 17% 39% 1% 893

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Catholics by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 40% 8% 43% 7% 3% 4,335
Weekly 20% 12% 53% 12% 3% 1,431
Monthly 13% 12% 61% 13% 1% 485
Seldom/never 11% 11% 58% 19% 1% 893

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who say…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 4,335. 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 daily 33% 64% 2% 1% 4,335
Weekly 29% 68% 1% 2% 1,431
Monthly 25% 74% 1% < 1% 485
Seldom/never 22% 77% < 1% 1% 893

Frequency of reading scripture among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who read scripture…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 37% 14% 11% 37% 1% 4,335
Weekly 14% 11% 13% 61% < 1% 1,431
Monthly 2% 7% 11% 79% < 1% 485
Seldom/never 2% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 893

Interpreting scripture among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 4,335. 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 daily 32% 39% 4% 19% 7% 4,335
Weekly 20% 38% 2% 32% 8% 1,431
Monthly 17% 30% 2% 44% 7% 485
Seldom/never 13% 24% 1% 53% 8% 893

Belief in Heaven among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who …in heaven

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 90% 5% 4% 4,335
Weekly 85% 10% 5% 1,431
Monthly 83% 12% 5% 485
Seldom/never 62% 30% 8% 893

Belief in Hell among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 68% 24% 8% 4,335
Weekly 64% 29% 7% 1,431
Monthly 58% 36% 6% 485
Seldom/never 46% 45% 9% 893

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 38% 19% 43% 4,335
Weekly 37% 18% 45% 1,431
Monthly 38% 22% 40% 485
Seldom/never 35% 18% 47% 893

Political ideology among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 42% 34% 19% 5% 4,335
Weekly 33% 37% 25% 4% 1,431
Monthly 29% 43% 24% 5% 485
Seldom/never 27% 39% 30% 5% 893

Views about size of government among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who would rather have…

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 47% 47% 3% 3% 4,335
Weekly 49% 45% 3% 3% 1,431
Monthly 50% 46% 2% 2% 485
Seldom/never 47% 48% 2% 3% 893

Views about government aid to the poor among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of prayer Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 45% 49% 4% 2% 4,335
Weekly 48% 46% 4% 2% 1,431
Monthly 49% 47% 2% 2% 485
Seldom/never 47% 49% 4% < 1% 893

Views about abortion among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who say abortion should be…

Frequency of prayer Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 41% 53% 5% 4,335
Weekly 51% 46% 3% 1,431
Monthly 61% 36% 4% 485
Seldom/never 66% 30% 4% 893

Views about homosexuality among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 65% 26% 4% 5% 4,335
Weekly 74% 19% 4% 3% 1,431
Monthly 77% 18% 3% 2% 485
Seldom/never 81% 16% 2% 1% 893

Views about same-sex marriage among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,335. 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 daily 50% 39% 10% 4,335
Weekly 63% 29% 9% 1,431
Monthly 67% 26% 7% 485
Seldom/never 70% 25% 5% 893

Views about environmental regulation among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who say…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 4,335. 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 daily 39% 55% 2% 4% 4,335
Weekly 41% 56% 2% 2% 1,431
Monthly 37% 60% 2% 1% 485
Seldom/never 40% 55% 3% 3% 893

Views about human evolution among Catholics by frequency of prayer

% of Catholics who say humans…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 4,335. 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 daily 22% 34% 4% 34% 6% 4,335
Weekly 35% 31% 3% 27% 3% 1,431
Monthly 43% 29% 5% 21% 2% 485
Seldom/never 55% 21% 5% 17% 2% 893