DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,733. 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.
Married 5% 38% 35% 22% 3,733
Living with a partner 32% 43% 18% 6% 451
Divorced/separated 5% 34% 45% 16% 885
Widowed < 1% 5% 20% 76% 705
Never married 54% 27% 14% 5% 1,273

Generational cohort among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,733. 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.
Married 1% 8% 33% 42% 14% 1% 3,733
Living with a partner 15% 24% 35% 22% 3% < 1% 451
Divorced/separated 1% 6% 32% 52% 9% < 1% 885
Widowed < 1% < 1% 4% 25% 56% 14% 705
Never married 42% 19% 20% 16% 3% < 1% 1,273

Gender composition among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 46% 54% 3,810
Living with a partner 49% 51% 455
Divorced/separated 45% 55% 898
Widowed 27% 73% 721
Never married 54% 46% 1,292

Racial and ethnic composition among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,769. 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.
Married 64% 2% 3% 30% 2% 3,769
Living with a partner 41% 3% 2% 51% 2% 454
Divorced/separated 54% 3% 2% 38% 2% 881
Widowed 76% 2% 2% 19% 1% 712
Never married 50% 5% 4% 38% 3% 1,276

Immigrant status among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,789. 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.
Married 28% 11% 61% 3,789
Living with a partner 36% 18% 46% 449
Divorced/separated 32% 13% 55% 882
Widowed 18% 20% 62% 711
Never married 24% 22% 54% 1,272

Income distribution among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who have a household income of…

Marital status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,226. 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.
Married 24% 18% 32% 27% 3,226
Living with a partner 50% 18% 20% 11% 403
Divorced/separated 54% 21% 16% 9% 792
Widowed 58% 21% 14% 7% 580
Never married 43% 22% 23% 12% 1,127

Educational distribution among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,792. 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.
Married 41% 26% 20% 13% 3,792
Living with a partner 55% 27% 10% 7% 448
Divorced/separated 56% 25% 13% 7% 892
Widowed 58% 25% 9% 8% 719
Never married 46% 33% 14% 7% 1,283

Parent of children under 18 among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,789. 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.
Married 40% 60% 3,789
Living with a partner 42% 58% 455
Divorced/separated 28% 72% 895
Widowed 6% 94% 721
Never married 13% 87% 1,291

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who say they…

Marital status 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 = 3,810. 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.
Married 67% 26% 4% 1% 1% 1% 3,810
Living with a partner 51% 38% 6% 2% 2% 1% 455
Divorced/separated 65% 26% 5% 2% 1% 1% 898
Widowed 75% 20% 2% 2% < 1% < 1% 721
Never married 60% 28% 7% 1% 3% 1% 1,292

Importance of religion in one's life among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who say religion is…

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 62% 30% 7% 1% < 1% 3,810
Living with a partner 51% 38% 8% 3% < 1% 455
Divorced/separated 57% 34% 6% 3% < 1% 898
Widowed 73% 21% 3% 2% 1% 721
Never married 46% 38% 12% 4% < 1% 1,292

Attendance at religious services among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who attend religious services…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 45% 39% 16% < 1% 3,810
Living with a partner 25% 48% 27% 1% 455
Divorced/separated 34% 40% 26% < 1% 898
Widowed 55% 25% 18% 2% 721
Never married 29% 46% 24% 1% 1,292

Frequency of prayer among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 61% 20% 7% 11% 1% 3,810
Living with a partner 52% 21% 10% 17% < 1% 455
Divorced/separated 61% 20% 6% 12% 1% 898
Widowed 77% 12% 2% 7% 1% 721
Never married 47% 23% 9% 20% 1% 1,292

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

% of Catholics who attend prayer group…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 18% 9% 10% 63% < 1% 3,810
Living with a partner 16% 10% 9% 64% < 1% 455
Divorced/separated 16% 10% 10% 62% 1% 898
Widowed 23% 8% 10% 57% 2% 721
Never married 14% 10% 10% 66% 1% 1,292

Frequency of meditation among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who meditate…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 41% 9% 5% 44% 1% 3,810
Living with a partner 33% 11% 7% 47% 2% 455
Divorced/separated 44% 9% 5% 40% 1% 898
Widowed 57% 8% 2% 30% 3% 721
Never married 32% 9% 6% 52% 1% 1,292

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Catholics by marital status

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 58% 17% 11% 13% 1% 3,810
Living with a partner 52% 19% 11% 17% < 1% 455
Divorced/separated 57% 17% 9% 15% 1% 898
Widowed 69% 9% 6% 14% 2% 721
Never married 49% 19% 14% 16% 2% 1,292

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Catholics by marital status

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 40% 15% 15% 28% 1% 3,810
Living with a partner 45% 18% 15% 22% 1% 455
Divorced/separated 44% 14% 13% 28% 1% 898
Widowed 44% 10% 12% 32% 2% 721
Never married 44% 17% 15% 24% 1% 1,292

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Catholics by marital status

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

Marital status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 31% 9% 49% 9% 2% 3,810
Living with a partner 24% 9% 52% 14% 1% 455
Divorced/separated 31% 11% 46% 11% 2% 898
Widowed 42% 7% 42% 5% 4% 721
Never married 24% 13% 48% 13% 3% 1,292

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who say…

Marital status 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 = 3,810. 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.
Married 33% 64% 1% 1% 3,810
Living with a partner 21% 77% 1% < 1% 455
Divorced/separated 28% 69% 2% 2% 898
Widowed 31% 65% 2% 3% 721
Never married 26% 71% 1% 1% 1,292

Frequency of reading scripture among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who read scripture…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 25% 11% 11% 52% 1% 3,810
Living with a partner 21% 15% 9% 54% < 1% 455
Divorced/separated 31% 12% 9% 48% < 1% 898
Widowed 37% 9% 9% 43% 2% 721
Never married 20% 12% 11% 57% 1% 1,292

Interpreting scripture among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who say the holy scripture is…

Marital status 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 = 3,810. 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.
Married 25% 39% 3% 26% 7% 3,810
Living with a partner 29% 25% 1% 34% 11% 455
Divorced/separated 31% 31% 3% 27% 8% 898
Widowed 30% 34% 4% 22% 10% 721
Never married 22% 37% 2% 33% 6% 1,292

Belief in Heaven among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who …in heaven

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 85% 10% 5% 3,810
Living with a partner 82% 12% 5% 455
Divorced/separated 83% 10% 7% 898
Widowed 90% 6% 5% 721
Never married 85% 11% 5% 1,292

Belief in Hell among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 63% 29% 7% 3,810
Living with a partner 63% 30% 8% 455
Divorced/separated 62% 27% 11% 898
Widowed 61% 27% 12% 721
Never married 66% 28% 7% 1,292

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 42% 19% 39% 3,810
Living with a partner 28% 24% 47% 455
Divorced/separated 29% 21% 51% 898
Widowed 38% 16% 47% 721
Never married 36% 16% 48% 1,292

Political ideology among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 41% 36% 19% 4% 3,810
Living with a partner 31% 33% 30% 6% 455
Divorced/separated 36% 32% 27% 5% 898
Widowed 42% 37% 15% 6% 721
Never married 29% 38% 27% 5% 1,292

Views about size of government among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who would rather have…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 54% 40% 3% 3% 3,810
Living with a partner 34% 61% 3% 2% 455
Divorced/separated 42% 52% 4% 2% 898
Widowed 53% 40% 3% 5% 721
Never married 39% 57% 1% 3% 1,292

Views about government aid to the poor among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who say government aid to the poor…

Marital status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 50% 44% 3% 2% 3,810
Living with a partner 38% 57% 5% 1% 455
Divorced/separated 41% 52% 4% 2% 898
Widowed 47% 47% 3% 3% 721
Never married 41% 53% 4% 2% 1,292

Views about abortion among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who say abortion should be…

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 47% 49% 4% 3,810
Living with a partner 52% 45% 3% 455
Divorced/separated 49% 45% 6% 898
Widowed 38% 54% 8% 721
Never married 52% 43% 5% 1,292

Views about homosexuality among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 68% 24% 4% 4% 3,810
Living with a partner 80% 16% 3% 1% 455
Divorced/separated 71% 21% 5% 4% 898
Widowed 54% 35% 4% 7% 721
Never married 75% 20% 2% 3% 1,292

Views about same-sex marriage among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who …same-sex marriage

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,810. 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.
Married 53% 38% 10% 3,810
Living with a partner 69% 26% 5% 455
Divorced/separated 56% 34% 10% 898
Widowed 43% 44% 13% 721
Never married 67% 26% 7% 1,292

Views about environmental regulation among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who say…

Marital status 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 = 3,810. 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.
Married 41% 54% 2% 3% 3,810
Living with a partner 35% 60% 2% 2% 455
Divorced/separated 38% 55% 2% 5% 898
Widowed 40% 48% 5% 7% 721
Never married 36% 60% 1% 3% 1,292

Views about human evolution among Catholics by marital status

% of Catholics who say humans…

Marital status 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 = 3,810. 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.
Married 29% 33% 5% 29% 4% 3,810
Living with a partner 40% 32% 1% 25% 2% 455
Divorced/separated 29% 31% 4% 32% 4% 898
Widowed 17% 25% 7% 40% 11% 721
Never married 37% 30% 3% 26% 4% 1,292