Views about environmental regulation among Evangelical Protestants

% of Evangelical Protestants who say…

Survey year 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 = 8,593. 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 48% 45% 3% 4% 8,593
2007 35% 54% 4% 6% 9,472

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who are ages…

Views about environmental regulation 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 4,244. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 15% 32% 31% 22% 4,244
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 21% 35% 28% 16% 3,638
Neither/both equally 9% 35% 31% 25% 241
Don't know 10% 29% 19% 41% 294

Generational cohort among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about environmental regulation Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 4,244. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 9% 10% 27% 37% 15% 1% 4,244
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 13% 15% 28% 33% 11% 1% 3,638
Neither/both equally 3% 13% 29% 36% 17% 3% 241
Don't know 6% 10% 24% 25% 30% 6% 294

Gender composition among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about environmental regulation Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 52% 48% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 40% 60% 3,704
Neither/both equally 43% 57% 246
Don't know 27% 73% 303

Racial and ethnic composition among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Views about environmental regulation White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 4,284. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 81% 4% 1% 9% 4% 4,284
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 70% 9% 2% 13% 6% 3,666
Neither/both equally 76% 5% < 1% 13% 6% 241
Don't know 71% 5% 4% 15% 4% 288

Immigrant status among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about environmental regulation Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 4,285. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 7% 6% 87% 4,285
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 11% 7% 82% 3,662
Neither/both equally 8% 6% 86% 241
Don't know 16% 5% 79% 296

Income distribution among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who have a household income of…

Views about environmental regulation Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 3,788. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 32% 21% 30% 17% 3,788
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 37% 23% 28% 13% 3,265
Neither/both equally 41% 21% 24% 14% 200
Don't know 57% 19% 17% 7% 209

Educational distribution among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who have completed…

Views about environmental regulation High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 4,313. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 45% 35% 14% 7% 4,313
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 41% 37% 14% 8% 3,688
Neither/both equally 41% 35% 17% 6% 244
Don't know 57% 26% 12% 5% 300

Marital status among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about environmental regulation Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 4,322. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 62% 4% 12% 7% 14% 4,322
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 49% 6% 16% 7% 22% 3,693
Neither/both equally 53% 2% 18% 11% 15% 245
Don't know 43% 2% 20% 21% 14% 302

Parent of children under 18 among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about environmental regulation 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 30% 70% 4,319
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 32% 68% 3,695
Neither/both equally 29% 71% 244
Don't know 27% 73% 302

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who say they…

Views about environmental regulation 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 = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 90% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 85% 13% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 3,704
Neither/both equally 90% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 246
Don't know 86% 11% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 303

Importance of religion in one's life among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who say religion is…

Views about environmental regulation Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 82% 15% 2% 1% < 1% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 75% 21% 2% 1% < 1% 3,704
Neither/both equally 83% 14% < 1% 1% 2% 246
Don't know 78% 17% 1% 1% 3% 303

Attendance at religious services among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who attend religious services…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 61% 28% 11% < 1% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 54% 32% 13% < 1% 3,704
Neither/both equally 65% 18% 15% 2% 246
Don't know 61% 24% 11% 4% 303

Frequency of prayer among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who pray…

Views about environmental regulation At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 79% 13% 3% 4% 1% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 77% 15% 3% 4% < 1% 3,704
Neither/both equally 86% 9% 1% 3% 2% 246
Don't know 86% 8% 1% 2% 2% 303

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who attend prayer group…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 46% 13% 10% 31% 1% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 40% 14% 10% 36% < 1% 3,704
Neither/both equally 54% 12% 4% 29% 1% 246
Don't know 46% 11% 6% 31% 5% 303

Frequency of meditation among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who meditate…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 48% 6% 3% 41% 2% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 49% 7% 3% 39% 1% 3,704
Neither/both equally 54% 5% 1% 37% 2% 246
Don't know 61% 2% 4% 28% 5% 303

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 76% 11% 6% 6% 1% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 73% 13% 7% 7% 1% 3,704
Neither/both equally 80% 7% 7% 5% 1% 246
Don't know 74% 8% 6% 7% 5% 303

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 48% 16% 11% 23% 2% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 46% 17% 12% 24% 1% 3,704
Neither/both equally 52% 8% 8% 29% 3% 246
Don't know 52% 9% 9% 20% 10% 303

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

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

Views about environmental regulation Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 64% 4% 28% 2% 2% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 55% 7% 32% 4% 2% 3,704
Neither/both equally 63% 2% 27% 3% 5% 246
Don't know 59% 2% 30% 2% 7% 303

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who say…

Views about environmental regulation 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 = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 57% 40% 2% 1% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 42% 56% 1% 1% 3,704
Neither/both equally 52% 41% 7% < 1% 246
Don't know 40% 50% 2% 8% 303

Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who read scripture…

Views about environmental regulation At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 65% 12% 7% 16% 1% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 60% 12% 8% 20% 1% 3,704
Neither/both equally 69% 10% 6% 13% 2% 246
Don't know 69% 7% 4% 16% 4% 303

Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who say the holy scripture is…

Views about environmental regulation 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 = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 61% 26% 4% 6% 4% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 48% 35% 3% 10% 4% 3,704
Neither/both equally 56% 17% 13% 5% 9% 246
Don't know 60% 13% 11% 5% 12% 303

Belief in Heaven among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in heaven

Views about environmental regulation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 88% 5% 7% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 89% 6% 5% 3,704
Neither/both equally 83% 5% 12% 246
Don't know 83% 4% 12% 303

Belief in Hell among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in hell

Views about environmental regulation Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 84% 9% 7% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 81% 13% 6% 3,704
Neither/both equally 74% 11% 15% 246
Don't know 74% 12% 14% 303

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Views about environmental regulation Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 69% 14% 18% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 43% 17% 40% 3,704
Neither/both equally 55% 21% 24% 246
Don't know 44% 28% 27% 303

Political ideology among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about environmental regulation Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 67% 20% 8% 5% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 42% 34% 18% 6% 3,704
Neither/both equally 58% 27% 5% 10% 246
Don't know 48% 17% 17% 18% 303

Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who would rather have…

Views about environmental regulation Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 77% 20% 1% 2% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 51% 41% 3% 4% 3,704
Neither/both equally 62% 18% 11% 9% 246
Don't know 47% 33% 8% 12% 303

Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who say government aid to the poor…

Views about environmental regulation Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 70% 26% 3% 1% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 43% 52% 4% 2% 3,704
Neither/both equally 48% 30% 18% 3% 246
Don't know 41% 39% 7% 13% 303

Views about abortion among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who say abortion should be…

Views about environmental regulation Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 26% 71% 3% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 41% 56% 3% 3,704
Neither/both equally 29% 66% 5% 246
Don't know 23% 63% 14% 303

Views about homosexuality among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who say homosexuality…

Views about environmental regulation Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 29% 63% 4% 4% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 45% 47% 4% 3% 3,704
Neither/both equally 25% 54% 16% 5% 246
Don't know 27% 52% 7% 15% 303

Views about same-sex marriage among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who …same-sex marriage

Views about environmental regulation Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 21% 73% 7% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 37% 56% 7% 3,704
Neither/both equally 20% 64% 15% 246
Don't know 17% 67% 16% 303

Views about human evolution among Evangelical Protestants by views about environmental protection

% of Evangelical Protestants who say humans…

Views about environmental regulation 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 = 4,340. 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.
Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy 9% 22% 2% 64% 4% 4,340
Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost 14% 30% 2% 51% 3% 3,704
Neither/both equally 5% 14% 11% 57% 13% 246
Don't know 7% 16% 6% 48% 23% 303