Views about same-sex marriage among Evangelical Protestants

% of Evangelical Protestants who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose 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 28% 64% 7% 8,593

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who are ages…

Views about same-sex marriage 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,203. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 29% 36% 25% 11% 2,203
Oppose/strongly oppose 13% 32% 32% 24% 5,611
Don't know 14% 39% 25% 23% 603

Generational cohort among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,203. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 18% 19% 28% 29% 7% < 1% 2,203
Oppose/strongly oppose 8% 10% 27% 38% 16% 1% 5,611
Don't know 9% 10% 33% 30% 16% 2% 603

Gender composition among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 40% 60% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 48% 52% 5,738
Don't know 46% 54% 628

Racial and ethnic composition among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,208. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 72% 7% 3% 12% 6% 2,208
Oppose/strongly oppose 78% 6% 1% 11% 4% 5,658
Don't know 68% 8% 1% 16% 7% 613

Immigrant status among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,200. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 8% 9% 83% 2,200
Oppose/strongly oppose 9% 6% 86% 5,667
Don't know 11% 8% 81% 617

Income distribution among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who have a household income of…

Views about same-sex marriage Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,018. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 37% 23% 26% 15% 2,018
Oppose/strongly oppose 34% 22% 30% 14% 4,958
Don't know 45% 23% 20% 13% 486

Educational distribution among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who have completed…

Views about same-sex marriage High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 37% 40% 16% 8% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 46% 34% 14% 7% 5,692
Don't know 47% 35% 10% 7% 626

Marital status among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,223. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 44% 9% 15% 5% 27% 2,223
Oppose/strongly oppose 61% 3% 14% 9% 13% 5,716
Don't know 46% 7% 19% 11% 17% 623

Parent of children under 18 among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,224. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 34% 66% 2,224
Oppose/strongly oppose 30% 70% 5,711
Don't know 31% 69% 625

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who say they…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 78% 19% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 92% 6% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 5,738
Don't know 83% 13% 1% 2% < 1% < 1% 628

Importance of religion in one's life among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who say religion is…

Views about same-sex marriage Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 62% 32% 4% 1% < 1% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 87% 10% 1% 1% 1% 5,738
Don't know 73% 22% 2% 2% 2% 628

Attendance at religious services among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who attend religious services…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 36% 46% 17% < 1% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 69% 22% 9% 1% 5,738
Don't know 45% 35% 19% 2% 628

Frequency of prayer among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who pray…

Views about same-sex marriage At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 67% 21% 5% 7% < 1% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 85% 10% 2% 2% 1% 5,738
Don't know 72% 17% 3% 5% 3% 628

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who attend prayer group…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 23% 15% 11% 51% 1% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 54% 13% 8% 25% 1% 5,738
Don't know 35% 11% 11% 43% 1% 628

Frequency of meditation among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who meditate…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 40% 8% 3% 47% 1% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 53% 6% 3% 37% 2% 5,738
Don't know 50% 7% 3% 36% 5% 628

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

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

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 64% 16% 10% 10% 1% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 80% 10% 5% 5% 1% 5,738
Don't know 69% 12% 8% 9% 3% 628

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

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

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 46% 18% 14% 22% 1% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 48% 15% 10% 24% 2% 5,738
Don't know 48% 11% 9% 28% 3% 628

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

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

Views about same-sex marriage Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 36% 11% 46% 5% 2% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 71% 3% 22% 2% 2% 5,738
Don't know 50% 4% 39% 2% 5% 628

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who say…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 31% 67% 1% 1% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 59% 39% 2% 1% 5,738
Don't know 40% 56% 2% 2% 628

Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who read scripture…

Views about same-sex marriage At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 43% 16% 10% 31% < 1% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 72% 10% 6% 12% 1% 5,738
Don't know 53% 15% 9% 23% 1% 628

Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who say the holy scripture is…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 31% 43% 3% 16% 7% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 66% 23% 4% 4% 3% 5,738
Don't know 48% 27% 8% 10% 8% 628

Belief in Heaven among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in heaven

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 89% 6% 5% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 88% 5% 7% 5,738
Don't know 85% 5% 10% 628

Belief in Hell among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in hell

Views about same-sex marriage Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 74% 20% 7% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 87% 7% 6% 5,738
Don't know 72% 14% 13% 628

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Views about same-sex marriage Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 39% 17% 44% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 65% 14% 21% 5,738
Don't know 41% 30% 29% 628

Political ideology among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Views about same-sex marriage Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 28% 42% 24% 6% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 67% 20% 8% 5% 5,738
Don't know 43% 31% 10% 15% 628

Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who would rather have…

Views about same-sex marriage Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 50% 44% 3% 3% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 71% 24% 2% 3% 5,738
Don't know 56% 29% 6% 9% 628

Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

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

Views about same-sex marriage Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 43% 52% 3% 1% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 63% 32% 4% 2% 5,738
Don't know 47% 39% 8% 6% 628

Views about abortion among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who say abortion should be…

Views about same-sex marriage Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 60% 38% 2% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 21% 76% 3% 5,738
Don't know 35% 49% 15% 628

Views about homosexuality among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who say homosexuality…

Views about same-sex marriage Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 86% 9% 3% 2% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 15% 79% 4% 2% 5,738
Don't know 33% 24% 18% 25% 628

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

% of Evangelical Protestants who say…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 36% 60% 2% 2% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 54% 39% 3% 4% 5,738
Don't know 44% 43% 6% 8% 628

Views about human evolution among Evangelical Protestants by views about same-sex marriage

% of Evangelical Protestants who say humans…

Views about same-sex marriage 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 = 2,227. 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.
Strongly favor/favor 19% 41% 3% 35% 3% 2,227
Oppose/strongly oppose 7% 18% 2% 68% 5% 5,738
Don't know 11% 27% 6% 45% 12% 628