Belief in God among Jews

% of Jews who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 847. 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 37% 27% 14% 1% 17% 4% 847
2007 41% 31% 10% 1% 10% 7% 682

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 268. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 22% 30% 29% 20% 268
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 27% 24% 27% 227
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 29% 26% 26% 115
Do not believe in God 29% 21% 20% 31% 159

Generational cohort among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 268. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 11% 14% 26% 34% 12% 3% 268
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 9% 24% 32% 17% 3% 227
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 12% 16% 19% 36% 16% 1% 115
Do not believe in God 17% 14% 18% 28% 18% 5% 159

Gender composition among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 53% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 53% 47% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 61% 39% 118
Do not believe in God 55% 45% 161

Racial and ethnic composition among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 273. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 82% 6% 4% 7% 2% 273
Believe in God; fairly certain 95% < 1% 1% 2% 2% 230
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 90% < 1% < 1% 7% 3% 117
Do not believe in God 97% < 1% < 1% 1% 1% 160

Immigrant status among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 274. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 17% 20% 63% 274
Believe in God; fairly certain 11% 20% 69% 230
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 9% 26% 65% 118
Do not believe in God 4% 26% 70% 161

Income distribution among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who have a household income of…

Belief in God Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 235. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 25% 16% 23% 36% 235
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 18% 25% 45% 191
Do not believe in God 10% 14% 27% 50% 141

Educational distribution among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 275. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 26% 25% 24% 25% 275
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 19% 32% 32% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 18% 21% 28% 33% 118
Do not believe in God 14% 14% 38% 34% 160

Marital status among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 276. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 64% 5% 8% 6% 17% 276
Believe in God; fairly certain 57% 4% 10% 6% 23% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 45% 11% 7% 8% 29% 116
Do not believe in God 46% 6% 7% 5% 36% 161

Parent of children under 18 among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 276. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 31% 69% 276
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 75% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 77% 118
Do not believe in God 16% 84% 161

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of Jews who say religion is…

Belief in God Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 72% 20% 6% 1% < 1% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 23% 56% 17% 4% < 1% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 9% 47% 30% 14% < 1% 118
Do not believe in God 3% 27% 42% 28% < 1% 161

Attendance at religious services among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who attend religious services…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 39% 42% 19% < 1% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 13% 57% 30% < 1% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 57% 37% < 1% 118
Do not believe in God 2% 45% 53% < 1% 161

Frequency of prayer among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 59% 19% 7% 13% 1% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 21% 13% 42% 1% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 8% 16% 7% 69% < 1% 118
Do not believe in God < 1% 2% 3% 95% 1% 161

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

% of Jews who attend prayer group…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 34% 11% 15% 39% 1% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 9% 10% 11% 70% < 1% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 10% 10% 75% < 1% 118
Do not believe in God 2% 6% 4% 88% < 1% 161

Frequency of meditation among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who meditate…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 40% 7% 4% 44% 5% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 11% 5% 55% 1% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 19% 6% 11% 64% < 1% 118
Do not believe in God 15% 9% 4% 70% 1% 161

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

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

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 61% 14% 10% 14% 1% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 23% 20% 22% 1% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 23% 14% 42% < 1% 118
Do not believe in God 16% 15% 12% 55% 2% 161

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

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

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 18% 11% 23% 1% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 17% 15% 26% 2% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 49% 12% 20% 19% < 1% 118
Do not believe in God 31% 25% 22% 22% < 1% 161

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

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

Belief in God Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 35% 12% 44% 6% 3% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 12% 15% 53% 17% 3% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 28% 53% 14% 2% 118
Do not believe in God < 1% 22% 50% 28% 1% 161

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

% of Jews who say…

Belief in God There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 27% 69% 3% 1% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 74% 1% < 1% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 12% 87% 1% < 1% 118
Do not believe in God 16% 81% 2% 1% 161

Frequency of reading scripture among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who read scripture…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 38% 10% 9% 41% 2% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 8% 8% 12% 70% 1% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 10% 10% 77% < 1% 118
Do not believe in God < 1% 1% 4% 94% 1% 161

Interpreting scripture among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in God Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 26% 39% 3% 21% 10% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 4% 29% 1% 59% 7% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 6% < 1% 83% 9% 118
Do not believe in God < 1% 4% 1% 94% 1% 161

Belief in Heaven among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 67% 24% 9% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 45% 10% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 72% 9% 118
Do not believe in God 4% 89% 8% 161

Belief in Hell among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 45% 46% 9% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 14% 80% 6% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 7% 87% 6% 118
Do not believe in God 4% 91% 5% 161

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 38% 15% 47% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 28% 7% 65% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 4% 74% 118
Do not believe in God 8% 4% 89% 161

Political ideology among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 34% 34% 27% 4% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 19% 39% 40% 2% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 14% 36% 49% < 1% 118
Do not believe in God 7% 23% 67% 3% 161

Views about size of government among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 44% 49% 3% 3% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 46% 49% 3% 3% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 43% 50% 4% 3% 118
Do not believe in God 24% 72% 1% 2% 161

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

% of Jews who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in God Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 39% 53% 3% 4% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 31% 63% 5% 1% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 27% 69% 3% 1% 118
Do not believe in God 13% 86% < 1% < 1% 161

Views about abortion among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who say abortion should be…

Belief in God Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 66% 30% 4% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 89% 9% 2% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 97% 3% < 1% 118
Do not believe in God 95% 4% 1% 161

Views about homosexuality among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 60% 35% 4% 1% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 89% 9% 2% < 1% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 98% 2% < 1% < 1% 118
Do not believe in God 98% 1% < 1% 1% 161

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

% of Jews who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 54% 38% 8% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 86% 9% 5% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 95% 4% 1% 118
Do not believe in God 95% 4% 1% 161

Views about environmental regulation among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who say…

Belief in God Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 36% 60% 2% 3% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 71% 1% 1% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 17% 78% 4% 1% 118
Do not believe in God 11% 87% 1% 1% 161

Views about human evolution among Jews by belief in God

% of Jews who say humans…

Belief in God Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 277. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 23% 33% 4% 33% 6% 277
Believe in God; fairly certain 66% 16% 8% 8% 1% 231
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 85% 2% 3% 10% < 1% 118
Do not believe in God 92% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 161