Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated

% of the Unaffiliated who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,556. 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 40% 16% 11% 32% 2% 7,556
2007 35% 13% 12% 37% 4% 5,048

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,000. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 38% 21% 8% 3,000
Once or twice a month 44% 34% 15% 6% 1,172
Several times a year 31% 43% 20% 7% 803
Seldom/never 35% 36% 19% 11% 2,317
Don't know 26% 34% 22% 17% 145

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,000. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 19% 22% 29% 24% 5% < 1% 3,000
Once or twice a month 31% 23% 25% 18% 4% < 1% 1,172
Several times a year 19% 21% 34% 23% 4% < 1% 803
Seldom/never 22% 21% 27% 23% 7% 1% 2,317
Don't know 16% 18% 27% 28% 11% < 1% 145

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 52% 48% 3,048
Once or twice a month 55% 45% 1,191
Several times a year 54% 46% 816
Seldom/never 65% 35% 2,348
Don't know 58% 42% 153

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,980. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 12% 4% 16% 6% 2,980
Once or twice a month 69% 10% 5% 11% 5% 1,179
Several times a year 68% 7% 8% 14% 3% 807
Seldom/never 76% 6% 5% 10% 4% 2,315
Don't know 65% 13% 4% 12% 6% 146

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,005. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 14% 12% 74% 3,005
Once or twice a month 11% 12% 77% 1,176
Several times a year 18% 11% 71% 801
Seldom/never 9% 12% 78% 2,308
Don't know 19% 15% 66% 145

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who have a household income of…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,739. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 21% 24% 21% 2,739
Once or twice a month 31% 19% 27% 22% 1,085
Several times a year 31% 21% 25% 24% 749
Seldom/never 33% 20% 27% 19% 2,099
Don't know 33% 14% 35% 18% 118

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,035. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 35% 34% 20% 12% 3,035
Once or twice a month 35% 34% 20% 11% 1,189
Several times a year 37% 29% 20% 15% 813
Seldom/never 45% 31% 15% 9% 2,345
Don't know 40% 29% 22% 9% 150

Marital status among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,033. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 13% 12% 3% 34% 3,033
Once or twice a month 33% 12% 10% 2% 43% 1,187
Several times a year 40% 11% 12% 3% 35% 814
Seldom/never 37% 10% 12% 3% 38% 2,337
Don't know 41% 9% 11% 5% 34% 152

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,041. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 29% 71% 3,041
Once or twice a month 26% 74% 1,186
Several times a year 25% 75% 814
Seldom/never 23% 77% 2,339
Don't know 21% 79% 152

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who say they…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 39% 21% 9% 1% 25% 5% 3,048
Once or twice a month 23% 26% 13% < 1% 32% 5% 1,191
Several times a year 23% 28% 14% 1% 27% 6% 816
Seldom/never 14% 19% 14% < 1% 46% 6% 2,348
Don't know 27% 14% 5% 4% 34% 16% 153

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who say religion is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 21% 23% 21% 34% 2% 3,048
Once or twice a month 10% 25% 29% 36% < 1% 1,191
Several times a year 9% 26% 33% 32% < 1% 816
Seldom/never 5% 18% 28% 49% 1% 2,348
Don't know 18% 10% 17% 50% 6% 153

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who attend religious services…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 7% 26% 66% < 1% 3,048
Once or twice a month 4% 29% 67% < 1% 1,191
Several times a year 3% 29% 68% < 1% 816
Seldom/never 1% 17% 82% < 1% 2,348
Don't know 8% 16% 73% 3% 153

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 32% 13% 6% 48% < 1% 3,048
Once or twice a month 17% 12% 9% 62% < 1% 1,191
Several times a year 15% 13% 10% 61% < 1% 816
Seldom/never 7% 7% 5% 80% < 1% 2,348
Don't know 18% 7% 6% 64% 5% 153

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who attend prayer group…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 9% 5% 4% 82% < 1% 3,048
Once or twice a month 3% 4% 4% 88% < 1% 1,191
Several times a year 2% 2% 8% 89% < 1% 816
Seldom/never 2% 1% 1% 96% < 1% 2,348
Don't know 8% 2% 5% 82% 3% 153

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who meditate…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 43% 11% 4% 42% 1% 3,048
Once or twice a month 22% 16% 7% 55% 1% 1,191
Several times a year 16% 9% 13% 61% 2% 816
Seldom/never 11% 6% 3% 80% 1% 2,348
Don't know 20% 8% 1% 61% 10% 153

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 63% 13% 8% 16% 1% 3,048
Once or twice a month 48% 26% 11% 14% < 1% 1,191
Several times a year 34% 19% 28% 19% < 1% 816
Seldom/never 31% 14% 14% 41% < 1% 2,348
Don't know 37% 16% 9% 26% 13% 153

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 10% 19% 53% 15% 3% 3,048
Once or twice a month 5% 21% 55% 18% 1% 1,191
Several times a year 6% 18% 59% 16% 1% 816
Seldom/never 4% 14% 61% 19% 2% 2,348
Don't know 10% 16% 49% 14% 11% 153

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 22% 76% 1% 1% 3,048
Once or twice a month 19% 79% 1% 1% 1,191
Several times a year 17% 82% < 1% 1% 816
Seldom/never 20% 78% 1% 1% 2,348
Don't know 22% 70% 3% 6% 153

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 17% 7% 6% 69% 1% 3,048
Once or twice a month 7% 7% 7% 79% < 1% 1,191
Several times a year 3% 6% 9% 82% < 1% 816
Seldom/never 3% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 2,348
Don't know 14% 5% 5% 70% 7% 153

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who say the holy scripture is…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 13% 11% 1% 68% 7% 3,048
Once or twice a month 8% 11% 1% 74% 6% 1,191
Several times a year 9% 12% 1% 72% 6% 816
Seldom/never 6% 10% < 1% 76% 7% 2,348
Don't know 15% 4% 1% 63% 17% 153

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who …in heaven

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 42% 48% 10% 3,048
Once or twice a month 36% 56% 8% 1,191
Several times a year 40% 51% 9% 816
Seldom/never 31% 60% 9% 2,348
Don't know 30% 53% 17% 153

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 31% 61% 8% 3,048
Once or twice a month 26% 67% 7% 1,191
Several times a year 29% 63% 8% 816
Seldom/never 23% 69% 8% 2,348
Don't know 25% 59% 16% 153

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 20% 24% 56% 3,048
Once or twice a month 22% 17% 61% 1,191
Several times a year 25% 20% 55% 816
Seldom/never 28% 23% 49% 2,348
Don't know 15% 34% 51% 153

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 18% 35% 41% 7% 3,048
Once or twice a month 16% 37% 41% 6% 1,191
Several times a year 18% 40% 36% 5% 816
Seldom/never 20% 35% 36% 9% 2,348
Don't know 18% 21% 33% 28% 153

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who would rather have…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 45% 47% 4% 4% 3,048
Once or twice a month 45% 49% 3% 2% 1,191
Several times a year 46% 48% 2% 4% 816
Seldom/never 50% 43% 2% 4% 2,348
Don't know 34% 44% 10% 12% 153

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who say government aid to the poor…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 34% 59% 4% 2% 3,048
Once or twice a month 34% 61% 3% 2% 1,191
Several times a year 36% 61% 2% 2% 816
Seldom/never 39% 55% 4% 2% 2,348
Don't know 30% 54% 11% 5% 153

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who say abortion should be…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 71% 24% 5% 3,048
Once or twice a month 76% 22% 2% 1,191
Several times a year 76% 21% 3% 816
Seldom/never 73% 23% 4% 2,348
Don't know 61% 24% 15% 153

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 81% 13% 3% 2% 3,048
Once or twice a month 87% 8% 3% 2% 1,191
Several times a year 86% 10% 1% 3% 816
Seldom/never 81% 13% 3% 2% 2,348
Don't know 70% 12% 7% 10% 153

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who …same-sex marriage

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 77% 17% 6% 3,048
Once or twice a month 82% 13% 5% 1,191
Several times a year 80% 15% 5% 816
Seldom/never 77% 17% 6% 2,348
Don't know 64% 19% 17% 153

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 26% 68% 3% 3% 3,048
Once or twice a month 23% 73% 2% 1% 1,191
Several times a year 28% 67% 1% 3% 816
Seldom/never 30% 65% 2% 2% 2,348
Don't know 24% 62% 5% 9% 153

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of the Unaffiliated who say humans…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,048. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
At least once a week 57% 18% 5% 18% 3% 3,048
Once or twice a month 68% 12% 3% 14% 2% 1,191
Several times a year 63% 18% 5% 13% 1% 816
Seldom/never 69% 11% 4% 13% 3% 2,348
Don't know 49% 11% 13% 17% 9% 153