DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,894. 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 39% 37% 17% 6% 1,894
2007 34% 42% 19% 5% 1,218

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,894. 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 26% 23% 27% 20% 4% < 1% 1,894
2007 < 1% 26% 37% 29% 7% 1% 1,218

Gender composition among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,924. 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 54% 46% 1,924
2007 60% 40% 1,232

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,904. 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 72% 6% 7% 11% 4% 1,904
2007 80% 5% 6% 7% 3% 1,218

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,896. 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 12% 13% 75% 1,896
2007 9% 9% 82% 1,224

Income distribution among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,744. 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% 21% 29% 22% 1,744
2007 23% 24% 31% 22% 1,073

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,919. 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 31% 37% 20% 12% 1,919

Marital status among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,916. 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 38% 10% 10% 2% 40% 1,916
2007 48% 11% 10% 2% 30% 1,226

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,918. 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 26% 74% 1,918
2007 33% 67% 1,230

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 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 = 1,924. 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 15% 31% 19% < 1% 27% 8% 1,924
2007 22% 34% 16% 1% 15% 12% 1,232

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,924. 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 1% 27% 72% < 1% 1,924
2007 1% 22% 77% < 1% 1,232

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,924. 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 10% 10% 8% 71% < 1% 1,924
2007 9% 11% 11% 68% 1% 1,232

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who attend prayer group…

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 = 1,924. 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 1% 2% 3% 94% < 1% 1,924
2007 1% 1% 2% 95% 1% 1,232

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who meditate…

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 = 1,924. 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 20% 12% 6% 62% 1% 1,924
2007 19% 8% 5% 67% 1% 1,232

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 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 = 1,924. 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 32% 18% 14% 35% 1% 1,924
2007 24% 14% 14% 44% 3% 1,232

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

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 = 1,924. 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 43% 19% 15% 23% 1% 1,924
2007 35% 17% 16% 31% 1% 1,232

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,924. 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 2% 20% 62% 15% 1% 1,924
2007 2% 16% 71% 9% 3% 1,232

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who say…

Survey year 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 = 1,924. 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 19% 79% 1% < 1% 1,924

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who read scripture…

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 = 1,924. 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 3% 4% 5% 87% < 1% 1,924
2007 2% 3% 5% 88% 1% 1,232

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year 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 = 1,924. 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 4% 9% < 1% 79% 7% 1,924
2007 4% 10% < 1% 75% 10% 1,232

Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,924. 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 34% 54% 12% 1,924
2007 37% 47% 17% 1,232

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,924. 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 23% 67% 9% 1,924
2007 26% 60% 14% 1,232

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,924. 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 26% 20% 54% 1,924
2007 24% 19% 57% 1,232

Political ideology among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,924. 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 17% 40% 37% 6% 1,924
2007 17% 43% 34% 7% 1,232

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,924. 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 49% 44% 3% 4% 1,924
2007 43% 47% 5% 5% 1,232

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,924. 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 36% 59% 4% 1% 1,924

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,924. 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 78% 18% 3% 1,924
2007 77% 20% 3% 1,232

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,924. 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 86% 10% 2% 2% 1,924
2007 76% 16% 5% 3% 1,232

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,924. 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 83% 13% 4% 1,924

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who say…

Survey year Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,924. 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 27% 70% 2% 2% 1,924
2007 21% 74% 3% 3% 1,232

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of adults who say religion is not too important who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who say humans…

Survey year 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 = 1,924. 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 71% 12% 5% 10% 2% 1,924