DemographicInformation

Age distribution among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,422. 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% 39% 17% 6% 1,422
2007 30% 43% 19% 8% 1,010

Generational cohort among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,422. 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 22% 25% 30% 20% 3% < 1% 1,422
2007 < 1% 24% 37% 29% 9% 1% 1,010

Gender composition among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,474. 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 60% 40% 1,474
2007 62% 38% 1,060

Racial and ethnic composition among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,422. 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 63% 8% 6% 18% 6% 1,422
2007 66% 7% 4% 17% 6% 1,020

Immigrant status among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,422. 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 18% 10% 72% 1,422
2007 17% 7% 75% 1,024

Income distribution among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,203. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 47% 20% 20% 12% 1,203
2007 38% 26% 22% 14% 800

Educational distribution among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,463. 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 52% 31% 12% 5% 1,463

Marital status among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,458. 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% 12% 14% 3% 40% 1,458
2007 45% 11% 14% 3% 27% 1,039

Parent of children under 18 among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,468. 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 29% 71% 1,468
2007 34% 66% 1,051

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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% 22% 10% 1% 27% 6% 1,474
2007 41% 21% 9% 2% 18% 10% 1,060

Importance of religion in one's life among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,474. 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 16% 24% 23% 35% 2% 1,474
2007 18% 26% 21% 32% 3% 1,060

Attendance at religious services among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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 6% 24% 70% 1% 1,474
2007 7% 20% 72% 1% 1,060

Frequency of prayer among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,474. 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% 11% 7% 58% 1% 1,474
2007 22% 14% 7% 54% 3% 1,060

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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 6% 4% 4% 85% < 1% 1,474
2007 6% 3% 3% 85% 3% 1,060

Frequency of meditation among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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 29% 8% 4% 58% 2% 1,474
2007 28% 6% 4% 59% 4% 1,060

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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 42% 12% 10% 33% 3% 1,474
2007 34% 9% 10% 40% 6% 1,060

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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 46% 12% 11% 29% 2% 1,474
2007 35% 10% 12% 37% 6% 1,060

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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% 15% 58% 14% 4% 1,474
2007 6% 12% 67% 9% 6% 1,060

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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 22% 74% 2% 2% 1,474

Frequency of reading scripture among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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% 7% 6% 75% 1% 1,474
2007 10% 5% 6% 76% 2% 1,060

Interpreting scripture among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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 13% 13% 2% 60% 11% 1,474
2007 15% 14% 3% 53% 17% 1,060

Belief in Heaven among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,474. 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% 44% 13% 1,474
2007 44% 40% 17% 1,060

Belief in Hell among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,474. 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 33% 55% 12% 1,474
2007 34% 49% 17% 1,060

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,474. 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 16% 36% 24% 23% 1,474
2007 17% 36% 24% 23% 1,060

Views about size of government among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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 51% 38% 5% 6% 1,474
2007 41% 42% 6% 11% 1,060

Views about government aid to the poor among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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 41% 49% 6% 4% 1,474

Views about abortion among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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 60% 33% 8% 1,474
2007 61% 29% 10% 1,060

Views about homosexuality among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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 75% 14% 6% 5% 1,474
2007 61% 23% 8% 8% 1,060

Views about same-sex marriage among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones") who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,474. 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 69% 19% 12% 1,474

Views about environmental regulation among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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 33% 58% 3% 6% 1,474
2007 26% 59% 5% 9% 1,060

Views about human evolution among independents and those who don't lean to either party who are Unaffiliated (religious "nones")

% of independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 1,474. 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 50% 17% 7% 21% 5% 1,474