Attendance at religious services among adults in California

% of adults in California 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 = 3,697. 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% 35% 34% < 1% 3,697
2007 33% 33% 33% 1% 3,574

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Attendance at religious services among adults in California by religious group

% of adults in California who attend religious services…

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. 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.
Catholic 40% 42% 17% < 1% 878
Evangelical Protestant 60% 30% 10% < 1% 718
Jewish 10% 51% 40% < 1% 125
Mainline Protestant 25% 42% 32% < 1% 452
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 2% 24% 73% < 1% 1,042

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who are ages…

Attendance at religious services 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,097. 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% 37% 26% 19% 1,097
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 28% 37% 24% 11% 1,153
Seldom/never 25% 34% 24% 17% 1,346

Generational cohort among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who are…

Attendance at religious services Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,097. 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 12% 11% 32% 31% 13% 1% 1,097
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 19% 16% 30% 27% 7% 1% 1,153
Seldom/never 15% 18% 26% 28% 12% 1% 1,346

Gender composition among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who are…

Attendance at religious services Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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 40% 60% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 50% 1,179
Seldom/never 57% 43% 1,375

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who identify as…

Attendance at religious services White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,110. 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% 7% 9% 46% 4% 1,110
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 37% 7% 17% 37% 2% 1,164
Seldom/never 58% 4% 14% 21% 3% 1,349

Immigrant status among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who are…

Attendance at religious services Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,107. 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 40% 14% 46% 1,107
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 37% 19% 44% 1,160
Seldom/never 22% 18% 60% 1,357

Income distribution among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who have a household income of…

Attendance at religious services Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 938. 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% 17% 24% 17% 938
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 36% 17% 23% 23% 1,050
Seldom/never 31% 20% 22% 27% 1,191

Educational distribution among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who have completed…

Attendance at religious services High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,117. 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% 29% 15% 10% 1,117
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 35% 15% 11% 1,167
Seldom/never 34% 33% 20% 13% 1,364

Marital status among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who are…

Attendance at religious services Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,119. 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 53% 7% 11% 8% 21% 1,119
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 42% 10% 14% 4% 30% 1,172
Seldom/never 41% 11% 13% 5% 30% 1,365

Parent of children under 18 among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who are…

Attendance at religious services Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,120. 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% 66% 1,120
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 34% 66% 1,176
Seldom/never 22% 78% 1,371

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who say they…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 1,126. 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 80% 15% 1% 2% 1% 1% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 53% 29% 10% 1% 6% 2% 1,179
Seldom/never 31% 23% 12% 1% 29% 4% 1,375

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who say religion is…

Attendance at religious services Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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 87% 11% 1% 1% 1% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 43% 12% 4% 1% 1,179
Seldom/never 17% 21% 26% 35% 1% 1,375

Frequency of prayer among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who pray…

Attendance at religious services At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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 83% 11% 2% 3% 1% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 50% 18% 12% 20% < 1% 1,179
Seldom/never 24% 12% 6% 58% 1% 1,375

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who attend prayer group…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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% 15% 7% 20% 1% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 8% 12% 16% 64% < 1% 1,179
Seldom/never 3% 2% 1% 95% < 1% 1,375

Frequency of meditation among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who meditate…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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 61% 7% 3% 26% 4% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 34% 11% 6% 47% 1% 1,179
Seldom/never 29% 10% 5% 55% 1% 1,375

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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 80% 9% 4% 5% 2% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 51% 20% 14% 14% 1% 1,179
Seldom/never 42% 15% 12% 29% 2% 1,375

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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 54% 14% 11% 20% 2% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 44% 15% 18% 21% 2% 1,179
Seldom/never 44% 17% 14% 24% 1% 1,375

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Attendance at religious services Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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 60% 6% 26% 5% 3% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 14% 48% 13% 2% 1,179
Seldom/never 8% 19% 54% 16% 3% 1,375

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who say…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 1,126. 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% 55% 2% 2% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 26% 71% 1% 2% 1,179
Seldom/never 21% 76% 2% 1% 1,375

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who read scripture…

Attendance at religious services At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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 67% 10% 4% 18% 1% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 20% 15% 14% 51% 1% 1,179
Seldom/never 7% 4% 7% 81% 1% 1,375

Interpreting scripture among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who say the holy scripture is…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 1,126. 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 49% 31% 4% 10% 5% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 22% 27% 1% 39% 10% 1,179
Seldom/never 10% 12% 1% 69% 8% 1,375

Belief in Heaven among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who …in heaven

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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 84% 9% 7% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 72% 22% 6% 1,179
Seldom/never 40% 50% 10% 1,375

Belief in Hell among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who …in hell

Attendance at religious services Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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 69% 23% 7% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 56% 36% 8% 1,179
Seldom/never 28% 63% 9% 1,375

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who identify as…

Attendance at religious services Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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% 23% 42% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 30% 19% 51% 1,179
Seldom/never 25% 19% 55% 1,375

Political ideology among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who are…

Attendance at religious services Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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% 30% 18% 7% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 30% 38% 28% 4% 1,179
Seldom/never 18% 34% 41% 6% 1,375

Views about size of government among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who would rather have…

Attendance at religious services Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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% 50% 3% 3% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 43% 51% 4% 3% 1,179
Seldom/never 46% 46% 4% 4% 1,375

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who say government aid to the poor…

Attendance at religious services Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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% 50% 4% 3% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 39% 56% 3% 2% 1,179
Seldom/never 34% 61% 4% 2% 1,375

Views about abortion among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who say abortion should be…

Attendance at religious services Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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% 62% 6% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 62% 34% 4% 1,179
Seldom/never 75% 20% 5% 1,375

Views about homosexuality among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who say homosexuality…

Attendance at religious services Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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 46% 45% 4% 4% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 75% 19% 4% 2% 1,179
Seldom/never 83% 11% 3% 4% 1,375

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who …same-sex marriage

Attendance at religious services Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,126. 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 36% 57% 7% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 66% 28% 6% 1,179
Seldom/never 80% 14% 5% 1,375

Views about environmental regulation among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who say…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 1,126. 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 41% 52% 3% 5% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 34% 60% 2% 3% 1,179
Seldom/never 28% 66% 3% 3% 1,375

Views about human evolution among adults in California by religious attendance

% of adults in California who say humans…

Attendance at religious services 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 = 1,126. 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% 25% 3% 47% 7% 1,126
Once or twice a month/a few times a year 40% 25% 5% 27% 3% 1,179
Seldom/never 61% 16% 4% 15% 3% 1,375