Belief in God among adults in New York

% of adults in New York 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 = 1,966. 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 56% 21% 7% 1% 12% 3% 1,966
2007 64% 20% 6% 1% 7% 3% 1,933

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Belief in God among adults in New York by religious group

% of adults in New York who say they…

Religious tradition 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 = 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 65% 25% 6% 1% 2% 1% 635
Evangelical Protestant 83% 13% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 182
Jewish 44% 25% 14% 1% 13% 4% 166
Mainline Protestant 62% 28% 6% 1% 2% 1% 256
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 19% 12% 1% 36% 8% 470

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,032. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 17% 35% 27% 20% 1,032
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 29% 32% 17% 417
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 36% 37% 16% 11% 138
Do not believe in God 39% 31% 19% 11% 239

Generational cohort among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who are…

Belief in God Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,032. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 9% 13% 30% 33% 13% 2% 1,032
Believe in God; fairly certain 13% 14% 25% 37% 11% 1% 417
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 27% 18% 28% 19% 6% 3% 138
Do not believe in God 29% 22% 20% 23% 6% 1% 239

Gender composition among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 41% 59% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 47% 53% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 59% 41% 142
Do not believe in God 60% 40% 244

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who identify as…

Belief in God White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,042. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 54% 20% 6% 15% 5% 1,042
Believe in God; fairly certain 63% 7% 3% 24% 3% 419
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 59% 6% 5% 23% 6% 139
Do not believe in God 77% 3% 8% 11% 1% 240

Immigrant status among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who are…

Belief in God Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,041. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 26% 18% 55% 1,041
Believe in God; fairly certain 25% 13% 62% 413
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 22% 26% 52% 139
Do not believe in God 18% 18% 64% 241

Income distribution among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who have a household income of…

Belief in God Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 883. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 38% 18% 28% 16% 883
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 22% 25% 19% 345
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 27% 14% 30% 29% 132
Do not believe in God 20% 20% 29% 31% 219

Educational distribution among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who have completed…

Belief in God High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,056. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 44% 29% 16% 11% 1,056
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 29% 18% 12% 423
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 32% 30% 24% 15% 141
Do not believe in God 24% 26% 30% 20% 243

Marital status among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who are…

Belief in God Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,056. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 48% 5% 12% 7% 28% 1,056
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 8% 12% 7% 29% 420
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 37% 11% 6% 5% 41% 141
Do not believe in God 31% 14% 6% 3% 45% 244

Parent of children under 18 among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who are…

Belief in God Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 28% 72% 1,057
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 79% 423
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 76% 142
Do not believe in God 20% 80% 244

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who say religion is…

Belief in God Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 67% 22% 5% 4% 1% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 51% 15% 7% 1% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 10% 35% 35% 20% < 1% 142
Do not believe in God 4% 10% 22% 63% 2% 244

Attendance at religious services among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who attend religious services…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 43% 35% 22% < 1% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 41% 38% 1% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 5% 33% 61% < 1% 142
Do not believe in God 3% 20% 76% 1% 244

Frequency of prayer among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who pray…

Belief in God At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 68% 17% 5% 9% 1% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 35% 20% 15% 30% 1% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 19% 12% 8% 61% < 1% 142
Do not believe in God 3% 3% 2% 91% < 1% 244

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

% of adults in New York who attend prayer group…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 28% 9% 8% 54% 1% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 8% 10% 5% 76% < 1% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 5% 8% 83% < 1% 142
Do not believe in God 1% 1% 3% 96% < 1% 244

Frequency of meditation among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who meditate…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 47% 7% 4% 40% 2% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 34% 10% 7% 46% 2% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 24% 19% 6% 50% 2% 142
Do not believe in God 21% 11% 6% 62% 1% 244

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in New York by belief in God

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

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 66% 15% 9% 10% 2% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 40% 18% 17% 24% 1% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 25% 27% 12% 35% 1% 142
Do not believe in God 30% 16% 7% 45% 3% 244

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in New York by belief in God

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

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 48% 14% 12% 24% 2% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 45% 14% 14% 25% 1% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 49% 20% 9% 20% 2% 142
Do not believe in God 44% 24% 12% 20% < 1% 244

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in New York by belief in God

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

Belief in God Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 36% 10% 46% 4% 3% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 17% 13% 58% 11% 2% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 4% 30% 51% 14% 1% 142
Do not believe in God 2% 23% 49% 24% 1% 244

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who say…

Belief in God There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 31% 66% 1% 1% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 22% 75% 2% 1% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 16% 83% 1% < 1% 142
Do not believe in God 16% 82% 1% 1% 244

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who read scripture…

Belief in God At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 41% 11% 10% 37% 2% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 8% 9% 68% < 1% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 3% 2% 11% 82% 1% 142
Do not believe in God 3% 1% 4% 91% < 1% 244

Interpreting scripture among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in God Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 35% 32% 3% 21% 8% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 15% 22% 1% 52% 10% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 6% 11% < 1% 76% 7% 142
Do not believe in God 1% 3% < 1% 94% 2% 244

Belief in Heaven among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who …in heaven

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 85% 10% 6% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 71% 22% 7% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 37% 53% 11% 142
Do not believe in God 8% 89% 3% 244

Belief in Hell among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who …in hell

Belief in God Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 65% 27% 8% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 45% 11% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 29% 64% 7% 142
Do not believe in God 7% 91% 2% 244

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who identify as…

Belief in God Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 32% 20% 47% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 19% 54% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 15% 62% 142
Do not believe in God 14% 17% 69% 244

Political ideology among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who are…

Belief in God Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 37% 34% 23% 6% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 26% 34% 32% 7% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 14% 37% 45% 5% 142
Do not believe in God 13% 28% 55% 4% 244

Views about size of government among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who would rather have…

Belief in God Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 41% 53% 3% 4% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 44% 51% 4% 2% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 40% 54% 3% 2% 142
Do not believe in God 36% 58% 3% 4% 244

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in New York by belief in God

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

Belief in God Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 42% 51% 5% 2% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 38% 55% 4% 2% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 33% 63% 4% < 1% 142
Do not believe in God 25% 70% 4% < 1% 244

Views about abortion among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who say abortion should be…

Belief in God Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 55% 40% 5% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 67% 28% 5% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 79% 17% 3% 142
Do not believe in God 84% 16% 1% 244

Views about homosexuality among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who say homosexuality…

Belief in God Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 60% 31% 4% 5% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 81% 13% 5% 1% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 82% 15% 2% 2% 142
Do not believe in God 90% 8% 2% < 1% 244

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who …same-sex marriage

Belief in God Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 51% 40% 9% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 69% 23% 8% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 80% 17% 3% 142
Do not believe in God 90% 7% 3% 244

Views about environmental regulation among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who say…

Belief in God Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 36% 59% 2% 3% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 27% 67% 2% 4% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 20% 75% 3% 2% 142
Do not believe in God 19% 78% 2% 1% 244

Views about human evolution among adults in New York by belief in God

% of adults in New York who say humans…

Belief in God Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,060. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 20% 29% 5% 41% 5% 1,060
Believe in God; fairly certain 41% 28% 6% 23% 3% 425
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 67% 12% 4% 15% 2% 142
Do not believe in God 90% 3% 1% 6% < 1% 244