DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 395. 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% 39% 26% 6% 395
2007 33% 42% 19% 7% 369

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 395. 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% 20% 32% 28% 4% < 1% 395
2007 < 1% 25% 38% 29% 7% 2% 369

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 402. 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% 48% 402
2007 49% 51% 375

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 392. 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 59% 15% 1% 20% 6% 392
2007 62% 15% 1% 17% 5% 370

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 390. 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% 10% 77% 390
2007 12% 9% 79% 373

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 365. 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% 19% 22% 14% 365
2007 41% 25% 23% 10% 325

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 401. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 54% 34% 9% 4% 401

Marital status among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 402. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 39% 10% 16% 4% 31% 402
2007 50% 9% 12% 5% 24% 374

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 401. 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% 66% 401
2007 44% 56% 374

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 402. 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% 37% 13% 7% 1% 402
2007 35% 46% 11% 7% 1% 375

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 402. 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% 38% 51% < 1% 402
2007 13% 34% 54% < 1% 375

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 402. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 49% 26% 9% 16% < 1% 402
2007 48% 24% 8% 19% 1% 375

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 402. 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% 7% 8% 75% < 1% 402
2007 11% 7% 6% 75% < 1% 375

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 402. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 39% 5% 5% 51% 1% 402
2007 32% 5% 3% 58% 2% 375

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 402. 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% 15% 12% 21% 1% 402
2007 44% 17% 10% 26% 2% 375

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 402. 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 45% 14% 9% 32% < 1% 402
2007 36% 12% 12% 37% 2% 375

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 402. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 20% 10% 61% 5% 4% 402
2007 12% 8% 75% 4% 2% 375

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 402. 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 30% 66% 2% 2% 402

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 402. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 28% 13% 9% 49% < 1% 402
2007 26% 12% 12% 50% < 1% 375

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 402. 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 80% 12% 8% 402
2007 81% 11% 7% 375

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 402. 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 65% 28% 7% 402
2007 61% 32% 7% 375

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 402. 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% 25% 46% 402
2007 28% 25% 47% 375

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 402. 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% 40% 26% 11% 402
2007 27% 45% 23% 5% 375

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 402. 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 53% 42% 2% 3% 402
2007 35% 56% 2% 6% 375

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 402. 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% 50% 3% 1% 402

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 402. 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 53% 43% 4% 402
2007 54% 40% 6% 375

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 402. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 71% 23% 4% 2% 402
2007 62% 28% 4% 6% 375

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 402. 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 61% 33% 6% 402

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 402. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 36% 59% 2% 2% 402
2007 29% 63% 3% 4% 375

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is the word of God but should not be taken literally who say they believe in God; absolutely certain 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 = 402. 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% 38% 5% 33% 3% 402