Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in God

% of adults who do not believe in God 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 = 3,414. 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 88% 4% 1% 6% 1% 3,414

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Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in God by religious group

% of adults who do not believe in God who say humans…

Religious tradition 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 = 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 73% 14% 1% 13% < 1% 114
Jewish 92% 4% < 1% 3% 1% 161
Mainline Protestant 77% 6% 2% 12% 3% 111
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 90% 3% 1% 5% 1% 2,736

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who are ages…

Views about human evolution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,037. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 38% 35% 16% 11% 3,037
Always existed in present form 31% 35% 17% 17% 161

Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Views about human evolution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,037. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 26% 21% 26% 20% 7% 1% 3,037
Always existed in present form 22% 16% 27% 20% 13% 1% 161

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Views about human evolution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 66% 34% 3,074
Always existed in present form 62% 38% 165

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who identify as…

Views about human evolution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,040. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 79% 2% 7% 8% 3% 3,040
Always existed in present form 56% 4% 18% 16% 6% 162

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Views about human evolution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,046. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 12% 15% 73% 3,046
Always existed in present form 22% 12% 65% 159

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who have a household income of…

Views about human evolution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,819. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 22% 17% 30% 30% 2,819
Always existed in present form 38% 22% 27% 12% 149

Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who have completed…

Views about human evolution High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,065. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 25% 31% 26% 18% 3,065
Always existed in present form 48% 27% 16% 9% 164

Marital status among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Views about human evolution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,066. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 39% 12% 8% 2% 39% 3,066
Always existed in present form 38% 5% 16% 5% 37% 164

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Views about human evolution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,062. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 22% 78% 3,062
Always existed in present form 21% 79% 165

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who say religion is…

Views about human evolution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 2% 8% 23% 67% 1% 3,074
Always existed in present form 11% 10% 23% 56% < 1% 165

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who attend religious services…

Views about human evolution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 2% 16% 82% < 1% 3,074
Always existed in present form 9% 22% 68% 1% 165

Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who pray…

Views about human evolution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 2% 1% 3% 94% < 1% 3,074
Always existed in present form 8% 4% 7% 81% < 1% 165

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who attend prayer group…

Views about human evolution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 3,074
Always existed in present form 3% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 165

Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who meditate…

Views about human evolution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 18% 9% 5% 67% < 1% 3,074
Always existed in present form 17% 6% 5% 71% 1% 165

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Views about human evolution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 31% 16% 9% 42% 2% 3,074
Always existed in present form 21% 11% 9% 57% 2% 165

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Views about human evolution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 48% 19% 14% 19% 1% 3,074
Always existed in present form 23% 10% 16% 48% 2% 165

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Views about human evolution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 1% 20% 50% 28% 1% 3,074
Always existed in present form 6% 14% 64% 16% < 1% 165

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who say…

Views about human evolution 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 = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 16% 83% 1% < 1% 3,074
Always existed in present form 20% 76% 2% 2% 165

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who read scripture…

Views about human evolution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 2% 3% 5% 91% < 1% 3,074
Always existed in present form 5% 1% 4% 90% < 1% 165

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who say the holy scripture is…

Views about human evolution 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 = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes < 1% 1% < 1% 97% 2% 3,074
Always existed in present form 4% 6% 1% 83% 6% 165

Belief in Heaven among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who …in heaven

Views about human evolution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 4% 93% 3% 3,074
Always existed in present form 14% 82% 4% 165

Belief in Hell among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who …in hell

Views about human evolution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 3% 95% 2% 3,074
Always existed in present form 15% 82% 3% 165

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who identify as…

Views about human evolution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 17% 15% 68% 3,074
Always existed in present form 32% 30% 39% 165

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who are…

Views about human evolution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 12% 31% 53% 4% 3,074
Always existed in present form 25% 34% 29% 12% 165

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who would rather have…

Views about human evolution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 42% 52% 3% 3% 3,074
Always existed in present form 50% 47% 1% 2% 165

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who say government aid to the poor…

Views about human evolution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 27% 69% 3% 1% 3,074
Always existed in present form 44% 51% 3% 1% 165

Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who say abortion should be…

Views about human evolution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 88% 9% 2% 3,074
Always existed in present form 65% 30% 5% 165

Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who say homosexuality…

Views about human evolution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 94% 4% 1% 1% 3,074
Always existed in present form 70% 25% 3% 2% 165

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who …same-sex marriage

Views about human evolution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 92% 6% 3% 3,074
Always existed in present form 66% 30% 4% 165

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in God by views about human evolution

% of adults who do not believe in God who say…

Views about human evolution 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 = 3,074. 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.
Evolved; due to natural processes 18% 79% 1% 1% 3,074
Always existed in present form 36% 60% < 1% 4% 165