Belief in God among adults in the West by views about human evolution (2014) Switch to: Views about human evolution among adults in the West by belief in God

% of adults in the West who say they…

Views about human evolution 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 = 3,398. 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 28% 27% 13% 1% 27% 4% 3,398
Evolved; due to God's design 72% 22% 3% < 1% 2% 1% 1,944
Evolved; don't know how 47% 30% 8% 1% 5% 9% 397
Always existed in present form 80% 13% 4% 1% 2% < 1% 2,417
Don't know 71% 19% 3% 3% 3% 2% 342

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