Views about environmental regulation among non-parents by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among non-parents by views about environmental protection

% of non-parents who say…

Religious tradition 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
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Buddhist 19% 79% 1% 1% 217
Catholic 40% 55% 2% 3% 5,411
Evangelical Protestant 49% 45% 3% 4% 6,385
Hindu 23% 72% 1% 5% 115
Historically Black Protestant 36% 57% 2% 5% 1,421
Jehovah's Witness 31% 54% 4% 11% 182
Jewish 25% 71% 2% 2% 661
Mainline Protestant 39% 55% 3% 3% 4,844
Mormon 51% 44% 2% 2% 419
Muslim 24% 68% 5% 3% 147
Orthodox Christian 35% 63% < 1% 2% 137
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 68% 2% 3% 5,788

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