Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is somewhat important by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say religion is somewhat important by views about human evolution

% of adults who say religion is somewhat important 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
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Catholic 39% 31% 4% 23% 3% 2,225
Evangelical Protestant 23% 35% 5% 35% 3% 1,382
Historically Black Protestant 34% 35% 3% 23% 5% 228
Jewish 70% 13% 5% 10% 1% 313
Mainline Protestant 37% 33% 5% 21% 4% 1,990
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 46% 23% 6% 22% 3% 1,498

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