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

% of adults who say religion is very 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 21% 34% 4% 35% 6% 4,220
Evangelical Protestant 7% 23% 2% 63% 5% 6,904
Historically Black Protestant 13% 30% 3% 48% 5% 1,641
Jehovah's Witness 2% 14% < 1% 78% 5% 224
Jewish 26% 31% 7% 30% 7% 279
Mainline Protestant 15% 34% 5% 39% 6% 3,317
Mormon 5% 29% 1% 58% 7% 559
Muslim 19% 25% 2% 49% 5% 154
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 23% 30% 5% 37% 5% 826

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