Views about human evolution among Catholics by views about size of government (2014) Switch to: Views about size of government among Catholics by views about human evolution

% of Catholics who say humans…

Views about size of government 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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Smaller government; fewer services 28% 36% 4% 29% 4% 3,868
Bigger government; more services 33% 28% 4% 31% 4% 2,884
Depends 29% 27% 11% 23% 10% 207
Don't know 29% 25% 13% 19% 14% 243

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