Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in God by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in God by views about size of government

% of adults who do not believe in God who would rather have…

Importance of religion in one's life Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 109. 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.
Very important 28% 65% 6% 1% 109
Somewhat important 38% 54% 3% 5% 297
Not too important 42% 52% 2% 4% 746
Not at all important 44% 50% 3% 3% 2,245

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