Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in God by marital status (2014) Switch to: Marital status 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…

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,512. 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.
Married 44% 49% 4% 3% 1,512
Living with a partner 38% 54% 4% 5% 354
Divorced/separated 39% 56% 2% 3% 353
Widowed 41% 42% 6% 11% 140
Never married 45% 51% 2% 3% 1,044

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