Views about size of government among Catholics by political ideology (2014) Switch to: Political ideology among Catholics by views about size of government

% of Catholics who would rather have…

Political ideology Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,780. 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.
Conservative 62% 35% 1% 2% 2,780
Moderate 48% 45% 3% 4% 2,619
Liberal 26% 67% 3% 3% 1,474
Don't know 31% 54% 7% 8% 329

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