DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,402. 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.
2014 30% 39% 20% 11% 1,402
2007 27% 39% 25% 9% 882

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,402. 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.
2014 18% 20% 30% 24% 6% < 1% 1,402
2007 < 1% 20% 32% 36% 10% 1% 882

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 55% 45% 1,421
2007 57% 43% 899

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,389. 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.
2014 67% 8% 4% 15% 6% 1,389
2007 73% 6% 4% 11% 6% 880

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,400. 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.
2014 13% 14% 72% 1,400
2007 11% 10% 80% 892

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,315. 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.
2014 29% 20% 26% 25% 1,315
2007 25% 22% 30% 23% 775

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,417. 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.
2014 27% 33% 23% 17% 1,417

Marital status among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,415. 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.
2014 38% 13% 14% 3% 32% 1,415
2007 45% 11% 13% 4% 28% 893

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,417. 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.
2014 26% 74% 1,417
2007 30% 70% 897

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 26% 22% 14% 1% 31% 5% 1,421
2007 36% 27% 11% 1% 18% 8% 899

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 9% 22% 24% 44% 1% 1,421
2007 11% 25% 24% 38% 2% 899

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 3% 22% 76% < 1% 1,421
2007 2% 23% 75% < 1% 899

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 26% 12% 6% 55% < 1% 1,421
2007 30% 15% 6% 48% 1% 899

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 4% 3% 4% 90% < 1% 1,421
2007 4% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 899

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 63% 14% 7% 14% 1% 1,421
2007 60% 12% 8% 18% 2% 899

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 69% 14% 7% 9% < 1% 1,421
2007 65% 13% 10% 12% 1% 899

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 2% 24% 56% 15% 2% 1,421
2007 2% 26% 61% 8% 3% 899

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who say…

Survey year There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 17% 81% 1% 1% 1,421

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 9% 6% 9% 76% < 1% 1,421
2007 8% 6% 9% 76% < 1% 899

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 24% 67% 9% 1,421
2007 25% 60% 14% 899

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 13% 80% 7% 1,421
2007 16% 74% 11% 899

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 17% 21% 62% 1,421
2007 15% 20% 65% 899

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 13% 33% 49% 4% 1,421
2007 13% 38% 43% 6% 899

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 47% 44% 5% 4% 1,421
2007 44% 43% 6% 6% 899

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 29% 65% 3% 2% 1,421

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 82% 15% 3% 1,421
2007 82% 14% 5% 899

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 88% 8% 2% 2% 1,421
2007 82% 11% 5% 3% 899

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 86% 10% 4% 1,421

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who say…

Survey year Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 21% 75% 2% 1% 1,421
2007 14% 82% 3% 2% 899

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week

% of the Unaffiliated adults who say their holy scripture is not the word of God, but written by men who meditate at least once a week who say humans…

Survey year 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
Sample size = 1,421. 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.
2014 70% 13% 6% 11% 1% 1,421