DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 598. 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 16% 38% 29% 17% 598
2007 14% 46% 26% 13% 619

Generational cohort among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 598. 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% 12% 33% 33% 12% 1% 598
2007 < 1% 9% 35% 38% 15% 2% 619

Gender composition among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 607. 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 45% 55% 607
2007 44% 56% 632

Racial and ethnic composition among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 601. 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 79% 5% 2% 6% 8% 601
2007 84% 6% 1% 3% 6% 629

Immigrant status among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 599. 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 7% 5% 88% 599
2007 5% 2% 93% 628

Income distribution among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year 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 = 545. 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 35% 24% 27% 15% 545
2007 29% 22% 34% 15% 550

Educational distribution among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 599. 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 39% 40% 13% 8% 599

Marital status among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 607. 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 53% 5% 16% 10% 17% 607
2007 67% 4% 11% 7% 11% 631

Parent of children under 18 among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 605. 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 34% 66% 605
2007 41% 59% 627

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year 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 = 607. 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 92% 7% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 607
2007 92% 7% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 632

Importance of religion in one's life among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 607. 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 83% 14% 1% 1% 1% 607
2007 84% 15% 1% < 1% 1% 632

Attendance at religious services among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year 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 = 607. 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 45% 51% 4% < 1% 607
2007 54% 41% 5% < 1% 632

Frequency of meditation among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who meditate…

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 = 607. 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 49% 7% 5% 38% 2% 607
2007 41% 7% 7% 43% 2% 632

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year 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 = 607. 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 77% 13% 7% 3% 1% 607
2007 67% 15% 14% 3% 1% 632

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year 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 = 607. 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 46% 15% 13% 24% 2% 607
2007 37% 13% 18% 29% 3% 632

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year 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 = 607. 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 58% 7% 31% 2% 2% 607
2007 53% 3% 41% 1% 2% 632

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year 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 = 607. 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 48% 50% 1% < 1% 607

Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year 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 = 607. 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 58% 18% 16% 8% < 1% 607
2007 58% 17% 18% 7% < 1% 632

Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 607. 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 52% 31% 5% 7% 5% 607
2007 60% 26% 5% 5% 4% 632

Belief in Heaven among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 607. 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 87% 5% 8% 607
2007 89% 4% 6% 632

Belief in Hell among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 607. 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 83% 8% 8% 607
2007 87% 7% 6% 632

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 607. 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 58% 15% 27% 607
2007 54% 13% 33% 632

Political ideology among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 607. 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% 27% 12% 6% 607
2007 53% 29% 11% 7% 632

Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 607. 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 62% 31% 3% 4% 607
2007 47% 41% 5% 7% 632

Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year 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 = 607. 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 57% 37% 4% 2% 607

Views about abortion among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 607. 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 35% 60% 5% 607
2007 35% 62% 3% 632

Views about homosexuality among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 607. 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 37% 52% 6% 5% 607
2007 25% 65% 6% 5% 632

Views about same-sex marriage among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 607. 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 31% 60% 9% 607

Views about environmental regulation among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year 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 = 607. 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 51% 45% 1% 3% 607
2007 31% 62% 3% 3% 632

Views about human evolution among Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year

% of Evangelical Protestants adults who pray daily who attend prayer group several times a year 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 = 607. 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 8% 27% 3% 57% 6% 607