DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 894. 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 28% 42% 22% 8% 894
2007 28% 43% 21% 8% 833

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 894. 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% 21% 32% 26% 5% < 1% 894
2007 < 1% 20% 35% 35% 9% 1% 833

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 877. 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% 19% 3% 18% 5% 877
2007 59% 17% 1% 17% 6% 830

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 886. 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 14% 9% 77% 886
2007 13% 7% 79% 838

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men 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 = 789. 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 42% 23% 20% 15% 789
2007 35% 26% 26% 14% 714

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 905. 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% 29% 10% 4% 905

Marital status among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 903. 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 36% 11% 14% 3% 37% 903
2007 50% 11% 11% 2% 27% 840

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 902. 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 28% 72% 902
2007 34% 66% 843

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 906. 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% 36% 13% 15% 2% 906
2007 34% 34% 17% 14% 2% 847

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men 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 = 906. 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% 31% 60% < 1% 906
2007 10% 28% 62% < 1% 847

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 906. 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 42% 21% 8% 28% 1% 906
2007 40% 20% 8% 30% 3% 847

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men 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 = 906. 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 12% 8% 5% 75% < 1% 906
2007 11% 6% 4% 78% 1% 847

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men 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 = 906. 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% 8% 3% 49% 2% 906
2007 38% 8% 4% 48% 2% 847

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men 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 = 906. 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 54% 14% 9% 22% 2% 906
2007 49% 10% 9% 28% 3% 847

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men 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 = 906. 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% 12% 10% 29% 1% 906
2007 45% 11% 11% 29% 3% 847

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men 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 = 906. 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% 13% 57% 9% 4% 906
2007 13% 12% 66% 6% 3% 847

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men 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 = 906. 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% 66% 2% 2% 906

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men 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 = 906. 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% 10% 6% 59% 1% 906
2007 19% 9% 9% 62% 1% 847

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men 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 = 906. 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% 24% 2% 39% 11% 906
2007 22% 22% 3% 41% 11% 847

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 906. 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% 20% 11% 906
2007 67% 22% 11% 847

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 906. 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% 36% 9% 906
2007 53% 37% 10% 847

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 906. 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 32% 31% 38% 906
2007 30% 26% 43% 847

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 906. 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 32% 32% 25% 11% 906
2007 28% 39% 23% 10% 847

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 906. 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% 38% 3% 4% 906
2007 41% 47% 6% 6% 847

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men 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 = 906. 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% 46% 5% 2% 906

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 906. 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% 44% 6% 906
2007 54% 36% 10% 847

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 906. 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 60% 29% 6% 5% 906
2007 52% 34% 7% 7% 847

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 906. 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% 36% 11% 906

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men 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 = 906. 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 40% 54% 3% 4% 906
2007 31% 60% 5% 4% 847

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are men 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 = 906. 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% 30% 6% 29% 5% 906