DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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 22% 36% 24% 18% 489
2007 23% 43% 19% 15% 456

Generational cohort among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 489. 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% 16% 28% 29% 12% 1% 489
2007 < 1% 17% 33% 30% 17% 3% 456

Gender composition among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 498. 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% 498
2007 42% 58% 467

Racial and ethnic composition among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 492. 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 93% 1% < 1% 2% 4% 492
2007 92% 2% < 1% 2% 3% 457

Income distribution among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher 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 = 448. 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 23% 18% 35% 24% 448
2007 24% 23% 37% 15% 409

Educational distribution among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 498. 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% 42% 23% 11% 498

Marital status among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 495. 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% 2% 7% 5% 18% 495
2007 74% 2% 8% 5% 11% 462

Parent of children under 18 among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 496. 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% 60% 496
2007 50% 50% 465

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 498. 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 89% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% 498
2007 89% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% 467

Attendance at religious services among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher 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 = 498. 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% 11% 6% 1% 498
2007 81% 15% 4% < 1% 467

Frequency of prayer among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 498. 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 91% 6% 2% 1% < 1% 498
2007 88% 8% 1% 3% < 1% 467

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher 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 = 498. 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 76% 7% 3% 14% < 1% 498
2007 69% 8% 4% 19% < 1% 467

Frequency of meditation among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher 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 = 498. 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% 9% 1% 25% 1% 498
2007 59% 7% 3% 30% 2% 467

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher 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 = 498. 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% 7% 2% 2% 1% 498
2007 76% 12% 8% 3% 2% 467

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher 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 = 498. 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% 25% 12% 15% < 1% 498
2007 38% 17% 16% 25% 3% 467

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher 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 = 498. 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 73% 2% 19% 2% 3% 498
2007 64% 3% 29% 1% 2% 467

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher 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 = 498. 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 64% 34% 2% < 1% 498

Frequency of reading scripture among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher 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 = 498. 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% 7% 3% 8% 1% 498
2007 80% 7% 4% 9% < 1% 467

Interpreting scripture among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher 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 = 498. 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% 58% 6% 2% 2% 498
2007 36% 51% 6% 2% 4% 467

Belief in Heaven among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 498. 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 98% 2% 1% 498
2007 97% 1% 2% 467

Belief in Hell among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 498. 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% 30% 7% 498
2007 59% 28% 13% 467

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 498. 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 78% 10% 12% 498
2007 70% 11% 19% 467

Political ideology among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 498. 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% 23% 5% 3% 498
2007 66% 25% 7% 3% 467

Views about size of government among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 498. 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% 15% 1% 1% 498
2007 58% 33% 5% 4% 467

Views about government aid to the poor among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher 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 = 498. 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% 26% 3% 2% 498

Views about abortion among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 498. 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 22% 76% 2% 498
2007 23% 73% 3% 467

Views about homosexuality among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 498. 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% 62% 4% 3% 498
2007 19% 73% 5% 4% 467

Views about same-sex marriage among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 498. 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% 76% 6% 498

Views about environmental regulation among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher 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 = 498. 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% 498
2007 37% 55% 4% 5% 467

Views about human evolution among Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher

% of Mormons adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are third generation or higher 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 = 498. 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 6% 28% 1% 58% 7% 498