DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,414. 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 33% 38% 19% 10% 1,414
2007 21% 40% 25% 14% 827

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,414. 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% 21% 29% 22% 6% 1% 1,414
2007 < 1% 17% 31% 35% 14% 3% 827

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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 68% 32% 1,432
2007 72% 28% 843

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,405. 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 80% 3% 4% 10% 3% 1,405
2007 88% 2% 3% 4% 3% 826

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,415. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 9% 13% 78% 1,415
2007 10% 8% 83% 837

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,298. 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% 20% 30% 26% 1,298
2007 17% 21% 34% 29% 725

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,427. 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% 33% 19% 12% 1,427

Marital status among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,429. 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% 11% 10% 2% 38% 1,429
2007 50% 10% 12% 5% 24% 839

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,429. 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% 77% 1,429
2007 27% 73% 839

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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 11% 12% 9% 1% 59% 8% 1,432
2007 12% 14% 11% 1% 51% 10% 843

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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 1% 7% 92% < 1% 1,432
2007 1% 6% 93% < 1% 843

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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% 3% 3% 88% < 1% 1,432
2007 6% 3% 3% 88% < 1% 843

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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 1% < 1% 1% 98% < 1% 1,432
2007 1% 1% < 1% 98% < 1% 843

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important 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 = 1,432. 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 20% 8% 5% 66% 1% 1,432
2007 21% 4% 4% 70% 1% 843

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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 33% 13% 9% 43% 2% 1,432
2007 30% 8% 8% 51% 4% 843

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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% 12% 26% 1% 1,432
2007 36% 14% 14% 34% 2% 843

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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 1% 16% 60% 22% 1% 1,432
2007 1% 18% 67% 13% 2% 843

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who say…

Survey year There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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 20% 79% 1% < 1% 1,432

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 3% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 1,432
2007 2% 3% 3% 91% < 1% 843

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important 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 = 1,432. 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 1% 3% < 1% 90% 5% 1,432
2007 2% 2% < 1% 89% 6% 843

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 13% 79% 8% 1,432
2007 11% 80% 9% 843

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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% 84% 7% 1,432
2007 7% 85% 8% 843

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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% 26% 41% 1,432
2007 31% 22% 47% 843

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 21% 43% 28% 8% 1,432
2007 23% 40% 30% 6% 843

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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% 42% 4% 2% 1,432

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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% 14% 3% 1,432
2007 81% 14% 5% 843

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 86% 9% 3% 2% 1,432
2007 75% 17% 4% 4% 843

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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% 11% 5% 1,432

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who say…

Survey year Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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% 61% 2% 2% 1,432
2007 29% 66% 3% 3% 843

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important

% of the Unaffiliated adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who say religion is not at all important who say humans…

Survey year Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,432. 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% 8% 3% 8% 2% 1,432