DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 402. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 25% 42% 25% 8% 402
2007 29% 46% 16% 8% 389

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 402. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 15% 20% 32% 27% 5% < 1% 402
2007 < 1% 23% 37% 30% 7% 2% 389

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 406. 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% 54% 406
2007 45% 55% 397

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 400. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 46% 29% 2% 19% 4% 400
2007 51% 26% < 1% 18% 5% 392

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 395. 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% 5% 77% 395
2007 14% 7% 79% 396

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally 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 = 334. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 58% 21% 14% 7% 334
2007 55% 22% 16% 7% 329

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 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 73% 19% 6% 2% 405

Marital status among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 404. 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% 9% 16% 5% 37% 404
2007 43% 11% 13% 4% 29% 395

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 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 32% 68% 405
2007 42% 58% 397

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 406. 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% 28% 8% 5% 1% 406
2007 57% 31% 7% 5% < 1% 397

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally 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 = 406. 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% 38% 37% 1% 406
2007 20% 33% 47% < 1% 397

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 406. 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% 19% 4% 14% < 1% 406
2007 56% 19% 7% 17% 2% 397

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally 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 = 406. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 27% 13% 8% 52% < 1% 406
2007 23% 10% 7% 59% 2% 397

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally 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 = 406. 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% 8% 3% 48% 1% 406
2007 33% 7% 4% 53% 3% 397

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally 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 = 406. 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 59% 14% 9% 15% 3% 406
2007 50% 12% 12% 22% 3% 397

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally 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 = 406. 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 44% 12% 9% 33% 2% 406
2007 34% 12% 11% 38% 5% 397

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally 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 = 406. 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% 6% 44% 7% 2% 406
2007 29% 4% 57% 4% 5% 397

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally 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 = 406. 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% 64% 1% 3% 406

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally 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 = 406. 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 41% 15% 5% 38% 1% 406
2007 35% 13% 7% 43% 2% 397

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 406. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 88% 8% 4% 406
2007 87% 8% 5% 397

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 406. 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 71% 26% 4% 406
2007 75% 18% 7% 397

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 406. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 26% 31% 43% 406
2007 28% 28% 44% 397

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 406. 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% 27% 23% 14% 406
2007 33% 34% 18% 15% 397

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 406. 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% 62% 1% 4% 406
2007 24% 67% 3% 5% 397

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally 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 = 406. 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 41% 53% 5% 2% 406

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 406. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 35% 60% 6% 406
2007 37% 57% 6% 397

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 406. 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 50% 41% 3% 5% 406
2007 45% 45% 3% 7% 397

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 406. 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% 52% 10% 406

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally 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 = 406. 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% 47% 1% 6% 406
2007 37% 52% 4% 7% 397

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally 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 = 406. 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% 26% 2% 48% 5% 406