DemographicInformation

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 378. 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% 46% 21% 7% 378
2007 31% 46% 17% 7% 339

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 378. 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% 23% 35% 23% 5% < 1% 378
2007 < 1% 24% 39% 29% 6% 2% 339

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

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

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 382. 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% 47% 382
2007 50% 50% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 377. 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 43% 31% 2% 20% 3% 377
2007 52% 23% 1% 17% 6% 343

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 371. 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 19% 4% 77% 371
2007 14% 5% 81% 344

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 319. 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% 21% 14% 6% 319
2007 53% 24% 16% 7% 286

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 380. 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 75% 18% 6% 1% 380

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 380. 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% 11% 15% 4% 40% 380
2007 42% 12% 11% 3% 31% 343

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

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

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 381. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 34% 66% 381
2007 40% 60% 346

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell who say the holy scripture is word of God; should be taken literally 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 = 382. 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 74% 19% 5% 1% 1% < 1% 382
2007 84% 13% 1% < 1% 1% 1% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 52% 32% 8% 7% 1% 382
2007 55% 32% 9% 5% < 1% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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% 39% 38% 1% 382
2007 19% 36% 45% < 1% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 60% 20% 6% 14% < 1% 382
2007 52% 21% 8% 17% 1% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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% 14% 6% 53% 1% 382
2007 22% 9% 6% 60% 2% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 37% 9% 3% 48% 2% 382
2007 32% 8% 4% 52% 4% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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% 13% 10% 18% 3% 382
2007 45% 15% 11% 25% 4% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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% 13% 9% 36% 2% 382
2007 33% 10% 13% 39% 6% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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% 5% 46% 7% 3% 382
2007 24% 7% 59% 4% 6% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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% 65% 2% 2% 382

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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% 13% 5% 41% 1% 382
2007 30% 14% 7% 47% 2% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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 94% 4% 2% 382
2007 97% 1% 2% 346

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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% 28% 45% 382
2007 28% 26% 46% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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% 28% 24% 15% 382
2007 32% 36% 19% 13% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 28% 66% 1% 4% 382
2007 27% 66% 4% 4% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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% 55% 4% 4% 382

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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% 60% 7% 382
2007 38% 56% 6% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 51% 40% 3% 7% 382
2007 41% 50% 3% 6% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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% 53% 12% 382

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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% 47% 2% 6% 382
2007 35% 53% 4% 8% 346

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

% of the Unaffiliated who believe in Hell 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 = 382. 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% 24% 2% 45% 6% 382