DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 511. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 55% 34% 10% 1% 511
2007 64% 29% 6% 2% 336

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 511. 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% 29% 25% 10% < 1% < 1% 511
2007 < 1% 53% 32% 13% 1% < 1% 336

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 518. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 54% 46% 518
2007 55% 45% 343

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 506. 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% 32% 2% 21% 8% 506
2007 47% 30% 3% 17% 4% 337

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 501. 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% 13% 74% 501
2007 11% 10% 79% 340

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married 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 = 438. 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% 438
2007 49% 26% 15% 10% 278

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 517. 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% 29% 9% 4% 517

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 518. 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% 518
2007 23% 77% 343

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 518. 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% 16% 14% 1% 518
2007 35% 37% 14% 12% 1% 343

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married 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 = 518. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 12% 40% 47% < 1% 518
2007 10% 37% 53% < 1% 343

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 518. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 47% 22% 6% 23% 2% 518
2007 41% 23% 10% 26% 2% 343

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married 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 = 518. 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% 10% 7% 69% < 1% 518
2007 12% 7% 7% 72% 2% 343

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married 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 = 518. 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% 9% 4% 46% 2% 518
2007 33% 7% 2% 54% 3% 343

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married 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 = 518. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 55% 17% 10% 16% 3% 518
2007 48% 15% 8% 26% 3% 343

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married 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 = 518. 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% 12% 7% 29% 1% 518
2007 45% 12% 9% 31% 3% 343

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married 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 = 518. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 17% 14% 56% 9% 4% 518
2007 12% 11% 69% 3% 4% 343

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married 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 = 518. 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% 71% 2% 4% 518

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married 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 = 518. 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% 12% 6% 52% 2% 518
2007 20% 10% 11% 58% 1% 343

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married 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 = 518. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 29% 21% 2% 38% 10% 518
2007 29% 23% 4% 36% 8% 343

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 518. 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% 18% 11% 518
2007 71% 18% 10% 343

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 518. 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 56% 34% 10% 518
2007 56% 36% 8% 343

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 518. 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% 31% 49% 518
2007 24% 23% 52% 343

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 518. 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% 31% 30% 15% 518
2007 23% 35% 28% 13% 343

Views about size of government among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 518. 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% 57% 3% 4% 518
2007 29% 63% 3% 5% 343

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married 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 = 518. 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% 53% 5% 4% 518

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 518. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 48% 47% 6% 518
2007 54% 37% 8% 343

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 518. 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% 22% 2% 3% 518
2007 63% 27% 3% 7% 343

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 518. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 64% 27% 9% 518

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married 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 = 518. 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% 56% 3% 4% 518
2007 34% 56% 5% 5% 343

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married

% of the Unaffiliated adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are never married 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 = 518. 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% 29% 6% 31% 5% 518