DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 332. 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% 43% 21% 14% 332

Generational cohort among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 332. 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% 15% 35% 25% 8% 1% 332

Gender composition among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 338. 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% 338

Racial and ethnic composition among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed 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 89% 1% 1% 6% 3% 334

Immigrant status among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 337. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 6% 5% 90% 337

Income distribution among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 306. 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% 19% 37% 26% 306

Educational distribution among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 338. 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% 42% 25% 11% 338

Marital status among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 336. 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% 1% 3% 3% 18% 336

Parent of children under 18 among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 336. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 45% 55% 336

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 338. 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% 5% < 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 338

Importance of religion in one's life among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 338. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 98% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 338

Frequency of prayer among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 338. 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 96% 4% < 1% < 1% < 1% 338

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 338. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 91% 4% 1% 4% 1% 338

Frequency of meditation among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 338. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 69% 8% < 1% 20% 2% 338

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 338. 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 92% 5% 2% < 1% 1% 338

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 338. 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% 27% 10% 11% < 1% 338

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 338. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 78% 1% 16% 2% 3% 338

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 338. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 70% 27% 2% < 1% 338

Frequency of reading scripture among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 338. 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 92% 6% 1% 1% 1% 338

Interpreting scripture among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 338. 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% 56% 5% < 1% 2% 338

Belief in Heaven among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 338. 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 99% 1% 1% 338

Belief in Hell among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 338. 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 66% 28% 7% 338

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 338. 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 85% 9% 5% 338

Political ideology among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 338. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 70% 26% 1% 3% 338

Views about size of government among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 338. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 91% 8% < 1% < 1% 338

Views about abortion among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 338. 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% 83% 2% 338

Views about homosexuality among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 338. 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% 65% 5% 3% 338

Views about same-sex marriage among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 338. 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% 79% 6% 338

Views about environmental regulation among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 338. 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 65% 30% 3% 2% 338

Views about human evolution among Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good

% of Mormons adults who attend services weekly or more who say government aid to the poor does more harm than good 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 = 338. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 3% 25% 1% 63% 8% 338