DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,692. 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% 37% 18% 7% 1,692
2007 42% 37% 15% 5% 1,384

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,692. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 24% 23% 28% 21% 4% < 1% 1,692
2007 < 1% 32% 37% 24% 6% 1% 1,384

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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% 1,713
2007 50% 50% 1,402

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,698. 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 62% 14% 5% 15% 5% 1,698
2007 68% 13% 3% 12% 5% 1,388

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,685. 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% 11% 75% 1,685
2007 10% 9% 81% 1,391

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,560. 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% 20% 24% 18% 1,560
2007 36% 24% 27% 14% 1,212

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,710. 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% 29% 18% 11% 1,710

Marital status among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,711. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 33% 13% 12% 3% 40% 1,711
2007 39% 14% 10% 2% 35% 1,396

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,710. 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% 72% 1,710
2007 38% 62% 1,398

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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% 24% 11% < 1% 32% 4% 1,713
2007 40% 28% 9% < 1% 18% 5% 1,402

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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% 23% 27% 37% 1% 1,713
2007 16% 30% 26% 27% 1% 1,402

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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 4% 25% 71% < 1% 1,713
2007 3% 24% 72% < 1% 1,402

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 21% 11% 7% 61% < 1% 1,713
2007 23% 15% 9% 52% 1% 1,402

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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 4% 3% 4% 89% < 1% 1,713
2007 4% 4% 4% 88% 1% 1,402

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 24% 9% 5% 61% 1% 1,713
2007 23% 7% 4% 66% 1% 1,402

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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% 16% 12% 32% 2% 1,713
2007 31% 14% 13% 39% 3% 1,402

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 41% 17% 13% 27% 1% 1,713
2007 34% 13% 15% 36% 2% 1,402

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who say…

Survey year There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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 16% 83% < 1% 1% 1,713

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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 8% 6% 5% 80% < 1% 1,713
2007 9% 7% 6% 78% < 1% 1,402

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 11% 12% 1% 70% 6% 1,713
2007 14% 17% 1% 60% 8% 1,402

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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 42% 50% 8% 1,713
2007 51% 39% 11% 1,402

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 32% 62% 6% 1,713
2007 38% 53% 9% 1,402

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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% 19% 68% 1,713
2007 18% 21% 61% 1,402

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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% 31% 47% 9% 1,713
2007 16% 38% 37% 8% 1,402

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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% 71% 2% 1% 1,713

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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% 23% 3% 1,713
2007 70% 26% 3% 1,402

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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 87% 9% 2% 2% 1,713
2007 76% 18% 3% 3% 1,402

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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 81% 14% 5% 1,713

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who say…

Survey year Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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% 74% 1% 2% 1,713
2007 23% 72% 1% 4% 1,402

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services

% of the Unaffiliated who say common sense is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have bigger government; more services who say humans…

Survey year Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,713. 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% 14% 3% 17% 2% 1,713