DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,378. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 33% 36% 20% 10% 2,378
2007 22% 41% 25% 12% 1,479

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,378. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 21% 21% 27% 24% 6% < 1% 2,378
2007 < 1% 16% 32% 37% 13% 3% 1,479

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,411. 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% 34% 2,411
2007 68% 32% 1,504

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,365. 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% 4% 5% 10% 4% 2,365
2007 84% 4% 4% 6% 3% 1,473

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,388. 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 10% 14% 76% 2,388
2007 10% 8% 82% 1,488

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,192. 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% 21% 30% 25% 2,192
2007 17% 21% 34% 28% 1,312

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,405. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 34% 35% 20% 11% 2,405

Marital status among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,407. 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% 10% 10% 3% 35% 2,407
2007 52% 9% 12% 4% 23% 1,495

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,403. 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% 2,403
2007 29% 71% 1,499

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,411. 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% 20% 12% 1% 45% 6% 2,411
2007 23% 22% 11% 1% 35% 9% 1,504

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,411. 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 5% 16% 29% 50% 1% 2,411
2007 7% 19% 25% 47% 1% 1,504

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,411. 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 2% 19% 80% < 1% 2,411
2007 2% 16% 81% < 1% 1,504

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,411. 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% 7% 5% 76% < 1% 2,411
2007 14% 9% 6% 70% 1% 1,504

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,411. 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 2% 1% 2% 94% < 1% 2,411
2007 3% 2% 1% 93% 1% 1,504

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,411. 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% 11% 5% 60% 1% 2,411
2007 26% 6% 6% 60% 1% 1,504

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,411. 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% 15% 10% 37% 1% 2,411
2007 34% 11% 11% 41% 3% 1,504

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,411. 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% 16% 14% 23% < 1% 2,411
2007 42% 15% 14% 28% 2% 1,504

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services 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 = 2,411. 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 2% 18% 60% 19% 1% 2,411
2007 2% 19% 66% 11% 2% 1,504

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,411. 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% 78% 1% 1% 2,411

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,411. 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 5% 4% 6% 85% < 1% 2,411
2007 5% 4% 5% 86% 1% 1,504

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,411. 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% 5% < 1% 88% 4% 2,411
2007 2% 6% 1% 83% 7% 1,504

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,411. 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% 79% 4% 2,411
2007 17% 79% 4% 1,504

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,411. 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% 23% 41% 2,411
2007 32% 20% 48% 1,504

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,411. 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% 45% 27% 6% 2,411
2007 23% 43% 29% 5% 1,504

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,411. 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% 44% 4% 1% 2,411

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,411. 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 80% 17% 4% 2,411
2007 78% 17% 4% 1,504

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,411. 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% 10% 3% 2% 2,411
2007 74% 17% 5% 4% 1,504

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,411. 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% 2,411

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,411. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 34% 63% 2% 2% 2,411
2007 28% 66% 3% 2% 1,504

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated who do not believe in Hell who would rather have smaller government; fewer 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 = 2,411. 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% 10% 4% 11% 1% 2,411