DemographicInformation

Age distribution among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 783. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 35% 39% 19% 7% 783
2007 19% 43% 27% 12% 464

Generational cohort among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 783. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 20% 23% 30% 22% 3% < 1% 783
2007 < 1% 15% 33% 37% 13% 2% 464

Gender composition among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 813. 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% 30% 813
2007 71% 29% 490

Racial and ethnic composition among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 783. 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% 5% 4% 12% 5% 783
2007 73% 6% 4% 11% 6% 472

Immigrant status among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 791. 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% 10% 79% 791
2007 14% 7% 79% 476

Income distribution among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 677. 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% 24% 17% 677
2007 27% 26% 29% 19% 375

Educational distribution among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 807. 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 44% 35% 14% 7% 807

Marital status among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 802. 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% 12% 13% 4% 39% 802
2007 52% 8% 14% 5% 21% 483

Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 808. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 27% 73% 808
2007 30% 70% 488

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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 30% 21% 10% 1% 31% 7% 813
2007 34% 20% 10% 2% 22% 12% 490

Importance of religion in one's life among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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% 23% 23% 40% 2% 813
2007 14% 27% 22% 35% 2% 490

Attendance at religious services among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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% 22% 74% 1% 813
2007 8% 21% 71% 1% 490

Frequency of prayer among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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% 10% 7% 65% 1% 813
2007 22% 9% 8% 58% 4% 490

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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% 2% 3% 90% < 1% 813
2007 6% 3% 2% 86% 3% 490

Frequency of meditation among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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 30% 9% 2% 58% 1% 813
2007 31% 6% 5% 53% 5% 490

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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% 12% 9% 35% 2% 813
2007 33% 7% 13% 41% 6% 490

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 50% 12% 11% 26% 1% 813
2007 37% 9% 13% 36% 5% 490

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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 7% 16% 62% 12% 3% 813
2007 6% 13% 66% 11% 4% 490

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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% 2% 1% 813

Frequency of reading scripture among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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% 4% 7% 79% < 1% 813
2007 10% 4% 6% 77% 2% 490

Interpreting scripture among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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 7% 13% 1% 68% 10% 813
2007 12% 10% 1% 62% 15% 490

Belief in Heaven among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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% 50% 11% 813
2007 35% 49% 16% 490

Belief in Hell among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 813. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 27% 62% 10% 813
2007 26% 58% 16% 490

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 813. 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% 43% 21% 18% 813
2007 21% 35% 25% 19% 490

Views about government aid to the poor among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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% 40% 7% 3% 813

Views about abortion among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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 67% 28% 6% 813
2007 67% 23% 10% 490

Views about homosexuality among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. 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 76% 14% 6% 4% 813
2007 57% 27% 9% 7% 490

Views about same-sex marriage among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 73% 17% 10% 813

Views about environmental regulation among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 37% 56% 3% 4% 813
2007 29% 58% 6% 6% 490

Views about human evolution among the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party who would rather have smaller government; fewer services

% of the Unaffiliated independents and those who don't lean to either party 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 = 813. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 54% 15% 8% 19% 4% 813