Marital status among adults in the West by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among adults in the West by marital status

% of adults in the West who are…

Belief in GodMarriedLiving with a partnerDivorced/separatedWidowedNever marriedSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain50%7%15%7%21%4,759
Believe in God; fairly certain47%12%12%3%26%1,757
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain36%12%9%4%39%559
Do not believe in God42%12%8%3%35%1,079
Other/don't know if they believe in God47%6%14%3%29%235
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.

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