Parent of children under 18 among never married adults by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among never married adults by parental status

% of never married adults who are…

Belief in GodParentsNon-parentsSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain17%83%3,709
Believe in God; fairly certain12%88%1,440
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain8%92%533
Do not believe in God4%96%1,043
Other/don't know if they believe in God6%94%201
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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