Parent of children under 18 among the Unaffiliated by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among the Unaffiliated by parental status

% of the Unaffiliated who are…

Belief in GodParentsNon-parentsSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain32%68%1,799
Believe in God; fairly certain29%71%1,610
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain23%77%844
Do not believe in God22%78%2,729
Other/don't know if they believe in God21%79%501
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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