Views about human evolution among 50-64 year olds by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among 50-64 year olds by views about human evolution

% of 50-64 year olds who say humans…

Belief in GodEvolved; due to natural processesEvolved; due to God's designEvolved; don't know howAlways existed in present formDon't knowSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain14%31%3%48%4%6,919
Believe in God; fairly certain45%26%6%19%4%1,925
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain64%9%7%18%2%442
Do not believe in God87%4%1%6%2%724
Other/don't know if they believe in God63%8%13%11%5%218
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