Views about size of government among college graduates by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among college graduates by views about size of government

% of college graduates who would rather have…

Religious traditionSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Evangelical Protestant75%21%2%2%1,870
Historically Black Protestant29%60%6%5%289
Mainline Protestant64%29%3%3%1,673
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")44%48%4%4%2,071
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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