Parent of children under 18 among 18-29 year olds by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among 18-29 year olds by parental status

% of 18-29 year olds who are…

Belief in GodParentsNon-parentsSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain28%72%2,727
Believe in God; fairly certain22%78%1,211
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain13%87%471
Do not believe in God8%92%942
Other/don't know if they believe in God16%84%158
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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