Views about human evolution among Catholics by views about government aid to the poor (2014) Switch to: Views about government aid to the poor among Catholics by views about human evolution

% of Catholics who say humans…

Views about government aid to the poorEvolved; due to natural processesEvolved; due to God's designEvolved; don't know howAlways existed in present formDon't knowSample size
Does more harm than good28%33%4%31%4%3,398
Does more good than harm34%31%4%28%4%3,406
Neither/both equally25%26%11%27%11%267
Don't know18%21%9%22%30%131
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Learn More: Evolved; due to natural processes, Evolved; due to God's design, Always existed in present form