Views about size of government among 18-29 year olds by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among 18-29 year olds by views about size of government

% of 18-29 year olds who would rather have…

Belief in GodSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain44%52%2%3%2,735
Believe in God; fairly certain42%53%1%3%1,212
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain44%50%3%4%471
Do not believe in God40%55%2%3%944
Other/don't know if they believe in God50%34%6%10%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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