Views about size of government among non-parents by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among non-parents by views about size of government

% of non-parents who would rather have…

Religious traditionSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Evangelical Protestant64%30%3%4%6,385
Historically Black Protestant24%70%2%4%1,421
Jehovah's Witness32%51%3%13%182
Mainline Protestant59%33%4%4%4,844
Orthodox Christian63%35%1%1%137
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")47%45%3%4%5,788
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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