Views about size of government among Catholics by views about human evolution (2014) Switch to: Views about human evolution among Catholics by views about size of government

% of Catholics who would rather have…

Views about human evolutionSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Evolved; due to natural processes43%51%3%3%2,167
Evolved; due to God's design54%41%2%2%2,402
Evolved; don't know how42%41%7%10%350
Always existed in present form47%49%2%2%1,959
Don't know41%44%6%9%324
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