U.S. Religious Landscape Study, 2014

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(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

IDEO. [ASK ALL:] In general, would you describe your political views as...[READ]
  1) Very conservative
  2) Conservative
  3) Moderate
  4) Liberal, OR
  5) Very liberal?
  9) [VOL - DO NO READ] Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very conservative 7.9% 7.9%
Conservative 28.1% 36%
Moderate 33.2% 69.2%
Liberal, OR 16.9% 86.1%
Very liberal? 7.3% 93.4%
[VOL - DO NO READ] Don't know/Refused 6.6% 100%
Total N = 35071

Variable Comparisons

Sex (I-SEX)

Male Female TOTAL
Very conservative 8.9% 7.1% 7.9%
Conservative 29.3% 26.9% 28.1%
Moderate 33.1% 33.2% 33.2%
Liberal, OR 15.7% 18.1% 16.9%
Very liberal? 7.0% 7.7% 7.3%
[VOL - DO NO READ] Don't know/Refused 6.1% 7.0% 6.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
35071


Political party (I-PARTYID)

Republican Democrat Independent No preference (VOL) Other party (VOL) TOTAL
Very conservative 18.0% 3.3% 5.6% 6.3% 17.2% 8.0%
Conservative 51.0% 18.2% 23.7% 19.8% 27.8% 28.3%
Moderate 23.4% 33.2% 41.1% 26.9% 25.1% 33.5%
Liberal, OR 3.7% 29.0% 17.1% 11.6% 7.9% 17.2%
Very liberal? 1.7% 12.3% 7.2% 6.1% 11.3% 7.4%
[VOL - DO NO READ] Don't know/Refused 2.3% 4.0% 5.3% 29.3% 10.7% 5.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34112


Household income (I-INCOME)

Less than $20,000 20 to under $40,000 50 to under $75,000 75 to under $100,000 $100,000 or more TOTAL
Very conservative 7.8% 7.2% 8.5% 7.7% 7.6% 7.8%
Conservative 24.1% 28.3% 30.9% 29.6% 27.2% 27.9%
Moderate 31.3% 33.7% 34.1% 35.8% 35.3% 33.8%
Liberal, OR 18.0% 17.9% 16.1% 17.2% 19.3% 17.6%
Very liberal? 9.1% 7.4% 6.5% 6.7% 8.2% 7.6%
[VOL - DO NO READ] Don't know/Refused 9.7% 5.5% 3.9% 3.0% 2.4% 5.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
30490


Education (I-EDUC)

High school incomplete or less than high school (no diploma) High school graduate (grade 12 with diploma or GED certificate) Some college, no degree (includes some community college) or two-year associate degree from a college or university Four-year college or university degree/Bachelor's degree (e.g., BS, BA, AB) Some postgraduate or professional school or postgraduate or professional degree, including master's, doctorate, medical or law degree (e.g., MA, MS, PhD, MD, JD, graduate school) TOTAL
Very conservative 9.1% 9.1% 7.4% 7.8% 5.6% 7.9%
Conservative 26.9% 31.1% 29.3% 26.2% 20.8% 28.1%
Moderate 25.4% 31.7% 34.7% 35.5% 36.6% 33.2%
Liberal, OR 16.9% 14.3% 16.0% 19.2% 23.3% 16.9%
Very liberal? 9.1% 5.8% 6.4% 8.2% 11.1% 7.3%
[VOL - DO NO READ] Don't know/Refused 12.5% 8.0% 6.2% 3.1% 2.7% 6.5%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34868


Age (I-AGE)

Age 29 or younger 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or older TOTAL
Very conservative 4.8% 6.6% 8.1% 9.4% 10.2% 7.9%
Conservative 20.7% 23.4% 29.8% 31.2% 33.7% 28.0%
Moderate 36.6% 35.1% 32.9% 31.7% 30.5% 33.2%
Liberal, OR 20.5% 19.1% 15.7% 15.5% 14.9% 17.0%
Very liberal? 9.6% 9.2% 7.1% 6.3% 5.4% 7.4%
[VOL - DO NO READ] Don't know/Refused 7.7% 6.7% 6.4% 5.9% 5.3% 6.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
34345



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