The ANES Guide to Public Opinion and Electoral Behavior

Religion an Important Part of Life 1980-2016

  '80 '82 '84 '86 '88 '90 '92 '94 '96 '98 '00 '02 '04 '08 '12 '16
Yes 75
(1052)
** 79
(1515)
79
(841)
78
(1370)
79
(1550)
78
(1802)
77
(1355)
78
(1335)
77
(981)
76
(1372)
75
(1135)
77
(929)
71
(1653)
67
(3947)
65
(2762)
No 25
(346)
** 21
(396)
21
(230)
22
(390)
21
(408)
22
(494)
23
(407)
22
(372)
23
(289)
24
(428)
25
(370)
23
(273)
29
(659)
33
(1933)
35
(1482)
N 1398 0 1911 1071 1760 1958 2296 1762 1707 1270 1800 1505 1202 2312 5880 4244

Percentage Within Study Year
Table 1B.3.

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Question Text:

"Do you consider religion to be an important part of your life, or not?"

Note:

2012 and 2016 data are for the combined (face-to-face and internet) sample.

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