Views held by Americans on the origins and development of human beings 2012

The statistic shows the beliefs and views held by American respondents regarding the origins and development of human beings. The survey was conducted in May 2012. According to the source, 46 percent of those polled in 2012 believed that God created humans in their present form.

Which of these statements comes closest to your views on the origin and development of human beings?

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Source

Release date

June 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

May 10 to 13, 2012

Number of respondents

1,024 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Supplementary notes

The question was posed at the source as follows: "Which of the following statements comes closest to your views on the origin and development of human beings:
1) Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God guided this process,
2) Human beings have developed over millions of years from less advanced forms of life, but God had no part in this process,
3) God created human beings pretty much in their present form at one time within the last 10,000 years or so?

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