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A new poll from the Associated Press and GfK asked (PDF) respondents not whether they agree or disagree, but how confident they are, about various claims about science. The Associated Press (April 21, 2014) summarized, "Americans have more skepticism than confidence in global warming, the age of the Earth and evolution and have the most trouble believing a Big Bang created the universe 13.8 billion years ago."
Public opinion about evolution, the Big Bang, and teaching evolution in public schools was reviewed in the National Science Board's Science and Engineering Indicators (PDF) 2014.
Six in ten Americans accept human evolution, while a third hold that humans and other living things have existed in their present form since the beginning of time, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.
A recent Harris poll addressed evolution and creationism, with unsurprising results.
A new poll (PDF) of Georgia voters suggests that creationism is popular in the state. Asked "Would you say you believe more in creationism or evolution," 53% of respondents preferred creationism, 29% preferred evolution, and 18% were not sure.
A new poll from YouGov suggests (PDF) that in the United States the level of public acceptance of creationism and the level for support for teaching creationism in the public schools are down.
A national survey reveals that one in eleven Australians does not believe in evolution — and three in eleven think that humans lived at the same time as dinosaurs.
A new report discussing a poll of Muslims around the globe suggests (PDF, p. 132) that "[m]any Muslims around the world believe in evolution."
A new Gallup poll on public opinion about evolution suggests that the rate of acceptance of evolution in the United States is "essentially unchanged" over the years.
A bare majority of New Jerseyans accept evolution, according to a new poll from Monmouth University and the Asbury Park Press.