Belief in Heaven among 30-49 year olds

% of 30-49 year olds who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,178. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 71% 21% 7% 9,178
2007 75% 16% 9% 11,823

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Belief in Heaven among 30-49 year olds by religious group

% of 30-49 year olds who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 86% 10% 4% 1,763
Evangelical Protestant 87% 5% 8% 2,168
Hindu 46% 44% 10% 109
Historically Black Protestant 93% 4% 3% 552
Jewish 50% 41% 9% 165
Mainline Protestant 82% 11% 7% 1,269
Mormon 95% 1% 4% 223
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 38% 52% 9% 2,371

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DemographicInformation

Generational cohort among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe < 1% 17% 83% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6,335
Don't believe < 1% 23% 77% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,191
Other/don't know < 1% 18% 82% < 1% < 1% < 1% 652

Gender composition among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 46% 54% 6,335
Don't believe 59% 41% 2,191
Other/don't know 57% 43% 652

Racial and ethnic composition among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,280. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 59% 15% 3% 20% 4% 6,280
Don't believe 68% 5% 7% 15% 4% 2,158
Other/don't know 65% 8% 3% 18% 5% 631

Immigrant status among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,254. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 20% 8% 73% 6,254
Don't believe 21% 9% 70% 2,168
Other/don't know 19% 7% 74% 643

Income distribution among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who have a household income of…

Belief in Heaven Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,833. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 33% 20% 28% 19% 5,833
Don't believe 20% 19% 30% 31% 2,079
Other/don't know 25% 20% 31% 24% 577

Educational distribution among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,319. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 39% 32% 18% 11% 6,319
Don't believe 26% 27% 26% 22% 2,186
Other/don't know 36% 30% 20% 15% 650

Marital status among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,323. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 58% 8% 14% 1% 19% 6,323
Don't believe 53% 13% 13% 1% 21% 2,186
Other/don't know 58% 8% 12% 1% 21% 649

Parent of children under 18 among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,315. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 61% 39% 6,315
Don't believe 50% 50% 2,186
Other/don't know 55% 45% 645

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who say they…

Belief in Heaven Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 75% 20% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 6,335
Don't believe 22% 21% 12% < 1% 40% 5% 2,191
Other/don't know 54% 25% 8% 1% 3% 9% 652

Importance of religion in one's life among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who say religion is…

Belief in Heaven Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 63% 27% 7% 3% < 1% 6,335
Don't believe 15% 20% 23% 41% 1% 2,191
Other/don't know 43% 25% 18% 11% 3% 652

Attendance at religious services among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who attend religious services…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 40% 38% 21% < 1% 6,335
Don't believe 10% 26% 64% < 1% 2,191
Other/don't know 33% 29% 37% 1% 652

Frequency of prayer among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 65% 17% 6% 11% 1% 6,335
Don't believe 20% 10% 6% 63% < 1% 2,191
Other/don't know 50% 14% 7% 27% 2% 652

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who attend prayer group…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 28% 12% 10% 49% < 1% 6,335
Don't believe 8% 4% 4% 84% < 1% 2,191
Other/don't know 26% 6% 7% 59% 1% 652

Frequency of meditation among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who meditate…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 40% 8% 4% 47% 1% 6,335
Don't believe 31% 11% 6% 52% 1% 2,191
Other/don't know 41% 9% 3% 44% 3% 652

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 62% 16% 10% 11% 1% 6,335
Don't believe 43% 15% 12% 29% 1% 2,191
Other/don't know 57% 13% 12% 17% 2% 652

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 41% 16% 14% 28% 1% 6,335
Don't believe 46% 18% 15% 20% 1% 2,191
Other/don't know 50% 15% 12% 21% 2% 652

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Heaven Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 40% 8% 44% 7% 2% 6,335
Don't believe 8% 19% 51% 20% 1% 2,191
Other/don't know 27% 13% 45% 8% 7% 652

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who say…

Belief in Heaven There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 37% 61% 1% 1% 6,335
Don't believe 23% 76% 1% 1% 2,191
Other/don't know 36% 59% 4% 2% 652

Frequency of reading scripture among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who read scripture…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 42% 12% 10% 36% < 1% 6,335
Don't believe 10% 6% 8% 76% 1% 2,191
Other/don't know 35% 8% 6% 49% 2% 652

Interpreting scripture among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Heaven Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 39% 33% 3% 19% 6% 6,335
Don't believe 7% 7% < 1% 81% 4% 2,191
Other/don't know 21% 15% 4% 41% 18% 652

Belief in Hell among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 78% 17% 5% 6,335
Don't believe 6% 93% 1% 2,191
Other/don't know 23% 21% 56% 652

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 40% 20% 40% 6,335
Don't believe 23% 19% 57% 2,191
Other/don't know 35% 30% 35% 652

Political ideology among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 40% 34% 20% 6% 6,335
Don't believe 16% 35% 44% 5% 2,191
Other/don't know 38% 31% 20% 11% 652

Views about size of government among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 52% 43% 3% 3% 6,335
Don't believe 47% 46% 4% 3% 2,191
Other/don't know 53% 32% 7% 8% 652

Views about government aid to the poor among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Heaven Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 48% 46% 4% 2% 6,335
Don't believe 34% 61% 3% 1% 2,191
Other/don't know 45% 43% 8% 5% 652

Views about abortion among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who say abortion should be…

Belief in Heaven Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 47% 49% 4% 6,335
Don't believe 77% 20% 3% 2,191
Other/don't know 50% 43% 7% 652

Views about homosexuality among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 58% 34% 5% 4% 6,335
Don't believe 84% 12% 3% 2% 2,191
Other/don't know 59% 29% 7% 5% 652

Views about same-sex marriage among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 48% 44% 8% 6,335
Don't believe 82% 14% 4% 2,191
Other/don't know 53% 34% 13% 652

Views about environmental regulation among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who say…

Belief in Heaven Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 39% 56% 2% 2% 6,335
Don't believe 22% 74% 2% 2% 2,191
Other/don't know 38% 53% 6% 3% 652

Views about human evolution among 30-49 year olds by belief in heaven

% of 30-49 year olds who say humans…

Belief in Heaven Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,335. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 23% 30% 3% 40% 4% 6,335
Don't believe 72% 10% 3% 14% 1% 2,191
Other/don't know 37% 15% 11% 29% 8% 652