Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services monthly or yearly

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,214. 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 77% 16% 6% 11,214
2007 77% 14% 9% 11,431

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Belief in Heaven among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by religious group

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 105. 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.
Buddhist 55% 38% 7% 105
Catholic 84% 11% 5% 2,747
Evangelical Protestant 90% 5% 5% 2,367
Hindu 49% 43% 8% 111
Historically Black Protestant 92% 5% 3% 652
Jewish 37% 51% 12% 428
Mainline Protestant 81% 12% 7% 2,517
Orthodox Christian 77% 13% 9% 102
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 55% 37% 9% 1,668

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,148. 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 24% 36% 27% 13% 8,148
Don't believe 28% 34% 23% 14% 2,084
Other/don't know 20% 33% 28% 19% 775

Generational cohort among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,148. 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 16% 15% 30% 31% 8% 1% 8,148
Don't believe 18% 18% 27% 28% 8% 1% 2,084
Other/don't know 12% 14% 27% 33% 12% 2% 775

Gender composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,285. 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% 53% 8,285
Don't believe 57% 43% 2,120
Other/don't know 49% 51% 809

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,199. 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% 14% 4% 15% 4% 8,199
Don't believe 65% 6% 8% 17% 3% 2,087
Other/don't know 67% 8% 5% 14% 6% 790

Immigrant status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,172. 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 14% 10% 76% 8,172
Don't believe 23% 12% 65% 2,096
Other/don't know 16% 12% 72% 798

Income distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 7,373. 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 36% 20% 26% 18% 7,373
Don't believe 23% 20% 27% 29% 1,923
Other/don't know 30% 16% 25% 29% 660

Educational distribution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,249. 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 43% 34% 15% 8% 8,249
Don't believe 27% 27% 25% 21% 2,113
Other/don't know 33% 32% 19% 16% 803

Marital status among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,260. 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 45% 9% 14% 6% 27% 8,260
Don't believe 47% 9% 11% 3% 29% 2,111
Other/don't know 50% 6% 14% 6% 24% 798

Parent of children under 18 among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,256. 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 32% 68% 8,256
Don't believe 27% 73% 2,110
Other/don't know 28% 72% 807

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 8,285. 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 71% 24% 3% 1% 1% 1% 8,285
Don't believe 27% 28% 15% 1% 25% 4% 2,120
Other/don't know 41% 31% 12% 2% 3% 10% 809

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 8,285. 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% 40% 6% 1% < 1% 8,285
Don't believe 18% 39% 30% 12% 1% 2,120
Other/don't know 34% 45% 17% 3% 2% 809

Frequency of prayer among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,285. 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 56% 24% 9% 10% 1% 8,285
Don't believe 25% 16% 11% 47% < 1% 2,120
Other/don't know 43% 19% 11% 25% 2% 809

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 8,285. 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 9% 13% 15% 63% < 1% 8,285
Don't believe 5% 7% 10% 78% < 1% 2,120
Other/don't know 6% 9% 12% 70% 2% 809

Frequency of meditation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 8,285. 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% 10% 5% 51% 1% 8,285
Don't believe 34% 13% 7% 45% 1% 2,120
Other/don't know 35% 11% 6% 45% 3% 809

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 8,285. 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 54% 20% 13% 12% 1% 8,285
Don't believe 44% 19% 13% 24% 1% 2,120
Other/don't know 49% 19% 14% 17% 2% 809

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 8,285. 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% 16% 15% 27% 1% 8,285
Don't believe 48% 18% 15% 18% 1% 2,120
Other/don't know 48% 17% 14% 18% 4% 809

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 8,285. 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% 10% 52% 8% 2% 8,285
Don't believe 9% 20% 51% 18% 2% 2,120
Other/don't know 15% 19% 52% 8% 7% 809

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 8,285. 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 31% 67% 1% 1% 8,285
Don't believe 21% 78% 1% < 1% 2,120
Other/don't know 25% 70% 3% 2% 809

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 8,285. 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 25% 16% 14% 44% 1% 8,285
Don't believe 9% 10% 13% 67% < 1% 2,120
Other/don't know 18% 12% 11% 58% 2% 809

Interpreting scripture among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 8,285. 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 30% 37% 2% 23% 8% 8,285
Don't believe 6% 12% 1% 75% 7% 2,120
Other/don't know 12% 16% 3% 46% 23% 809

Belief in Hell among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,285. 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 74% 21% 5% 8,285
Don't believe 6% 92% 2% 2,120
Other/don't know 14% 29% 57% 809

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,285. 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% 17% 44% 8,285
Don't believe 24% 15% 60% 2,120
Other/don't know 30% 24% 47% 809

Political ideology among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,285. 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 36% 37% 21% 6% 8,285
Don't believe 17% 37% 41% 4% 2,120
Other/don't know 25% 40% 27% 8% 809

Views about size of government among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,285. 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 51% 44% 3% 3% 8,285
Don't believe 44% 50% 4% 3% 2,120
Other/don't know 48% 38% 6% 8% 809

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 8,285. 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% 48% 3% 2% 8,285
Don't believe 34% 62% 3% 1% 2,120
Other/don't know 35% 53% 6% 6% 809

Views about abortion among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 8,285. 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 55% 41% 4% 8,285
Don't believe 76% 21% 2% 2,120
Other/don't know 64% 30% 6% 809

Views about homosexuality among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,285. 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 67% 26% 4% 3% 8,285
Don't believe 84% 12% 3% 2% 2,120
Other/don't know 72% 18% 6% 4% 809

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,285. 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 56% 36% 8% 8,285
Don't believe 79% 15% 6% 2,120
Other/don't know 64% 25% 11% 809

Views about environmental regulation among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 8,285. 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% 56% 2% 2% 8,285
Don't believe 24% 72% 2% 2% 2,120
Other/don't know 32% 58% 4% 6% 809

Views about human evolution among adults who attend services monthly or yearly by belief in heaven

% of adults who attend services monthly or yearly 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 = 8,285. 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 27% 33% 4% 33% 3% 8,285
Don't believe 64% 14% 4% 15% 2% 2,120
Other/don't know 42% 18% 12% 19% 9% 809