Belief in Heaven among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 21,955. 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 68% 25% 7% 21,955

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Belief in Heaven among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by religious group

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 212. 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 46% 46% 8% 212
Catholic 83% 11% 6% 4,619
Evangelical Protestant 90% 5% 5% 3,811
Hindu 50% 40% 10% 158
Historically Black Protestant 93% 4% 3% 1,290
Jewish 38% 51% 11% 633
Mainline Protestant 79% 13% 8% 3,901
Mormon 92% 4% 4% 267
Muslim 88% 8% 5% 178
Orthodox Christian 81% 8% 11% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 36% 56% 9% 5,875

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 13,941. 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% 34% 25% 17% 13,941
Don't believe 31% 35% 21% 14% 5,972
Other/don't know 22% 31% 26% 20% 1,637

Generational cohort among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 13,941. 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% 28% 30% 11% 1% 13,941
Don't believe 19% 19% 27% 25% 9% 1% 5,972
Other/don't know 14% 15% 24% 32% 13% 2% 1,637

Gender composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 14,193. 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% 57% 14,193
Don't believe 57% 43% 6,058
Other/don't know 49% 51% 1,704

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 14,059. 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 60% 16% 4% 17% 4% 14,059
Don't believe 72% 5% 7% 13% 4% 5,968
Other/don't know 68% 8% 4% 15% 5% 1,662

Immigrant status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 13,975. 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% 10% 74% 13,975
Don't believe 16% 13% 70% 5,999
Other/don't know 16% 11% 73% 1,664

Income distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 12,345. 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% 21% 24% 14% 12,345
Don't believe 25% 19% 28% 27% 5,479
Other/don't know 36% 21% 23% 21% 1,389

Educational distribution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 14,121. 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% 31% 13% 8% 14,121
Don't believe 28% 29% 24% 18% 6,034
Other/don't know 38% 30% 18% 13% 1,688

Marital status among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 14,140. 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 44% 8% 14% 8% 27% 14,140
Don't believe 42% 11% 12% 3% 31% 6,037
Other/don't know 44% 8% 13% 7% 28% 1,675

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 14,144. 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% 70% 14,144
Don't believe 25% 75% 6,042
Other/don't know 26% 74% 1,695

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,193. 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% 23% 4% 1% 1% 1% 14,193
Don't believe 18% 20% 13% 1% 44% 5% 6,058
Other/don't know 41% 27% 11% 2% 6% 14% 1,704

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,193. 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% 30% 8% 3% < 1% 14,193
Don't believe 12% 20% 25% 43% 1% 6,058
Other/don't know 31% 32% 21% 13% 3% 1,704

Attendance at religious services among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,193. 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% 39% 23% < 1% 14,193
Don't believe 8% 27% 65% < 1% 6,058
Other/don't know 21% 32% 45% 2% 1,704

Frequency of prayer among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,193. 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% 19% 7% 13% 1% 14,193
Don't believe 16% 9% 6% 68% 1% 6,058
Other/don't know 38% 16% 8% 34% 3% 1,704

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,193. 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% 11% 9% 55% 1% 14,193
Don't believe 5% 3% 4% 87% < 1% 6,058
Other/don't know 12% 7% 7% 72% 2% 1,704

Frequency of meditation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,193. 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% 9% 4% 46% 1% 14,193
Don't believe 30% 11% 6% 53% 1% 6,058
Other/don't know 36% 10% 5% 46% 3% 1,704

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,193. 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% 16% 10% 13% 1% 14,193
Don't believe 40% 16% 11% 32% 1% 6,058
Other/don't know 49% 14% 12% 21% 4% 1,704

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,193. 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% 16% 13% 27% 1% 14,193
Don't believe 50% 16% 13% 20% 1% 6,058
Other/don't know 49% 15% 12% 20% 3% 1,704

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,193. 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% 9% 49% 7% 2% 14,193
Don't believe 5% 20% 53% 20% 2% 6,058
Other/don't know 14% 16% 54% 10% 5% 1,704

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,193. 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% 13% 10% 42% 1% 14,193
Don't believe 8% 5% 7% 80% < 1% 6,058
Other/don't know 20% 8% 9% 60% 3% 1,704

Interpreting scripture among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,193. 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 34% 34% 3% 23% 7% 14,193
Don't believe 4% 7% < 1% 85% 5% 6,058
Other/don't know 11% 14% 3% 50% 22% 1,704

Belief in Hell among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,193. 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 73% 21% 6% 14,193
Don't believe 5% 95% 1% 6,058
Other/don't know 15% 29% 56% 1,704

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 14,193. 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% 19% 48% 14,193
Don't believe 19% 18% 63% 6,058
Other/don't know 25% 27% 48% 1,704

Political ideology among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,193. 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% 38% 23% 6% 14,193
Don't believe 14% 33% 48% 5% 6,058
Other/don't know 24% 37% 29% 11% 1,704

Views about size of government among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,193. 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% 49% 2% 4% 14,193
Don't believe 44% 49% 4% 3% 6,058
Other/don't know 43% 41% 6% 9% 1,704

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,193. 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% 53% 4% 2% 14,193
Don't believe 30% 66% 3% 1% 6,058
Other/don't know 34% 54% 7% 5% 1,704

Views about abortion among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,193. 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 53% 43% 4% 14,193
Don't believe 82% 16% 2% 6,058
Other/don't know 64% 28% 8% 1,704

Views about homosexuality among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,193. 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 64% 28% 4% 3% 14,193
Don't believe 87% 9% 2% 2% 6,058
Other/don't know 72% 17% 5% 6% 1,704

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 14,193. 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% 38% 8% 14,193
Don't believe 84% 12% 4% 6,058
Other/don't know 65% 23% 12% 1,704

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,193. 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% 58% 2% 3% 14,193
Don't believe 21% 75% 2% 2% 6,058
Other/don't know 29% 60% 5% 7% 1,704

Views about human evolution among adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that right or wrong depends on the situation 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 = 14,193. 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 26% 31% 4% 34% 4% 14,193
Don't believe 74% 10% 3% 10% 1% 6,058
Other/don't know 43% 17% 12% 19% 9% 1,704