Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 21,904. 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 87% 7% 6% 21,904
2007 85% 8% 7% 25,667

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Belief in Heaven among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by religious group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 92% 5% 3% 4,775
Evangelical Protestant 89% 5% 7% 7,594
Historically Black Protestant 94% 3% 2% 1,694
Jehovah's Witness 51% 36% 12% 221
Jewish 67% 24% 9% 277
Mainline Protestant 88% 6% 6% 3,989
Mormon 97% 1% 2% 576
Muslim 92% 6% 2% 192
Orthodox Christian 93% 2% 5% 113
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 70% 20% 9% 1,805

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 18,400. 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 18% 34% 29% 20% 18,400
Don't believe 19% 34% 31% 17% 1,697
Other/don't know 12% 36% 30% 22% 1,327

Generational cohort among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 18,400. 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 11% 12% 28% 34% 13% 1% 18,400
Don't believe 11% 14% 28% 36% 10% 1% 1,697
Other/don't know 6% 11% 31% 36% 15% 1% 1,327

Gender composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 18,797. 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% 18,797
Don't believe 47% 53% 1,730
Other/don't know 47% 53% 1,377

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 18,541. 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% 16% 2% 14% 4% 18,541
Don't believe 61% 12% 4% 19% 5% 1,692
Other/don't know 67% 10% 3% 14% 6% 1,326

Immigrant status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 18,548. 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 12% 9% 79% 18,548
Don't believe 20% 9% 71% 1,711
Other/don't know 12% 8% 80% 1,355

Income distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 16,239. 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% 21% 26% 15% 16,239
Don't believe 31% 22% 28% 19% 1,510
Other/don't know 35% 21% 25% 19% 1,121

Educational distribution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 18,692. 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% 33% 15% 8% 18,692
Don't believe 35% 32% 19% 14% 1,712
Other/don't know 39% 32% 18% 11% 1,368

Marital status among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 18,718. 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% 5% 14% 8% 22% 18,718
Don't believe 49% 8% 16% 5% 22% 1,720
Other/don't know 56% 4% 15% 7% 17% 1,366

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 18,724. 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% 18,724
Don't believe 28% 72% 1,728
Other/don't know 30% 70% 1,367

BeliefsandPractices

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 18,797. 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 76% 19% 3% 1% < 1% 18,797
Don't believe 51% 25% 11% 12% 1% 1,730
Other/don't know 68% 20% 4% 5% 3% 1,377

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 18,797. 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 50% 34% 16% 1% 18,797
Don't believe 35% 32% 33% 1% 1,730
Other/don't know 50% 24% 25% 1% 1,377

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 18,797. 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% 16% 3% 5% 1% 18,797
Don't believe 61% 14% 5% 18% 1% 1,730
Other/don't know 75% 12% 3% 7% 3% 1,377

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 18,797. 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 35% 12% 10% 43% 1% 18,797
Don't believe 29% 8% 8% 54% 1% 1,730
Other/don't know 40% 9% 8% 42% 2% 1,377

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 18,797. 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% 7% 3% 40% 2% 18,797
Don't believe 54% 7% 5% 31% 2% 1,730
Other/don't know 54% 5% 2% 34% 5% 1,377

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 18,797. 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% 13% 7% 7% 1% 18,797
Don't believe 67% 13% 7% 12% 1% 1,730
Other/don't know 75% 10% 5% 8% 2% 1,377

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 18,797. 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% 16% 12% 26% 2% 18,797
Don't believe 55% 13% 10% 21% 1% 1,730
Other/don't know 57% 13% 7% 19% 4% 1,377

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 18,797. 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 49% 6% 38% 4% 2% 18,797
Don't believe 32% 14% 43% 9% 3% 1,730
Other/don't know 46% 9% 35% 4% 6% 1,377

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 18,797. 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% 58% 1% 1% 18,797
Don't believe 36% 61% 2% 2% 1,730
Other/don't know 44% 51% 3% 2% 1,377

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 18,797. 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% 12% 9% 28% 1% 18,797
Don't believe 39% 10% 8% 42% 1% 1,730
Other/don't know 53% 9% 6% 29% 2% 1,377

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 18,797. 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% 34% 4% 12% 6% 18,797
Don't believe 25% 23% 2% 42% 7% 1,730
Other/don't know 33% 23% 7% 20% 18% 1,377

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 18,797. 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 80% 15% 5% 18,797
Don't believe 19% 78% 3% 1,730
Other/don't know 33% 21% 47% 1,377

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 18,797. 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% 17% 39% 18,797
Don't believe 33% 25% 41% 1,730
Other/don't know 42% 26% 32% 1,377

Political ideology among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 18,797. 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% 32% 17% 6% 18,797
Don't believe 32% 31% 29% 9% 1,730
Other/don't know 47% 25% 15% 12% 1,377

Views about size of government among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 18,797. 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% 40% 3% 3% 18,797
Don't believe 53% 40% 3% 4% 1,730
Other/don't know 56% 28% 7% 9% 1,377

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 18,797. 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 49% 45% 4% 2% 18,797
Don't believe 42% 52% 3% 2% 1,730
Other/don't know 48% 39% 9% 5% 1,377

Views about abortion among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 18,797. 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% 54% 4% 18,797
Don't believe 55% 42% 4% 1,730
Other/don't know 38% 54% 9% 1,377

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 18,797. 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 50% 42% 5% 4% 18,797
Don't believe 62% 31% 3% 3% 1,730
Other/don't know 45% 40% 8% 7% 1,377

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 18,797. 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% 52% 8% 18,797
Don't believe 56% 36% 7% 1,730
Other/don't know 35% 51% 14% 1,377

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 18,797. 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% 51% 2% 3% 18,797
Don't believe 34% 60% 3% 4% 1,730
Other/don't know 43% 44% 6% 7% 1,377

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in heaven

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty 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 = 18,797. 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 15% 31% 3% 46% 5% 18,797
Don't believe 31% 23% 5% 37% 4% 1,730
Other/don't know 16% 21% 8% 44% 11% 1,377