Belief in Heaven among adults with an education level of high school or less

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,584. 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 78% 15% 7% 10,584

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Belief in Heaven among adults with an education level of high school or less by religious group

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 84% 10% 5% 2,431
Evangelical Protestant 90% 4% 6% 2,977
Historically Black Protestant 94% 4% 3% 823
Jehovah's Witness 50% 39% 11% 130
Mainline Protestant 85% 8% 7% 1,536
Mormon 94% 4% 2% 127
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 52% 39% 10% 2,129

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,253. 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 21% 29% 28% 22% 8,253
Don't believe 33% 30% 22% 15% 1,532
Other/don't know 18% 32% 28% 21% 676

Generational cohort among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,253. 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% 10% 25% 33% 15% 2% 8,253
Don't believe 25% 14% 24% 25% 10% 2% 1,532
Other/don't know 12% 12% 26% 33% 14% 2% 676

Gender composition among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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% 52% 8,340
Don't believe 64% 36% 1,549
Other/don't know 51% 49% 695

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,261. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 58% 15% 2% 21% 3% 8,261
Don't believe 62% 7% 4% 24% 3% 1,533
Other/don't know 61% 9% 2% 23% 5% 679

Immigrant status among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,186. 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% 8% 74% 8,186
Don't believe 21% 12% 67% 1,528
Other/don't know 20% 9% 71% 678

Income distribution among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 7,050. 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% 21% 17% 7% 7,050
Don't believe 42% 23% 22% 13% 1,361
Other/don't know 49% 23% 19% 9% 548

Marital status among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,306. 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% 7% 15% 10% 25% 8,306
Don't believe 37% 10% 12% 5% 37% 1,545
Other/don't know 44% 7% 15% 8% 26% 688

Parent of children under 18 among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,317. 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% 73% 8,317
Don't believe 22% 78% 1,546
Other/don't know 25% 75% 692

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 75% 20% 3% 1% 1% < 1% 8,340
Don't believe 27% 19% 12% 1% 37% 4% 1,549
Other/don't know 53% 23% 10% 2% 4% 7% 695

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. 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 66% 25% 5% 3% < 1% 8,340
Don't believe 21% 20% 21% 37% < 1% 1,549
Other/don't know 45% 27% 14% 10% 3% 695

Attendance at religious services among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. 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% 35% 23% 1% 8,340
Don't believe 14% 24% 63% < 1% 1,549
Other/don't know 30% 26% 43% 2% 695

Frequency of prayer among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 65% 17% 6% 11% 1% 8,340
Don't believe 23% 10% 5% 62% < 1% 1,549
Other/don't know 48% 15% 5% 28% 3% 695

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. 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% 11% 8% 49% 1% 8,340
Don't believe 11% 3% 5% 81% < 1% 1,549
Other/don't know 20% 7% 6% 65% 2% 695

Frequency of meditation among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. 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% 8% 4% 44% 2% 8,340
Don't believe 30% 7% 4% 58% 1% 1,549
Other/don't know 38% 8% 3% 47% 4% 695

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 62% 14% 9% 14% 2% 8,340
Don't believe 39% 12% 8% 39% 2% 1,549
Other/don't know 54% 12% 9% 22% 4% 695

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. 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% 14% 11% 30% 2% 8,340
Don't believe 45% 13% 11% 30% 1% 1,549
Other/don't know 48% 12% 9% 26% 5% 695

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. 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% 6% 45% 6% 2% 8,340
Don't believe 13% 13% 58% 15% 1% 1,549
Other/don't know 27% 9% 51% 9% 4% 695

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. 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% 65% 1% 2% 8,340
Don't believe 25% 73% 1% 1% 1,549
Other/don't know 30% 64% 3% 2% 695

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 42% 12% 8% 37% 1% 8,340
Don't believe 15% 6% 6% 73% < 1% 1,549
Other/don't know 30% 8% 7% 52% 3% 695

Interpreting scripture among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. 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% 27% 3% 15% 5% 8,340
Don't believe 12% 12% 1% 70% 5% 1,549
Other/don't know 23% 16% 5% 36% 20% 695

Belief in Hell among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 78% 16% 5% 8,340
Don't believe 10% 88% 2% 1,549
Other/don't know 25% 23% 52% 695

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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% 21% 42% 8,340
Don't believe 29% 28% 43% 1,549
Other/don't know 32% 32% 36% 695

Political ideology among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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% 30% 20% 8% 8,340
Don't believe 25% 34% 32% 9% 1,549
Other/don't know 38% 25% 19% 17% 695

Views about size of government among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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% 49% 2% 4% 8,340
Don't believe 50% 44% 3% 3% 1,549
Other/don't know 47% 37% 6% 10% 695

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. 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% 48% 4% 3% 8,340
Don't believe 43% 52% 4% 2% 1,549
Other/don't know 44% 44% 7% 6% 695

Views about abortion among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. 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% 53% 5% 8,340
Don't believe 66% 30% 3% 1,549
Other/don't know 44% 47% 9% 695

Views about homosexuality among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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% 4% 4% 8,340
Don't believe 73% 21% 3% 3% 1,549
Other/don't know 53% 32% 7% 8% 695

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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% 50% 9% 8,340
Don't believe 67% 26% 7% 1,549
Other/don't know 42% 42% 16% 695

Views about environmental regulation among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. 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% 48% 2% 4% 8,340
Don't believe 34% 60% 2% 3% 1,549
Other/don't know 38% 46% 5% 10% 695

Views about human evolution among adults with an education level of high school or less by belief in heaven

% of adults with an education level of high school or less 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 = 8,340. 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 21% 26% 3% 44% 6% 8,340
Don't believe 57% 14% 3% 24% 3% 1,549
Other/don't know 30% 14% 9% 34% 13% 695