Belief in Heaven among adults with a post-graduate degree

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,897. 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 57% 35% 8% 5,897

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Belief in Heaven among adults with a post-graduate degree by religious group

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 81% 13% 6% 1,128
Evangelical Protestant 82% 7% 11% 959
Hindu 44% 46% 10% 104
Historically Black Protestant 90% 4% 6% 193
Jewish 29% 59% 12% 326
Mainline Protestant 68% 23% 10% 1,269
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 16% 76% 7% 1,382

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,196. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 9% 44% 29% 18% 3,196
Don't believe 10% 44% 26% 20% 2,036
Other/don't know 6% 40% 30% 24% 512

Generational cohort among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,196. 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 2% 15% 36% 35% 11% 1% 3,196
Don't believe 1% 17% 35% 33% 12% 1% 2,036
Other/don't know 1% 13% 33% 38% 15% 1% 512

Gender composition among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,282. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 46% 54% 3,282
Don't believe 52% 48% 2,070
Other/don't know 52% 48% 545

Racial and ethnic composition among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,228. 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% 11% 8% 6% 3% 3,228
Don't believe 79% 3% 10% 5% 3% 2,038
Other/don't know 79% 5% 8% 4% 3% 535

Immigrant status among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,248. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 14% 10% 76% 3,248
Don't believe 20% 11% 69% 2,049
Other/don't know 16% 8% 75% 538

Income distribution among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 2,924. 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 8% 11% 34% 46% 2,924
Don't believe 9% 10% 30% 50% 1,864
Other/don't know 11% 12% 28% 50% 453

Marital status among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,270. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 67% 4% 9% 5% 15% 3,270
Don't believe 63% 9% 10% 3% 15% 2,066
Other/don't know 70% 4% 10% 5% 11% 540

Parent of children under 18 among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,265. 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% 65% 3,265
Don't believe 29% 71% 2,063
Other/don't know 32% 68% 538

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 74% 21% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 3,282
Don't believe 18% 22% 14% 1% 40% 6% 2,070
Other/don't know 47% 25% 10% 3% 3% 13% 545

Importance of religion in one's life among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. 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% 25% 7% 3% < 1% 3,282
Don't believe 15% 22% 25% 38% < 1% 2,070
Other/don't know 45% 27% 17% 9% 3% 545

Attendance at religious services among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. 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% 34% 14% 1% 3,282
Don't believe 11% 31% 58% < 1% 2,070
Other/don't know 37% 37% 24% 1% 545

Frequency of prayer among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,282. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 67% 18% 6% 9% < 1% 3,282
Don't believe 19% 10% 7% 63% 1% 2,070
Other/don't know 52% 13% 7% 24% 4% 545

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 28% 12% 12% 48% < 1% 3,282
Don't believe 7% 3% 5% 84% < 1% 2,070
Other/don't know 24% 8% 8% 58% 2% 545

Frequency of meditation among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. 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% 8% 4% 38% 1% 3,282
Don't believe 32% 12% 7% 47% 1% 2,070
Other/don't know 45% 8% 6% 38% 4% 545

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. 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% 16% 10% 8% 1% 3,282
Don't believe 43% 17% 15% 24% 2% 2,070
Other/don't know 60% 15% 10% 12% 3% 545

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. 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% 19% 16% 17% 1% 3,282
Don't believe 49% 19% 17% 14% 1% 2,070
Other/don't know 55% 17% 14% 11% 3% 545

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. 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% 12% 36% 9% 3% 3,282
Don't believe 7% 25% 41% 25% 3% 2,070
Other/don't know 25% 16% 39% 10% 9% 545

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. 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% 2% < 1% 3,282
Don't believe 19% 79% 2% 1% 2,070
Other/don't know 28% 68% 3% 1% 545

Frequency of reading scripture among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. 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% 11% 35% < 1% 3,282
Don't believe 9% 6% 8% 77% < 1% 2,070
Other/don't know 34% 8% 7% 50% 2% 545

Interpreting scripture among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. 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% 43% 3% 26% 7% 3,282
Don't believe 2% 5% 1% 87% 5% 2,070
Other/don't know 10% 19% 5% 46% 21% 545

Belief in Hell among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,282. 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% 26% 7% 3,282
Don't believe 3% 96% 1% 2,070
Other/don't know 12% 28% 59% 545

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,282. 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% 12% 44% 3,282
Don't believe 18% 9% 73% 2,070
Other/don't know 34% 15% 51% 545

Political ideology among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,282. 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% 40% 22% 3% 3,282
Don't believe 10% 31% 57% 2% 2,070
Other/don't know 26% 41% 29% 5% 545

Views about size of government among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,282. 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% 36% 3% 2% 3,282
Don't believe 39% 55% 3% 3% 2,070
Other/don't know 50% 35% 7% 8% 545

Views about government aid to the poor among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. 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% 52% 4% 1% 3,282
Don't believe 23% 73% 3% 1% 2,070
Other/don't know 32% 55% 8% 6% 545

Views about abortion among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. 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% 43% 3% 3,282
Don't believe 87% 11% 2% 2,070
Other/don't know 68% 26% 7% 545

Views about homosexuality among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,282. 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% 29% 4% 3% 3,282
Don't believe 91% 7% 2% 1% 2,070
Other/don't know 68% 20% 7% 5% 545

Views about same-sex marriage among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,282. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 56% 37% 6% 3,282
Don't believe 88% 9% 3% 2,070
Other/don't know 64% 24% 11% 545

Views about environmental regulation among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. 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% 2% 2% 3,282
Don't believe 15% 82% 2% 1% 2,070
Other/don't know 24% 69% 4% 3% 545

Views about human evolution among adults with a post-graduate degree by belief in heaven

% of adults with a post-graduate degree 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 = 3,282. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 28% 36% 5% 29% 3% 3,282
Don't believe 82% 7% 4% 6% 1% 2,070
Other/don't know 43% 19% 13% 20% 5% 545