Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 20,955. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
2014 78% 15% 7% 20,955
2007 79% 13% 8% 19,253

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Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 166. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 43% 50% 8% 166
Catholic 88% 8% 4% 4,173
Evangelical Protestant 88% 5% 7% 6,541
Historically Black Protestant 94% 4% 3% 1,423
Jehovah's Witness 50% 36% 13% 203
Jewish 51% 39% 11% 320
Mainline Protestant 83% 10% 7% 3,532
Mormon 97% 1% 2% 545
Muslim 93% 5% 2% 152
Orthodox Christian 86% 7% 7% 103
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 42% 48% 10% 3,048

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 15,642. 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% 33% 28% 21% 15,642
Don't believe 26% 35% 26% 13% 3,357
Other/don't know 15% 34% 29% 22% 1,491

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 15,642. 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% 27% 34% 14% 1% 15,642
Don't believe 15% 18% 28% 30% 8% 1% 3,357
Other/don't know 8% 12% 29% 35% 14% 1% 1,491

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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% 58% 15,990
Don't believe 51% 49% 3,409
Other/don't know 46% 54% 1,556

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 15,772. 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% 15% 3% 16% 4% 15,772
Don't believe 68% 7% 5% 16% 4% 3,345
Other/don't know 67% 8% 3% 16% 6% 1,506

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 15,789. 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% 9% 77% 15,789
Don't believe 18% 11% 71% 3,381
Other/don't know 15% 9% 76% 1,529

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 13,787. 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 38% 21% 26% 16% 13,787
Don't believe 25% 18% 30% 27% 3,041
Other/don't know 34% 21% 25% 21% 1,248

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 15,895. 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% 33% 15% 9% 15,895
Don't believe 27% 31% 24% 18% 3,390
Other/don't know 36% 32% 19% 13% 1,542

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 15,914. 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% 6% 14% 8% 21% 15,914
Don't believe 49% 10% 12% 4% 26% 3,397
Other/don't know 54% 6% 14% 6% 20% 1,532

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 15,922. 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 29% 71% 15,922
Don't believe 28% 72% 3,405
Other/don't know 29% 71% 1,542

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,990. 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 85% 13% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 15,990
Don't believe 36% 21% 9% 1% 29% 4% 3,409
Other/don't know 68% 17% 5% 2% 2% 6% 1,556

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,990. 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% 17% 3% 2% 1% 15,990
Don't believe 29% 21% 18% 31% 1% 3,409
Other/don't know 59% 21% 9% 8% 3% 1,556

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,990. 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% 30% 15% 1% 15,990
Don't believe 20% 28% 52% < 1% 3,409
Other/don't know 45% 25% 29% 1% 1,556

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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 79% 14% 3% 4% 1% 15,990
Don't believe 36% 11% 5% 47% 1% 3,409
Other/don't know 66% 12% 3% 16% 3% 1,556

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,990. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 39% 12% 9% 39% 1% 15,990
Don't believe 16% 5% 5% 74% < 1% 3,409
Other/don't know 35% 9% 8% 47% 2% 1,556

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,990. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 55% 7% 3% 34% 2% 15,990
Don't believe 49% 10% 4% 35% 1% 3,409
Other/don't know 56% 6% 3% 31% 4% 1,556

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,990. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 53% 15% 9% 21% 1% 15,990
Don't believe 67% 12% 8% 12% 1% 3,409
Other/don't know 64% 12% 5% 15% 4% 1,556

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,990. 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% 7% 36% 5% 3% 15,990
Don't believe 16% 20% 45% 16% 2% 3,409
Other/don't know 39% 13% 36% 6% 7% 1,556

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,990. 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% 57% 2% 1% 15,990
Don't believe 26% 72% 2% 1% 3,409
Other/don't know 40% 55% 3% 2% 1,556

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,990. 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% 11% 7% 25% 1% 15,990
Don't believe 22% 8% 7% 62% 1% 3,409
Other/don't know 48% 8% 6% 36% 2% 1,556

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,990. 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% 31% 3% 14% 6% 15,990
Don't believe 12% 10% 1% 71% 6% 3,409
Other/don't know 28% 18% 6% 31% 17% 1,556

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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% 15,990
Don't believe 9% 89% 2% 3,409
Other/don't know 26% 24% 50% 1,556

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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% 17% 40% 15,990
Don't believe 24% 20% 56% 3,409
Other/don't know 38% 26% 36% 1,556

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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% 31% 18% 6% 15,990
Don't believe 20% 32% 42% 6% 3,409
Other/don't know 41% 28% 20% 11% 1,556

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 53% 40% 3% 3% 15,990
Don't believe 48% 44% 4% 4% 3,409
Other/don't know 52% 32% 7% 9% 1,556

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,990. 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% 46% 4% 2% 15,990
Don't believe 34% 61% 4% 1% 3,409
Other/don't know 44% 44% 8% 4% 1,556

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,990. 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% 55% 4% 15,990
Don't believe 72% 24% 3% 3,409
Other/don't know 45% 47% 8% 1,556

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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% 15,990
Don't believe 80% 16% 3% 2% 3,409
Other/don't know 53% 33% 7% 7% 1,556

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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% 15,990
Don't believe 76% 20% 5% 3,409
Other/don't know 45% 42% 13% 1,556

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,990. 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% 52% 3% 3% 15,990
Don't believe 24% 71% 3% 3% 3,409
Other/don't know 40% 49% 5% 7% 1,556

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing at least once a week 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 = 15,990. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 16% 30% 3% 46% 5% 15,990
Don't believe 61% 13% 4% 19% 2% 3,409
Other/don't know 27% 16% 8% 38% 10% 1,556