Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,093. 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 72% 22% 6% 5,093
2007 77% 15% 8% 4,813

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Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 87% 8% 5% 1,175
Evangelical Protestant 91% 5% 4% 957
Historically Black Protestant 94% 3% 3% 210
Jewish 37% 55% 8% 150
Mainline Protestant 82% 11% 7% 1,041
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 36% 56% 8% 1,191

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,449. 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% 37% 24% 13% 3,449
Don't believe 36% 34% 20% 11% 1,218
Other/don't know 24% 33% 27% 16% 341

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,449. 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% 16% 30% 28% 8% < 1% 3,449
Don't believe 23% 22% 24% 24% 6% 1% 1,218
Other/don't know 17% 13% 27% 32% 10% 1% 341

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,502. 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% 53% 3,502
Don't believe 57% 43% 1,238
Other/don't know 57% 43% 353

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,463. 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% 12% 3% 15% 3% 3,463
Don't believe 73% 6% 7% 9% 5% 1,225
Other/don't know 76% 8% 3% 9% 4% 340

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,452. 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 13% 10% 76% 3,452
Don't believe 16% 13% 71% 1,232
Other/don't know 12% 10% 78% 343

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,122. 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% 21% 27% 17% 3,122
Don't believe 23% 20% 27% 30% 1,141
Other/don't know 29% 17% 30% 24% 300

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,489. 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% 33% 16% 9% 3,489
Don't believe 24% 31% 26% 19% 1,234
Other/don't know 35% 27% 23% 15% 351

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 3,497. 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% 8% 12% 4% 29% 3,497
Don't believe 41% 11% 11% 2% 35% 1,236
Other/don't know 46% 6% 12% 5% 30% 349

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,490. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 34% 66% 3,490
Don't believe 23% 77% 1,235
Other/don't know 29% 71% 350

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,502. 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 69% 26% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 3,502
Don't believe 19% 23% 15% < 1% 39% 4% 1,238
Other/don't know 40% 33% 11% 1% 6% 10% 353

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,502. 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% 40% 7% 2% < 1% 3,502
Don't believe 13% 23% 27% 37% < 1% 1,238
Other/don't know 27% 38% 23% 9% 2% 353

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,502. 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 31% 48% 21% < 1% 3,502
Don't believe 7% 31% 62% < 1% 1,238
Other/don't know 17% 43% 39% 1% 353

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,502. 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% 27% 9% 10% 1% 3,502
Don't believe 15% 11% 8% 66% < 1% 1,238
Other/don't know 35% 21% 11% 31% 1% 353

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,502. 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% 14% 11% 60% < 1% 3,502
Don't believe 5% 4% 6% 85% < 1% 1,238
Other/don't know 8% 7% 5% 77% 3% 353

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,502. 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% 14% 5% 52% 1% 3,502
Don't believe 27% 17% 9% 47% 1% 1,238
Other/don't know 30% 11% 7% 51% 2% 353

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,502. 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% 24% 17% 24% 1% 3,502
Don't believe 49% 25% 13% 12% < 1% 1,238
Other/don't know 47% 24% 14% 13% 1% 353

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,502. 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% 10% 52% 7% 1% 3,502
Don't believe 5% 23% 50% 21% 2% 1,238
Other/don't know 14% 18% 54% 8% 6% 353

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,502. 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% 68% 1% 1% 3,502
Don't believe 19% 80% 1% < 1% 1,238
Other/don't know 24% 71% 4% 1% 353

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,502. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 26% 18% 12% 44% < 1% 3,502
Don't believe 6% 6% 8% 79% < 1% 1,238
Other/don't know 15% 11% 9% 65% < 1% 353

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,502. 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% 41% 2% 22% 7% 3,502
Don't believe 4% 8% 1% 84% 4% 1,238
Other/don't know 10% 16% 2% 53% 19% 353

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,502. 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% 5% 3,502
Don't believe 6% 94% 1% 1,238
Other/don't know 17% 28% 55% 353

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,502. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 42% 16% 42% 3,502
Don't believe 21% 14% 65% 1,238
Other/don't know 32% 21% 47% 353

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,502. 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% 37% 20% 5% 3,502
Don't believe 15% 33% 47% 4% 1,238
Other/don't know 24% 39% 30% 6% 353

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,502. 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% 42% 2% 3% 3,502
Don't believe 44% 50% 3% 3% 1,238
Other/don't know 53% 35% 6% 5% 353

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,502. 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% 47% 3% 2% 3,502
Don't believe 30% 65% 3% 1% 1,238
Other/don't know 35% 51% 7% 7% 353

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,502. 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% 44% 3% 3,502
Don't believe 82% 16% 2% 1,238
Other/don't know 60% 30% 10% 353

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,502. 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% 28% 4% 3% 3,502
Don't believe 89% 7% 2% 2% 1,238
Other/don't know 72% 20% 5% 3% 353

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,502. 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% 7% 3,502
Don't believe 86% 11% 3% 1,238
Other/don't know 62% 25% 13% 353

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,502. 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% 57% 2% 2% 3,502
Don't believe 20% 77% 2% 1% 1,238
Other/don't know 26% 63% 6% 4% 353

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing once or twice a month 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 = 3,502. 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% 32% 3% 33% 3% 3,502
Don't believe 74% 11% 3% 11% 1% 1,238
Other/don't know 40% 18% 14% 21% 7% 353