Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,262. 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 51% 40% 8% 5,262
2007 58% 30% 11% 5,886

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Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 71% 22% 7% 963
Evangelical Protestant 84% 11% 5% 511
Historically Black Protestant 90% 8% 2% 136
Jewish 30% 58% 12% 235
Mainline Protestant 68% 21% 11% 778
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 31% 60% 9% 2,348

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,434. 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 25% 34% 26% 15% 2,434
Don't believe 29% 34% 20% 18% 2,286
Other/don't know 24% 30% 25% 20% 454

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,434. 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% 16% 28% 30% 10% 1% 2,434
Don't believe 19% 17% 26% 25% 11% 2% 2,286
Other/don't know 15% 15% 24% 32% 12% 2% 454

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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 57% 43% 2,477
Don't believe 68% 32% 2,319
Other/don't know 63% 37% 466

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,457. 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 68% 11% 4% 14% 4% 2,457
Don't believe 77% 3% 6% 11% 3% 2,283
Other/don't know 78% 4% 4% 9% 5% 459

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,430. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 12% 11% 77% 2,430
Don't believe 13% 15% 72% 2,286
Other/don't know 11% 10% 78% 459

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,124. 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% 21% 23% 13% 2,124
Don't believe 28% 19% 28% 24% 2,100
Other/don't know 38% 18% 24% 20% 387

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,463. 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 54% 29% 11% 6% 2,463
Don't believe 37% 29% 19% 14% 2,307
Other/don't know 43% 33% 16% 8% 464

Marital status among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,464. 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% 9% 14% 7% 30% 2,464
Don't believe 40% 10% 13% 4% 33% 2,305
Other/don't know 45% 9% 10% 6% 30% 459

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,469. 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% 2,469
Don't believe 22% 78% 2,306
Other/don't know 21% 79% 465

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,477. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 49% 36% 10% 1% 3% 2% 2,477
Don't believe 9% 14% 14% < 1% 58% 5% 2,319
Other/don't know 21% 27% 20% 2% 10% 21% 466

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,477. 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% 43% 19% 7% < 1% 2,477
Don't believe 5% 15% 27% 53% < 1% 2,319
Other/don't know 12% 33% 33% 20% 2% 466

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,477. 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% 38% 46% < 1% 2,477
Don't believe 3% 20% 77% < 1% 2,319
Other/don't know 5% 26% 67% 1% 466

Frequency of prayer among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 19% 12% 36% 1% 2,477
Don't believe 5% 5% 4% 85% < 1% 2,319
Other/don't know 15% 13% 11% 58% 3% 466

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,477. 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% 4% 6% 81% < 1% 2,477
Don't believe 2% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 2,319
Other/don't know 1% 3% 2% 94% 1% 466

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,477. 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 17% 5% 3% 73% 1% 2,477
Don't believe 13% 6% 3% 77% < 1% 2,319
Other/don't know 16% 6% 4% 71% 3% 466

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,477. 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 22% 10% 13% 54% 1% 2,477
Don't believe 32% 15% 16% 37% < 1% 2,319
Other/don't know 30% 15% 17% 37% 1% 466

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,477. 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 17% 11% 60% 10% 2% 2,477
Don't believe 3% 15% 59% 21% 1% 2,319
Other/don't know 7% 14% 62% 15% 2% 466

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,477. 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 25% 72% 1% 1% 2,477
Don't believe 19% 79% 1% 1% 2,319
Other/don't know 24% 72% 3% 1% 466

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,477. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 12% 7% 6% 74% < 1% 2,477
Don't believe 3% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 2,319
Other/don't know 5% 4% 8% 82% 1% 466

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,477. 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 25% 31% 2% 35% 7% 2,477
Don't believe 2% 6% < 1% 87% 5% 2,319
Other/don't know 4% 12% 1% 60% 23% 466

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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 72% 23% 5% 2,477
Don't believe 4% 95% 1% 2,319
Other/don't know 10% 25% 65% 466

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 43% 2,477
Don't believe 26% 19% 55% 2,319
Other/don't know 32% 25% 42% 466

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 36% 24% 9% 2,477
Don't believe 17% 34% 43% 6% 2,319
Other/don't know 29% 33% 22% 16% 466

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 44% 2% 4% 2,477
Don't believe 50% 45% 3% 3% 2,319
Other/don't know 51% 35% 5% 9% 466

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,477. 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% 49% 3% 3% 2,477
Don't believe 36% 59% 3% 1% 2,319
Other/don't know 43% 48% 5% 4% 466

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,477. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 58% 37% 4% 2,477
Don't believe 80% 17% 3% 2,319
Other/don't know 66% 27% 7% 466

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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% 27% 3% 3% 2,477
Don't believe 84% 12% 2% 2% 2,319
Other/don't know 69% 20% 4% 7% 466

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,477. 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 57% 35% 8% 2,477
Don't believe 80% 15% 5% 2,319
Other/don't know 63% 26% 10% 466

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,477. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 42% 53% 2% 3% 2,477
Don't believe 27% 70% 1% 2% 2,319
Other/don't know 38% 53% 4% 6% 466

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 2,477. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 36% 26% 4% 29% 5% 2,477
Don't believe 78% 7% 2% 11% 2% 2,319
Other/don't know 49% 14% 14% 13% 10% 466