Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,223. 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 69% 23% 8% 3,223
2007 77% 15% 8% 4,299

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Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 84% 10% 6% 793
Evangelical Protestant 89% 4% 6% 499
Historically Black Protestant 89% 5% 6% 127
Jewish 40% 50% 10% 127
Mainline Protestant 78% 14% 8% 635
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 40% 51% 9% 816

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,059. 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% 37% 26% 12% 2,059
Don't believe 26% 39% 21% 15% 858
Other/don't know 17% 41% 26% 16% 258

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,059. 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% 15% 31% 30% 7% 1% 2,059
Don't believe 15% 20% 30% 26% 8% 1% 858
Other/don't know 11% 17% 29% 31% 10% 1% 258

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,089. 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% 51% 2,089
Don't believe 59% 41% 866
Other/don't know 51% 49% 268

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,067. 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% 10% 6% 15% 2% 2,067
Don't believe 69% 4% 10% 14% 3% 858
Other/don't know 73% 6% 5% 14% 2% 264

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,061. 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% 10% 74% 2,061
Don't believe 21% 12% 66% 855
Other/don't know 16% 8% 76% 265

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 1,872. 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% 18% 28% 19% 1,872
Don't believe 21% 19% 30% 30% 790
Other/don't know 28% 22% 23% 27% 226

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,080. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 44% 31% 16% 9% 2,080
Don't believe 23% 23% 29% 25% 863
Other/don't know 34% 33% 20% 13% 265

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,084. 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% 7% 11% 5% 28% 2,084
Don't believe 46% 10% 11% 3% 29% 863
Other/don't know 48% 9% 12% 3% 28% 268

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,086. 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% 68% 2,086
Don't believe 23% 77% 865
Other/don't know 25% 75% 267

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 2,089. 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 61% 31% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 2,089
Don't believe 16% 28% 14% 1% 36% 5% 866
Other/don't know 26% 42% 16% 1% 3% 11% 268

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 2,089. 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% 46% 12% 2% < 1% 2,089
Don't believe 10% 24% 31% 35% < 1% 866
Other/don't know 24% 38% 29% 7% 2% 268

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 2,089. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 21% 53% 27% < 1% 2,089
Don't believe 5% 32% 63% < 1% 866
Other/don't know 14% 42% 43% 1% 268

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,089. 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% 27% 12% 18% 1% 2,089
Don't believe 12% 12% 9% 66% < 1% 866
Other/don't know 26% 23% 11% 39% 1% 268

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 2,089. 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 10% 9% 14% 67% < 1% 2,089
Don't believe 3% 3% 6% 88% < 1% 866
Other/don't know 5% 3% 13% 79% < 1% 268

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 2,089. 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 20% 8% 11% 60% 1% 2,089
Don't believe 19% 10% 14% 56% 1% 866
Other/don't know 18% 13% 8% 61% < 1% 268

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 2,089. 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 23% 17% 31% 29% 1% 2,089
Don't believe 34% 21% 29% 16% < 1% 866
Other/don't know 34% 18% 27% 20% 2% 268

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 2,089. 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 23% 9% 57% 10% 1% 2,089
Don't believe 4% 20% 55% 19% 1% 866
Other/don't know 10% 15% 63% 10% 3% 268

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 2,089. 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% 2,089
Don't believe 17% 82% 1% 1% 866
Other/don't know 21% 76% 1% 1% 268

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 2,089. 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% 13% 17% 56% < 1% 2,089
Don't believe 4% 4% 10% 82% < 1% 866
Other/don't know 10% 11% 13% 65% 1% 268

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 2,089. 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% 38% 3% 27% 7% 2,089
Don't believe 2% 9% < 1% 84% 4% 866
Other/don't know 9% 17% 1% 53% 19% 268

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,089. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 73% 22% 5% 2,089
Don't believe 5% 94% 1% 866
Other/don't know 13% 31% 56% 268

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,089. 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% 15% 44% 2,089
Don't believe 21% 14% 65% 866
Other/don't know 29% 28% 43% 268

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,089. 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% 40% 22% 5% 2,089
Don't believe 17% 36% 45% 2% 866
Other/don't know 24% 42% 26% 8% 268

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,089. 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% 44% 2% 3% 2,089
Don't believe 45% 48% 4% 3% 866
Other/don't know 48% 35% 7% 10% 268

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 2,089. 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% 1% 2,089
Don't believe 33% 64% 2% 2% 866
Other/don't know 40% 50% 7% 3% 268

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 2,089. 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% 39% 4% 2,089
Don't believe 81% 16% 3% 866
Other/don't know 72% 21% 6% 268

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,089. 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% 24% 3% 3% 2,089
Don't believe 85% 11% 2% 2% 866
Other/don't know 78% 16% 3% 4% 268

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,089. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 59% 34% 8% 2,089
Don't believe 83% 13% 4% 866
Other/don't know 68% 22% 10% 268

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 2,089. 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% 56% 2% 2% 2,089
Don't believe 23% 72% 2% 3% 866
Other/don't know 30% 61% 4% 5% 268

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing several times a year 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 = 2,089. 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% 32% 4% 30% 3% 2,089
Don't believe 74% 12% 3% 8% 2% 866
Other/don't know 51% 20% 8% 14% 6% 268