Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,514. 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% 16,514
2007 71% 19% 10% 14,353

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Belief in Heaven among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 168. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 36% 56% 8% 168
Catholic 84% 10% 5% 3,061
Evangelical Protestant 86% 6% 8% 4,247
Historically Black Protestant 91% 4% 4% 812
Jehovah's Witness 46% 42% 12% 160
Jewish 40% 49% 11% 362
Mainline Protestant 78% 14% 8% 2,762
Mormon 95% 3% 2% 337
Muslim 90% 6% 4% 129
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 33% 56% 11% 3,631

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,774. 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% 31% 28% 19% 10,774
Don't believe 30% 32% 24% 13% 4,027
Other/don't know 21% 33% 27% 19% 1,380

Generational cohort among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,774. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 14% 13% 26% 34% 13% 1% 10,774
Don't believe 19% 19% 25% 29% 8% 1% 4,027
Other/don't know 12% 14% 28% 33% 13% 1% 1,380

Gender composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 46% 54% 10,987
Don't believe 58% 42% 4,081
Other/don't know 50% 50% 1,446

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,836. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 62% 14% 3% 18% 4% 10,836
Don't believe 73% 5% 4% 14% 4% 4,006
Other/don't know 70% 7% 2% 15% 6% 1,399

Immigrant status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,845. 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% 10,845
Don't believe 14% 12% 74% 4,046
Other/don't know 12% 9% 78% 1,420

Income distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who have a household income of…

Belief in Heaven Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 9,533. 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% 21% 25% 15% 9,533
Don't believe 27% 18% 29% 26% 3,685
Other/don't know 34% 21% 24% 21% 1,185

Educational distribution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,929. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 43% 33% 15% 9% 10,929
Don't believe 26% 32% 24% 18% 4,060
Other/don't know 34% 33% 19% 13% 1,437

Marital status among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 10,935. 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% 7% 14% 8% 24% 10,935
Don't believe 42% 11% 12% 3% 32% 4,061
Other/don't know 50% 7% 14% 5% 24% 1,429

Parent of children under 18 among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,940. 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% 72% 10,940
Don't believe 23% 77% 4,073
Other/don't know 27% 73% 1,434

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say they…

Belief in Heaven Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 79% 17% 3% 1% 1% < 1% 10,987
Don't believe 25% 20% 12% 1% 37% 5% 4,081
Other/don't know 56% 21% 8% 2% 4% 9% 1,446

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say religion is…

Belief in Heaven Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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 71% 21% 5% 2% < 1% 10,987
Don't believe 20% 19% 21% 38% 1% 4,081
Other/don't know 47% 25% 14% 11% 3% 1,446

Attendance at religious services among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who attend religious services…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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% 33% 18% < 1% 10,987
Don't believe 14% 25% 61% < 1% 4,081
Other/don't know 35% 27% 36% 1% 1,446

Frequency of prayer among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 74% 15% 4% 7% 1% 10,987
Don't believe 26% 10% 5% 59% 1% 4,081
Other/don't know 57% 11% 6% 23% 3% 1,446

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who attend prayer group…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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% 11% 9% 43% 1% 10,987
Don't believe 10% 4% 4% 81% < 1% 4,081
Other/don't know 27% 8% 7% 56% 2% 1,446

Frequency of meditation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who meditate…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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% 8% 3% 31% 2% 10,987
Don't believe 43% 11% 6% 39% 1% 4,081
Other/don't know 53% 7% 4% 33% 3% 1,446

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

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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 77% 12% 5% 6% 1% 10,987
Don't believe 56% 15% 7% 20% 2% 4,081
Other/don't know 69% 12% 6% 11% 2% 1,446

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Heaven Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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 45% 9% 37% 6% 3% 10,987
Don't believe 10% 23% 45% 20% 2% 4,081
Other/don't know 29% 16% 41% 8% 6% 1,446

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say…

Belief in Heaven There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 39% 59% 2% 1% 10,987
Don't believe 21% 77% 1% 1% 4,081
Other/don't know 35% 60% 3% 2% 1,446

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who read scripture…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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 52% 11% 8% 28% 1% 10,987
Don't believe 15% 6% 8% 70% 1% 4,081
Other/don't know 39% 8% 7% 44% 2% 1,446

Interpreting scripture among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Heaven Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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% 31% 3% 19% 6% 10,987
Don't believe 6% 8% 1% 80% 5% 4,081
Other/don't know 21% 16% 4% 39% 20% 1,446

Belief in Hell among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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 76% 19% 6% 10,987
Don't believe 6% 92% 1% 4,081
Other/don't know 22% 26% 51% 1,446

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 41% 18% 41% 10,987
Don't believe 21% 19% 60% 4,081
Other/don't know 35% 26% 39% 1,446

Political ideology among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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% 31% 20% 6% 10,987
Don't believe 17% 32% 46% 5% 4,081
Other/don't know 34% 32% 24% 10% 1,446

Views about size of government among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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% 41% 3% 4% 10,987
Don't believe 46% 45% 5% 4% 4,081
Other/don't know 52% 33% 7% 8% 1,446

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Heaven Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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% 48% 4% 2% 10,987
Don't believe 31% 65% 3% 1% 4,081
Other/don't know 41% 46% 8% 5% 1,446

Views about abortion among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say abortion should be…

Belief in Heaven Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 43% 52% 5% 10,987
Don't believe 78% 19% 3% 4,081
Other/don't know 51% 42% 8% 1,446

Views about homosexuality among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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% 39% 4% 3% 10,987
Don't believe 84% 12% 2% 2% 4,081
Other/don't know 61% 26% 6% 6% 1,446

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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 45% 47% 8% 10,987
Don't believe 81% 15% 4% 4,081
Other/don't know 53% 35% 12% 1,446

Views about environmental regulation among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say…

Belief in Heaven Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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% 10,987
Don't believe 21% 75% 3% 2% 4,081
Other/don't know 36% 53% 5% 6% 1,446

Views about human evolution among adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who feel a deep sense of wonder about the universe at least once a week who say humans…

Belief in Heaven Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,987. 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% 31% 3% 41% 5% 10,987
Don't believe 70% 11% 4% 13% 1% 4,081
Other/don't know 33% 17% 12% 30% 8% 1,446