Belief in Heaven among adults who pray daily

% of adults who pray daily who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 19,336. 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 86% 8% 6% 19,336
2007 84% 8% 8% 21,138

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Belief in Heaven among adults who pray daily by religious group

% of adults who pray daily who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 110. 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 47% 45% 8% 110
Catholic 90% 5% 4% 4,335
Evangelical Protestant 88% 5% 7% 6,852
Hindu 56% 33% 11% 102
Historically Black Protestant 94% 4% 3% 1,538
Jehovah's Witness 50% 36% 13% 221
Jewish 69% 22% 9% 213
Mainline Protestant 86% 7% 7% 3,342
Mormon 97% 1% 2% 571
Muslim 93% 4% 3% 164
Orthodox Christian 86% 3% 11% 100
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 70% 21% 9% 1,333

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 16,012. 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% 34% 29% 21% 16,012
Don't believe 18% 33% 31% 18% 1,590
Other/don't know 10% 36% 31% 23% 1,292

Generational cohort among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 16,012. 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% 12% 28% 34% 14% 1% 16,012
Don't believe 9% 14% 29% 36% 11% 2% 1,590
Other/don't know 5% 10% 31% 37% 15% 2% 1,292

Gender composition among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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% 60% 16,369
Don't believe 43% 57% 1,624
Other/don't know 43% 57% 1,343

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 16,143. 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% 16% 3% 15% 4% 16,143
Don't believe 61% 10% 5% 19% 5% 1,592
Other/don't know 67% 10% 2% 15% 6% 1,304

Immigrant status among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 16,147. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 15% 9% 77% 16,147
Don't believe 21% 10% 70% 1,607
Other/don't know 14% 8% 78% 1,319

Income distribution among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 14,107. 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% 21% 26% 15% 14,107
Don't believe 33% 21% 27% 19% 1,424
Other/don't know 36% 18% 27% 20% 1,079

Educational distribution among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 16,278. 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% 33% 15% 9% 16,278
Don't believe 33% 31% 20% 16% 1,609
Other/don't know 38% 30% 19% 14% 1,334

Marital status among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 16,292. 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% 6% 14% 9% 20% 16,292
Don't believe 50% 9% 16% 5% 20% 1,619
Other/don't know 58% 5% 15% 7% 16% 1,332

Parent of children under 18 among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 16,309. 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% 69% 16,309
Don't believe 28% 72% 1,623
Other/don't know 31% 69% 1,331

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. 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 87% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 16,369
Don't believe 66% 21% 7% 1% 4% 2% 1,624
Other/don't know 79% 14% 3% 2% < 1% 2% 1,343

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. 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 81% 15% 2% 1% < 1% 16,369
Don't believe 57% 24% 9% 8% 1% 1,624
Other/don't know 73% 18% 3% 3% 2% 1,343

Attendance at religious services among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. 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% 31% 13% < 1% 16,369
Don't believe 39% 32% 28% < 1% 1,624
Other/don't know 54% 26% 19% 1% 1,343

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. 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% 13% 10% 37% 1% 16,369
Don't believe 33% 10% 8% 49% < 1% 1,624
Other/don't know 42% 10% 8% 38% 1% 1,343

Frequency of meditation among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. 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% 7% 3% 34% 2% 16,369
Don't believe 64% 6% 3% 25% 3% 1,624
Other/don't know 59% 4% 2% 30% 5% 1,343

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. 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% 12% 6% 6% 1% 16,369
Don't believe 74% 11% 6% 8% 1% 1,624
Other/don't know 77% 9% 5% 6% 2% 1,343

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. 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% 16% 11% 23% 2% 16,369
Don't believe 62% 12% 9% 16% 2% 1,624
Other/don't know 61% 11% 8% 16% 4% 1,343

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. 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% 6% 35% 4% 3% 16,369
Don't believe 34% 15% 39% 10% 3% 1,624
Other/don't know 47% 9% 33% 5% 6% 1,343

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. 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% 56% 2% 1% 16,369
Don't believe 37% 60% 2% 1% 1,624
Other/don't know 45% 50% 3% 2% 1,343

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. 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% 12% 7% 22% 1% 16,369
Don't believe 45% 10% 8% 35% 1% 1,624
Other/don't know 59% 9% 6% 25% 2% 1,343

Interpreting scripture among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 47% 32% 4% 11% 6% 16,369
Don't believe 24% 22% 3% 44% 7% 1,624
Other/don't know 33% 22% 7% 20% 17% 1,343

Belief in Hell among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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% 15% 5% 16,369
Don't believe 19% 78% 3% 1,624
Other/don't know 31% 23% 46% 1,343

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 43% 17% 40% 16,369
Don't believe 30% 23% 47% 1,624
Other/don't know 42% 25% 33% 1,343

Political ideology among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 46% 31% 17% 6% 16,369
Don't believe 32% 29% 31% 8% 1,624
Other/don't know 48% 26% 15% 11% 1,343

Views about size of government among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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% 16,369
Don't believe 51% 42% 3% 3% 1,624
Other/don't know 55% 30% 7% 8% 1,343

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 48% 46% 4% 2% 16,369
Don't believe 39% 56% 4% 2% 1,624
Other/don't know 45% 41% 9% 4% 1,343

Views about abortion among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. 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% 4% 16,369
Don't believe 55% 40% 4% 1,624
Other/don't know 37% 56% 8% 1,343

Views about homosexuality among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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% 44% 5% 4% 16,369
Don't believe 62% 31% 3% 3% 1,624
Other/don't know 47% 39% 7% 7% 1,343

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 38% 54% 8% 16,369
Don't believe 56% 36% 7% 1,624
Other/don't know 36% 50% 13% 1,343

Views about environmental regulation among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. 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% 51% 3% 4% 16,369
Don't believe 31% 64% 3% 3% 1,624
Other/don't know 43% 44% 5% 8% 1,343

Views about human evolution among adults who pray daily by belief in heaven

% of adults who pray daily 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 = 16,369. 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% 30% 3% 48% 5% 16,369
Don't believe 34% 21% 5% 36% 3% 1,624
Other/don't know 17% 20% 8% 45% 9% 1,343