Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never pray

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,123. 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 32% 59% 9% 8,123
2007 38% 49% 13% 6,160

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Belief in Heaven among adults who seldom or never pray by religious group

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 62% 30% 8% 893
Evangelical Protestant 74% 16% 10% 326
Jewish 20% 70% 10% 408
Mainline Protestant 60% 30% 11% 903
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 20% 71% 9% 4,941

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,269. 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% 35% 21% 11% 2,269
Don't believe 33% 35% 19% 14% 5,009
Other/don't know 33% 31% 21% 15% 720

Generational cohort among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,269. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 22% 18% 28% 25% 7% < 1% 2,269
Don't believe 21% 20% 26% 23% 8% 1% 5,009
Other/don't know 22% 19% 24% 26% 8% 1% 720

Gender composition among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,306. 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 63% 37% 2,306
Don't believe 65% 35% 5,073
Other/don't know 65% 35% 744

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,286. 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 70% 7% 5% 15% 3% 2,286
Don't believe 77% 3% 6% 10% 3% 5,007
Other/don't know 76% 4% 5% 10% 5% 728

Immigrant status among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,271. 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% 11% 75% 2,271
Don't believe 13% 14% 72% 5,022
Other/don't know 14% 10% 76% 731

Income distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who have a household income of…

Belief in Heaven Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 2,025. 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% 24% 26% 16% 2,025
Don't believe 23% 18% 30% 29% 4,615
Other/don't know 31% 21% 24% 24% 630

Educational distribution among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,295. 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% 31% 14% 7% 2,295
Don't believe 28% 29% 25% 18% 5,058
Other/don't know 37% 34% 19% 11% 739

Marital status among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,298. 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% 10% 11% 4% 37% 2,298
Don't believe 42% 11% 10% 3% 34% 5,056
Other/don't know 41% 8% 8% 4% 38% 732

Parent of children under 18 among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,299. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 26% 74% 2,299
Don't believe 23% 77% 5,056
Other/don't know 23% 77% 740

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. 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% 41% 14% 1% 5% 2% 2,306
Don't believe 6% 15% 13% 1% 60% 6% 5,073
Other/don't know 12% 27% 20% 2% 13% 27% 744

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. 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% 43% 30% 13% < 1% 2,306
Don't believe 3% 12% 29% 56% < 1% 5,073
Other/don't know 4% 26% 39% 28% 3% 744

Attendance at religious services among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 8% 35% 57% < 1% 2,306
Don't believe 2% 19% 78% < 1% 5,073
Other/don't know 3% 26% 71% 1% 744

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. 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 3% 2% 4% 91% < 1% 2,306
Don't believe 1% 1% 2% 96% < 1% 5,073
Other/don't know 1% 2% 3% 93% 1% 744

Frequency of meditation among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 13% 6% 4% 75% 1% 2,306
Don't believe 19% 10% 6% 65% < 1% 5,073
Other/don't know 15% 8% 6% 69% 2% 744

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. 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% 15% 16% 40% 1% 2,306
Don't believe 31% 16% 11% 41% 2% 5,073
Other/don't know 32% 14% 13% 38% 4% 744

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. 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% 14% 16% 40% 1% 2,306
Don't believe 46% 17% 15% 22% 1% 5,073
Other/don't know 41% 18% 14% 24% 2% 744

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. 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 11% 12% 63% 13% 2% 2,306
Don't believe 1% 20% 55% 23% 2% 5,073
Other/don't know 3% 17% 60% 15% 5% 744

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. 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% 75% 1% 1% 2,306
Don't believe 17% 81% 1% 1% 5,073
Other/don't know 20% 76% 2% 2% 744

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. 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 4% 4% 6% 87% < 1% 2,306
Don't believe 2% 3% 5% 91% < 1% 5,073
Other/don't know 3% 4% 5% 88% < 1% 744

Interpreting scripture among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. 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% 26% 1% 50% 7% 2,306
Don't believe 1% 3% < 1% 92% 4% 5,073
Other/don't know 3% 8% 1% 68% 21% 744

Belief in Hell among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,306. 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% 28% 5% 2,306
Don't believe 2% 97% 1% 5,073
Other/don't know 9% 27% 64% 744

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,306. 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 33% 22% 45% 2,306
Don't believe 21% 17% 62% 5,073
Other/don't know 29% 28% 43% 744

Political ideology among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,306. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 27% 40% 26% 8% 2,306
Don't believe 13% 34% 48% 5% 5,073
Other/don't know 23% 36% 29% 12% 744

Views about size of government among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,306. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 50% 45% 1% 4% 2,306
Don't believe 47% 47% 4% 3% 5,073
Other/don't know 50% 37% 5% 8% 744

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. 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% 2% 2,306
Don't believe 32% 64% 3% 1% 5,073
Other/don't know 39% 51% 6% 3% 744

Views about abortion among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. 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 65% 31% 4% 2,306
Don't believe 85% 12% 3% 5,073
Other/don't know 74% 19% 6% 744

Views about homosexuality among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,306. 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% 18% 4% 2% 2,306
Don't believe 90% 7% 2% 1% 5,073
Other/don't know 77% 13% 5% 5% 744

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,306. 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% 26% 7% 2,306
Don't believe 88% 9% 3% 5,073
Other/don't know 73% 16% 11% 744

Views about environmental regulation among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. 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% 57% 2% 2% 2,306
Don't believe 21% 75% 2% 2% 5,073
Other/don't know 30% 59% 5% 6% 744

Views about human evolution among adults who seldom or never pray by belief in heaven

% of adults who seldom or never pray 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 = 2,306. 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% 24% 5% 20% 3% 2,306
Don't believe 84% 6% 3% 7% 1% 5,073
Other/don't know 63% 7% 13% 8% 9% 744