Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture at least once a week

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,336. 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 87% 7% 6% 12,336
2007 85% 7% 8% 12,777

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Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture at least once a week by religious group

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 91% 5% 4% 1,810
Evangelical Protestant 87% 5% 8% 5,525
Historically Black Protestant 93% 4% 3% 1,189
Jehovah's Witness 52% 36% 12% 216
Jewish 75% 16% 9% 121
Mainline Protestant 88% 7% 6% 1,894
Mormon 97% 1% 2% 513
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 71% 20% 9% 606

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,330. 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% 33% 28% 21% 10,330
Don't believe 22% 30% 31% 17% 865
Other/don't know 11% 38% 30% 21% 841

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,330. 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% 15% 2% 10,330
Don't believe 12% 14% 26% 35% 12% 2% 865
Other/don't know 5% 11% 32% 36% 14% 2% 841

Gender composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,578. 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% 59% 10,578
Don't believe 46% 54% 888
Other/don't know 45% 55% 870

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,421. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 59% 19% 2% 16% 4% 10,421
Don't believe 57% 14% 4% 20% 6% 863
Other/don't know 67% 11% 2% 15% 5% 843

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,432. 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% 8% 77% 10,432
Don't believe 21% 9% 71% 876
Other/don't know 13% 6% 81% 858

Income distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 9,102. 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% 21% 25% 13% 9,102
Don't believe 36% 22% 27% 15% 761
Other/don't know 34% 19% 29% 18% 710

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,518. 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% 14% 8% 10,518
Don't believe 38% 32% 18% 13% 879
Other/don't know 36% 32% 18% 14% 865

Marital status among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 10,521. 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% 5% 14% 9% 20% 10,521
Don't believe 50% 7% 15% 5% 23% 882
Other/don't know 61% 3% 15% 6% 16% 860

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,530. 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% 10,530
Don't believe 28% 72% 887
Other/don't know 35% 65% 862

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. 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 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 10,578
Don't believe 74% 13% 4% < 1% 7% 2% 888
Other/don't know 87% 7% 2% 2% < 1% 2% 870

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. 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 89% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 10,578
Don't believe 71% 15% 7% 7% 1% 888
Other/don't know 84% 10% 1% 3% 3% 870

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. 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% 7% 1% 10,578
Don't believe 61% 21% 18% < 1% 888
Other/don't know 72% 16% 11% < 1% 870

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,578. 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 90% 8% 1% 1% < 1% 10,578
Don't believe 79% 10% 1% 9% 1% 888
Other/don't know 90% 6% 1% 3% 1% 870

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 57% 14% 8% 20% 1% 10,578
Don't believe 54% 10% 7% 28% 1% 888
Other/don't know 61% 11% 6% 20% 1% 870

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. 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 64% 6% 2% 26% 2% 10,578
Don't believe 67% 6% 2% 22% 3% 888
Other/don't know 63% 4% 2% 27% 5% 870

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. 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 84% 9% 3% 3% 1% 10,578
Don't believe 80% 8% 3% 7% 2% 888
Other/don't know 86% 6% 3% 3% 2% 870

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week 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 = 10,578. 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% 16% 9% 20% 2% 10,578
Don't believe 63% 11% 7% 16% 2% 888
Other/don't know 64% 10% 6% 15% 5% 870

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. 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% 5% 26% 3% 3% 10,578
Don't believe 49% 13% 29% 6% 3% 888
Other/don't know 64% 8% 19% 4% 5% 870

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. 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% 51% 2% 1% 10,578
Don't believe 45% 51% 2% 2% 888
Other/don't know 56% 40% 3% 1% 870

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. 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% 29% 4% 6% 5% 10,578
Don't believe 38% 25% 3% 28% 6% 888
Other/don't know 45% 24% 10% 10% 12% 870

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,578. 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 83% 12% 5% 10,578
Don't believe 26% 70% 4% 888
Other/don't know 39% 16% 44% 870

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,578. 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% 17% 37% 10,578
Don't believe 36% 27% 37% 888
Other/don't know 50% 24% 26% 870

Political ideology among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture at least once a week who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,578. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 51% 28% 15% 6% 10,578
Don't believe 41% 28% 21% 10% 888
Other/don't know 55% 20% 13% 13% 870

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. 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% 40% 3% 4% 10,578
Don't believe 57% 37% 3% 4% 888
Other/don't know 60% 28% 5% 8% 870

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. 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% 45% 4% 2% 10,578
Don't believe 45% 50% 4% 2% 888
Other/don't know 50% 38% 9% 3% 870

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 32% 63% 4% 10,578
Don't believe 39% 57% 4% 888
Other/don't know 26% 67% 7% 870

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. 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% 53% 5% 4% 10,578
Don't believe 51% 43% 3% 3% 888
Other/don't know 31% 53% 8% 8% 870

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 29% 64% 8% 10,578
Don't believe 45% 48% 7% 888
Other/don't know 24% 64% 13% 870

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. 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% 49% 3% 4% 10,578
Don't believe 37% 57% 3% 2% 888
Other/don't know 48% 39% 5% 7% 870

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture at least once a week by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture 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 = 10,578. 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% 27% 2% 54% 6% 10,578
Don't believe 25% 19% 4% 49% 4% 888
Other/don't know 11% 15% 5% 59% 10% 870