Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture several times a year

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,894. 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 77% 17% 6% 2,894
2007 78% 14% 7% 2,904

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Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture several times a year by religious group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 0. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Catholic 88% 7% 4% 755
Evangelical Protestant 91% 4% 5% 561
Historically Black Protestant 94% 6% 1% 148
Mainline Protestant 80% 14% 6% 703
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 39% 49% 11% 442

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,100. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 21% 37% 27% 15% 2,100
Don't believe 27% 39% 19% 14% 548
Other/don't know 22% 26% 31% 21% 195

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,100. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 14% 13% 31% 32% 10% 1% 2,100
Don't believe 17% 20% 30% 22% 10% 1% 548
Other/don't know 12% 16% 19% 35% 15% 2% 195

Gender composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 49% 51% 2,133
Don't believe 58% 42% 559
Other/don't know 52% 48% 202

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,106. 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% 11% 4% 16% 3% 2,106
Don't believe 64% 8% 7% 16% 5% 548
Other/don't know 75% 2% 5% 12% 6% 197

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,095. 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% 10% 75% 2,095
Don't believe 20% 11% 68% 554
Other/don't know 19% 9% 73% 200

Income distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who have a household income of…

Belief in Heaven Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,901. 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% 21% 29% 19% 1,901
Don't believe 26% 16% 29% 28% 501
Other/don't know 34% 26% 19% 21% 175

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,120. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 42% 33% 15% 10% 2,120
Don't believe 24% 30% 23% 22% 555
Other/don't know 35% 27% 26% 12% 200

Marital status among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,124. 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% 6% 13% 6% 25% 2,124
Don't believe 45% 11% 11% 5% 30% 556
Other/don't know 47% 10% 9% 10% 25% 202

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,131. 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% 2,131
Don't believe 25% 75% 553
Other/don't know 25% 75% 202

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say they…

Belief in Heaven Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 74% 22% 3% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2,133
Don't believe 27% 31% 10% 2% 28% 3% 559
Other/don't know 45% 31% 9% 3% 3% 10% 202

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say religion is…

Belief in Heaven Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 38% 4% 1% < 1% 2,133
Don't believe 20% 38% 22% 19% 2% 559
Other/don't know 33% 48% 11% 6% 2% 202

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who attend religious services…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 57% 16% < 1% 2,133
Don't believe 8% 52% 38% 1% 559
Other/don't know 18% 46% 36% < 1% 202

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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 55% 28% 9% 7% 1% 2,133
Don't believe 25% 18% 11% 46% 1% 559
Other/don't know 37% 27% 13% 19% 3% 202

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who attend prayer group…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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 9% 10% 27% 55% < 1% 2,133
Don't believe 4% 6% 17% 73% 1% 559
Other/don't know 4% 6% 16% 71% 3% 202

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who meditate…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 12% 12% 47% 1% 2,133
Don't believe 38% 15% 11% 34% 2% 559
Other/don't know 42% 13% 9% 33% 3% 202

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year 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 = 2,133. 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% 20% 17% 8% 1% 2,133
Don't believe 45% 19% 15% 19% 2% 559
Other/don't know 45% 16% 18% 19% 2% 202

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 17% 20% 23% 1% 2,133
Don't believe 58% 17% 14% 11% < 1% 559
Other/don't know 49% 17% 20% 13% 1% 202

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Heaven Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 9% 52% 8% 2% 2,133
Don't believe 7% 23% 49% 19% 3% 559
Other/don't know 10% 25% 45% 13% 7% 202

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say…

Belief in Heaven There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 66% 1% 1% 2,133
Don't believe 19% 80% 1% 1% 559
Other/don't know 20% 76% 3% 1% 202

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Heaven Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 42% 3% 20% 7% 2,133
Don't believe 5% 10% < 1% 79% 6% 559
Other/don't know 8% 19% 2% 49% 23% 202

Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 5% 2,133
Don't believe 6% 92% 2% 559
Other/don't know 14% 26% 60% 202

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 16% 44% 2,133
Don't believe 17% 18% 65% 559
Other/don't know 25% 25% 50% 202

Political ideology among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 37% 20% 5% 2,133
Don't believe 18% 37% 41% 5% 559
Other/don't know 26% 34% 36% 4% 202

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 42% 2% 3% 2,133
Don't believe 45% 47% 5% 3% 559
Other/don't know 52% 37% 6% 5% 202

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Heaven Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 48% 3% 1% 2,133
Don't believe 26% 69% 3% 2% 559
Other/don't know 43% 47% 8% 2% 202

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say abortion should be…

Belief in Heaven Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 42% 4% 2,133
Don't believe 79% 17% 5% 559
Other/don't know 60% 31% 9% 202

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 29% 4% 3% 2,133
Don't believe 84% 10% 3% 4% 559
Other/don't know 72% 18% 6% 5% 202

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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% 38% 8% 2,133
Don't believe 79% 15% 6% 559
Other/don't know 63% 25% 12% 202

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say…

Belief in Heaven Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 40% 56% 2% 2% 2,133
Don't believe 22% 71% 3% 4% 559
Other/don't know 32% 61% 5% 1% 202

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in heaven

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say humans…

Belief in Heaven Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,133. 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 24% 37% 4% 32% 3% 2,133
Don't believe 67% 12% 7% 12% 3% 559
Other/don't know 36% 19% 13% 20% 12% 202