Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is not at all important

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,966. 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 17% 76% 7% 3,966
2007 20% 69% 10% 2,468

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Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is not at all important by religious group

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 41% 54% 6% 160
Mainline Protestant 42% 54% 4% 136
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 13% 80% 7% 3,232

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 562. 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% 37% 19% 10% 562
Don't believe 32% 36% 19% 13% 3,074
Other/don't know 35% 34% 20% 11% 268

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 562. 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% 19% 30% 23% 7% < 1% 562
Don't believe 21% 20% 28% 23% 8% 1% 3,074
Other/don't know 23% 19% 27% 24% 6% 1% 268

Gender composition among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 573. 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% 44% 573
Don't believe 64% 36% 3,116
Other/don't know 66% 34% 277

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 561. 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% 10% 4% 16% 5% 561
Don't believe 79% 3% 5% 9% 3% 3,073
Other/don't know 76% 6% 3% 11% 4% 268

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 561. 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% 16% 71% 561
Don't believe 12% 13% 75% 3,083
Other/don't know 10% 8% 81% 272

Income distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 502. 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% 22% 22% 18% 502
Don't believe 24% 17% 31% 29% 2,857
Other/don't know 31% 26% 19% 24% 230

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 567. 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% 29% 12% 8% 567
Don't believe 27% 31% 24% 17% 3,107
Other/don't know 36% 38% 16% 10% 276

Marital status among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 569. 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% 10% 13% 4% 42% 569
Don't believe 40% 12% 12% 3% 34% 3,106
Other/don't know 33% 11% 10% 4% 42% 274

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 570. 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% 73% 570
Don't believe 22% 78% 3,107
Other/don't know 17% 83% 273

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 573. 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% 25% 18% 1% 10% 4% 573
Don't believe 7% 9% 8% 1% 70% 5% 3,116
Other/don't know 22% 13% 15% 1% 17% 33% 277

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 573. 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 7% 20% 73% < 1% 573
Don't believe 1% 8% 91% < 1% 3,116
Other/don't know 3% 8% 88% 1% 277

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 573. 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% 12% 9% 52% < 1% 573
Don't believe 4% 2% 2% 91% < 1% 3,116
Other/don't know 15% 7% 2% 74% 3% 277

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 573. 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% 2% 4% 86% < 1% 573
Don't believe 1% < 1% 1% 98% < 1% 3,116
Other/don't know 5% 1% 1% 91% 2% 277

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 573. 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% 7% 3% 57% 1% 573
Don't believe 22% 8% 5% 64% 1% 3,116
Other/don't know 25% 9% 4% 60% 2% 277

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 573. 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% 11% 9% 33% 1% 573
Don't believe 33% 15% 9% 41% 2% 3,116
Other/don't know 43% 11% 6% 35% 5% 277

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 573. 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% 10% 11% 37% 1% 573
Don't believe 48% 16% 13% 22% 1% 3,116
Other/don't know 52% 19% 7% 22% 1% 277

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 573. 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% 15% 61% 14% 2% 573
Don't believe 1% 20% 52% 26% 1% 3,116
Other/don't know 3% 15% 60% 17% 5% 277

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 573. 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% 76% 1% 1% 573
Don't believe 17% 82% 1% 1% 3,116
Other/don't know 19% 75% 3% 3% 277

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 573. 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% 3% 77% < 1% 573
Don't believe 2% 2% 3% 93% < 1% 3,116
Other/don't know 8% 2% 4% 84% 2% 277

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 573. 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% 15% 1% 62% 9% 573
Don't believe 1% 2% < 1% 95% 3% 3,116
Other/don't know 3% 5% < 1% 77% 15% 277

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 573. 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 61% 35% 4% 573
Don't believe 2% 98% 1% 3,116
Other/don't know 4% 26% 70% 277

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 573. 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 25% 26% 48% 573
Don't believe 19% 18% 64% 3,116
Other/don't know 26% 29% 45% 277

Political ideology among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 573. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 20% 38% 33% 10% 573
Don't believe 12% 30% 51% 6% 3,116
Other/don't know 20% 33% 30% 17% 277

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 573. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 47% 45% 2% 6% 573
Don't believe 46% 47% 4% 3% 3,116
Other/don't know 49% 36% 6% 9% 277

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 573. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 42% 53% 4% 1% 573
Don't believe 31% 64% 3% 1% 3,116
Other/don't know 38% 53% 5% 5% 277

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 573. 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% 30% 4% 573
Don't believe 86% 12% 3% 3,116
Other/don't know 74% 17% 9% 277

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 573. 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% 21% 2% 3% 573
Don't believe 91% 6% 2% 1% 3,116
Other/don't know 78% 8% 8% 6% 277

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 573. 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% 25% 8% 573
Don't believe 89% 7% 3% 3,116
Other/don't know 71% 14% 15% 277

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 573. 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% 63% 2% 3% 573
Don't believe 20% 76% 2% 2% 3,116
Other/don't know 32% 57% 6% 5% 277

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is not at all important by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is not at all important 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 = 573. 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% 21% 5% 24% 5% 573
Don't believe 85% 5% 2% 6% 1% 3,116
Other/don't know 64% 12% 9% 7% 9% 277