Belief in Heaven among democrats and Democratic leaners

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,682. 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 66% 27% 6% 15,682
2007 71% 20% 9% 16,420

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Belief in Heaven among democrats and Democratic leaners by religious group

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 184. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Buddhist 41% 52% 7% 184
Catholic 83% 11% 5% 3,118
Evangelical Protestant 90% 5% 5% 2,307
Hindu 45% 48% 7% 113
Historically Black Protestant 93% 4% 3% 1,557
Jewish 29% 60% 11% 575
Mainline Protestant 77% 15% 8% 2,511
Mormon 86% 9% 5% 110
Muslim 87% 8% 6% 150
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 32% 61% 8% 4,348

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,499. 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% 33% 28% 18% 9,499
Don't believe 29% 34% 22% 15% 4,851
Other/don't know 18% 30% 29% 23% 1,108

Generational cohort among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,499. 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% 14% 27% 33% 12% 1% 9,499
Don't believe 18% 18% 27% 26% 9% 1% 4,851
Other/don't know 12% 11% 24% 36% 15% 2% 1,108

Gender composition among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 40% 60% 9,636
Don't believe 54% 46% 4,902
Other/don't know 46% 54% 1,144

Racial and ethnic composition among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,548. 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% 26% 3% 18% 4% 9,548
Don't believe 72% 6% 6% 12% 4% 4,851
Other/don't know 65% 13% 3% 13% 6% 1,124

Immigrant status among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,503. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 16% 11% 73% 9,503
Don't believe 15% 14% 70% 4,868
Other/don't know 14% 11% 75% 1,129

Income distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 8,636. 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% 21% 22% 13% 8,636
Don't believe 23% 18% 30% 29% 4,515
Other/don't know 35% 19% 23% 22% 971

Educational distribution among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,605. 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% 32% 13% 9% 9,605
Don't believe 22% 29% 27% 22% 4,887
Other/don't know 34% 30% 20% 16% 1,136

Marital status among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 9,605. 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% 8% 15% 8% 28% 9,605
Don't believe 43% 11% 12% 4% 31% 4,888
Other/don't know 43% 7% 14% 8% 28% 1,135

Parent of children under 18 among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,614. 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% 71% 9,614
Don't believe 23% 77% 4,891
Other/don't know 23% 77% 1,136

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. 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 73% 21% 4% 1% 1% 1% 9,636
Don't believe 16% 19% 14% 1% 46% 5% 4,902
Other/don't know 41% 29% 12% 2% 5% 11% 1,144

Importance of religion in one's life among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. 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% 27% 7% 3% < 1% 9,636
Don't believe 12% 19% 24% 43% 1% 4,902
Other/don't know 34% 31% 21% 12% 2% 1,144

Attendance at religious services among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. 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% 39% 22% < 1% 9,636
Don't believe 8% 27% 65% < 1% 4,902
Other/don't know 22% 35% 42% 1% 1,144

Frequency of prayer among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,636. 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% 18% 6% 11% 1% 9,636
Don't believe 17% 9% 6% 68% 1% 4,902
Other/don't know 40% 17% 8% 31% 4% 1,144

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. 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% 12% 9% 52% < 1% 9,636
Don't believe 5% 3% 4% 87% < 1% 4,902
Other/don't know 13% 6% 7% 73% 2% 1,144

Frequency of meditation among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. 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% 9% 5% 41% 1% 9,636
Don't believe 30% 11% 6% 52% 1% 4,902
Other/don't know 37% 10% 5% 44% 3% 1,144

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 62% 15% 10% 12% 1% 9,636
Don't believe 41% 17% 12% 29% 1% 4,902
Other/don't know 51% 15% 11% 20% 3% 1,144

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. 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% 16% 13% 26% 1% 9,636
Don't believe 52% 18% 14% 16% < 1% 4,902
Other/don't know 51% 18% 11% 18% 3% 1,144

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 34% 10% 46% 8% 2% 9,636
Don't believe 5% 22% 49% 22% 2% 4,902
Other/don't know 16% 17% 52% 11% 5% 1,144

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. 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% 72% 1% 1% 9,636
Don't believe 16% 82% 1% 1% 4,902
Other/don't know 19% 78% 2% 1% 1,144

Frequency of reading scripture among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. 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% 13% 9% 38% 1% 9,636
Don't believe 8% 6% 7% 79% < 1% 4,902
Other/don't know 21% 9% 9% 59% 2% 1,144

Interpreting scripture among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. 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 37% 31% 2% 23% 7% 9,636
Don't believe 4% 6% < 1% 87% 4% 4,902
Other/don't know 11% 13% 2% 55% 19% 1,144

Belief in Hell among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,636. 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% 6% 9,636
Don't believe 4% 95% 1% 4,902
Other/don't know 15% 32% 54% 1,144

SocialandPoliticalViews

Political ideology among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,636. 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% 40% 31% 4% 9,636
Don't believe 6% 30% 62% 2% 4,902
Other/don't know 15% 38% 40% 8% 1,144

Views about size of government among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,636. 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% 61% 3% 4% 9,636
Don't believe 31% 61% 4% 4% 4,902
Other/don't know 27% 55% 8% 10% 1,144

Views about government aid to the poor among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. 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% 66% 3% 2% 9,636
Don't believe 16% 80% 3% 1% 4,902
Other/don't know 20% 69% 7% 4% 1,144

Views about abortion among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. 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% 37% 5% 9,636
Don't believe 88% 11% 2% 4,902
Other/don't know 74% 20% 6% 1,144

Views about homosexuality among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,636. 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% 27% 3% 3% 9,636
Don't believe 92% 6% 1% 1% 4,902
Other/don't know 77% 15% 3% 4% 1,144

Views about same-sex marriage among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 58% 35% 7% 9,636
Don't believe 90% 7% 2% 4,902
Other/don't know 71% 20% 9% 1,144

Views about environmental regulation among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. 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% 67% 2% 3% 9,636
Don't believe 12% 86% 1% 1% 4,902
Other/don't know 16% 75% 4% 5% 1,144

Views about human evolution among democrats and Democratic leaners by belief in heaven

% of democrats and Democratic leaners 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 = 9,636. 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% 31% 3% 34% 4% 9,636
Don't believe 79% 9% 3% 8% 1% 4,902
Other/don't know 48% 16% 13% 17% 6% 1,144