Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,754. 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 88% 6% 6% 11,754
2007 86% 6% 8% 10,833

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Belief in Heaven among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by religious group

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 93% 4% 3% 2,203
Evangelical Protestant 87% 5% 7% 5,299
Historically Black Protestant 93% 3% 3% 929
Jehovah's Witness 48% 38% 14% 194
Jewish 79% 16% 6% 126
Mainline Protestant 90% 5% 6% 1,825
Mormon 98% 1% 1% 428
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 80% 13% 7% 441

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 10,109. 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% 33% 29% 21% 10,109
Don't believe 17% 32% 35% 17% 670
Other/don't know 8% 35% 34% 23% 704

Generational cohort among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 10,109. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 10% 12% 27% 35% 14% 1% 10,109
Don't believe 9% 12% 28% 40% 9% 2% 670
Other/don't know 4% 9% 30% 41% 15% 2% 704

Gender composition among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 41% 59% 10,345
Don't believe 43% 57% 685
Other/don't know 44% 56% 724

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 10,218. 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% 15% 2% 15% 4% 10,218
Don't believe 60% 11% 2% 23% 4% 670
Other/don't know 72% 10% 3% 12% 4% 710

Immigrant status among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 10,206. 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% 8% 78% 10,206
Don't believe 21% 9% 70% 682
Other/don't know 13% 5% 82% 715

Income distribution among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 8,906. 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% 21% 27% 15% 8,906
Don't believe 35% 22% 26% 17% 596
Other/don't know 30% 21% 31% 18% 582

Educational distribution among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 10,288. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 44% 33% 15% 8% 10,288
Don't believe 42% 29% 16% 13% 679
Other/don't know 38% 31% 20% 12% 718

Marital status among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 10,295. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 55% 4% 13% 8% 19% 10,295
Don't believe 56% 5% 13% 6% 20% 682
Other/don't know 65% 2% 16% 5% 12% 720

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 10,295. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 31% 69% 10,295
Don't believe 29% 71% 683
Other/don't know 34% 66% 719

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say they…

Belief in Heaven Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 90% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 10,345
Don't believe 78% 12% 4% < 1% 4% 2% 685
Other/don't know 87% 8% 2% 2% 1% 1% 724

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say religion is…

Belief in Heaven Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 89% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% 10,345
Don't believe 78% 14% 4% 3% 1% 685
Other/don't know 86% 9% 2% 1% 2% 724

Attendance at religious services among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who attend religious services…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. 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 66% 25% 9% 1% 10,345
Don't believe 61% 24% 14% < 1% 685
Other/don't know 72% 16% 11% 1% 724

Frequency of prayer among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 84% 11% 2% 3% 1% 10,345
Don't believe 76% 10% 3% 10% 1% 685
Other/don't know 85% 9% 1% 3% 1% 724

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who attend prayer group…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. 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% 13% 9% 30% 1% 10,345
Don't believe 50% 11% 8% 31% 1% 685
Other/don't know 57% 10% 8% 23% 1% 724

Frequency of meditation among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who meditate…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. 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% 7% 3% 34% 2% 10,345
Don't believe 53% 7% 3% 32% 4% 685
Other/don't know 58% 5% 2% 30% 6% 724

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. 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 79% 11% 5% 5% 1% 10,345
Don't believe 75% 8% 5% 10% 2% 685
Other/don't know 81% 7% 4% 5% 3% 724

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. 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% 16% 11% 23% 2% 10,345
Don't believe 54% 13% 12% 19% 2% 685
Other/don't know 57% 12% 8% 18% 6% 724

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say…

Belief in Heaven There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. 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% 48% 1% 1% 10,345
Don't believe 53% 44% 1% 2% 685
Other/don't know 62% 34% 2% 1% 724

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong 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 = 10,345. 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% 6% 17% 1% 10,345
Don't believe 63% 9% 5% 21% 1% 685
Other/don't know 76% 7% 3% 13% 2% 724

Interpreting scripture among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Heaven Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. 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% 31% 4% 5% 4% 10,345
Don't believe 46% 28% 3% 19% 5% 685
Other/don't know 49% 24% 9% 7% 10% 724

Belief in Hell among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 84% 11% 5% 10,345
Don't believe 31% 66% 3% 685
Other/don't know 41% 15% 44% 724

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. 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% 17% 34% 10,345
Don't believe 43% 25% 32% 685
Other/don't know 54% 23% 23% 724

Political ideology among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. 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% 27% 13% 6% 10,345
Don't believe 48% 23% 19% 11% 685
Other/don't know 60% 18% 8% 14% 724

Views about size of government among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. 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% 38% 3% 3% 10,345
Don't believe 54% 41% 3% 2% 685
Other/don't know 65% 25% 4% 5% 724

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Heaven Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 51% 43% 4% 2% 10,345
Don't believe 49% 48% 2% 1% 685
Other/don't know 56% 34% 7% 3% 724

Views about abortion among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say abortion should be…

Belief in Heaven Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 30% 66% 4% 10,345
Don't believe 33% 64% 3% 685
Other/don't know 21% 74% 5% 724

Views about homosexuality among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. 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% 54% 5% 4% 10,345
Don't believe 41% 54% 3% 3% 685
Other/don't know 29% 58% 6% 7% 724

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. 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% 65% 7% 10,345
Don't believe 33% 61% 6% 685
Other/don't know 18% 72% 10% 724

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say…

Belief in Heaven Stricter environmental laws and regulations cost too many jobs and hurt the economy Stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. 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% 48% 3% 3% 10,345
Don't believe 39% 55% 2% 4% 685
Other/don't know 52% 35% 5% 8% 724

Views about human evolution among adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong by belief in heaven

% of adults who say religion is their primary source of guidance on what's right and wrong who say humans…

Belief in Heaven Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 10,345. 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% 28% 2% 56% 5% 10,345
Don't believe 14% 20% 4% 60% 3% 685
Other/don't know 8% 16% 4% 64% 8% 724