Belief in Heaven among adults who say humans always existed in present form

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 11,374. 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 85% 9% 6% 11,374

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Belief in Heaven among adults who say humans always existed in present form by religious group

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 89% 7% 4% 1,959
Evangelical Protestant 88% 5% 7% 4,973
Historically Black Protestant 93% 4% 3% 853
Jehovah's Witness 49% 37% 15% 182
Jewish 76% 19% 5% 110
Mainline Protestant 87% 7% 6% 1,626
Mormon 98% 1% 1% 345
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 68% 26% 6% 959

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 9,426. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 17% 34% 29% 21% 9,426
Don't believe 21% 34% 28% 17% 949
Other/don't know 11% 34% 33% 22% 733

Generational cohort among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 9,426. 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% 11% 29% 34% 14% 1% 9,426
Don't believe 13% 13% 28% 32% 11% 3% 949
Other/don't know 7% 9% 30% 39% 14% 2% 733

Gender composition among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 9,646. 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 43% 57% 9,646
Don't believe 52% 48% 973
Other/don't know 46% 54% 755

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 9,525. 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% 3% 14% 4% 9,525
Don't believe 58% 11% 5% 23% 3% 956
Other/don't know 66% 9% 3% 16% 6% 730

Immigrant status among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 9,514. 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% 9,514
Don't believe 23% 9% 68% 956
Other/don't know 17% 8% 75% 743

Income distribution among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,290. 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% 22% 25% 13% 8,290
Don't believe 36% 24% 25% 14% 847
Other/don't know 36% 21% 29% 15% 602

Educational distribution among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 9,594. 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% 33% 13% 6% 9,594
Don't believe 49% 31% 13% 8% 966
Other/don't know 44% 31% 17% 9% 751

Marital status among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 52% 5% 14% 9% 20% 9,605
Don't believe 48% 7% 16% 6% 23% 966
Other/don't know 59% 3% 16% 7% 15% 742

Parent of children under 18 among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 9,607. 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% 70% 9,607
Don't believe 28% 72% 971
Other/don't know 31% 69% 749

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,646. 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 87% 11% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 9,646
Don't believe 58% 17% 8% < 1% 15% 1% 973
Other/don't know 79% 13% 3% 1% 1% 3% 755

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,646. 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% 17% 3% 1% < 1% 9,646
Don't believe 48% 21% 13% 18% < 1% 973
Other/don't know 74% 17% 4% 3% 2% 755

Attendance at religious services among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,646. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 56% 29% 14% < 1% 9,646
Don't believe 36% 28% 36% < 1% 973
Other/don't know 62% 20% 17% 2% 755

Frequency of prayer among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,646. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 77% 13% 4% 5% 1% 9,646
Don't believe 52% 12% 5% 30% < 1% 973
Other/don't know 75% 9% 5% 8% 3% 755

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,646. 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% 12% 9% 36% 1% 9,646
Don't believe 31% 7% 8% 54% < 1% 973
Other/don't know 47% 10% 7% 33% 2% 755

Frequency of meditation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,646. 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% 7% 3% 39% 2% 9,646
Don't believe 44% 8% 3% 43% 2% 973
Other/don't know 51% 5% 2% 36% 6% 755

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,646. 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 72% 12% 7% 8% 1% 9,646
Don't believe 57% 12% 6% 23% 2% 973
Other/don't know 74% 10% 5% 8% 3% 755

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,646. 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% 11% 27% 2% 9,646
Don't believe 46% 12% 12% 30% 2% 973
Other/don't know 53% 13% 8% 21% 5% 755

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,646. 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% 5% 34% 4% 2% 9,646
Don't believe 39% 8% 43% 9% 1% 973
Other/don't know 59% 5% 29% 4% 3% 755

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,646. 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% 52% 1% 1% 9,646
Don't believe 42% 56% 1% 1% 973
Other/don't know 55% 41% 2% 1% 755

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,646. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 57% 12% 7% 24% 1% 9,646
Don't believe 41% 8% 5% 45% 1% 973
Other/don't know 64% 6% 5% 23% 2% 755

Interpreting scripture among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,646. 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% 29% 4% 8% 4% 9,646
Don't believe 31% 22% 2% 39% 6% 973
Other/don't know 43% 22% 7% 15% 13% 755

Belief in Hell among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,646. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 83% 13% 4% 9,646
Don't believe 22% 74% 3% 973
Other/don't know 37% 18% 45% 755

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 9,646. 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% 17% 35% 9,646
Don't believe 40% 26% 34% 973
Other/don't know 50% 26% 24% 755

Political ideology among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,646. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 52% 28% 14% 6% 9,646
Don't believe 41% 29% 20% 10% 973
Other/don't know 60% 17% 11% 13% 755

Views about size of government among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,646. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 57% 38% 2% 3% 9,646
Don't believe 57% 40% 2% 2% 973
Other/don't know 66% 24% 5% 5% 755

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,646. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 53% 42% 4% 2% 9,646
Don't believe 50% 45% 3% 1% 973
Other/don't know 56% 33% 6% 4% 755

Views about abortion among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,646. 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% 62% 4% 9,646
Don't believe 44% 53% 3% 973
Other/don't know 28% 66% 6% 755

Views about homosexuality among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,646. 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% 53% 4% 3% 9,646
Don't believe 49% 44% 3% 3% 973
Other/don't know 31% 55% 6% 8% 755

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 9,646. 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% 63% 7% 9,646
Don't believe 43% 50% 7% 973
Other/don't know 22% 67% 11% 755

Views about environmental regulation among adults who say humans always existed in present form by belief in heaven

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 9,646. 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% 46% 2% 3% 9,646
Don't believe 43% 52% 2% 3% 973
Other/don't know 53% 35% 6% 6% 755