Belief in Heaven among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 13,339. 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 71% 23% 6% 13,339
2007 77% 16% 8% 14,306

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Belief in Heaven among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by religious group

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 134. 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 44% 50% 6% 134
Catholic 84% 11% 5% 2,884
Evangelical Protestant 91% 5% 4% 2,210
Hindu 51% 38% 11% 103
Historically Black Protestant 95% 3% 3% 1,326
Jehovah's Witness 50% 45% 6% 109
Jewish 36% 54% 10% 442
Mainline Protestant 80% 14% 6% 1,908
Mormon 94% 3% 4% 119
Muslim 89% 7% 4% 163
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 39% 53% 8% 3,419

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,641. 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% 35% 25% 14% 8,641
Don't believe 30% 35% 21% 13% 3,623
Other/don't know 23% 32% 28% 16% 838

Generational cohort among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,641. 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% 16% 28% 29% 9% 1% 8,641
Don't believe 19% 19% 28% 26% 8% 1% 3,623
Other/don't know 15% 15% 26% 34% 10% < 1% 838

Gender composition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,798. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 38% 62% 8,798
Don't believe 51% 49% 3,675
Other/don't know 42% 58% 866

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,722. 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% 24% 4% 25% 4% 8,722
Don't believe 66% 6% 7% 17% 4% 3,636
Other/don't know 56% 12% 5% 23% 5% 852

Immigrant status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,618. 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 23% 11% 66% 8,618
Don't believe 21% 13% 66% 3,634
Other/don't know 24% 11% 65% 849

Income distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 7,703. 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% 19% 19% 10% 7,703
Don't believe 28% 19% 27% 26% 3,338
Other/don't know 43% 18% 21% 18% 724

Educational distribution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,745. 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% 28% 11% 7% 8,745
Don't believe 28% 25% 25% 21% 3,657
Other/don't know 41% 27% 18% 13% 858

Marital status among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,765. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 38% 9% 15% 7% 31% 8,765
Don't believe 43% 11% 12% 3% 31% 3,658
Other/don't know 40% 8% 14% 6% 32% 856

Parent of children under 18 among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,768. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 33% 67% 8,768
Don't believe 25% 75% 3,665
Other/don't know 28% 72% 862

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 22% 4% 1% 1% 1% 8,798
Don't believe 20% 19% 12% < 1% 45% 4% 3,675
Other/don't know 43% 28% 12% 2% 6% 9% 866

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 26% 6% 3% < 1% 8,798
Don't believe 17% 20% 23% 40% 1% 3,675
Other/don't know 37% 29% 20% 11% 2% 866

Attendance at religious services among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 38% 21% 1% 8,798
Don't believe 11% 28% 61% < 1% 3,675
Other/don't know 25% 33% 41% 1% 866

Frequency of prayer among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,798. 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% 18% 6% 11% 1% 8,798
Don't believe 19% 10% 6% 65% < 1% 3,675
Other/don't know 43% 16% 7% 32% 2% 866

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 12% 10% 49% 1% 8,798
Don't believe 7% 4% 5% 84% < 1% 3,675
Other/don't know 19% 7% 6% 67% 2% 866

Frequency of meditation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 9% 4% 42% 1% 8,798
Don't believe 31% 10% 6% 52% 1% 3,675
Other/don't know 42% 8% 4% 43% 3% 866

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 8,798
Don't believe 41% 17% 11% 30% 2% 3,675
Other/don't know 54% 13% 10% 19% 3% 866

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 27% 1% 8,798
Don't believe 49% 17% 14% 20% 1% 3,675
Other/don't know 51% 15% 11% 20% 3% 866

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 9% 44% 8% 2% 8,798
Don't believe 8% 21% 47% 22% 2% 3,675
Other/don't know 20% 17% 46% 13% 5% 866

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 73% 1% 1% 8,798
Don't believe 17% 81% 1% 1% 3,675
Other/don't know 20% 78% < 1% 1% 866

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 13% 9% 37% 1% 8,798
Don't believe 9% 5% 7% 78% < 1% 3,675
Other/don't know 26% 9% 8% 56% 2% 866

Interpreting scripture among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 29% 2% 19% 5% 8,798
Don't believe 7% 8% 1% 81% 4% 3,675
Other/don't know 16% 14% 3% 49% 19% 866

Belief in Hell among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,798. 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 75% 20% 5% 8,798
Don't believe 7% 93% 1% 3,675
Other/don't know 16% 30% 54% 866

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,798. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 20% 19% 60% 8,798
Don't believe 8% 14% 78% 3,675
Other/don't know 11% 25% 64% 866

Political ideology among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,798. 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% 35% 30% 7% 8,798
Don't believe 9% 25% 62% 5% 3,675
Other/don't know 17% 32% 38% 13% 866

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 67% 3% 2% 8,798
Don't believe 16% 81% 2% 1% 3,675
Other/don't know 20% 73% 5% 1% 866

Views about abortion among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 44% 4% 8,798
Don't believe 81% 17% 2% 3,675
Other/don't know 66% 29% 5% 866

Views about homosexuality among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,798. 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% 29% 3% 3% 8,798
Don't believe 88% 9% 1% 1% 3,675
Other/don't know 73% 17% 3% 6% 866

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,798. 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% 38% 7% 8,798
Don't believe 86% 11% 3% 3,675
Other/don't know 68% 22% 11% 866

Views about environmental regulation among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 64% 2% 3% 8,798
Don't believe 13% 84% 1% 1% 3,675
Other/don't know 21% 72% 2% 6% 866

Views about human evolution among adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a bigger government with more services 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 = 8,798. 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% 29% 3% 37% 4% 8,798
Don't believe 73% 11% 2% 12% 1% 3,675
Other/don't know 46% 14% 11% 21% 8% 866