Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture several times a year

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,894. 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 61% 31% 8% 2,894
2007 59% 30% 11% 2,904

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Belief in Hell among adults who read scripture several times a year by religious group

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in hell

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 70% 24% 6% 755
Evangelical Protestant 82% 12% 6% 561
Historically Black Protestant 83% 13% 4% 148
Mainline Protestant 58% 32% 10% 703
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 29% 61% 10% 442

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are ages…

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,616. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 22% 38% 26% 14% 1,616
Don't believe 24% 34% 25% 17% 991
Other/don't know 13% 37% 30% 20% 236

Generational cohort among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Belief in Hell Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,616. 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 15% 14% 32% 30% 9% 1% 1,616
Don't believe 15% 15% 27% 30% 11% 1% 991
Other/don't know 6% 13% 30% 35% 13% 2% 236

Gender composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 51% 49% 1,636
Don't believe 52% 48% 1,011
Other/don't know 46% 54% 247

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,619. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 63% 12% 4% 17% 4% 1,619
Don't believe 68% 7% 6% 14% 5% 992
Other/don't know 68% 4% 11% 14% 4% 240

Immigrant status among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,608. 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 15% 11% 75% 1,608
Don't believe 17% 10% 73% 1,000
Other/don't know 24% 7% 69% 241

Income distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who have a household income of…

Belief in Hell Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 1,466. 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% 21% 28% 17% 1,466
Don't believe 26% 18% 31% 25% 905
Other/don't know 37% 22% 17% 23% 206

Educational distribution among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who have completed…

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,626. 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% 14% 9% 1,626
Don't believe 30% 30% 21% 19% 1,004
Other/don't know 35% 30% 23% 13% 245

Marital status among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,631. 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% 6% 14% 5% 26% 1,631
Don't believe 49% 8% 10% 6% 26% 1,007
Other/don't know 47% 13% 13% 9% 18% 244

Parent of children under 18 among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,634. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 32% 68% 1,634
Don't believe 26% 74% 1,006
Other/don't know 27% 73% 246

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say they…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 78% 19% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,636
Don't believe 41% 32% 8% 1% 16% 2% 1,011
Other/don't know 54% 31% 6% < 1% 2% 7% 247

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say religion is…

Belief in Hell Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 61% 34% 4% 1% 1% 1,636
Don't believe 29% 44% 15% 11% 1% 1,011
Other/don't know 39% 45% 9% 4% 2% 247

Attendance at religious services among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who attend religious services…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 27% 57% 16% < 1% 1,636
Don't believe 15% 55% 29% 1% 1,011
Other/don't know 18% 50% 31% 1% 247

Frequency of prayer among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who pray…

Belief in Hell At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 57% 27% 9% 6% 1% 1,636
Don't believe 34% 24% 11% 30% 1% 1,011
Other/don't know 44% 28% 10% 16% 3% 247

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who attend prayer group…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 9% 10% 27% 53% < 1% 1,636
Don't believe 5% 6% 22% 67% < 1% 1,011
Other/don't know 6% 6% 15% 71% 2% 247

Frequency of meditation among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who meditate…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 28% 12% 11% 48% 1% 1,636
Don't believe 35% 14% 13% 36% 2% 1,011
Other/don't know 34% 9% 17% 36% 3% 247

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 54% 19% 17% 8% 1% 1,636
Don't believe 48% 20% 16% 15% 1% 1,011
Other/don't know 49% 18% 16% 16% 2% 247

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 38% 17% 21% 23% 1% 1,636
Don't believe 53% 15% 16% 15% < 1% 1,011
Other/don't know 41% 20% 19% 17% 3% 247

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Hell Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 32% 8% 50% 7% 2% 1,636
Don't believe 10% 21% 53% 14% 2% 1,011
Other/don't know 13% 18% 52% 12% 6% 247

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 34% 64% 1% 1% 1,636
Don't believe 20% 79% < 1% < 1% 1,011
Other/don't know 25% 70% 4% 1% 247

Interpreting scripture among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 33% 42% 3% 16% 6% 1,636
Don't believe 7% 23% < 1% 61% 8% 1,011
Other/don't know 13% 28% 3% 36% 21% 247

Belief in Heaven among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …in heaven

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 97% 2% 1% 1,636
Don't believe 44% 50% 5% 1,011
Other/don't know 48% 4% 48% 247

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who identify as…

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 42% 15% 43% 1,636
Don't believe 26% 17% 57% 1,011
Other/don't know 26% 26% 49% 247

Political ideology among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who are…

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 40% 35% 19% 6% 1,636
Don't believe 21% 40% 36% 3% 1,011
Other/don't know 32% 37% 26% 5% 247

Views about size of government among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who would rather have…

Belief in Hell Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 53% 42% 2% 3% 1,636
Don't believe 49% 44% 4% 3% 1,011
Other/don't know 55% 34% 6% 4% 247

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Hell Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 50% 47% 3% 1% 1,636
Don't believe 33% 63% 3% 1% 1,011
Other/don't know 43% 46% 7% 5% 247

Views about abortion among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say abortion should be…

Belief in Hell Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 50% 46% 4% 1,636
Don't believe 76% 20% 3% 1,011
Other/don't know 56% 31% 13% 247

Views about homosexuality among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say homosexuality…

Belief in Hell Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 60% 33% 4% 3% 1,636
Don't believe 83% 11% 3% 3% 1,011
Other/don't know 66% 18% 8% 8% 247

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 49% 43% 8% 1,636
Don't believe 77% 16% 7% 1,011
Other/don't know 60% 26% 14% 247

Views about environmental regulation among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 42% 54% 2% 2% 1,636
Don't believe 27% 68% 2% 3% 1,011
Other/don't know 32% 58% 5% 5% 247

Views about human evolution among adults who read scripture several times a year by belief in hell

% of adults who read scripture several times a year who say humans…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,636. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 22% 38% 3% 35% 3% 1,636
Don't believe 54% 21% 5% 16% 3% 1,011
Other/don't know 29% 27% 13% 20% 12% 247