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

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

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 75% 19% 7% 11,374

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Belief in Hell 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 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% 23% 7% 1,959
Evangelical Protestant 85% 8% 7% 4,973
Historically Black Protestant 83% 11% 6% 853
Jehovah's Witness 5% 92% 3% 182
Jewish 58% 36% 5% 110
Mainline Protestant 73% 19% 7% 1,626
Mormon 65% 29% 6% 345
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 53% 41% 6% 959

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DemographicInformation

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

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

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,249. 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% 20% 8,249
Don't believe 19% 33% 27% 22% 2,036
Other/don't know 9% 34% 33% 24% 823

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

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

Belief in Hell Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,249. 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 11% 11% 29% 35% 13% 1% 8,249
Don't believe 11% 12% 28% 32% 15% 2% 2,036
Other/don't know 5% 7% 30% 39% 15% 3% 823

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

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

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,422. 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% 56% 8,422
Don't believe 42% 58% 2,090
Other/don't know 41% 59% 862

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

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

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,321. 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% 15% 3% 14% 4% 8,321
Don't believe 57% 12% 4% 21% 4% 2,061
Other/don't know 66% 13% 3% 14% 4% 829

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

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

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,309. 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 13% 7% 79% 8,309
Don't believe 21% 10% 69% 2,057
Other/don't know 15% 9% 75% 847

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

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 7,273. 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% 22% 26% 14% 7,273
Don't believe 41% 24% 23% 13% 1,793
Other/don't know 40% 18% 28% 14% 673

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

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

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 8,376. 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% 33% 13% 6% 8,376
Don't believe 52% 31% 11% 7% 2,080
Other/don't know 45% 29% 16% 10% 855

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

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

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,388. 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% 5% 14% 8% 20% 8,388
Don't believe 48% 7% 15% 9% 22% 2,081
Other/don't know 56% 4% 13% 11% 15% 844

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

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

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,387. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 31% 69% 8,387
Don't believe 27% 73% 2,086
Other/don't know 29% 71% 854

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,422. 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 88% 9% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8,422
Don't believe 67% 19% 5% 1% 7% 1% 2,090
Other/don't know 80% 13% 2% 1% 1% 3% 862

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

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,422. 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 81% 15% 2% 1% < 1% 8,422
Don't believe 57% 25% 9% 9% 1% 2,090
Other/don't know 75% 18% 3% 2% 2% 862

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

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,422. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 59% 28% 13% < 1% 8,422
Don't believe 40% 30% 29% < 1% 2,090
Other/don't know 53% 28% 17% 2% 862

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

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

Belief in Hell At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,422. 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% 13% 3% 4% 1% 8,422
Don't believe 60% 14% 6% 19% 1% 2,090
Other/don't know 74% 13% 3% 7% 3% 862

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

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,422. 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% 13% 9% 33% 1% 8,422
Don't believe 30% 8% 8% 54% 1% 2,090
Other/don't know 38% 9% 9% 42% 2% 862

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

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,422. 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% 7% 3% 39% 2% 8,422
Don't believe 45% 8% 3% 43% 2% 2,090
Other/don't know 49% 6% 5% 35% 5% 862

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

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,422. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 74% 12% 6% 7% 1% 8,422
Don't believe 60% 13% 8% 18% 1% 2,090
Other/don't know 71% 10% 7% 9% 3% 862

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

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,422. 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 45% 16% 11% 27% 2% 8,422
Don't believe 44% 13% 12% 30% 2% 2,090
Other/don't know 46% 15% 11% 23% 5% 862

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

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,422. 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% 4% 30% 4% 2% 8,422
Don't believe 36% 7% 48% 7% 1% 2,090
Other/don't know 51% 4% 37% 4% 3% 862

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

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,422. 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% 49% 1% 1% 8,422
Don't believe 34% 64% 1% 1% 2,090
Other/don't know 47% 49% 2% 1% 862

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

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

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 = 8,422. 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% 11% 7% 21% 1% 8,422
Don't believe 39% 10% 7% 43% 1% 2,090
Other/don't know 57% 9% 5% 27% 1% 862

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

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,422. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 59% 27% 3% 7% 4% 8,422
Don't believe 30% 32% 3% 29% 6% 2,090
Other/don't know 44% 23% 8% 13% 11% 862

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

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

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,422. 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 94% 3% 3% 8,422
Don't believe 59% 35% 6% 2,090
Other/don't know 55% 5% 41% 862

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

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

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,422. 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% 15% 33% 8,422
Don't believe 35% 27% 38% 2,090
Other/don't know 45% 24% 31% 862

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

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

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,422. 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% 27% 12% 5% 8,422
Don't believe 36% 32% 21% 12% 2,090
Other/don't know 54% 24% 13% 10% 862

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

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

Belief in Hell Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,422. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 59% 37% 2% 3% 8,422
Don't believe 52% 43% 2% 3% 2,090
Other/don't know 58% 32% 4% 6% 862

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

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,422. 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% 40% 4% 1% 8,422
Don't believe 47% 48% 3% 2% 2,090
Other/don't know 53% 37% 6% 5% 862

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

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,422. 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% 65% 3% 8,422
Don't believe 47% 48% 5% 2,090
Other/don't know 33% 58% 10% 862

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

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

Belief in Hell Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,422. 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% 56% 4% 3% 8,422
Don't believe 55% 38% 4% 3% 2,090
Other/don't know 37% 45% 9% 9% 862

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

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

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,422. 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% 67% 7% 8,422
Don't believe 46% 45% 9% 2,090
Other/don't know 29% 58% 13% 862

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

% of adults who say humans always existed in present form 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 = 8,422. 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% 45% 2% 3% 8,422
Don't believe 42% 52% 2% 4% 2,090
Other/don't know 45% 42% 6% 7% 862