Belief in Heaven among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm by belief in heaven

% of adults who say that government aid to the poor does more good than harm who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 44% 50% 6% 195
Catholic 83% 12% 5% 3,406
Evangelical Protestant 90% 5% 6% 3,065
Hindu 47% 45% 8% 114
Historically Black Protestant 93% 4% 3% 1,285
Jehovah's Witness 49% 40% 11% 142
Jewish 32% 57% 11% 567
Mainline Protestant 77% 15% 8% 2,890
Mormon 90% 5% 6% 209
Muslim 89% 8% 3% 146
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 34% 58% 8% 4,566

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