Parent of children under 18 among who do not believe in Hell by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among who do not believe in Hell by parental status

% of who do not believe in Hell who are…

Religious tradition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Buddhist 19% 81% 192
Catholic 28% 72% 2,074
Evangelical Protestant 27% 73% 957
Hindu 37% 63% 118
Historically Black Protestant 30% 70% 224
Jehovah's Witness 31% 69% 214
Jewish 25% 75% 636
Mainline Protestant 24% 76% 2,048
Mormon 40% 60% 226
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 24% 76% 5,257

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