Educational distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by religious group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who have completed…

Religious tradition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree 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 46% 28% 16% 10% 6,050
Evangelical Protestant 44% 35% 14% 7% 7,409
Historically Black Protestant 52% 33% 9% 5% 1,751
Jehovah's Witness 63% 27% 8% 2% 125
Jewish 27% 29% 22% 22% 287
Mainline Protestant 39% 32% 18% 12% 4,658
Mormon 27% 40% 23% 11% 624
Muslim 37% 27% 22% 14% 202
Orthodox Christian 28% 37% 22% 14% 138
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 53% 32% 10% 5% 2,420

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 8,253. 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.
High school or less 21% 29% 28% 22% 8,253
Some college 26% 34% 26% 14% 6,977
College 17% 41% 27% 14% 5,356
Post-graduate degree 9% 44% 29% 18% 3,196

Generational cohort among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 8,253. 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.
High school or less 15% 10% 25% 33% 15% 2% 8,253
Some college 17% 16% 27% 30% 9% 1% 6,977
College 7% 18% 33% 32% 9% 1% 5,356
Post-graduate degree 2% 15% 36% 35% 11% 1% 3,196

Gender composition among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 48% 52% 8,340
Some college 42% 58% 7,089
College 44% 56% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 46% 54% 3,282

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 8,261. 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.
High school or less 58% 15% 2% 21% 3% 8,261
Some college 66% 14% 2% 12% 5% 7,009
College 72% 10% 6% 9% 3% 5,414
Post-graduate degree 73% 11% 8% 6% 3% 3,228

Immigrant status among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 8,186. 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.
High school or less 18% 8% 74% 8,186
Some college 10% 10% 80% 7,016
College 13% 10% 77% 5,458
Post-graduate degree 14% 10% 76% 3,248

Income distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who have a household income of…

Educational distribution Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 7,050. 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.
High school or less 54% 21% 17% 7% 7,050
Some college 33% 24% 30% 13% 6,219
College 14% 18% 37% 32% 4,848
Post-graduate degree 8% 11% 34% 46% 2,924

Marital status among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 8,306. 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.
High school or less 43% 7% 15% 10% 25% 8,306
Some college 47% 7% 14% 6% 25% 7,067
College 62% 5% 10% 4% 19% 5,467
Post-graduate degree 67% 4% 9% 5% 15% 3,270

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 8,317. 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.
High school or less 27% 73% 8,317
Some college 32% 68% 7,072
College 35% 65% 5,474
Post-graduate degree 35% 65% 3,265

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say they…

Educational distribution 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 = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 75% 20% 3% 1% 1% < 1% 8,340
Some college 78% 18% 3% 1% 1% 1% 7,089
College 77% 19% 3% < 1% 1% 1% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 74% 21% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 3,282

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say religion is…

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 66% 25% 5% 3% < 1% 8,340
Some college 64% 26% 7% 2% < 1% 7,089
College 63% 27% 7% 2% < 1% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 65% 25% 7% 3% < 1% 3,282

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who attend religious services…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 42% 35% 23% 1% 8,340
Some college 41% 38% 20% < 1% 7,089
College 49% 36% 15% < 1% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 51% 34% 14% 1% 3,282

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who pray…

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 65% 17% 6% 11% 1% 8,340
Some college 67% 17% 5% 10% 1% 7,089
College 66% 18% 5% 10% 1% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 67% 18% 6% 9% < 1% 3,282

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who attend prayer group…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 30% 11% 8% 49% 1% 8,340
Some college 28% 11% 10% 50% 1% 7,089
College 30% 10% 10% 49% < 1% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 28% 12% 12% 48% < 1% 3,282

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who meditate…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 42% 8% 4% 44% 2% 8,340
Some college 43% 8% 4% 44% 1% 7,089
College 43% 8% 5% 43% 1% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 48% 8% 4% 38% 1% 3,282

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 62% 14% 9% 14% 2% 8,340
Some college 65% 15% 9% 10% 1% 7,089
College 65% 16% 10% 8% 1% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 65% 16% 10% 8% 1% 3,282

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 43% 14% 11% 30% 2% 8,340
Some college 45% 17% 13% 25% 1% 7,089
College 44% 19% 14% 22% 1% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 47% 19% 16% 17% 1% 3,282

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Educational distribution Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 40% 6% 45% 6% 2% 8,340
Some college 41% 8% 43% 5% 2% 7,089
College 41% 10% 38% 8% 3% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 41% 12% 36% 9% 3% 3,282

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say…

Educational distribution 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 = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 32% 65% 1% 2% 8,340
Some college 39% 59% 2% 1% 7,089
College 42% 56% 1% 1% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 40% 58% 2% < 1% 3,282

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who read scripture…

Educational distribution At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 42% 12% 8% 37% 1% 8,340
Some college 44% 12% 9% 35% 1% 7,089
College 42% 12% 9% 37% < 1% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 42% 12% 11% 35% < 1% 3,282

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say the holy scripture is…

Educational distribution 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 = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 49% 27% 3% 15% 5% 8,340
Some college 35% 35% 3% 20% 7% 7,089
College 27% 41% 3% 23% 6% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 21% 43% 3% 26% 7% 3,282

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who …in hell

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 78% 16% 5% 8,340
Some college 78% 17% 4% 7,089
College 73% 21% 6% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 66% 26% 7% 3,282

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 36% 21% 42% 8,340
Some college 44% 16% 40% 7,089
College 51% 12% 37% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 44% 12% 44% 3,282

Political ideology among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 42% 30% 20% 8% 8,340
Some college 42% 35% 18% 6% 7,089
College 43% 37% 17% 3% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 35% 40% 22% 3% 3,282

Views about size of government among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 44% 49% 2% 4% 8,340
Some college 57% 36% 3% 4% 7,089
College 64% 31% 2% 2% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 59% 36% 3% 2% 3,282

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say government aid to the poor…

Educational distribution Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 45% 48% 4% 3% 8,340
Some college 50% 45% 4% 1% 7,089
College 53% 42% 4% 2% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 43% 52% 4% 1% 3,282

Views about abortion among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 42% 53% 5% 8,340
Some college 48% 48% 4% 7,089
College 50% 46% 3% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 54% 43% 3% 3,282

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say homosexuality…

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 52% 40% 4% 4% 8,340
Some college 57% 35% 5% 3% 7,089
College 60% 33% 4% 3% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 64% 29% 4% 3% 3,282

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who …same-sex marriage

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 40% 50% 9% 8,340
Some college 48% 45% 7% 7,089
College 52% 42% 6% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 56% 37% 6% 3,282

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say…

Educational distribution 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 = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 45% 48% 2% 4% 8,340
Some college 41% 55% 3% 2% 7,089
College 39% 57% 2% 2% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 32% 65% 2% 2% 3,282

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in Heaven by educational group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say humans…

Educational distribution 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 = 8,340. 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.
High school or less 21% 26% 3% 44% 6% 8,340
Some college 20% 33% 3% 41% 3% 7,089
College 25% 33% 4% 35% 4% 5,491
Post-graduate degree 28% 36% 5% 29% 3% 3,282