Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in Hell by religious group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who have completed…

Religious tradition High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 191. 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.
Buddhist 16% 31% 27% 25% 191
Catholic 44% 25% 18% 13% 2,063
Evangelical Protestant 40% 36% 16% 8% 952
Hindu 11% 17% 25% 47% 117
Historically Black Protestant 52% 32% 9% 7% 224
Jehovah's Witness 64% 24% 9% 3% 212
Jewish 15% 18% 32% 35% 635
Mainline Protestant 28% 26% 24% 22% 2,045
Mormon 23% 37% 27% 14% 226
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 31% 32% 23% 15% 5,262

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are ages…

Educational distribution 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,840. 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% 28% 24% 21% 2,840
Some college 33% 31% 22% 14% 3,015
College 22% 38% 25% 15% 3,746
Post-graduate degree 9% 43% 28% 20% 2,972

Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Educational distribution Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,840. 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% 12% 23% 29% 14% 2% 2,840
Some college 22% 18% 24% 27% 8% 1% 3,015
College 10% 21% 30% 30% 9% 1% 3,746
Post-graduate degree 1% 16% 35% 34% 12% 1% 2,972

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Educational distribution Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,879. 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% 46% 2,879
Some college 50% 50% 3,053
College 49% 51% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 49% 51% 3,030

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who identify as…

Educational distribution White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,845. 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% 9% 3% 23% 3% 2,845
Some college 71% 8% 4% 12% 5% 3,012
College 78% 5% 6% 8% 3% 3,755
Post-graduate degree 79% 3% 9% 5% 3% 2,988

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Educational distribution Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,840. 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 20% 12% 68% 2,840
Some college 11% 14% 75% 3,024
College 14% 12% 74% 3,798
Post-graduate degree 18% 11% 71% 3,005

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,491. 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 46% 23% 20% 11% 2,491
Some college 30% 23% 30% 17% 2,729
College 14% 16% 35% 35% 3,440
Post-graduate degree 9% 10% 31% 51% 2,745

Marital status among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Educational distribution Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,869. 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% 9% 13% 8% 31% 2,869
Some college 39% 10% 14% 5% 32% 3,041
College 54% 10% 10% 3% 24% 3,797
Post-graduate degree 64% 8% 10% 4% 15% 3,024

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Educational distribution Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,872. 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 23% 77% 2,872
Some college 24% 76% 3,046
College 27% 73% 3,808
Post-graduate degree 31% 69% 3,022

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,879. 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% 23% 9% 1% 21% 3% 2,879
Some college 38% 24% 8% 1% 25% 3% 3,053
College 30% 24% 11% 1% 30% 4% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 29% 26% 12% 1% 27% 5% 3,030

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who say religion is…

Educational distribution Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,879. 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 35% 26% 16% 22% 1% 2,879
Some college 27% 25% 20% 27% 1% 3,053
College 22% 26% 22% 29% 1% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 24% 26% 21% 28% 1% 3,030

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,879. 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% 30% 48% < 1% 2,879
Some college 16% 32% 52% < 1% 3,053
College 16% 34% 50% < 1% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 19% 35% 46% < 1% 3,030

Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who pray…

Educational distribution At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,879. 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 38% 14% 7% 41% 1% 2,879
Some college 34% 13% 7% 45% 1% 3,053
College 28% 12% 7% 52% 1% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 29% 15% 7% 48% 1% 3,030

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,879. 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% 6% 6% 73% < 1% 2,879
Some college 11% 5% 6% 78% < 1% 3,053
College 9% 4% 6% 80% < 1% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 10% 5% 7% 78% < 1% 3,030

Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,879. 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 34% 8% 4% 53% 1% 2,879
Some college 36% 11% 5% 48% 1% 3,053
College 34% 10% 6% 48% 1% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 36% 11% 7% 45% 1% 3,030

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,879. 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 47% 14% 9% 28% 1% 2,879
Some college 49% 16% 9% 25% 1% 3,053
College 48% 17% 13% 21% 1% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 47% 17% 14% 20% 1% 3,030

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,879. 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% 13% 12% 30% 1% 2,879
Some college 52% 16% 12% 20% 1% 3,053
College 50% 17% 16% 16% 1% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 49% 18% 17% 15% 1% 3,030

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,879. 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 19% 11% 56% 11% 2% 2,879
Some college 13% 17% 55% 14% 2% 3,053
College 10% 21% 49% 18% 2% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 11% 23% 43% 21% 3% 3,030

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,879. 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 24% 73% 1% 1% 2,879
Some college 23% 75% 1% 1% 3,053
College 21% 77% 1% 1% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 20% 78% 2% < 1% 3,030

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,879. 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% 8% 7% 63% 1% 2,879
Some college 18% 7% 8% 66% 1% 3,053
College 13% 7% 8% 73% < 1% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 14% 8% 9% 70% < 1% 3,030

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,879. 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 19% 22% 1% 51% 7% 2,879
Some college 9% 18% 1% 65% 7% 3,053
College 4% 15% 1% 74% 6% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 3% 14% < 1% 75% 7% 3,030

Belief in Heaven among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who …in heaven

Educational distribution Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,879. 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 46% 48% 6% 2,879
Some college 39% 55% 5% 3,053
College 30% 64% 6% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 30% 66% 5% 3,030

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who identify as…

Educational distribution Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,879. 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 29% 28% 43% 2,879
Some college 28% 20% 53% 3,053
College 24% 13% 64% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 21% 10% 69% 3,030

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who are…

Educational distribution Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,879. 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 28% 33% 29% 10% 2,879
Some college 21% 37% 35% 6% 3,053
College 16% 36% 45% 3% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 12% 34% 51% 2% 3,030

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who would rather have…

Educational distribution Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,879. 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 47% 46% 3% 4% 2,879
Some college 53% 40% 3% 4% 3,053
College 45% 47% 4% 4% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 42% 52% 3% 3% 3,030

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,879. 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% 51% 3% 2% 2,879
Some college 37% 58% 4% 1% 3,053
College 31% 64% 3% 1% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 25% 71% 3% 1% 3,030

Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who say abortion should be…

Educational distribution Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,879. 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 61% 35% 4% 2,879
Some college 73% 23% 4% 3,053
College 81% 16% 3% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 83% 15% 2% 3,030

Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who say homosexuality…

Educational distribution Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,879. 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 70% 23% 3% 3% 2,879
Some college 81% 13% 3% 3% 3,053
College 88% 8% 2% 1% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 89% 8% 2% 1% 3,030

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell who …same-sex marriage

Educational distribution Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,879. 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% 29% 9% 2,879
Some college 77% 18% 5% 3,053
College 85% 11% 4% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 86% 11% 4% 3,030

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,879. 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 37% 56% 2% 5% 2,879
Some college 27% 68% 2% 2% 3,053
College 20% 76% 2% 2% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 17% 81% 2% 1% 3,030

Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in Hell by educational group

% of adults who do not believe in Hell 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 = 2,879. 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% 19% 4% 29% 5% 2,879
Some college 55% 19% 4% 19% 2% 3,053
College 68% 17% 4% 9% 2% 3,816
Post-graduate degree 71% 16% 5% 8% 1% 3,030