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

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

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 24,337. 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 64% 15% 9% 11% 1% 24,337
2007 56% 14% 13% 14% 3% 25,775

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

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

Religious tradition At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never 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 59% 17% 11% 12% 1% 6,083
Evangelical Protestant 75% 12% 6% 6% 1% 7,452
Historically Black Protestant 74% 12% 7% 7% 1% 1,761
Jehovah's Witness 82% 7% 5% 4% 2% 126
Jewish 49% 16% 14% 21% < 1% 288
Mainline Protestant 58% 18% 11% 12% 1% 4,683
Mormon 83% 8% 4% 4% 1% 626
Muslim 67% 14% 9% 7% 3% 202
Orthodox Christian 56% 25% 8% 11% < 1% 138
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 45% 15% 12% 27% 2% 2,430

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are ages…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 15,642. 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.
At least once a week 18% 33% 28% 21% 15,642
Once or twice a month 27% 37% 24% 13% 3,449
Several times a year 25% 37% 26% 12% 2,059
Seldom/never 25% 34% 26% 15% 2,434
Don't know 16% 30% 21% 33% 265

Generational cohort among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 15,642. 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.
At least once a week 11% 12% 27% 34% 14% 1% 15,642
Once or twice a month 18% 16% 30% 28% 8% < 1% 3,449
Several times a year 16% 15% 31% 30% 7% 1% 2,059
Seldom/never 15% 16% 28% 30% 10% 1% 2,434
Don't know 10% 9% 27% 31% 21% 1% 265

Gender composition among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 42% 58% 15,990
Once or twice a month 47% 53% 3,502
Several times a year 49% 51% 2,089
Seldom/never 57% 43% 2,477
Don't know 49% 51% 279

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 15,772. 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.
At least once a week 62% 15% 3% 16% 4% 15,772
Once or twice a month 67% 12% 3% 15% 3% 3,463
Several times a year 67% 10% 6% 15% 2% 2,067
Seldom/never 68% 11% 4% 14% 4% 2,457
Don't know 65% 9% 4% 17% 5% 270

Immigrant status among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 15,789. 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.
At least once a week 15% 9% 77% 15,789
Once or twice a month 13% 10% 76% 3,452
Several times a year 16% 10% 74% 2,061
Seldom/never 12% 11% 77% 2,430
Don't know 22% 9% 69% 265

Income distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 13,787. 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.
At least once a week 38% 21% 26% 16% 13,787
Once or twice a month 35% 21% 27% 17% 3,122
Several times a year 34% 18% 28% 19% 1,872
Seldom/never 43% 21% 23% 13% 2,124
Don't know 43% 19% 25% 13% 179

Educational distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who have completed…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 15,895. 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.
At least once a week 43% 33% 15% 9% 15,895
Once or twice a month 42% 33% 16% 9% 3,489
Several times a year 44% 31% 16% 9% 2,080
Seldom/never 54% 29% 11% 6% 2,463
Don't know 59% 25% 10% 6% 275

Marital status among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 15,914. 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.
At least once a week 51% 6% 14% 8% 21% 15,914
Once or twice a month 47% 8% 12% 4% 29% 3,497
Several times a year 49% 7% 11% 5% 28% 2,084
Seldom/never 40% 9% 14% 7% 30% 2,464
Don't know 46% 5% 10% 13% 26% 275

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 15,922. 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.
At least once a week 29% 71% 15,922
Once or twice a month 34% 66% 3,490
Several times a year 32% 68% 2,086
Seldom/never 29% 71% 2,469
Don't know 25% 75% 277

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say they…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 85% 13% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 15,990
Once or twice a month 69% 26% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 3,502
Several times a year 61% 31% 6% 1% 1% < 1% 2,089
Seldom/never 49% 36% 10% 1% 3% 2% 2,477
Don't know 70% 20% 1% 6% < 1% 3% 279

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 78% 17% 3% 2% 1% 15,990
Once or twice a month 51% 40% 7% 2% < 1% 3,502
Several times a year 40% 46% 12% 2% < 1% 2,089
Seldom/never 31% 43% 19% 7% < 1% 2,477
Don't know 67% 22% 6% 3% 3% 279

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 54% 30% 15% 1% 15,990
Once or twice a month 31% 48% 21% < 1% 3,502
Several times a year 21% 53% 27% < 1% 2,089
Seldom/never 16% 38% 46% < 1% 2,477
Don't know 38% 37% 20% 6% 279

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who pray…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 79% 14% 3% 4% 1% 15,990
Once or twice a month 53% 27% 9% 10% 1% 3,502
Several times a year 42% 27% 12% 18% 1% 2,089
Seldom/never 32% 19% 12% 36% 1% 2,477
Don't know 57% 19% 6% 8% 9% 279

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 39% 12% 9% 39% 1% 15,990
Once or twice a month 15% 14% 11% 60% < 1% 3,502
Several times a year 10% 9% 14% 67% < 1% 2,089
Seldom/never 8% 4% 6% 81% < 1% 2,477
Don't know 25% 6% 6% 56% 7% 279

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who meditate…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 55% 7% 3% 34% 2% 15,990
Once or twice a month 28% 14% 5% 52% 1% 3,502
Several times a year 20% 8% 11% 60% 1% 2,089
Seldom/never 17% 5% 3% 73% 1% 2,477
Don't know 32% 3% 3% 42% 20% 279

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 53% 15% 9% 21% 1% 15,990
Once or twice a month 35% 24% 17% 24% 1% 3,502
Several times a year 23% 17% 31% 29% 1% 2,089
Seldom/never 22% 10% 13% 54% 1% 2,477
Don't know 24% 16% 9% 27% 23% 279

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 50% 7% 36% 5% 3% 15,990
Once or twice a month 30% 10% 52% 7% 1% 3,502
Several times a year 23% 9% 57% 10% 1% 2,089
Seldom/never 17% 11% 60% 10% 2% 2,477
Don't know 29% 6% 44% 9% 12% 279

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 41% 57% 2% 1% 15,990
Once or twice a month 30% 68% 1% 1% 3,502
Several times a year 30% 68% 1% 1% 2,089
Seldom/never 25% 72% 1% 1% 2,477
Don't know 28% 58% 5% 9% 279

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who read scripture…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 56% 11% 7% 25% 1% 15,990
Once or twice a month 26% 18% 12% 44% < 1% 3,502
Several times a year 15% 13% 17% 56% < 1% 2,089
Seldom/never 12% 7% 6% 74% < 1% 2,477
Don't know 31% 11% 7% 36% 14% 279

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 46% 31% 3% 14% 6% 15,990
Once or twice a month 28% 41% 2% 22% 7% 3,502
Several times a year 25% 38% 3% 27% 7% 2,089
Seldom/never 25% 31% 2% 35% 7% 2,477
Don't know 36% 17% 12% 15% 19% 279

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who …in hell

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 78% 16% 5% 15,990
Once or twice a month 75% 20% 5% 3,502
Several times a year 73% 22% 5% 2,089
Seldom/never 72% 23% 5% 2,477
Don't know 70% 15% 15% 279

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 43% 17% 40% 15,990
Once or twice a month 42% 16% 42% 3,502
Several times a year 40% 15% 44% 2,089
Seldom/never 35% 21% 43% 2,477
Don't know 29% 37% 34% 279

Political ideology among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 46% 31% 18% 6% 15,990
Once or twice a month 38% 37% 20% 5% 3,502
Several times a year 32% 40% 22% 5% 2,089
Seldom/never 31% 36% 24% 9% 2,477
Don't know 36% 19% 12% 33% 279

Views about size of government among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 53% 40% 3% 3% 15,990
Once or twice a month 53% 42% 2% 3% 3,502
Several times a year 51% 44% 2% 3% 2,089
Seldom/never 50% 44% 2% 4% 2,477
Don't know 42% 41% 4% 13% 279

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 48% 46% 4% 2% 15,990
Once or twice a month 48% 47% 3% 2% 3,502
Several times a year 46% 49% 3% 1% 2,089
Seldom/never 46% 49% 3% 3% 2,477
Don't know 44% 41% 6% 8% 279

Views about abortion among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 41% 55% 4% 15,990
Once or twice a month 53% 44% 3% 3,502
Several times a year 57% 39% 4% 2,089
Seldom/never 58% 37% 4% 2,477
Don't know 37% 48% 15% 279

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say homosexuality…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 50% 42% 5% 4% 15,990
Once or twice a month 66% 28% 4% 3% 3,502
Several times a year 69% 24% 3% 3% 2,089
Seldom/never 66% 27% 3% 3% 2,477
Don't know 46% 33% 9% 12% 279

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 40% 52% 8% 15,990
Once or twice a month 56% 37% 7% 3,502
Several times a year 59% 34% 8% 2,089
Seldom/never 57% 35% 8% 2,477
Don't know 36% 41% 23% 279

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 42% 52% 3% 3% 15,990
Once or twice a month 40% 57% 2% 2% 3,502
Several times a year 40% 56% 2% 2% 2,089
Seldom/never 42% 53% 2% 3% 2,477
Don't know 40% 37% 4% 19% 279

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say humans…

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 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 = 15,990. 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.
At least once a week 16% 30% 3% 46% 5% 15,990
Once or twice a month 28% 32% 3% 33% 3% 3,502
Several times a year 31% 32% 4% 30% 3% 2,089
Seldom/never 36% 26% 4% 29% 5% 2,477
Don't know 14% 17% 11% 35% 23% 279