Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults who do not believe in Heaven

% of adults who do not 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 = 7,973. 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 42% 16% 10% 30% 2% 7,973
2007 41% 12% 11% 33% 3% 6,275

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 151. 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 64% 17% 6% 12% 1% 151
Catholic 44% 13% 12% 31% < 1% 709
Evangelical Protestant 70% 12% 5% 13% < 1% 503
Jewish 31% 20% 14% 34% 1% 461
Mainline Protestant 45% 17% 13% 24% 1% 861
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 35% 17% 10% 36% 2% 4,429

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,357. 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 26% 35% 26% 13% 3,357
Once or twice a month 36% 34% 20% 11% 1,218
Several times a year 26% 39% 21% 15% 858
Seldom/never 29% 34% 20% 18% 2,286
Don't know 19% 31% 21% 29% 135

Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,357. 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% 18% 28% 30% 8% 1% 3,357
Once or twice a month 23% 22% 24% 24% 6% 1% 1,218
Several times a year 15% 20% 30% 26% 8% 1% 858
Seldom/never 19% 17% 26% 25% 11% 2% 2,286
Don't know 12% 15% 23% 29% 20% 1% 135

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,409. 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% 49% 3,409
Once or twice a month 57% 43% 1,238
Several times a year 59% 41% 866
Seldom/never 68% 32% 2,319
Don't know 57% 43% 141

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,345. 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 68% 7% 5% 16% 4% 3,345
Once or twice a month 73% 6% 7% 9% 5% 1,225
Several times a year 69% 4% 10% 14% 3% 858
Seldom/never 77% 3% 6% 11% 3% 2,283
Don't know 71% 12% 4% 10% 3% 137

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,381. 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% 11% 71% 3,381
Once or twice a month 16% 13% 71% 1,232
Several times a year 21% 12% 66% 855
Seldom/never 13% 15% 72% 2,286
Don't know 22% 11% 67% 138

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,041. 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 25% 18% 30% 27% 3,041
Once or twice a month 23% 20% 27% 30% 1,141
Several times a year 21% 19% 30% 30% 790
Seldom/never 28% 19% 28% 24% 2,100
Don't know 30% 18% 30% 22% 103

Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,390. 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 27% 31% 24% 18% 3,390
Once or twice a month 24% 31% 26% 19% 1,234
Several times a year 23% 23% 29% 25% 863
Seldom/never 37% 29% 19% 14% 2,307
Don't know 30% 26% 26% 18% 141

Marital status among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,397. 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 49% 10% 12% 4% 26% 3,397
Once or twice a month 41% 11% 11% 2% 35% 1,236
Several times a year 46% 10% 11% 3% 29% 863
Seldom/never 40% 10% 13% 4% 33% 2,305
Don't know 45% 7% 14% 8% 26% 139

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,405. 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 28% 72% 3,405
Once or twice a month 23% 77% 1,235
Several times a year 23% 77% 865
Seldom/never 22% 78% 2,306
Don't know 17% 83% 139

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 36% 21% 9% 1% 29% 4% 3,409
Once or twice a month 19% 23% 15% < 1% 39% 4% 1,238
Several times a year 16% 28% 14% 1% 36% 5% 866
Seldom/never 9% 14% 14% < 1% 58% 5% 2,319
Don't know 19% 7% 5% 5% 48% 15% 141

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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% 21% 18% 31% 1% 3,409
Once or twice a month 13% 23% 27% 37% < 1% 1,238
Several times a year 10% 24% 31% 35% < 1% 866
Seldom/never 5% 15% 27% 53% < 1% 2,319
Don't know 11% 12% 19% 56% 2% 141

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 20% 28% 52% < 1% 3,409
Once or twice a month 7% 31% 62% < 1% 1,238
Several times a year 5% 32% 63% < 1% 866
Seldom/never 3% 20% 77% < 1% 2,319
Don't know 13% 15% 72% 1% 141

Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 36% 11% 5% 47% 1% 3,409
Once or twice a month 15% 11% 8% 66% < 1% 1,238
Several times a year 12% 12% 9% 66% < 1% 866
Seldom/never 5% 5% 4% 85% < 1% 2,319
Don't know 16% 5% 4% 72% 4% 141

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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% 5% 5% 74% < 1% 3,409
Once or twice a month 5% 4% 6% 85% < 1% 1,238
Several times a year 3% 3% 6% 88% < 1% 866
Seldom/never 2% 1% 2% 95% < 1% 2,319
Don't know 11% 1% 6% 82% 1% 141

Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 49% 10% 4% 35% 1% 3,409
Once or twice a month 27% 17% 9% 47% 1% 1,238
Several times a year 19% 10% 14% 56% 1% 866
Seldom/never 13% 6% 3% 77% < 1% 2,319
Don't know 27% 6% 4% 50% 14% 141

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 67% 12% 8% 12% 1% 3,409
Once or twice a month 49% 25% 13% 12% < 1% 1,238
Several times a year 34% 21% 29% 16% < 1% 866
Seldom/never 32% 15% 16% 37% < 1% 2,319
Don't know 48% 10% 11% 16% 15% 141

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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% 20% 45% 16% 2% 3,409
Once or twice a month 5% 23% 50% 21% 2% 1,238
Several times a year 4% 20% 55% 19% 1% 866
Seldom/never 3% 15% 59% 21% 1% 2,319
Don't know 12% 18% 43% 19% 8% 141

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 26% 72% 2% 1% 3,409
Once or twice a month 19% 80% 1% < 1% 1,238
Several times a year 17% 82% 1% 1% 866
Seldom/never 19% 79% 1% 1% 2,319
Don't know 25% 68% 6% 1% 141

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 22% 8% 7% 62% 1% 3,409
Once or twice a month 6% 6% 8% 79% < 1% 1,238
Several times a year 4% 4% 10% 82% < 1% 866
Seldom/never 3% 2% 4% 90% < 1% 2,319
Don't know 15% 2% 8% 69% 6% 141

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 12% 10% 1% 71% 6% 3,409
Once or twice a month 4% 8% 1% 84% 4% 1,238
Several times a year 2% 9% < 1% 84% 4% 866
Seldom/never 2% 6% < 1% 87% 5% 2,319
Don't know 8% 4% 1% 75% 12% 141

Belief in Hell among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 9% 89% 2% 3,409
Once or twice a month 6% 94% 1% 1,238
Several times a year 5% 94% 1% 866
Seldom/never 4% 95% 1% 2,319
Don't know 10% 89% 1% 141

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 24% 20% 56% 3,409
Once or twice a month 21% 14% 65% 1,238
Several times a year 21% 14% 65% 866
Seldom/never 26% 19% 55% 2,319
Don't know 10% 35% 55% 141

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

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

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,409. 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 20% 32% 42% 6% 3,409
Once or twice a month 15% 33% 47% 4% 1,238
Several times a year 17% 36% 45% 2% 866
Seldom/never 17% 34% 43% 6% 2,319
Don't know 12% 28% 41% 19% 141

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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% 44% 4% 4% 3,409
Once or twice a month 44% 50% 3% 3% 1,238
Several times a year 45% 48% 4% 3% 866
Seldom/never 50% 45% 3% 3% 2,319
Don't know 33% 47% 12% 8% 141

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 34% 61% 4% 1% 3,409
Once or twice a month 30% 65% 3% 1% 1,238
Several times a year 33% 64% 2% 2% 866
Seldom/never 36% 59% 3% 1% 2,319
Don't know 26% 63% 9% 2% 141

Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 72% 24% 3% 3,409
Once or twice a month 82% 16% 2% 1,238
Several times a year 81% 16% 3% 866
Seldom/never 80% 17% 3% 2,319
Don't know 72% 18% 9% 141

Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 80% 16% 3% 2% 3,409
Once or twice a month 89% 7% 2% 2% 1,238
Several times a year 85% 11% 2% 2% 866
Seldom/never 84% 12% 2% 2% 2,319
Don't know 75% 16% 5% 4% 141

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 76% 20% 5% 3,409
Once or twice a month 86% 11% 3% 1,238
Several times a year 83% 13% 4% 866
Seldom/never 80% 15% 5% 2,319
Don't know 72% 18% 10% 141

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 24% 71% 3% 3% 3,409
Once or twice a month 20% 77% 2% 1% 1,238
Several times a year 23% 72% 2% 3% 866
Seldom/never 27% 70% 1% 2% 2,319
Don't know 17% 75% 3% 5% 141

Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by frequency of feelings of spiritual wellbeing

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,409. 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 61% 13% 4% 19% 2% 3,409
Once or twice a month 74% 11% 3% 11% 1% 1,238
Several times a year 74% 12% 3% 8% 2% 866
Seldom/never 78% 7% 2% 11% 2% 2,319
Don't know 63% 10% 11% 14% 3% 141