Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in Heaven

% of adults who believe in Heaven who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly 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 66% 17% 6% 10% 1% 24,337
2007 66% 18% 5% 9% 1% 25,775

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

% of adults who believe in Heaven who pray…

Religious tradition At least daily Weekly Monthly 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 62% 20% 7% 10% 1% 6,083
Evangelical Protestant 79% 14% 3% 3% 1% 7,452
Historically Black Protestant 81% 11% 3% 3% 1% 1,761
Jehovah's Witness 90% 5% 2% 2% 1% 126
Jewish 50% 20% 7% 23% < 1% 288
Mainline Protestant 58% 23% 7% 11% 1% 4,683
Mormon 87% 7% 2% 4% < 1% 626
Muslim 73% 9% 7% 11% < 1% 202
Orthodox Christian 61% 21% 7% 9% 2% 138
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 37% 19% 10% 33% < 1% 2,430

Learn More: At least daily, Weekly, Monthly, Seldom/never

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are ages…

Frequency of prayer 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 16,012. 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 daily 17% 34% 29% 21% 16,012
Weekly 26% 34% 26% 14% 4,106
Monthly 28% 37% 24% 11% 1,296
Seldom/never 34% 35% 21% 11% 2,269
Don't know 10% 32% 25% 33% 166

Generational cohort among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of prayer Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 16,012. 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 daily 10% 12% 28% 34% 14% 1% 16,012
Weekly 17% 15% 28% 30% 9% 1% 4,106
Monthly 19% 19% 27% 28% 7% < 1% 1,296
Seldom/never 22% 18% 28% 25% 7% < 1% 2,269
Don't know 5% 8% 29% 33% 21% 3% 166

Gender composition among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of prayer Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 40% 60% 16,369
Weekly 50% 50% 4,159
Monthly 58% 42% 1,310
Seldom/never 63% 37% 2,306
Don't know 51% 49% 193

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Frequency of prayer White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 16,143. 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 daily 62% 16% 3% 15% 4% 16,143
Weekly 68% 10% 3% 16% 3% 4,118
Monthly 65% 10% 4% 18% 3% 1,303
Seldom/never 70% 7% 5% 15% 3% 2,286
Don't know 62% 18% 1% 14% 5% 179

Immigrant status among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of prayer Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 16,147. 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 daily 15% 9% 77% 16,147
Weekly 13% 10% 77% 4,111
Monthly 15% 11% 74% 1,289
Seldom/never 14% 11% 75% 2,271
Don't know 21% 4% 75% 179

Income distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 14,107. 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 daily 39% 21% 26% 15% 14,107
Weekly 35% 20% 27% 18% 3,682
Monthly 34% 19% 25% 22% 1,162
Seldom/never 34% 24% 26% 16% 2,025
Don't know 61% 15% 16% 8% 108

Educational distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who have completed…

Frequency of prayer High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 16,278. 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 daily 44% 33% 15% 9% 16,278
Weekly 44% 32% 15% 9% 4,140
Monthly 47% 31% 13% 9% 1,305
Seldom/never 48% 31% 14% 7% 2,295
Don't know 54% 28% 12% 6% 184

Marital status among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of prayer Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 16,292. 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 daily 52% 6% 14% 9% 20% 16,292
Weekly 46% 7% 12% 5% 28% 4,150
Monthly 45% 11% 10% 4% 31% 1,309
Seldom/never 39% 10% 11% 4% 37% 2,298
Don't know 44% 1% 19% 14% 21% 185

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of prayer Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 16,309. 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 daily 31% 69% 16,309
Weekly 31% 69% 4,146
Monthly 30% 70% 1,305
Seldom/never 26% 74% 2,299
Don't know 19% 81% 185

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say they…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 16,369. 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 daily 87% 11% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 16,369
Weekly 68% 29% 2% 1% < 1% < 1% 4,159
Monthly 47% 42% 7% 1% 2% 1% 1,310
Seldom/never 36% 41% 14% 1% 5% 2% 2,306
Don't know 80% 12% < 1% 7% < 1% 1% 193

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 81% 15% 2% 1% < 1% 16,369
Weekly 47% 44% 6% 2% < 1% 4,159
Monthly 24% 56% 15% 4% < 1% 1,310
Seldom/never 14% 43% 30% 13% < 1% 2,306
Don't know 66% 23% 2% < 1% 9% 193

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 56% 31% 13% < 1% 16,369
Weekly 29% 49% 22% < 1% 4,159
Monthly 10% 58% 31% < 1% 1,310
Seldom/never 8% 35% 57% < 1% 2,306
Don't know 34% 40% 17% 9% 193

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

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 40% 13% 10% 37% 1% 16,369
Weekly 14% 11% 11% 64% < 1% 4,159
Monthly 4% 7% 10% 79% < 1% 1,310
Seldom/never 3% 2% 4% 91% < 1% 2,306
Don't know 19% 11% 11% 38% 21% 193

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who meditate…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 54% 7% 3% 34% 2% 16,369
Weekly 28% 11% 5% 55% 1% 4,159
Monthly 15% 14% 8% 62% 1% 1,310
Seldom/never 13% 6% 4% 75% 1% 2,306
Don't know 35% 4% 5% 33% 23% 193

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

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 76% 12% 6% 6% 1% 16,369
Weekly 49% 23% 14% 12% 1% 4,159
Monthly 33% 23% 19% 23% 1% 1,310
Seldom/never 28% 15% 16% 40% 1% 2,306
Don't know 50% 14% 9% 11% 16% 193

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 49% 16% 11% 23% 2% 16,369
Weekly 37% 19% 16% 28% 1% 4,159
Monthly 30% 18% 21% 30% 1% 1,310
Seldom/never 30% 14% 16% 40% 1% 2,306
Don't know 39% 15% 8% 26% 12% 193

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 52% 6% 35% 4% 3% 16,369
Weekly 26% 11% 53% 8% 2% 4,159
Monthly 14% 12% 62% 10% 1% 1,310
Seldom/never 11% 12% 63% 13% 2% 2,306
Don't know 38% 4% 43% 5% 11% 193

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

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 16,369. 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 daily 41% 56% 2% 1% 16,369
Weekly 30% 68% 1% 1% 4,159
Monthly 27% 72% 1% < 1% 1,310
Seldom/never 23% 75% 1% 1% 2,306
Don't know 37% 53% 3% 7% 193

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who read scripture…

Frequency of prayer At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 58% 12% 7% 22% 1% 16,369
Weekly 20% 16% 14% 50% 1% 4,159
Monthly 6% 10% 15% 69% < 1% 1,310
Seldom/never 4% 4% 6% 87% < 1% 2,306
Don't know 31% 16% 11% 26% 16% 193

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer 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 = 16,369. 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 daily 47% 32% 4% 11% 6% 16,369
Weekly 27% 41% 2% 24% 7% 4,159
Monthly 19% 36% 1% 35% 8% 1,310
Seldom/never 16% 26% 1% 50% 7% 2,306
Don't know 31% 19% 13% 11% 27% 193

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who …in hell

Frequency of prayer Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 79% 15% 5% 16,369
Weekly 74% 21% 5% 4,159
Monthly 70% 26% 4% 1,310
Seldom/never 67% 28% 5% 2,306
Don't know 69% 14% 18% 193

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Frequency of prayer Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 43% 17% 40% 16,369
Weekly 41% 17% 43% 4,159
Monthly 38% 20% 42% 1,310
Seldom/never 33% 22% 45% 2,306
Don't know 29% 40% 31% 193

Political ideology among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Frequency of prayer Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 46% 31% 17% 6% 16,369
Weekly 36% 38% 21% 5% 4,159
Monthly 29% 40% 24% 7% 1,310
Seldom/never 27% 40% 26% 8% 2,306
Don't know 35% 30% 10% 24% 193

Views about size of government among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 53% 41% 3% 4% 16,369
Weekly 53% 42% 2% 3% 4,159
Monthly 53% 42% 1% 3% 1,310
Seldom/never 50% 45% 1% 4% 2,306
Don't know 42% 36% 6% 15% 193

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

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

Frequency of prayer Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 48% 46% 4% 2% 16,369
Weekly 48% 47% 3% 2% 4,159
Monthly 48% 47% 3% 2% 1,310
Seldom/never 46% 49% 3% 2% 2,306
Don't know 37% 44% 5% 13% 193

Views about abortion among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 40% 56% 4% 16,369
Weekly 54% 42% 3% 4,159
Monthly 60% 37% 3% 1,310
Seldom/never 65% 31% 4% 2,306
Don't know 33% 41% 27% 193

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say homosexuality…

Frequency of prayer Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 48% 44% 5% 4% 16,369
Weekly 68% 26% 3% 3% 4,159
Monthly 73% 22% 2% 3% 1,310
Seldom/never 77% 18% 4% 2% 2,306
Don't know 36% 36% 9% 18% 193

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

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

Frequency of prayer Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,369. 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 daily 38% 54% 8% 16,369
Weekly 57% 35% 8% 4,159
Monthly 63% 30% 7% 1,310
Seldom/never 67% 26% 7% 2,306
Don't know 26% 44% 29% 193

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 16,369. 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 daily 43% 51% 3% 4% 16,369
Weekly 41% 56% 2% 2% 4,159
Monthly 40% 57% 1% 2% 1,310
Seldom/never 38% 57% 2% 2% 2,306
Don't know 32% 47% 5% 16% 193

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in Heaven by frequency of prayer

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say humans…

Frequency of prayer 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 = 16,369. 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 daily 15% 30% 3% 48% 5% 16,369
Weekly 28% 35% 4% 31% 3% 4,159
Monthly 37% 30% 5% 26% 3% 1,310
Seldom/never 49% 24% 5% 20% 3% 2,306
Don't know 13% 19% 7% 42% 18% 193