Marital status among adults who believe in Heaven by religious group

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Religious tradition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married 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 52% 8% 12% 8% 21% 6,063
Evangelical Protestant 55% 5% 15% 8% 18% 7,426
Historically Black Protestant 31% 5% 18% 8% 37% 1,755
Jehovah's Witness 51% 4% 11% 8% 26% 125
Jewish 61% 4% 7% 6% 22% 288
Mainline Protestant 54% 5% 12% 10% 19% 4,658
Mormon 67% 3% 7% 5% 19% 623
Muslim 41% 4% 8% 1% 46% 199
Orthodox Christian 49% 5% 8% 6% 32% 137
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 34% 13% 12% 4% 37% 2,420

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are ages…

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 12,250. 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.
Married 7% 40% 33% 20% 12,250
Living with a partner 36% 42% 17% 5% 1,273
Divorced/separated 5% 36% 42% 17% 3,239
Widowed < 1% 7% 22% 71% 2,459
Never married 59% 27% 11% 3% 4,565

Generational cohort among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 12,250. 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.
Married 2% 11% 34% 39% 13% 1% 12,250
Living with a partner 18% 28% 31% 19% 3% < 1% 1,273
Divorced/separated 2% 8% 32% 48% 10% < 1% 3,239
Widowed < 1% 1% 6% 31% 52% 10% 2,459
Never married 45% 21% 19% 12% 2% < 1% 4,565

Gender composition among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 47% 53% 12,507
Living with a partner 45% 55% 1,284
Divorced/separated 42% 58% 3,304
Widowed 23% 77% 2,515
Never married 52% 48% 4,624

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 12,355. 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.
Married 73% 8% 3% 13% 3% 12,355
Living with a partner 54% 13% 3% 25% 5% 1,276
Divorced/separated 60% 18% 1% 17% 4% 3,256
Widowed 74% 14% 1% 8% 3% 2,489
Never married 48% 23% 5% 19% 5% 4,576

Immigrant status among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 12,392. 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.
Married 15% 7% 78% 12,392
Living with a partner 17% 11% 71% 1,266
Divorced/separated 14% 8% 78% 3,241
Widowed 8% 10% 82% 2,472
Never married 14% 14% 71% 4,529

Income distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 10,860. 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.
Married 22% 20% 34% 24% 10,860
Living with a partner 51% 22% 19% 9% 1,177
Divorced/separated 55% 22% 17% 6% 2,960
Widowed 63% 20% 12% 5% 2,032
Never married 48% 21% 21% 10% 4,013

Educational distribution among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who have completed…

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 12,442. 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.
Married 39% 31% 18% 12% 12,442
Living with a partner 48% 36% 11% 5% 1,275
Divorced/separated 50% 34% 11% 6% 3,286
Widowed 61% 26% 8% 5% 2,504
Never married 48% 35% 12% 6% 4,603

Parent of children under 18 among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 12,446. 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.
Married 40% 60% 12,446
Living with a partner 41% 59% 1,281
Divorced/separated 27% 73% 3,299
Widowed 7% 93% 2,513
Never married 16% 84% 4,618

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say they…

Marital status 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 = 12,507. 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.
Married 79% 18% 2% < 1% < 1% < 1% 12,507
Living with a partner 63% 30% 5% 1% 1% 1% 1,284
Divorced/separated 80% 17% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 3,304
Widowed 82% 13% 2% 2% < 1% 1% 2,515
Never married 69% 22% 5% < 1% 2% 1% 4,624

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 69% 23% 5% 2% 1% 12,507
Living with a partner 49% 38% 10% 4% < 1% 1,284
Divorced/separated 68% 24% 5% 2% 1% 3,304
Widowed 77% 18% 3% 1% < 1% 2,515
Never married 55% 30% 10% 4% < 1% 4,624

Attendance at religious services among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 50% 33% 16% < 1% 12,507
Living with a partner 22% 46% 31% < 1% 1,284
Divorced/separated 38% 38% 24% < 1% 3,304
Widowed 51% 27% 20% 2% 2,515
Never married 36% 41% 23% 1% 4,624

Frequency of prayer among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who pray…

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 70% 17% 5% 8% 1% 12,507
Living with a partner 56% 20% 9% 15% < 1% 1,284
Divorced/separated 70% 17% 4% 8% 1% 3,304
Widowed 78% 12% 3% 6% 1% 2,515
Never married 55% 21% 7% 16% 1% 4,624

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 33% 11% 10% 46% < 1% 12,507
Living with a partner 17% 10% 10% 63% < 1% 1,284
Divorced/separated 30% 11% 8% 50% 1% 3,304
Widowed 34% 8% 9% 46% 2% 2,515
Never married 24% 13% 10% 53% 1% 4,624

Frequency of meditation among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who meditate…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 44% 8% 4% 43% 2% 12,507
Living with a partner 37% 9% 5% 48% 1% 1,284
Divorced/separated 49% 8% 4% 38% 2% 3,304
Widowed 60% 7% 2% 28% 3% 2,515
Never married 34% 10% 4% 51% 1% 4,624

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

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 67% 14% 9% 9% 1% 12,507
Living with a partner 56% 17% 10% 15% 1% 1,284
Divorced/separated 67% 13% 7% 12% 1% 3,304
Widowed 72% 9% 6% 11% 2% 2,515
Never married 56% 18% 11% 14% 1% 4,624

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 43% 16% 14% 26% 1% 12,507
Living with a partner 45% 15% 15% 24% 1% 1,284
Divorced/separated 46% 15% 11% 26% 2% 3,304
Widowed 45% 11% 11% 29% 3% 2,515
Never married 44% 18% 12% 25% 1% 4,624

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 46% 6% 40% 5% 2% 12,507
Living with a partner 25% 13% 53% 8% 1% 1,284
Divorced/separated 41% 7% 44% 6% 3% 3,304
Widowed 46% 5% 42% 3% 4% 2,515
Never married 34% 11% 45% 8% 2% 4,624

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say…

Marital status 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 = 12,507. 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.
Married 43% 54% 1% 1% 12,507
Living with a partner 26% 72% 1% 1% 1,284
Divorced/separated 33% 64% 2% 1% 3,304
Widowed 33% 62% 1% 3% 2,515
Never married 27% 70% 1% 1% 4,624

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who read scripture…

Marital status At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 45% 11% 9% 34% 1% 12,507
Living with a partner 29% 14% 8% 48% < 1% 1,284
Divorced/separated 46% 12% 9% 32% 1% 3,304
Widowed 53% 10% 7% 29% 2% 2,515
Never married 36% 14% 9% 41% < 1% 4,624

Interpreting scripture among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status 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 = 12,507. 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.
Married 40% 34% 3% 17% 6% 12,507
Living with a partner 31% 29% 2% 30% 9% 1,284
Divorced/separated 45% 29% 3% 16% 7% 3,304
Widowed 50% 27% 5% 11% 7% 2,515
Never married 33% 36% 2% 24% 6% 4,624

Belief in Hell among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who …in hell

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 77% 18% 5% 12,507
Living with a partner 74% 21% 5% 1,284
Divorced/separated 78% 17% 6% 3,304
Widowed 71% 19% 10% 2,515
Never married 78% 18% 4% 4,624

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 50% 16% 34% 12,507
Living with a partner 29% 22% 48% 1,284
Divorced/separated 33% 20% 47% 3,304
Widowed 38% 17% 45% 2,515
Never married 34% 17% 49% 4,624

Political ideology among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who are…

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 48% 32% 15% 5% 12,507
Living with a partner 30% 36% 27% 6% 1,284
Divorced/separated 38% 32% 23% 8% 3,304
Widowed 43% 34% 15% 8% 2,515
Never married 32% 37% 24% 8% 4,624

Views about size of government among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 62% 32% 3% 3% 12,507
Living with a partner 41% 54% 3% 3% 1,284
Divorced/separated 45% 49% 3% 4% 3,304
Widowed 51% 39% 4% 6% 2,515
Never married 41% 54% 2% 3% 4,624

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 55% 40% 4% 2% 12,507
Living with a partner 39% 55% 4% 1% 1,284
Divorced/separated 40% 53% 5% 3% 3,304
Widowed 44% 48% 4% 4% 2,515
Never married 41% 54% 3% 2% 4,624

Views about abortion among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 43% 53% 4% 12,507
Living with a partner 57% 39% 4% 1,284
Divorced/separated 50% 46% 4% 3,304
Widowed 42% 51% 8% 2,515
Never married 49% 47% 4% 4,624

Views about homosexuality among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say homosexuality…

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 51% 42% 4% 4% 12,507
Living with a partner 74% 19% 4% 3% 1,284
Divorced/separated 55% 37% 4% 4% 3,304
Widowed 43% 46% 5% 6% 2,515
Never married 66% 28% 4% 3% 4,624

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,507. 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.
Married 40% 52% 8% 12,507
Living with a partner 65% 28% 7% 1,284
Divorced/separated 43% 48% 9% 3,304
Widowed 31% 56% 12% 2,515
Never married 58% 35% 7% 4,624

Views about environmental regulation among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say…

Marital status 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 = 12,507. 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.
Married 45% 50% 2% 3% 12,507
Living with a partner 36% 60% 2% 2% 1,284
Divorced/separated 39% 55% 2% 4% 3,304
Widowed 41% 47% 4% 8% 2,515
Never married 37% 59% 2% 3% 4,624

Views about human evolution among adults who believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who believe in Heaven who say humans…

Marital status 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 = 12,507. 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.
Married 19% 30% 3% 43% 4% 12,507
Living with a partner 31% 33% 3% 30% 3% 1,284
Divorced/separated 19% 30% 3% 43% 5% 3,304
Widowed 15% 23% 5% 47% 10% 2,515
Never married 28% 30% 3% 35% 3% 4,624