Marital status among adults who do not believe in Heaven by religious group

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

Religious tradition Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 150. 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 37% 17% 13% 2% 31% 150
Catholic 51% 10% 13% 4% 22% 706
Evangelical Protestant 57% 6% 13% 6% 18% 499
Jewish 53% 5% 10% 6% 26% 459
Mainline Protestant 58% 8% 14% 6% 14% 859
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 40% 11% 11% 2% 35% 4,416

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 3,825. 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% 41% 31% 20% 3,825
Living with a partner 36% 43% 15% 6% 692
Divorced/separated 7% 38% 36% 18% 1,044
Widowed < 1% 7% 21% 72% 435
Never married 67% 24% 6% 2% 1,836

Generational cohort among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 3,825. 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% 12% 34% 38% 12% 1% 3,825
Living with a partner 18% 31% 30% 17% 4% < 1% 692
Divorced/separated 2% 11% 32% 43% 11% 1% 1,044
Widowed < 1% < 1% 7% 29% 46% 18% 435
Never married 48% 29% 15% 7% 1% < 1% 1,836

Gender composition among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 3,886. 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 58% 42% 3,886
Living with a partner 58% 42% 703
Divorced/separated 54% 46% 1,060
Widowed 35% 65% 446
Never married 64% 36% 1,845

Racial and ethnic composition among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 3,818. 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 76% 3% 6% 11% 3% 3,818
Living with a partner 69% 7% 2% 17% 4% 696
Divorced/separated 76% 6% 2% 12% 4% 1,044
Widowed 83% 7% 1% 5% 4% 437
Never married 63% 7% 9% 17% 4% 1,825

Immigrant status among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 3,847. 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 18% 10% 72% 3,847
Living with a partner 17% 11% 72% 694
Divorced/separated 14% 8% 77% 1,052
Widowed 10% 18% 71% 439
Never married 15% 19% 66% 1,829

Income distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,467. 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 12% 14% 34% 40% 3,467
Living with a partner 32% 22% 25% 21% 660
Divorced/separated 40% 22% 25% 13% 983
Widowed 44% 22% 20% 13% 378
Never married 34% 23% 26% 17% 1,672

Educational distribution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 3,868. 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 24% 24% 27% 25% 3,868
Living with a partner 29% 31% 25% 15% 701
Divorced/separated 30% 36% 18% 15% 1,054
Widowed 39% 26% 18% 17% 443
Never married 36% 35% 20% 9% 1,844

Parent of children under 18 among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 3,871. 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 38% 62% 3,871
Living with a partner 23% 77% 701
Divorced/separated 23% 77% 1,059
Widowed 7% 93% 444
Never married 7% 93% 1,845

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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 25% 22% 12% 1% 36% 5% 3,886
Living with a partner 18% 20% 13% < 1% 45% 3% 703
Divorced/separated 29% 22% 11% 2% 30% 5% 1,060
Widowed 30% 21% 17% 2% 26% 4% 446
Never married 17% 16% 12% < 1% 51% 4% 1,845

Importance of religion in one's life among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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 20% 21% 22% 36% 1% 3,886
Living with a partner 12% 21% 22% 45% < 1% 703
Divorced/separated 20% 20% 21% 38% 1% 1,060
Widowed 25% 21% 20% 32% 2% 446
Never married 11% 16% 28% 45% 1% 1,845

Attendance at religious services among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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% 27% 58% < 1% 3,886
Living with a partner 5% 23% 71% < 1% 703
Divorced/separated 11% 25% 64% < 1% 1,060
Widowed 20% 25% 55% < 1% 446
Never married 7% 26% 67% < 1% 1,845

Frequency of prayer among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,886. 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 23% 10% 6% 60% 1% 3,886
Living with a partner 17% 8% 7% 68% < 1% 703
Divorced/separated 28% 11% 5% 54% 1% 1,060
Widowed 31% 9% 4% 55% 1% 446
Never married 14% 8% 5% 73% < 1% 1,845

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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 10% 4% 5% 81% < 1% 3,886
Living with a partner 4% 4% 3% 88% < 1% 703
Divorced/separated 10% 4% 4% 82% < 1% 1,060
Widowed 13% 5% 6% 76% 1% 446
Never married 6% 3% 4% 87% < 1% 1,845

Frequency of meditation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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 32% 10% 6% 52% 1% 3,886
Living with a partner 33% 9% 6% 52% 1% 703
Divorced/separated 39% 11% 4% 45% 1% 1,060
Widowed 39% 7% 4% 48% 3% 446
Never married 26% 11% 7% 56% 1% 1,845

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

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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% 14% 11% 27% 2% 3,886
Living with a partner 42% 17% 11% 29% 1% 703
Divorced/separated 41% 14% 10% 33% 2% 1,060
Widowed 44% 10% 10% 33% 3% 446
Never married 37% 18% 10% 34% 1% 1,845

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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% 16% 15% 21% 1% 3,886
Living with a partner 54% 17% 11% 18% < 1% 703
Divorced/separated 50% 15% 11% 23% 1% 1,060
Widowed 44% 9% 14% 32% 1% 446
Never married 53% 17% 13% 16% 1% 1,845

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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 12% 17% 50% 19% 2% 3,886
Living with a partner 5% 18% 57% 19% 1% 703
Divorced/separated 10% 22% 52% 14% 2% 1,060
Widowed 15% 13% 55% 12% 4% 446
Never married 6% 21% 50% 21% 2% 1,845

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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 26% 72% 1% 1% 3,886
Living with a partner 16% 82% 1% 1% 703
Divorced/separated 21% 77% 1% 1% 1,060
Widowed 23% 73% 2% 2% 446
Never married 18% 80% 1% 1% 1,845

Frequency of reading scripture among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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 13% 5% 7% 74% 1% 3,886
Living with a partner 8% 6% 7% 79% < 1% 703
Divorced/separated 15% 6% 6% 73% < 1% 1,060
Widowed 17% 4% 9% 69% < 1% 446
Never married 9% 5% 7% 79% < 1% 1,845

Interpreting scripture among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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 8% 9% 1% 77% 6% 3,886
Living with a partner 4% 5% < 1% 86% 4% 703
Divorced/separated 8% 10% 1% 76% 5% 1,060
Widowed 13% 8% 1% 68% 10% 446
Never married 4% 8% < 1% 84% 4% 1,845

Belief in Hell among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,886. 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% 91% 2% 3,886
Living with a partner 4% 95% 1% 703
Divorced/separated 7% 91% 2% 1,060
Widowed 10% 88% 3% 446
Never married 7% 93% 1% 1,845

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 3,886. 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 27% 16% 57% 3,886
Living with a partner 18% 20% 62% 703
Divorced/separated 24% 20% 56% 1,060
Widowed 24% 17% 58% 446
Never married 20% 20% 60% 1,845

Political ideology among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,886. 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 20% 33% 41% 5% 3,886
Living with a partner 14% 31% 51% 4% 703
Divorced/separated 20% 32% 43% 5% 1,060
Widowed 24% 34% 35% 7% 446
Never married 14% 34% 45% 7% 1,845

Views about size of government among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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 49% 44% 4% 3% 3,886
Living with a partner 42% 50% 4% 4% 703
Divorced/separated 47% 47% 3% 3% 1,060
Widowed 46% 40% 7% 7% 446
Never married 47% 47% 3% 3% 1,845

Views about government aid to the poor among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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 36% 60% 3% 1% 3,886
Living with a partner 31% 65% 3% 1% 703
Divorced/separated 31% 65% 3% 1% 1,060
Widowed 33% 60% 4% 4% 446
Never married 32% 62% 4% 2% 1,845

Views about abortion among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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 76% 21% 3% 3,886
Living with a partner 81% 17% 2% 703
Divorced/separated 74% 22% 4% 1,060
Widowed 69% 26% 6% 446
Never married 79% 18% 3% 1,845

Views about homosexuality among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,886. 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 80% 16% 2% 2% 3,886
Living with a partner 90% 8% 1% 1% 703
Divorced/separated 79% 14% 4% 2% 1,060
Widowed 67% 25% 5% 3% 446
Never married 88% 9% 1% 2% 1,845

Views about same-sex marriage among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

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

Marital status Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 3,886. 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 76% 20% 4% 3,886
Living with a partner 87% 9% 4% 703
Divorced/separated 74% 18% 7% 1,060
Widowed 59% 30% 11% 446
Never married 85% 11% 4% 1,845

Views about environmental regulation among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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 25% 71% 2% 2% 3,886
Living with a partner 21% 75% 2% 1% 703
Divorced/separated 27% 68% 2% 2% 1,060
Widowed 26% 65% 3% 6% 446
Never married 22% 74% 2% 2% 1,845

Views about human evolution among adults who do not believe in Heaven by marital status

% of adults who do not 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 = 3,886. 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 68% 10% 4% 15% 2% 3,886
Living with a partner 75% 11% 3% 10% 1% 703
Divorced/separated 62% 14% 4% 19% 2% 1,060
Widowed 58% 9% 2% 24% 7% 446
Never married 75% 10% 3% 11% 1% 1,845