Belief in Heaven among adults in the Midwest

% of adults in the Midwest who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 7,491. 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 74% 18% 7% 7,491
2007 77% 14% 9% 9,078

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Belief in Heaven among adults in the Midwest by religious group

% of adults in the Midwest who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/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 88% 8% 4% 1,634
Evangelical Protestant 87% 5% 7% 1,937
Historically Black Protestant 91% 4% 5% 335
Mainline Protestant 82% 11% 7% 1,637
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 43% 48% 9% 1,455

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,435. 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.
Believe 20% 33% 29% 18% 5,435
Don't believe 30% 34% 22% 15% 1,374
Other/don't know 17% 35% 27% 21% 548

Generational cohort among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,435. 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.
Believe 13% 13% 27% 34% 12% 1% 5,435
Don't believe 19% 18% 27% 26% 9% 1% 1,374
Other/don't know 11% 15% 27% 33% 13% 2% 548

Gender composition among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 46% 54% 5,531
Don't believe 60% 40% 1,392
Other/don't know 53% 47% 568

Racial and ethnic composition among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,463. 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.
Believe 79% 11% 1% 6% 3% 5,463
Don't believe 82% 5% 3% 7% 3% 1,373
Other/don't know 80% 7% 2% 6% 6% 548

Immigrant status among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,479. 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.
Believe 6% 7% 87% 5,479
Don't believe 10% 9% 81% 1,382
Other/don't know 8% 5% 87% 557

Income distribution among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who have a household income of…

Belief in Heaven Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 4,847. 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.
Believe 35% 22% 29% 14% 4,847
Don't believe 30% 18% 28% 24% 1,265
Other/don't know 34% 22% 27% 16% 468

Educational distribution among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,506. 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.
Believe 43% 34% 15% 8% 5,506
Don't believe 31% 31% 22% 16% 1,387
Other/don't know 35% 34% 19% 12% 565

Marital status among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,512. 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.
Believe 50% 6% 12% 8% 24% 5,512
Don't believe 46% 9% 12% 3% 30% 1,386
Other/don't know 50% 7% 14% 5% 23% 559

Parent of children under 18 among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,513. 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.
Believe 30% 70% 5,513
Don't believe 26% 74% 1,390
Other/don't know 27% 73% 566

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who say they…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 5,531. 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.
Believe 74% 21% 3% 1% 1% 1% 5,531
Don't believe 22% 20% 11% < 1% 42% 5% 1,392
Other/don't know 53% 23% 8% 2% 4% 11% 568

Importance of religion in one's life among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who say religion is…

Belief in Heaven Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 61% 29% 8% 2% < 1% 5,531
Don't believe 16% 18% 24% 41% 1% 1,392
Other/don't know 43% 26% 17% 11% 4% 568

Attendance at religious services among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who attend religious services…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 41% 36% 22% 1% 5,531
Don't believe 12% 26% 62% < 1% 1,392
Other/don't know 31% 31% 37% 1% 568

Frequency of prayer among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 61% 21% 6% 11% 1% 5,531
Don't believe 20% 9% 6% 65% < 1% 1,392
Other/don't know 50% 13% 6% 28% 3% 568

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who attend prayer group…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 25% 10% 10% 54% 1% 5,531
Don't believe 9% 4% 3% 84% < 1% 1,392
Other/don't know 21% 7% 7% 62% 2% 568

Frequency of meditation among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who meditate…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 38% 8% 4% 49% 1% 5,531
Don't believe 30% 9% 5% 55% 1% 1,392
Other/don't know 41% 7% 5% 43% 4% 568

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 60% 16% 10% 13% 1% 5,531
Don't believe 41% 16% 10% 32% 1% 1,392
Other/don't know 56% 14% 8% 19% 3% 568

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

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

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 40% 17% 14% 27% 2% 5,531
Don't believe 49% 16% 12% 23% 1% 1,392
Other/don't know 52% 17% 9% 17% 4% 568

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

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

Belief in Heaven Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 38% 8% 45% 6% 3% 5,531
Don't believe 10% 19% 53% 17% 2% 1,392
Other/don't know 31% 11% 44% 8% 7% 568

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who say…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 5,531. 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.
Believe 36% 63% 1% 1% 5,531
Don't believe 23% 76% 1% 1% 1,392
Other/don't know 34% 63% 2% 1% 568

Frequency of reading scripture among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who read scripture…

Belief in Heaven At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 37% 12% 10% 41% 1% 5,531
Don't believe 11% 6% 7% 76% 1% 1,392
Other/don't know 33% 9% 8% 48% 2% 568

Interpreting scripture among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 5,531. 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.
Believe 35% 37% 3% 19% 6% 5,531
Don't believe 6% 10% 1% 78% 5% 1,392
Other/don't know 23% 19% 5% 36% 18% 568

Belief in Hell among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 76% 18% 5% 5,531
Don't believe 8% 90% 1% 1,392
Other/don't know 23% 21% 56% 568

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 43% 17% 40% 5,531
Don't believe 25% 19% 57% 1,392
Other/don't know 38% 25% 37% 568

Political ideology among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 42% 33% 19% 6% 5,531
Don't believe 19% 34% 40% 7% 1,392
Other/don't know 39% 30% 21% 10% 568

Views about size of government among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 59% 35% 2% 3% 5,531
Don't believe 50% 43% 4% 4% 1,392
Other/don't know 58% 26% 8% 8% 568

Views about government aid to the poor among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

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

Belief in Heaven Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 50% 45% 4% 2% 5,531
Don't believe 36% 60% 3% 1% 1,392
Other/don't know 42% 48% 6% 4% 568

Views about abortion among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who say abortion should be…

Belief in Heaven Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 45% 52% 3% 5,531
Don't believe 76% 21% 3% 1,392
Other/don't know 48% 43% 9% 568

Views about homosexuality among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 56% 37% 4% 3% 5,531
Don't believe 82% 14% 2% 2% 1,392
Other/don't know 54% 33% 7% 6% 568

Views about same-sex marriage among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,531. 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.
Believe 48% 45% 7% 5,531
Don't believe 77% 18% 5% 1,392
Other/don't know 48% 40% 12% 568

Views about environmental regulation among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who say…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 5,531. 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.
Believe 42% 53% 2% 3% 5,531
Don't believe 26% 69% 2% 2% 1,392
Other/don't know 42% 43% 7% 7% 568

Views about human evolution among adults in the Midwest by belief in heaven

% of adults in the Midwest who say humans…

Belief in Heaven 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 = 5,531. 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.
Believe 22% 30% 4% 40% 4% 5,531
Don't believe 69% 12% 3% 14% 3% 1,392
Other/don't know 33% 15% 10% 33% 9% 568