Belief in Heaven among methodists in the Mainline Tradition

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,746. 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 85% 9% 6% 1,746
2007 83% 9% 8% 2,393

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,428. 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 10% 29% 30% 31% 1,428
Don't believe 4% 23% 31% 41% 174
Other/don't know < 1% 26% 26% 48% 119

Generational cohort among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,428. 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% 8% 25% 37% 21% 2% 1,428
Don't believe 3% 3% 20% 43% 29% 1% 174
Other/don't know < 1% 6% 20% 32% 35% 7% 119

Gender composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,448. 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% 58% 1,448
Don't believe 58% 42% 176
Other/don't know 52% 48% 122

Racial and ethnic composition among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,440. 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 94% 1% 1% 2% 2% 1,440
Don't believe 94% 1% 2% 1% 2% 174
Other/don't know 95% 1% 1% < 1% 3% 122

Immigrant status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,440. 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 4% 4% 92% 1,440
Don't believe 8% 6% 86% 176
Other/don't know 2% 6% 93% 122

Income distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,258. 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% 21% 30% 24% 1,258
Don't believe 12% 16% 31% 41% 155
Other/don't know 21% 23% 34% 23% 101

Educational distribution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,442. 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.
Believe 35% 32% 21% 13% 1,442
Don't believe 23% 22% 30% 25% 175
Other/don't know 39% 23% 22% 16% 122

Marital status among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,443. 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% 5% 12% 12% 12% 1,443
Don't believe 65% 4% 15% 7% 9% 176
Other/don't know 59% 6% 18% 14% 3% 121

Parent of children under 18 among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,446. 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.
Believe 24% 76% 1,446
Don't believe 25% 75% 176
Other/don't know 22% 78% 122

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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 75% 21% 3% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,448
Don't believe 29% 37% 17% 2% 11% 4% 176
Other/don't know 45% 40% 7% 3% 1% 5% 122

Importance of religion in one's life among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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 62% 31% 5% 1% < 1% 1,448
Don't believe 32% 38% 22% 7% 1% 176
Other/don't know 45% 40% 14% < 1% 1% 122

Attendance at religious services among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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 44% 39% 17% < 1% 1,448
Don't believe 26% 41% 32% 1% 176
Other/don't know 36% 41% 23% < 1% 122

Frequency of prayer among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,448. 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 64% 21% 6% 9% 1% 1,448
Don't believe 34% 15% 12% 36% 3% 176
Other/don't know 45% 26% 8% 16% 5% 122

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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% 11% 11% 53% < 1% 1,448
Don't believe 15% 7% 10% 67% < 1% 176
Other/don't know 14% 12% 11% 62% < 1% 122

Frequency of meditation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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% 9% 4% 45% 1% 1,448
Don't believe 24% 16% 7% 47% 6% 176
Other/don't know 39% 18% 9% 33% 1% 122

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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 64% 17% 11% 8% 1% 1,448
Don't believe 37% 22% 11% 26% 3% 176
Other/don't know 45% 24% 9% 19% 4% 122

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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% 16% 26% 1% 1,448
Don't believe 41% 10% 22% 24% 3% 176
Other/don't know 42% 13% 17% 24% 3% 122

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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% 47% 5% 2% 1,448
Don't believe 16% 16% 56% 11% 1% 176
Other/don't know 25% 6% 59% 4% 6% 122

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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% 61% 1% 1% 1,448
Don't believe 31% 67% 1% 1% 176
Other/don't know 27% 71% 1% 1% 122

Frequency of reading scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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 39% 14% 11% 36% 1% 1,448
Don't believe 23% 10% 11% 56% < 1% 176
Other/don't know 29% 12% 6% 51% 2% 122

Interpreting scripture among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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% 43% 2% 17% 7% 1,448
Don't believe 6% 22% 2% 62% 9% 176
Other/don't know 11% 32% 9% 31% 17% 122

Belief in Hell among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,448. 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 72% 20% 7% 1,448
Don't believe 12% 83% 5% 176
Other/don't know 11% 38% 52% 122

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,448. 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 55% 11% 34% 1,448
Don't believe 44% 6% 50% 176
Other/don't know 49% 14% 37% 122

Political ideology among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,448. 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% 38% 13% 3% 1,448
Don't believe 33% 42% 25% 1% 176
Other/don't know 40% 36% 19% 6% 122

Views about size of government among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,448. 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 67% 27% 2% 3% 1,448
Don't believe 65% 32% 2% 2% 176
Other/don't know 61% 23% 7% 9% 122

Views about government aid to the poor among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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 55% 40% 3% 2% 1,448
Don't believe 40% 59% < 1% 1% 176
Other/don't know 44% 46% 4% 6% 122

Views about abortion among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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% 40% 4% 1,448
Don't believe 76% 21% 3% 176
Other/don't know 62% 27% 12% 122

Views about homosexuality among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,448. 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% 34% 5% 3% 1,448
Don't believe 77% 16% 3% 4% 176
Other/don't know 60% 33% 4% 3% 122

Views about same-sex marriage among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,448. 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 47% 45% 8% 1,448
Don't believe 64% 27% 9% 176
Other/don't know 54% 39% 7% 122

Views about environmental regulation among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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 44% 51% 2% 2% 1,448
Don't believe 29% 67% 2% 3% 176
Other/don't know 37% 54% 4% 5% 122

Views about human evolution among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in heaven

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition 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 = 1,448. 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% 35% 4% 36% 5% 1,448
Don't believe 55% 21% 6% 11% 6% 176
Other/don't know 16% 24% 12% 31% 17% 122