Belief in Hell among methodists in the Mainline Tradition

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in hell

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 63% 27% 10% 1,746
2007 61% 25% 14% 2,393

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DemographicInformation

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are ages…

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 1,046. 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 11% 31% 31% 27% 1,046
Don't believe 7% 22% 28% 43% 509
Other/don't know 2% 31% 25% 42% 166

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in Hell Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 1,046. 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 7% 9% 26% 38% 18% 2% 1,046
Don't believe 5% 5% 19% 38% 29% 4% 509
Other/don't know < 1% 8% 25% 29% 34% 5% 166

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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% 55% 1,057
Don't believe 43% 57% 518
Other/don't know 41% 59% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 1,049. 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% 2% 1% 2% 2% 1,049
Don't believe 95% < 1% 1% 1% 2% 516
Other/don't know 93% 1% 4% 2% 1% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 1,050. 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 3% 3% 93% 1,050
Don't believe 5% 6% 89% 518
Other/don't know 5% 4% 91% 170

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have a household income of…

Belief in Hell Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 929. 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% 23% 31% 22% 929
Don't believe 21% 16% 31% 32% 445
Other/don't know 26% 17% 29% 28% 140

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who have completed…

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 1,051. 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% 33% 20% 11% 1,051
Don't believe 32% 24% 24% 19% 517
Other/don't know 31% 31% 22% 17% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 1,055. 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% 4% 12% 10% 12% 1,055
Don't believe 60% 4% 14% 12% 9% 514
Other/don't know 60% 7% 10% 18% 6% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 1,055. 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 26% 74% 1,055
Don't believe 20% 80% 518
Other/don't know 20% 80% 171

BeliefsandPractices

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say they…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,057. 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% 18% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 1,057
Don't believe 49% 35% 9% 1% 4% 2% 518
Other/don't know 56% 33% 4% 5% < 1% 2% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say religion is…

Belief in Hell Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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 65% 28% 5% 1% < 1% 1,057
Don't believe 44% 40% 11% 4% 1% 518
Other/don't know 57% 34% 8% < 1% 1% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who attend religious services…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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% 36% 17% < 1% 1,057
Don't believe 32% 44% 25% < 1% 518
Other/don't know 37% 47% 16% < 1% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who pray…

Belief in Hell At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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 65% 21% 6% 8% 1% 1,057
Don't believe 49% 20% 8% 22% 1% 518
Other/don't know 59% 23% 7% 7% 4% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who attend prayer group…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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 29% 11% 11% 48% < 1% 1,057
Don't believe 13% 9% 10% 68% < 1% 518
Other/don't know 15% 11% 11% 62% 1% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who meditate…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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% 10% 4% 46% 2% 1,057
Don't believe 39% 11% 5% 42% 2% 518
Other/don't know 40% 10% 11% 38% 1% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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 65% 17% 10% 7% 1% 1,057
Don't believe 52% 18% 11% 17% 2% 518
Other/don't know 52% 21% 9% 15% 3% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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% 15% 26% 1% 1,057
Don't believe 40% 14% 19% 25% 2% 518
Other/don't know 40% 13% 17% 28% 2% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Belief in Hell Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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% 6% 46% 4% 1% 1,057
Don't believe 23% 14% 53% 8% 3% 518
Other/don't know 26% 10% 55% 3% 6% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,057. 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% 57% 1% 1% 1,057
Don't believe 26% 72% 1% 1% 518
Other/don't know 30% 69% 1% 1% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who read scripture…

Belief in Hell At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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% 14% 10% 32% 1% 1,057
Don't believe 24% 11% 11% 54% < 1% 518
Other/don't know 33% 14% 12% 41% < 1% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say the holy scripture is…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,057. 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% 44% 3% 12% 6% 1,057
Don't believe 10% 32% 2% 47% 9% 518
Other/don't know 15% 42% 5% 17% 20% 171

Belief in Heaven among methodists in the Mainline Tradition by belief in hell

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who …in heaven

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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 97% 2% 1% 1,057
Don't believe 64% 27% 9% 518
Other/don't know 63% 4% 33% 171

SocialandPoliticalViews

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who identify as…

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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 58% 11% 32% 1,057
Don't believe 43% 10% 47% 518
Other/don't know 53% 17% 31% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who are…

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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 51% 36% 10% 3% 1,057
Don't believe 33% 42% 23% 2% 518
Other/don't know 40% 42% 15% 4% 171

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

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

Belief in Hell Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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 69% 26% 2% 3% 1,057
Don't believe 63% 30% 3% 3% 518
Other/don't know 59% 27% 6% 8% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say government aid to the poor…

Belief in Hell Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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% 37% 3% 1% 1,057
Don't believe 44% 53% 2% 1% 518
Other/don't know 45% 45% 4% 6% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say abortion should be…

Belief in Hell Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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 53% 44% 3% 1,057
Don't believe 74% 22% 4% 518
Other/don't know 53% 38% 9% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say homosexuality…

Belief in Hell Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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 54% 38% 4% 3% 1,057
Don't believe 75% 19% 3% 3% 518
Other/don't know 58% 29% 7% 6% 171

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

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

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 1,057. 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% 50% 8% 1,057
Don't believe 67% 27% 7% 518
Other/don't know 49% 39% 12% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,057. 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% 48% 2% 2% 1,057
Don't believe 34% 61% 2% 2% 518
Other/don't know 32% 60% 3% 5% 171

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

% of methodists in the Mainline Tradition who say humans…

Belief in Hell 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 = 1,057. 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 18% 35% 3% 39% 5% 1,057
Don't believe 38% 29% 4% 24% 5% 518
Other/don't know 20% 33% 14% 22% 12% 171