Belief in Heaven among nothing in particulars

% of nothing in particulars who …in heaven

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 4,984. 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 50% 40% 10% 4,984
2007 49% 37% 13% 3,707

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who are ages…

Belief in Heaven 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 2,171. 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 33% 39% 21% 6% 2,171
Don't believe 33% 36% 20% 11% 2,225
Other/don't know 27% 37% 22% 13% 507

Generational cohort among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Belief in Heaven Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 2,171. 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 21% 21% 31% 24% 4% < 1% 2,171
Don't believe 20% 21% 28% 24% 7% 1% 2,225
Other/don't know 16% 19% 30% 27% 8% 1% 507

Gender composition among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Belief in Heaven Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 2,207. 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 49% 51% 2,207
Don't believe 58% 42% 2,252
Other/don't know 58% 42% 525

Racial and ethnic composition among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 2,171. 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% 17% 3% 16% 5% 2,171
Don't believe 69% 6% 7% 13% 4% 2,211
Other/don't know 66% 8% 4% 15% 6% 506

Immigrant status among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Belief in Heaven Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 2,155. 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% 9% 78% 2,155
Don't believe 16% 13% 71% 2,219
Other/don't know 14% 13% 73% 509

Income distribution among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 1,938. 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% 21% 22% 11% 1,938
Don't believe 26% 22% 28% 23% 2,036
Other/don't know 42% 20% 20% 19% 441

Educational distribution among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who have completed…

Belief in Heaven High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 2,197. 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% 31% 10% 4% 2,197
Don't believe 33% 32% 20% 15% 2,243
Other/don't know 42% 32% 17% 9% 522

Marital status among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Belief in Heaven Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 2,198. 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% 13% 12% 4% 36% 2,198
Don't believe 42% 11% 12% 3% 32% 2,246
Other/don't know 38% 6% 11% 3% 41% 516

Parent of children under 18 among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Belief in Heaven Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 2,200. 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 32% 68% 2,200
Don't believe 24% 76% 2,244
Other/don't know 22% 78% 521

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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% 32% 10% 1% 3% 2% 2,207
Don't believe 17% 20% 13% 1% 44% 5% 2,252
Other/don't know 33% 25% 15% 1% 8% 18% 525

Importance of religion in one's life among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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 28% 36% 22% 13% 1% 2,207
Don't believe 6% 15% 32% 47% 1% 2,252
Other/don't know 11% 26% 32% 27% 4% 525

Attendance at religious services among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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 9% 35% 55% < 1% 2,207
Don't believe 2% 20% 78% < 1% 2,252
Other/don't know 3% 21% 75% 1% 525

Frequency of prayer among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who pray…

Belief in Heaven At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,207. 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% 20% 10% 31% < 1% 2,207
Don't believe 12% 7% 6% 75% < 1% 2,252
Other/don't know 21% 14% 7% 54% 3% 525

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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% 6% 6% 77% < 1% 2,207
Don't believe 2% 2% 2% 94% < 1% 2,252
Other/don't know 6% 3% 3% 88% 1% 525

Frequency of meditation among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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 28% 9% 4% 59% 1% 2,207
Don't believe 27% 11% 5% 56% 1% 2,252
Other/don't know 32% 7% 4% 54% 2% 525

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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% 15% 11% 27% 2% 2,207
Don't believe 38% 16% 11% 33% 2% 2,252
Other/don't know 42% 14% 10% 31% 3% 525

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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% 14% 12% 33% 1% 2,207
Don't believe 45% 17% 13% 24% 1% 2,252
Other/don't know 49% 17% 11% 21% 2% 525

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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 16% 11% 61% 9% 3% 2,207
Don't believe 3% 19% 59% 18% 2% 2,252
Other/don't know 6% 17% 60% 12% 4% 525

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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% 73% 1% 1% 2,207
Don't believe 20% 79% 1% 1% 2,252
Other/don't know 25% 69% 3% 4% 525

Frequency of reading scripture among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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 19% 10% 6% 65% 1% 2,207
Don't believe 5% 4% 6% 86% < 1% 2,252
Other/don't know 11% 3% 5% 79% 1% 525

Interpreting scripture among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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% 24% 2% 42% 9% 2,207
Don't believe 3% 5% < 1% 87% 5% 2,252
Other/don't know 5% 10% 2% 62% 21% 525

Belief in Hell among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who …in hell

Belief in Heaven Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,207. 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 68% 28% 5% 2,207
Don't believe 4% 95% 1% 2,252
Other/don't know 10% 27% 64% 525

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who identify as…

Belief in Heaven Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 2,207. 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 28% 27% 45% 2,207
Don't believe 23% 22% 55% 2,252
Other/don't know 25% 33% 42% 525

Political ideology among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who are…

Belief in Heaven Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,207. 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% 37% 28% 10% 2,207
Don't believe 16% 35% 42% 7% 2,252
Other/don't know 23% 38% 25% 14% 525

Views about size of government among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who would rather have…

Belief in Heaven Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,207. 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% 49% 2% 3% 2,207
Don't believe 48% 44% 4% 4% 2,252
Other/don't know 46% 39% 6% 8% 525

Views about government aid to the poor among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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% 52% 3% 2% 2,207
Don't believe 38% 57% 4% 1% 2,252
Other/don't know 41% 46% 8% 5% 525

Views about abortion among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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% 37% 5% 2,207
Don't believe 78% 18% 4% 2,252
Other/don't know 67% 25% 7% 525

Views about homosexuality among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who say homosexuality…

Belief in Heaven Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,207. 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 73% 20% 3% 4% 2,207
Don't believe 86% 10% 3% 1% 2,252
Other/don't know 70% 17% 6% 7% 525

Views about same-sex marriage among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Heaven Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 2,207. 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% 28% 8% 2,207
Don't believe 82% 12% 5% 2,252
Other/don't know 66% 20% 14% 525

Views about environmental regulation among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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% 58% 2% 4% 2,207
Don't believe 23% 73% 2% 2% 2,252
Other/don't know 30% 58% 5% 7% 525

Views about human evolution among nothing in particulars by belief in heaven

% of nothing in particulars 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 = 2,207. 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% 27% 4% 29% 4% 2,207
Don't believe 73% 10% 4% 11% 2% 2,252
Other/don't know 52% 13% 14% 12% 9% 525