Belief in Hell among Evangelical Protestants

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 8,593. 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 82% 11% 7% 8,593
2007 82% 10% 8% 9,472

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DemographicInformation

Age distribution among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who are ages…

Belief in Hell 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 6,843. 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% 34% 29% 20% 6,843
Don't believe 19% 31% 29% 21% 940
Other/don't know 10% 35% 31% 24% 634

Generational cohort among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Belief in Hell Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 6,843. 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% 13% 28% 34% 13% 1% 6,843
Don't believe 11% 13% 26% 35% 14% 2% 940
Other/don't know 5% 10% 30% 37% 16% 2% 634

Gender composition among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Belief in Hell Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 6,978. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 46% 54% 6,978
Don't believe 47% 53% 957
Other/don't know 41% 59% 658

Racial and ethnic composition among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Belief in Hell White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,890. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 76% 6% 2% 12% 5% 6,890
Don't believe 76% 7% 2% 11% 5% 945
Other/don't know 76% 5% 3% 10% 6% 644

Immigrant status among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Belief in Hell Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 6,888. 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 8% 7% 85% 6,888
Don't believe 12% 7% 81% 945
Other/don't know 11% 6% 82% 651

Income distribution among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,085. 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% 23% 28% 14% 6,085
Don't believe 34% 21% 29% 16% 855
Other/don't know 37% 15% 31% 17% 522

Educational distribution among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who have completed…

Belief in Hell High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 6,938. 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 45% 35% 14% 6% 6,938
Don't believe 40% 36% 16% 8% 952
Other/don't know 36% 35% 17% 12% 655

Marital status among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Belief in Hell Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 6,957. 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% 4% 14% 8% 18% 6,957
Don't believe 50% 7% 16% 9% 19% 951
Other/don't know 59% 6% 14% 7% 13% 654

Parent of children under 18 among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Belief in Hell Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 6,954. 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 31% 69% 6,954
Don't believe 27% 73% 957
Other/don't know 31% 69% 649

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. 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 90% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 6,978
Don't believe 72% 22% 4% < 1% 2% 1% 957
Other/don't know 85% 11% 2% 1% < 1% 1% 658

Importance of religion in one's life among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. 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 82% 16% 1% 1% < 1% 6,978
Don't believe 59% 31% 6% 3% < 1% 957
Other/don't know 76% 19% 2% 1% 3% 658

Attendance at religious services among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. 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% 28% 11% < 1% 6,978
Don't believe 39% 41% 20% < 1% 957
Other/don't know 57% 28% 13% 2% 658

Frequency of prayer among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who pray…

Belief in Hell At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,978. 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 81% 13% 3% 3% < 1% 6,978
Don't believe 64% 19% 5% 11% 1% 957
Other/don't know 77% 13% 2% 5% 3% 658

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. 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% 14% 9% 31% 1% 6,978
Don't believe 27% 11% 9% 51% 1% 957
Other/don't know 42% 9% 11% 37% 1% 658

Frequency of meditation among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 50% 7% 3% 39% 2% 6,978
Don't believe 41% 7% 3% 47% 2% 957
Other/don't know 51% 5% 6% 34% 5% 658

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 76% 12% 6% 6% 1% 6,978
Don't believe 65% 15% 7% 12% 1% 957
Other/don't know 76% 9% 7% 6% 2% 658

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. 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% 16% 11% 24% 2% 6,978
Don't believe 51% 16% 11% 20% 2% 957
Other/don't know 49% 13% 12% 22% 4% 658

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. 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 63% 4% 28% 2% 2% 6,978
Don't believe 37% 11% 44% 6% 2% 957
Other/don't know 55% 5% 30% 4% 6% 658

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. 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% 46% 2% 1% 6,978
Don't believe 36% 62% 1% 1% 957
Other/don't know 52% 43% 3% 2% 658

Frequency of reading scripture among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. 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% 12% 7% 16% 1% 6,978
Don't believe 45% 14% 8% 33% 1% 957
Other/don't know 62% 11% 6% 19% 2% 658

Interpreting scripture among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. 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% 28% 4% 5% 4% 6,978
Don't believe 28% 40% 3% 24% 6% 957
Other/don't know 44% 28% 9% 8% 10% 658

Belief in Heaven among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who …in heaven

Belief in Hell Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,978. 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% 4% 6,978
Don't believe 66% 28% 6% 957
Other/don't know 55% 4% 41% 658

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who identify as…

Belief in Hell Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 6,978. 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% 15% 27% 6,978
Don't believe 43% 19% 38% 957
Other/don't know 56% 20% 24% 658

Political ideology among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who are…

Belief in Hell Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,978. 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 57% 26% 11% 6% 6,978
Don't believe 38% 34% 22% 6% 957
Other/don't know 54% 25% 13% 8% 658

Views about size of government among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who would rather have…

Belief in Hell Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,978. 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% 30% 3% 3% 6,978
Don't believe 59% 36% 3% 2% 957
Other/don't know 66% 23% 6% 6% 658

Views about government aid to the poor among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. 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 57% 37% 4% 2% 6,978
Don't believe 51% 46% 2% 1% 957
Other/don't know 53% 35% 7% 5% 658

Views about abortion among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. 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 31% 66% 3% 6,978
Don't believe 52% 44% 4% 957
Other/don't know 30% 61% 9% 658

Views about homosexuality among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who say homosexuality…

Belief in Hell Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,978. 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% 59% 4% 4% 6,978
Don't believe 58% 34% 5% 3% 957
Other/don't know 36% 46% 8% 9% 658

Views about same-sex marriage among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants who …same-sex marriage

Belief in Hell Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 6,978. 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% 68% 7% 6,978
Don't believe 51% 39% 10% 957
Other/don't know 27% 59% 14% 658

Views about environmental regulation among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe 50% 45% 2% 3% 6,978
Don't believe 40% 53% 3% 4% 957
Other/don't know 48% 39% 6% 7% 658

Views about human evolution among Evangelical Protestants by belief in hell

% of Evangelical Protestants 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 = 6,978. 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% 25% 2% 59% 4% 6,978
Don't believe 22% 29% 3% 41% 5% 957
Other/don't know 10% 21% 6% 56% 8% 658