Age distribution among who do not believe in Heaven by sources of guidance on right and wrong (2014) Switch to: Sources of guidance on right and wrong among who do not believe in Heaven by age group

% of who do not believe in Heaven who are ages…

Sources of guidance on right and wrong 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
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Religion 17% 32% 35% 17% 670
Philosophy/reason 33% 35% 21% 12% 1,589
Common sense 27% 35% 22% 16% 3,858
Science 31% 37% 18% 13% 1,545
Don't know 20% 25% 28% 27% 192

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