Belief in Heaven among non-parents by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among non-parents by belief in heaven

% of non-parents who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 47% 46% 6% 217
Catholic 84% 10% 5% 5,411
Evangelical Protestant 88% 5% 6% 6,385
Hindu 47% 47% 7% 115
Historically Black Protestant 93% 4% 3% 1,421
Jehovah's Witness 58% 34% 8% 182
Jewish 37% 51% 11% 661
Mainline Protestant 79% 12% 8% 4,844
Mormon 95% 3% 2% 419
Muslim 89% 7% 4% 147
Orthodox Christian 79% 10% 11% 137
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 35% 55% 10% 5,788

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