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

% of whites who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 141. 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.
Buddhist 35% 59% 6% 141
Catholic 86% 9% 5% 4,827
Evangelical Protestant 87% 6% 7% 6,633
Jewish 38% 51% 11% 782
Mainline Protestant 80% 12% 8% 5,322
Mormon 95% 2% 3% 575
Orthodox Christian 79% 12% 10% 153
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 33% 57% 9% 5,490

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