Belief in Heaven among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services by belief in heaven

% of adults who would rather have a smaller government with fewer services who …in heaven

Religious tradition Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
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Buddhist 52% 40% 8% 102
Catholic 87% 9% 4% 3,868
Evangelical Protestant 87% 6% 7% 5,851
Historically Black Protestant 90% 7% 3% 454
Jewish 50% 41% 9% 336
Mainline Protestant 81% 11% 8% 3,687
Mormon 96% 2% 3% 524
Orthodox Christian 83% 9% 8% 120
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 37% 53% 9% 3,541

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