Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in hell

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who …in hell

Importance of religion in one's life Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 16,461. 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.
Very important 77% 16% 7% 16,461
Somewhat important 65% 28% 7% 4,060
Not too important 47% 46% 7% 709
Not at all important 36% 54% 10% 527
Don't know 44% 30% 26% 147

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