Parent of children under 18 among who believe in Heaven by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among who believe in Heaven by parental status

% of who believe in Heaven who are…

Religious tradition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Catholic 31% 69% 6,058
Evangelical Protestant 31% 69% 7,426
Historically Black Protestant 30% 70% 1,753
Jehovah's Witness 18% 82% 125
Jewish 31% 69% 287
Mainline Protestant 27% 73% 4,672
Mormon 41% 59% 623
Muslim 38% 62% 202
Orthodox Christian 32% 68% 138
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 31% 69% 2,421

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