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

% of who believe in Hell who are…

Religious tradition Parents Non-parents Sample Size
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Catholic 32% 68% 4,457
Evangelical Protestant 31% 69% 6,954
Historically Black Protestant 30% 70% 1,551
Jewish 31% 69% 144
Mainline Protestant 28% 72% 3,319
Mormon 43% 57% 379
Muslim 39% 61% 173
Orthodox Christian 35% 65% 101
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 32% 68% 1,693

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