Racial and ethnic composition among Catholics by belief in heaven (2014) Switch to: Belief in Heaven among Catholics by race/ethnicity

% of Catholics who identify as…

Belief in Heaven White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 6,012. 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.
Believe 59% 3% 3% 33% 2% 6,012
Don't believe 54% 2% 3% 40% 1% 699
Other/don't know 55% 2% 2% 38% 3% 402

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