Racial and ethnic composition among who believe in Heaven by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among who believe in Heaven by race/ethnicity

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Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Catholic 59% 3% 3% 33% 2% 6,012
Evangelical Protestant 75% 6% 2% 12% 5% 7,360
Historically Black Protestant 2% 94% < 1% 3% 1% 1,758
Jehovah's Witness 36% 30% 1% 24% 9% 123
Jewish 84% 4% 4% 6% 2% 285
Mainline Protestant 86% 4% 1% 6% 3% 4,626
Mormon 85% 1% 2% 8% 5% 618
Muslim 35% 29% 29% 4% 3% 197
Orthodox Christian 79% 7% 4% 7% 2% 136
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 61% 16% 3% 15% 5% 2,387

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