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

% of who believe in Hell who identify as…

Religious tradition White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
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Catholic 57% 3% 3% 34% 2% 4,430
Evangelical Protestant 76% 6% 2% 12% 5% 6,890
Historically Black Protestant 2% 94% < 1% 3% 1% 1,554
Jewish 82% 4% 2% 10% 3% 142
Mainline Protestant 85% 4% 1% 6% 4% 3,293
Mormon 83% < 1% 2% 10% 4% 378
Muslim 38% 28% 27% 5% 3% 169
Orthodox Christian 83% 7% 5% 2% 3% 100
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 58% 17% 4% 16% 5% 1,668

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