Religious tradition among whites by belief in hell (2014) Switch to: Belief in Hell among whites by religious group

% of whites who are…

Belief in Hell Buddhist Catholic Evangelical Protestant Hindu Historically Black Protestant Jehovah's Witness Jewish Mainline Protestant Mormon Muslim Orthodox Christian Other Christian Other Faiths Other World Religions Unaffiliated (religious "nones") Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 12,965. 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 < 1% 21% 43% < 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 20% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 10% < 1% 12,965
Don't believe 1% 15% 9% < 1% < 1% 1% 5% 16% 2% < 1% 1% 1% 4% < 1% 45% 1% 9,746
Other/don't know < 1% 19% 25% < 1% < 1% < 1% 2% 24% 2% 1% 1% < 1% 1% < 1% 23% 1% 2,189

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