Religious composition of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

  • Christian 24%
  • Evangelical Protestant 4%
    • Baptist Family (Evangelical Trad.) 1%
      • Southern Baptist Convention 1%
      • Independent Baptist (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
      • Missionary Baptist (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
      • Conservative Baptist Association of America < 1%
      • Free Will Baptist < 1%
      • General Association of Regular Baptist Churches < 1%
      • Other Baptist (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Methodist Family (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Nondenominational Family (Evangelical Trad.) 1%
      • Nondenominational evangelical < 1%
      • Nondenominational fundamentalist < 1%
      • Nondenominational charismatic < 1%
      • Nondenominational Christian (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
      • Interdenominational (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
      • Community Church (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
      • Other Nondenominational (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Lutheran Family (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
      • Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod < 1%
      • Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod < 1%
      • Other Lutheran (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Presbyterian Family (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
      • Presbyterian Church in America < 1%
      • Other Presbyterian (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Pentecostal Family (Evangelical Trad.) 1%
      • Assemblies of God < 1%
      • Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) < 1%
      • Foursquare Church < 1%
      • Pentecostal Church of God < 1%
      • Pentecostal Holiness Church < 1%
      • Calvary Chapel < 1%
      • Apostolic Pentecostal (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
      • Nondenominational Pentecostal (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
      • Church of God of the Apostolic Faith < 1%
      • Other Pentecostal (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Episcopalian/Anglican Family (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Restorationist Family (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
      • Churches of Christ < 1%
      • Christian Churches and Churches of Christ < 1%
      • Other Restorationist (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Congregationalist Family (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
      • Conservative Congregational Christian Conference < 1%
      • Other Congregationalist (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Holiness Family (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
      • Church of the Nazarene < 1%
      • Wesleyan Church < 1%
      • Free Methodist Church < 1%
      • Christian and Missionary Alliance < 1%
      • Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) < 1%
      • Other Holiness (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Reformed Family (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
      • Christian Reformed Church < 1%
      • Other Reformed (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Adventist Family (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
      • Seventh-day Adventist < 1%
      • Other Adventist (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Anabaptist Family (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Pietist Family (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Other evangelical/fundamentalist family (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
    • Nonspecific Protestant Family (Evangelical Trad.) < 1%
  • Mainline Protestant 8%
    • Baptist Family (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
      • American Baptist Churches USA < 1%
      • Other Baptist (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
    • Methodist Family (Mainline Trad.) 2%
      • United Methodist Church 1%
      • Other Methodist (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
    • Nondenominational Family (Mainline Trad.) 1%
      • Interdenominational (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
      • Other Nondenominational (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
    • Lutheran Family (Mainline Trad.) 1%
      • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) 1%
      • Other Lutheran (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
    • Presbyterian Family (Mainline Trad.) 1%
      • Presbyterian Church (USA) < 1%
      • Other Presbyterian (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
    • Episcopalian/Anglican Family (Mainline Trad.) 1%
      • Episcopal Church 1%
      • Anglican Church < 1%
      • Other Episcopalian/Anglican (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
    • Restorationist Family (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
      • Disciples of Christ < 1%
      • Other Restorationist (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
    • Congregationalist Family (Mainline Trad.) 1%
      • United Church of Christ < 1%
      • Other Congregationalist (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
    • Reformed Family (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
      • Reformed Church in America < 1%
      • Other Reformed (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
    • Anabaptist Family (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
    • Friends Family (Mainline Trad.) < 1%
    • Nonspecific Protestant Family (Mainline Trad.) 2%
  • Historically Black Protestant 1%
    • Baptist Family (Historically Black Protestant Trad.) 1%
      • National Baptist Convention < 1%
      • Progressive Baptist Convention < 1%
      • Independent Baptist (Historically Black Protestant Trad.) < 1%
      • Missionary Baptist (Historically Black Protestant Trad.) < 1%
      • Other Baptist (Historically Black Protestant Trad.) < 1%
    • Methodist Family (Historically Black Protestant Trad.) < 1%
      • African Methodist Episcopal Church < 1%
      • African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church < 1%
      • Christian Methodist Episcopal Church < 1%
      • Other Methodist (Historically Black Protestant Trad.) < 1%
    • Pentecostal Family (Historically Black Protestant Trad.) < 1%
      • Church of God in Christ < 1%
      • Apostolic Pentecostal (Historically Black Protestant Trad.) < 1%
      • United Pentecostal Church International < 1%
      • Other Pentecostal (Historically Black Protestant Trad.) < 1%
    • Holiness Family (Historically Black Protestant Trad.) < 1%
    • Nondenominational Family (Historically Black Protestant Trad.) < 1%
    • Nonspecific Protestant Family (Historically Black Protestant Trad.) < 1%
  • Catholic 8%
  • Mormon < 1%
    • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints < 1%
    • Other Mormon < 1%
  • Orthodox Christian < 1%
    • Greek Orthodox < 1%
    • Russian Orthodox < 1%
    • Orthodox Church in America < 1%
    • Other Orthodox Christian < 1%
  • Jehovah's Witness 1%
  • Other Christian 1%
    • Metaphysical Family < 1%
      • Spiritualist < 1%
      • Unity Church < 1%
      • Other Metaphysical Christian ("Other Christian" Trad.) < 1%
    • Others in the "Other Christian" Tradition < 1%
  • Non-Christian Faiths 13%
  • Jewish 5%
  • Muslim < 1%
  • Buddhist 2%
  • Hindu 1%
  • Other World Religions 1%
  • Other Faiths 4%
    • Unitarians and other liberal faiths in the "Other Faiths" Tradition 3%
      • Unitarian 1%
      • Humanist < 1%
      • Deist < 1%
      • Spiritual but not religious < 1%
      • Eclectic, a bit of everything, "I have my own beliefs" < 1%
      • Other in the "Unitarian and other liberal faiths" family < 1%
    • New Age 1%
      • Pagan or Wiccan 1%
      • Other in the New Age family < 1%
    • Native American Religions < 1%
  • Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 61%
  • Atheist 16%
  • Agnostic 15%
  • Nothing in particular 31%
    • Nothing in particular (religion not important) 25%
    • Nothing in particular (religion important) 6%
  • Don't know 1%

DemographicInformation

Age distribution among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are ages…

Survey year 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 5,790. 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.
2014 29% 36% 21% 14% 5,790
2007 21% 39% 27% 13% 4,501

Generational cohort among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

Survey year Younger Millennial Older Millennial Generation X Baby Boomer Silent Greatest Sample Size
Sample size = 5,790. 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.
2014 18% 19% 28% 26% 8% 1% 5,790
2007 < 1% 16% 30% 36% 14% 3% 4,501

Gender composition among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

Survey year Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 56% 44% 5,872
2007 58% 42% 4,579

Racial and ethnic composition among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who identify as…

Survey year White Black Asian Latino Other/Mixed Sample Size
Sample size = 5,800. 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.
2014 73% 5% 6% 12% 4% 5,800
2007 78% 4% 5% 10% 3% 4,519

Immigrant status among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

Survey year Immigrants Second generation Third generation or higher Sample Size
Sample size = 5,816. 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.
2014 16% 13% 71% 5,816
2007 15% 11% 75% 4,541

Income distribution among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who have a household income of…

Survey year Less than $30,000 $30,000-$49,999 $50,000-$99,999 $100,000 or more Sample Size
Sample size = 5,348. 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.
2014 23% 18% 30% 28% 5,348
2007 21% 19% 33% 27% 3,981

Educational distribution among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who have completed…

Survey year High school or less Some college College Post-graduate degree Sample Size
Sample size = 5,851. 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.
2014 25% 29% 26% 20% 5,851

Marital status among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

Survey year Married Living with a partner Divorced/separated Widowed Never married Sample Size
Sample size = 5,852. 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.
2014 44% 11% 11% 3% 31% 5,852
2007 52% 9% 12% 5% 22% 4,559

Parent of children under 18 among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

Survey year Parents Non-parents Sample Size
Sample size = 5,856. 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.
2014 24% 76% 5,856
2007 32% 68% 4,566

BeliefsandPractices

Belief in God among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say they…

Survey year Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 19% 19% 13% 1% 44% 5% 5,872
2007 31% 25% 12% < 1% 26% 6% 4,579

Importance of religion in one's life among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say religion is…

Survey year Very important Somewhat important Not too important Not at all important Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 14% 19% 24% 42% 1% 5,872
2007 20% 25% 23% 32% 1% 4,579

Attendance at religious services among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who attend religious services…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month/a few times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 10% 26% 64% < 1% 5,872
2007 13% 28% 58% < 1% 4,579

Frequency of prayer among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who pray…

Survey year At least daily Weekly Monthly Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 18% 9% 6% 66% 1% 5,872
2007 24% 12% 7% 56% 1% 4,579

Frequency of participation in prayer, scripture study or religious education groups among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who attend prayer group…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 7% 4% 4% 85% < 1% 5,872
2007 8% 4% 4% 83% 1% 4,579

Frequency of meditation among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who meditate…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 31% 11% 6% 51% 1% 5,872
2007 34% 8% 6% 51% 1% 4,579

Frequency of feeling spiritual peace and wellbeing among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who feel a sense of spiritual peace and wellbeing…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 42% 17% 10% 30% 2% 5,872
2007 41% 13% 12% 32% 3% 4,579

Frequency of feeling wonder about the universe among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who feel a sense of wonder about the universe…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 52% 17% 14% 17% 1% 5,872
2007 47% 14% 14% 24% 2% 4,579

Sources of guidance on right and wrong among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say they look to…most for guidance on right and wrong

Survey year Religion Philosophy/reason Common sense Science Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 7% 21% 49% 21% 2% 5,872
2007 8% 22% 57% 11% 2% 4,579

Belief in absolute standards for right and wrong among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say…

Survey year There are clear standards for what is right and wrong Right or wrong depends on the situation Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 18% 80% 1% 1% 5,872

Frequency of reading scripture among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who read scripture…

Survey year At least once a week Once or twice a month Several times a year Seldom/never Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 9% 5% 7% 78% < 1% 5,872
2007 13% 6% 7% 74% 1% 4,579

Interpreting scripture among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say the holy scripture is…

Survey year Word of God; should be taken literally Word of God; not everything taken literally Word of God; other/don't know Not the word of God Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 4% 7% < 1% 84% 4% 5,872
2007 7% 10% 1% 76% 7% 4,579

Belief in Hell among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who …in hell

Survey year Believe Don't believe Other/don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 5% 94% 1% 5,872
2007 7% 91% 2% 4,579

SocialandPoliticalViews

Party affiliation among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who identify as…

Survey year Republican/lean Rep. No lean Democrat/lean Dem. Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 15% 16% 70% 5,872
2007 19% 17% 65% 4,579

Political ideology among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who are…

Survey year Conservative Moderate Liberal Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 12% 32% 52% 4% 5,872
2007 16% 37% 42% 5% 4,579

Views about size of government among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who would rather have…

Survey year Smaller government; fewer services Bigger government; more services Depends Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 39% 54% 4% 3% 5,872
2007 41% 48% 5% 6% 4,579

Views about government aid to the poor among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say government aid to the poor…

Survey year Does more harm than good Does more good than harm Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 24% 72% 3% 1% 5,872

Views about abortion among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say abortion should be…

Survey year Legal in all/most cases Illegal in all/most cases Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 83% 15% 2% 5,872
2007 79% 17% 3% 4,579

Views about homosexuality among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say homosexuality…

Survey year Should be accepted Should be discouraged Neither/both equally Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 89% 9% 2% 1% 5,872
2007 77% 17% 3% 2% 4,579

Views about same-sex marriage among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who …same-sex marriage

Survey year Strongly favor/favor Oppose/strongly oppose Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 86% 11% 3% 5,872

Views about human evolution among who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost

% of who do not believe in Heaven who say stricter environmental laws and regulations are worth the cost who say humans…

Survey year Evolved; due to natural processes Evolved; due to God's design Evolved; don't know how Always existed in present form Don't know Sample Size
Sample size = 5,872. 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.
2014 75% 10% 3% 10% 1% 5,872