Racial and ethnic composition among who believe in Heaven by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among who believe in Heaven by race/ethnicity

% of who believe in Heaven who identify as…

Importance of religion in one's lifeWhiteBlackAsianLatinoOther/MixedSample size
Very important61%17%2%16%4%16,019
Somewhat important70%8%4%15%3%5,899
Not too important76%6%4%10%3%1,436
Not at all important65%10%4%16%5%561
Don't know59%12%2%19%8%114
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.

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