Religious tradition among college graduates by belief in heaven (2014) Switch to: Belief in Heaven among college graduates by religious group

% of college graduates who are…

Belief in HeavenBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
Believe1%27%29%1%5%< 1%2%20%3%2%1%< 1%1%< 1%8%< 1%5,491
Don't believe2%8%5%2%1%< 1%6%10%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%4%1%59%1%2,551
Other/don't know1%12%24%2%< 1%1%5%19%1%1%1%2%4%< 1%28%2%756
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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