Religious tradition among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by belief in hell (2014) Switch to: Belief in Hell among adults who believe in God with absolute certainty by religious group

% of adults who believe in God with absolute certainty who are…

Belief in HellBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
Believe< 1%20%41%< 1%11%< 1%1%15%2%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%7%< 1%15,458
Don't believe1%25%16%1%4%5%2%17%3%1%< 1%1%3%1%19%1%4,636
Other/don't know< 1%21%32%1%7%1%1%20%2%1%1%1%1%< 1%11%1%1,810
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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