Religious tradition among who believe in Heaven by race/ethnicity (2014) Switch to: Racial and ethnic composition among who believe in Heaven by religious group

% of who believe in Heaven who are…

Racial and ethnic compositionBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
White< 1%23%36%< 1%< 1%< 1%1%22%3%1%1%< 1%1%< 1%11%< 1%16,765
Black< 1%5%14%< 1%58%1%< 1%4%< 1%2%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%14%< 1%2,875
Asian8%24%18%13%< 1%< 1%1%7%1%10%1%< 1%< 1%3%13%1%548
Latino< 1%53%24%< 1%2%1%< 1%6%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%12%< 1%2,806
Other/Mixed1%12%43%< 1%2%1%1%16%3%1%< 1%1%2%1%16%1%1,035
Note: Whites, blacks, Asians and those in the other/mixed category include only those who are not Latinos. Latinos include people of all races.

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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