Views about size of government among who do not believe in Hell by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among who do not believe in Hell by views about size of government

% of who do not believe in Hell who would rather have…

Religious traditionSmaller government; fewer servicesBigger government; more servicesDependsDon't knowSample size
Evangelical Protestant59%36%3%2%957
Hindu42%55%2%< 1%118
Historically Black Protestant28%66%2%5%225
Jehovah's Witness30%52%3%15%215
Mainline Protestant54%38%4%4%2,056
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")47%46%3%3%5,272
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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