Age distribution among who believe in Heaven by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among who believe in Heaven by age group

% of who believe in Heaven who are ages…

Religious tradition18-2930-4950-6465+Sample size
Evangelical Protestant18%33%29%20%7,309
Historically Black Protestant21%36%28%15%1,724
Jehovah's Witness16%28%30%26%123
Mainline Protestant17%30%28%25%4,583
Orthodox Christian26%45%19%10%132
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")35%38%21%6%2,388
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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