Belief in Hell among adults ages 65 and older by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults ages 65 and older by belief in hell

% of adults ages 65 and older who …in hell

Religious traditionBelieveDon't believeOther/don't knowSample size
Evangelical Protestant80%11%8%2,399
Historically Black Protestant78%11%10%401
Mainline Protestant50%36%14%2,272
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")14%76%10%1,225
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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