Educational distribution among who do not believe in Heaven by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among who do not believe in Heaven by educational group

% of who do not believe in Heaven who have completed…

Belief in GodHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain35%32%19%14%1,712
Believe in God; fairly certain28%30%22%19%1,615
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain30%25%25%20%962
Do not believe in God27%29%26%18%3,161
Other/don't know if they believe in God25%26%26%23%433
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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