Generational cohort among who believe in Heaven by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among who believe in Heaven by generational group

% of who believe in Heaven who are…

Religious traditionYounger MillennialOlder MillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilentGreatestSample size
Evangelical Protestant11%13%27%34%14%1%7,309
Historically Black Protestant13%14%30%32%9%1%1,724
Jehovah's Witness13%8%23%33%22%< 1%123
Mainline Protestant11%11%25%35%16%2%4,583
Muslim31%23%29%13%4%< 1%200
Orthodox Christian19%17%35%22%6%< 1%132
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")22%22%30%23%3%< 1%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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