Income distribution among who believe in Hell by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among who believe in Hell by household income

% of who believe in Hell who have a household income of…

Religious traditionLess than $30,000$30,000-$49,999$50,000-$99,999$100,000 or moreSample size
Evangelical Protestant35%23%28%14%6,085
Historically Black Protestant53%22%18%7%1,399
Mainline Protestant32%21%27%20%2,878
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")48%21%21%10%1,493
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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