Marital status among who believe in Hell by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among who believe in Hell by marital status

% of who believe in Hell who are…

Religious traditionMarriedLiving with a partnerDivorced/separatedWidowedNever marriedSample size
Evangelical Protestant56%4%14%8%18%6,957
Historically Black Protestant31%5%18%9%37%1,551
Mainline Protestant54%5%13%8%21%3,314
Orthodox Christian51%7%9%4%30%100
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")32%13%13%3%40%1,691
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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