Parent of children under 18 among Mainline Protestants who believe in Heaven by religious denomination (2014) Switch to: Religious denomination among Mainline Protestants who believe in Heaven by parental status

% of Mainline Protestants who believe in Heaven who are…

Religious denominationParentsNon-parentsSample size
American Baptist Churches USA31%69%421
Episcopal Church22%78%327
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)25%75%539
Interdenominational (Mainline Trad.)34%66%105
Presbyterian Church (USA)20%80%330
United Church of Christ23%77%155
United Methodist Church24%76%1,368
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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