Religious tradition among who believe in Hell by views about homosexuality (2014) Switch to: Views about homosexuality among who believe in Hell by religious group

% of who believe in Hell who are…

Views about homosexualityBuddhistCatholicEvangelical ProtestantHinduHistorically Black ProtestantJehovah's WitnessJewishMainline ProtestantMormonMuslimOrthodox ChristianOther ChristianOther FaithsOther World ReligionsUnaffiliated (religious "nones")Don't knowSample size
Should be accepted1%29%23%< 1%9%< 1%1%18%1%1%1%< 1%1%< 1%15%< 1%9,371
Should be discouraged< 1%15%51%< 1%10%< 1%1%12%3%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%< 1%6%< 1%8,303
Neither/both equally< 1%20%37%< 1%12%< 1%1%18%1%1%< 1%< 1%1%< 1%7%< 1%821
Don't know< 1%25%37%< 1%8%< 1%< 1%13%1%1%1%< 1%2%< 1%11%1%672
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