Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q68J

(Percentages are weighted by WEIGHT; Total Ns reported are unweighted)

Q68J [ASK IF MUSLIM: AND DO YOU…?] give zakat, that is give a set percentage of your wealth to charity or the mosque?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 75.9% 75.9%
No 22.7% 98.6%
Don't know .4% 99%
Refused .9% 99.9%
Total N = 8406

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Yes 75.7% 75.2% 77.8% 75.9%
No 23.4% 23.5% 20.2% 22.9%
Don't know 0.5% 0.4% 0.1% 0.4%
Refused 0.5% 0.9% 1.9% 0.8%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
8129


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
Yes 70.4% 77.6% 78.9% 85.7% 83.9% 75.9%
No 28.1% 21.0% 19.6% 13.9% 15.1% 22.8%
Don't know 0.4% 0.5% 0.3% 0.1% 0.6% 0.4%
Refused 1.1% 0.9% 1.2% 0.2% 0.4% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
8361


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 77.1% 74.7% 75.9%
No 21.5% 24.1% 22.8%
Don't know 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Refused 1.1% 0.7% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
8406


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Yes 0.0% 75.9% 0.0% 0.0% 75.9%
No 0.0% 22.7% 0.0% 0.0% 22.7%
Don't know 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
8406



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