Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q81

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

[ASK IF SPOUSE/PARTNER DOES NOT HAVE SAME RELIGION] And what is your spouse's religion, if any?
  1) Christian
  2) Muslim
  4) Unaffiliated
  5) Other/Don't know/Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Christian 48.7% 48.7%
Muslim 21.1% 69.8%
Unaffiliated 8.2% 78%
Other/Don't know/Refused 22% 100%
Total N = 922

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Christian 48.3% 48.5% 52.6% 49.0%
Muslim 24.1% 18.6% 16.8% 20.9%
Unaffiliated 6.9% 11.2% 2.9% 8.0%
Other/Don't know/Refused 20.7% 21.6% 27.7% 22.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
906


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
Christian 37.0% 51.7% 50.8% 53.6% 72.1% 48.6%
Muslim 29.8% 18.1% 20.0% 15.5% 7.4% 21.1%
Unaffiliated 6.5% 9.1% 10.3% 6.2% 8.8% 8.2%
Other/Don't know/Refused 26.7% 21.1% 19.0% 24.7% 11.8% 22.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
920


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Christian 62.0% 35.0% 48.7%
Muslim 21.1% 21.3% 21.2%
Unaffiliated 2.5% 14.1% 8.2%
Other/Don't know/Refused 14.5% 29.6% 21.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
922


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Christian 38.7% 55.3% 71.3% 73.8% 48.0%
Muslim 22.7% 27.4% 14.9% 8.8% 21.7%
Unaffiliated 12.0% 1.1% 1.1% 6.3% 8.4%
Other/Don't know/Refused 26.6% 16.2% 12.6% 11.3% 22.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
906



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