Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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I-RELIGION

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

Q32 Which is your present religion, if any? (Recoded for use with online analysis)
  1) Christian
  2) Muslim
  3) Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion
  4) Unaffiliated

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Christian 64.2% 64.2%
Muslim 31.6% 95.8%
Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion 2% 97.8%
Unaffiliated 2.2% 100%
Total N = 24943

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Christian 54.3% 71.5% 70.8% 64.7%
Muslim 39.3% 25.2% 27.4% 31.1%
Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion 3.9% 0.9% 0.5% 2.0%
Unaffiliated 2.5% 2.4% 1.2% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24405


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
Christian 67.2% 64.1% 62.1% 57.5% 58.4% 64.3%
Muslim 30.0% 32.0% 32.1% 37.2% 32.9% 31.6%
Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion 0.8% 1.5% 3.7% 3.0% 5.9% 1.9%
Unaffiliated 2.0% 2.4% 2.2% 2.2% 2.7% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24799


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Christian 62.4% 66.1% 64.2%
Muslim 32.5% 30.8% 31.6%
Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion 2.5% 1.4% 2.0%
Unaffiliated 2.6% 1.7% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
24943


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Christian 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 64.2%
Muslim 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 0.0% 31.6%
Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 0.0% 2.0%
Unaffiliated 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 100.0% 2.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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