Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q20C

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

Q20C How much would you say you know about ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religions - a great deal, some, not very much or nothing at all?
  1) A great deal
  2) Some
  3) Not very much
  4) Nothing at all
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
A great deal 10.4% 10.4%
Some 19% 29.4%
Not very much 24.3% 53.7%
Nothing at all 38.8% 92.5%
Don't know 6.7% 99.2%
Refused .7% 99.9%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
A great deal 11.8% 9.4% 9.1% 10.3%
Some 18.2% 20.3% 17.8% 19.0%
Not very much 22.5% 25.1% 27.1% 24.5%
Nothing at all 39.3% 38.4% 39.1% 38.9%
Don't know 7.6% 6.2% 6.1% 6.7%
Refused 0.5% 0.7% 0.8% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24542


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
A great deal 8.2% 10.4% 12.8% 12.8% 17.6% 10.4%
Some 18.3% 19.7% 20.3% 18.6% 19.9% 19.0%
Not very much 24.1% 24.8% 24.9% 23.6% 24.1% 24.4%
Nothing at all 42.0% 37.2% 35.0% 37.8% 31.6% 38.9%
Don't know 6.8% 7.1% 6.2% 6.1% 6.1% 6.7%
Refused 0.6% 0.7% 0.8% 1.0% 0.6% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
A great deal 11.7% 9.1% 10.4%
Some 19.8% 18.2% 19.0%
Not very much 24.7% 23.9% 24.3%
Nothing at all 37.2% 40.5% 38.8%
Don't know 6.0% 7.5% 6.7%
Refused 0.6% 0.8% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
A great deal 9.6% 7.0% 80.5% 17.9% 10.3%
Some 20.8% 15.0% 10.4% 29.8% 19.0%
Not very much 26.1% 21.9% 3.9% 25.8% 24.3%
Nothing at all 36.2% 47.9% 2.6% 21.4% 38.9%
Don't know 6.9% 6.9% 2.4% 4.8% 6.7%
Refused 0.4% 1.4% 0.2% 0.4% 0.7%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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