Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q25

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

Q25 [ASK IF MUSLIMS INCREASING, LOSING OR SAME/NEITHER INFLUENCE] All in all, do you think this is a good thing or a bad thing?
  1) Good thing
  2) Bad thing
  3) Both/neither/depends
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Good thing 64.9% 64.9%
Bad thing 23.5% 88.4%
Both/neither/depends 8% 96.4%
Don't know 3.3% 99.7%
Refused .3% 100%
Total N = 20769

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Good thing 67.8% 62.6% 63.6% 64.8%
Bad thing 21.9% 25.5% 22.8% 23.5%
Both/neither/depends 7.0% 8.2% 9.6% 8.0%
Don't know 3.0% 3.5% 3.3% 3.3%
Refused 0.3% 0.2% 0.7% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
20325


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
Good thing 64.9% 64.1% 64.5% 68.3% 63.7% 64.9%
Bad thing 24.4% 23.8% 22.9% 18.7% 24.3% 23.5%
Both/neither/depends 7.3% 8.6% 8.7% 8.3% 8.2% 8.0%
Don't know 3.0% 3.3% 3.5% 4.2% 3.6% 3.3%
Refused 0.4% 0.2% 0.4% 0.5% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
20674


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Good thing 64.4% 65.5% 64.9%
Bad thing 23.8% 23.1% 23.5%
Both/neither/depends 8.3% 7.7% 8.0%
Don't know 3.2% 3.4% 3.3%
Refused 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
20769


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Good thing 56.2% 81.5% 43.6% 47.8% 65.0%
Bad thing 29.3% 13.2% 24.7% 28.2% 23.4%
Both/neither/depends 9.9% 3.7% 19.3% 21.3% 8.0%
Don't know 4.3% 1.3% 11.8% 2.8% 3.3%
Refused 0.3% 0.3% 0.7% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
20661



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