Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q27

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

Q27 [ASK IF PEOPLE NOT RELIGIOUS INCREASING, LOSING, 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 51.5% 51.5%
Bad thing 37.9% 89.4%
Both/neither/depends 7.7% 97.1%
Don't know 2.6% 99.7%
Refused .3% 100%
Total N = 20143

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Good thing 54.7% 50.4% 48.1% 51.5%
Bad thing 34.9% 39.5% 40.6% 38.0%
Both/neither/depends 7.7% 7.3% 8.4% 7.7%
Don't know 2.6% 2.6% 2.3% 2.6%
Refused 0.2% 0.2% 0.6% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
19722


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
Good thing 51.6% 51.1% 49.6% 52.4% 56.4% 51.5%
Bad thing 38.3% 38.1% 39.6% 35.4% 33.9% 37.9%
Both/neither/depends 7.1% 7.9% 8.4% 9.2% 7.3% 7.7%
Don't know 2.8% 2.6% 2.0% 2.5% 2.3% 2.6%
Refused 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 0.5% 0.1% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
20039


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Good thing 51.8% 51.2% 51.5%
Bad thing 37.7% 38.2% 37.9%
Both/neither/depends 7.7% 7.6% 7.7%
Don't know 2.5% 2.6% 2.6%
Refused 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
20143


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Good thing 49.8% 56.9% 38.6% 42.5% 51.5%
Bad thing 40.5% 31.7% 43.6% 43.0% 38.0%
Both/neither/depends 7.2% 7.8% 14.7% 12.3% 7.6%
Don't know 2.3% 3.1% 3.1% 2.2% 2.6%
Refused 0.2% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
20020



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