Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q47

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

Q47 On a different topic, do you believe in God?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  3) Other
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 97.2% 97.2%
No 1.7% 98.9%
Other .3% 99.2%
Don't know .4% 99.6%
Refused .3% 99.9%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Yes 96.7% 97.8% 97.9% 97.4%
No 2.3% 1.4% 1.4% 1.7%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.2% 0.3%
Don't know 0.4% 0.3% 0.3% 0.3%
Refused 0.2% 0.3% 0.1% 0.2%
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
Yes 97.5% 97.1% 97.1% 97.1% 96.3% 97.2%
No 1.5% 1.8% 1.8% 2.0% 2.6% 1.7%
Other 0.3% 0.4% 0.4% 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%
Don't know 0.3% 0.5% 0.4% 0.4% 0.2% 0.4%
Refused 0.5% 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 96.8% 97.7% 97.2%
No 2.1% 1.4% 1.7%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
Don't know 0.4% 0.3% 0.4%
Refused 0.4% 0.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Yes 98.4% 97.6% 80.0% 79.2% 97.4%
No 0.9% 1.6% 11.2% 14.9% 1.6%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 5.3% 2.4% 0.3%
Don't know 0.3% 0.3% 1.4% 2.2% 0.4%
Refused 0.3% 0.2% 2.0% 1.3% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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