Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q50

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

Q50 [ASK IF BELIEVE IN GOD] And do you believe that there is only one God, or is there more than one god?
  1) One God
  2) More than one god
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
One God 97.6% 97.6%
More than one god 1.8% 99.4%
Don't know .5% 99.9%
Refused .1% 100%
Total N = 24373

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
One God 96.9% 98.0% 98.3% 97.6%
More than one god 2.4% 1.6% 1.3% 1.8%
Don't know 0.6% 0.4% 0.4% 0.4%
Refused 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
23900


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
One God 97.8% 97.7% 96.7% 97.9% 97.3% 97.6%
More than one god 1.6% 1.8% 2.5% 1.6% 2.0% 1.8%
Don't know 0.5% 0.4% 0.6% 0.4% 0.5% 0.5%
Refused 0.1% 0.1% 0.3% 0.1% 0.3% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24234


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
One God 97.4% 97.7% 97.6%
More than one god 1.9% 1.7% 1.8%
Don't know 0.5% 0.4% 0.5%
Refused 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
24373


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
One God 98.0% 98.5% 72.8% 90.2% 97.6%
More than one god 1.5% 1.2% 23.9% 4.0% 1.8%
Don't know 0.4% 0.2% 2.8% 5.1% 0.5%
Refused 0.1% 0.2% 0.5% 0.7% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24269



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