Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q51C

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

Q51C [WHICH, IF ANY, OF THE FOLLOWING DO YOU BELIEVE IN?] In reincarnation - that people will be reborn in this world again and again?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 37.3% 37.3%
No 52.7% 90%
Don't know 9.4% 99.4%
Refused .6% 100%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Yes 37.6% 38.4% 34.9% 37.4%
No 51.7% 52.7% 55.6% 52.8%
Don't know 10.3% 8.5% 8.5% 9.2%
Refused 0.4% 0.4% 1.0% 0.5%
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 36.7% 36.3% 38.0% 37.9% 43.2% 37.3%
No 53.7% 54.0% 51.4% 51.4% 45.6% 52.8%
Don't know 8.9% 9.2% 9.9% 10.3% 10.6% 9.4%
Refused 0.6% 0.5% 0.7% 0.4% 0.6% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 37.1% 37.6% 37.3%
No 53.1% 52.3% 52.7%
Don't know 9.2% 9.6% 9.4%
Refused 0.6% 0.6% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Yes 39.8% 31.3% 52.3% 37.6% 37.3%
No 51.7% 57.2% 32.4% 40.4% 52.8%
Don't know 8.3% 10.4% 14.3% 22.0% 9.4%
Refused 0.3% 1.2% 1.0% 0.0% 0.6%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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