Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q51G

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

Q51G [WHICH, IF ANY, OF THE FOLLOWING DO YOU BELIEVE IN?] In witchcraft?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 43.8% 43.8%
No 51.1% 94.9%
Don't know 4.1% 99%
Refused 1% 100%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Yes 50.0% 41.2% 37.2% 43.9%
No 45.7% 54.3% 56.0% 51.3%
Don't know 3.8% 3.6% 4.8% 3.9%
Refused 0.4% 0.9% 2.0% 0.9%
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 41.7% 43.9% 45.9% 45.9% 50.9% 43.8%
No 53.1% 51.1% 49.2% 48.4% 44.7% 51.1%
Don't know 4.1% 4.2% 3.6% 4.7% 3.5% 4.1%
Refused 1.1% 0.9% 1.3% 1.0% 0.8% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 43.7% 43.9% 43.8%
No 51.3% 50.8% 51.1%
Don't know 4.0% 4.2% 4.1%
Refused 1.0% 1.1% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Yes 43.6% 41.4% 80.0% 51.3% 43.8%
No 52.9% 50.5% 13.8% 43.5% 51.2%
Don't know 3.0% 6.2% 5.1% 4.1% 4.1%
Refused 0.6% 1.9% 1.0% 1.1% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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