Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q52

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

Q52 [ASK IF MUSLIM] Aside from your local imam or sheik, who do you trust the most to offer you guidance as a Muslim - national religious leaders in our country, or international religious leaders from outside our country?
  1) National religious leaders in our country
  2) International religious leaders from outside our country
  3) Both equally
  4) Neither/other
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
National religious leaders in our country 64.8% 64.8%
International religious leaders from outside our country 11.1% 75.9%
Both equally 18.7% 94.6%
Neither/other 2.3% 96.9%
Don't know 2.1% 99%
Refused 1% 100%
Total N = 8406

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
National religious leaders in our country 65.5% 63.5% 63.4% 64.5%
International religious leaders from outside our country 10.3% 12.1% 11.9% 11.2%
Both equally 19.8% 19.2% 16.5% 19.1%
Neither/other 1.9% 2.8% 2.7% 2.3%
Don't know 2.1% 1.6% 3.0% 2.1%
Refused 0.5% 0.8% 2.4% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
8129


Age (I-AGE)

Age 18-29 30-39 40-49 50-59 Age 60 or over TOTAL
National religious leaders in our country 64.1% 64.3% 63.1% 67.3% 71.4% 64.8%
International religious leaders from outside our country 11.5% 11.4% 12.2% 10.3% 6.7% 11.2%
Both equally 18.8% 18.6% 19.5% 18.4% 16.8% 18.7%
Neither/other 2.6% 2.5% 1.7% 2.1% 1.9% 2.3%
Don't know 2.0% 2.5% 2.2% 1.3% 2.2% 2.1%
Refused 1.0% 0.8% 1.4% 0.6% 1.1% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
8361


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
National religious leaders in our country 63.9% 65.8% 64.8%
International religious leaders from outside our country 11.0% 11.3% 11.1%
Both equally 19.7% 17.7% 18.7%
Neither/other 2.5% 2.1% 2.3%
Don't know 1.9% 2.4% 2.1%
Refused 1.2% 0.7% 0.9%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
8406


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
National religious leaders in our country 0.0% 64.8% 0.0% 0.0% 64.8%
International religious leaders from outside our country 0.0% 11.1% 0.0% 0.0% 11.1%
Both equally 0.0% 18.7% 0.0% 0.0% 18.7%
Neither/other 0.0% 2.3% 0.0% 0.0% 2.3%
Don't know 0.0% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1%
Refused 0.0% 1.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
8406



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