Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q6

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

Q6 Now thinking about our economic situation, how would you describe the current economic situation in our country- is it very good, somewhat good, somewhat bad or very bad?
  1) Very good
  2) Somewhat good
  3) Somewhat bad
  4) Very bad
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Very good 12.8% 12.8%
Somewhat good 36.2% 49%
Somewhat bad 25.9% 74.9%
Very bad 23.6% 98.5%
Don't know 1.5% 100%
Refused .1% 100.1%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Very good 11.6% 11.8% 15.6% 12.5%
Somewhat good 36.3% 35.5% 37.6% 36.2%
Somewhat bad 27.6% 25.8% 23.0% 26.0%
Very bad 22.1% 25.7% 22.9% 23.8%
Don't know 2.1% 1.1% 0.8% 1.5%
Refused 0.2% 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
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
Very good 13.1% 12.2% 12.7% 12.2% 13.5% 12.8%
Somewhat good 37.0% 35.9% 36.7% 34.4% 31.9% 36.2%
Somewhat bad 25.6% 26.4% 25.4% 27.2% 24.9% 25.9%
Very bad 23.0% 23.7% 23.6% 24.7% 26.0% 23.6%
Don't know 1.2% 1.5% 1.4% 1.4% 3.4% 1.4%
Refused 0.1% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0% 0.2% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Very good 12.8% 12.8% 12.8%
Somewhat good 36.2% 36.2% 36.2%
Somewhat bad 25.8% 26.0% 25.9%
Very bad 23.9% 23.2% 23.6%
Don't know 1.2% 1.8% 1.5%
Refused 0.2% 0.1% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Very good 11.1% 16.7% 11.8% 6.8% 12.8%
Somewhat good 35.6% 37.3% 36.6% 39.9% 36.3%
Somewhat bad 26.5% 24.3% 24.6% 28.7% 25.8%
Very bad 25.2% 20.2% 23.4% 21.6% 23.5%
Don't know 1.4% 1.3% 3.3% 3.0% 1.5%
Refused 0.1% 0.2% 0.4% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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