Spirit and Power: Survey of Pentecostals in South Africa

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HELL

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

Which, if any, of the following do you believe in? Do you believe in Hell?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 62.9% 62.9%
No 30.4% 93.3%
Don't know 6.5% 99.8%
Refused .2% 100.0%
Total N = 1137

Variable Comparisons

Age (I-AGE)

18 - 24 25 - 29 30 - 39 40 - 49 50 - 59 60 or more TOTAL
Yes 60.6% 61.3% 65.4% 56.1% 70.2% 65.3% 62.8%
No 33.3% 28.3% 29.8% 38.9% 24.0% 24.2% 30.5%
Don't know 6.1% 10.4% 4.9% 4.5% 5.8% 10.5% 6.5%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1135


Education (I-EDUC)

Primary school or less Incom. secondary: tech/voc Comp. secondary: tech/voc Incomp/ Comp. secondary: univ-prep Some university or univ. degree TOTAL
Yes 61.5% 55.3% 69.7% 64.0% 72.9% 63.1%
No 30.3% 37.7% 24.6% 31.5% 19.8% 30.4%
Don't know 8.2% 7.0% 5.6% 4.5% 6.3% 6.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1135


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 60.8% 64.9% 62.8%
No 33.1% 27.7% 30.5%
Don't know 5.6% 7.4% 6.5%
Refused 0.5% 0.0% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
1137


Race (I-RACE)

White Black or "Coloured" Asian TOTAL
Yes 74.5% 58.9% 75.6% 62.9%
No 19.3% 34.1% 22.0% 30.5%
Don't know 5.0% 7.0% 2.4% 6.4%
Refused 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1137


Region (I-REGION)

Cape Town Durban or Pietermaritzburg East London or Port Elizabeth Johannesburg Pretoria TOTAL
Yes 67.1% 56.4% 72.0% 62.7% 66.3% 63.8%
No 30.8% 32.9% 22.0% 30.1% 29.3% 29.8%
Don't know 1.4% 10.7% 6.1% 7.2% 4.3% 6.3%
Refused 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1096


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Single most important thing Very important Somewhat important Not too imp. or not at all imp. TOTAL
Yes 69.2% 68.0% 47.4% 32.0% 63.1%
No 28.4% 26.1% 41.2% 52.0% 30.4%
Don't know 2.4% 5.7% 11.4% 16.0% 6.4%
Refused 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
1128



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