Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Survey, 2010

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Q51A

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

Q51A [WHICH, IF ANY, OF THE FOLLOWING DO YOU BELIEVE IN?] In Heaven, where people how have led good lives are eternally rewarded?
  1) Yes
  2) No
  8) Don't know
  9) Refused

Category Percentage Cumulative Percentage
Yes 91.6% 91.6%
No 5.8% 97.4%
Don't know 2.3% 99.7%
Refused .2% 99.9%
Total N = 25091

Variable Comparisons

Education (I-EDUC)

Completed primary or less Some secondary/Completed secondary Post-secondary and up TOTAL
Yes 91.2% 91.9% 92.7% 91.8%
No 6.1% 5.7% 5.3% 5.8%
Don't know 2.5% 2.2% 1.7% 2.2%
Refused 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
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 91.8% 91.9% 90.3% 92.1% 92.0% 91.6%
No 5.7% 5.7% 7.0% 5.2% 4.8% 5.8%
Don't know 2.3% 2.2% 2.5% 2.3% 2.9% 2.3%
Refused 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24945


Gender (I-GENDER)

Male Female TOTAL
Yes 90.8% 92.5% 91.6%
No 6.5% 5.2% 5.8%
Don't know 2.5% 2.1% 2.3%
Refused 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0%
25091


Religion (I-RELIGION)

Christian Muslim Ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religion Unaffiliated TOTAL
Yes 93.2% 93.5% 58.9% 56.8% 91.9%
No 4.8% 4.4% 28.0% 30.4% 5.7%
Don't know 1.8% 1.9% 11.2% 12.5% 2.2%
Refused 0.2% 0.2% 1.8% 0.2% 0.2%
TOTAL 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
24943



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