Age distribution by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God by age group

% of adults who are ages…

Belief in God 18-29 30-49 50-64 65+ Sample Size
Sample size = 21,424. Visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire. Sample sizes and margins of error vary from subgroup to subgroup, from year to year and from state to state. You can see the sample size for the estimates in this chart on rollover or in the last column of the table. And visit this table to see approximate margins of error for a group of a given size. Readers should always bear in mind the approximate margin of error for the group they are examining when making comparisons with other groups or assessing the significance of trends over time. For full question wording, see the survey questionnaire.
Believe in God; absolutely certain 18% 34% 29% 20% 21,424
Believe in God; fairly certain 24% 36% 25% 15% 6,674
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 35% 33% 20% 12% 1,794
Believe in God; don't know 14% 22% 26% 38% 260
Do not believe in God 38% 34% 16% 12% 3,372
Other/don't know if they believe in God 29% 34% 22% 16% 821

Learn More: 18-29, 30-49, 50-64, 65+