Belief in God by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition by belief in God

% of adults who say they…

Religious tradition Believe in God; absolutely certain Believe in God; fairly certain Believe in God; not too/not at all certain Believe in God; don't know Do not believe in God Other/don't know if they believe in God Sample Size
Sample size = 264. 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.
Buddhist 29% 29% 10% 1% 27% 4% 264
Catholic 64% 27% 5% 1% 2% 1% 7,202
Evangelical Protestant 88% 10% 1% < 1% < 1% < 1% 8,593
Hindu 41% 34% 13% 1% 10% 2% 199
Historically Black Protestant 89% 9% 1% 1% < 1% < 1% 1,916
Jehovah's Witness 90% 8% 1% < 1% < 1% 1% 245
Jewish 37% 27% 14% 1% 17% 4% 847
Mainline Protestant 66% 25% 4% 1% 2% 1% 6,083
Mormon 86% 11% 2% < 1% < 1% 1% 664
Muslim 84% 12% 3% < 1% 1% < 1% 237
Orthodox Christian 61% 29% 7% < 1% 3% 1% 186
Unaffiliated (religious "nones") 27% 22% 11% 1% 33% 6% 7,556

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