Gender composition by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God by gender

% of adults who are…

Belief in God Men Women Sample Size
Sample size = 21,904. 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 44% 56% 21,904
Believe in God; fairly certain 52% 48% 6,792
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 60% 40% 1,819
Believe in God; don't know 50% 50% 274
Do not believe in God 65% 35% 3,414
Other/don't know if they believe in God 61% 39% 868

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