April 15, 2010

Sub-Saharan Africa Religion Database

This interactive database allows users to explore public opinion in 19 sub-Saharan African nations on topics ranging from religious beliefs and practices to views on religious extremism and morality.

The findings come from more than 25,000 face-to-face interviews in more than 60 languages or dialects in 19 countries, representing 75% of the total population of sub-Saharan Africa. The data are among the results published in a report by the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life.

Religious Relations › Views of Christians as Honest

Do you associate the term “honest” with Christians?

Select a response option and use the arrows to sort the data alphabetically, by total population, among Christians or among Muslims.

Percent responding “yes”

Country % Total Population % Among Christians % Among Muslims
Botswana
89
89
NA
Cameroon
62
62
65
Chad
84
92
79
Djibouti
51
NA
50
DR Congo
67
73
52
Ethiopia
89
95
74
Ghana
88
89
88
Guinea Bissau
91
95
85
Kenya
81
84
61
Liberia
70
71
68
Mali
91
NA
90
Mozambique
81
84
72
Nigeria
85
93
78
Rwanda
88
91
NA
Senegal
94
NA
94
South Africa
76
79
NA
Tanzania
82
85
80
Uganda
83
86
60
Zambia
84
84
NA

Complete Question Wording: Q29a. Which of these characteristics do you associate with Christians? Do you associate this with Christians or not? Honest.

Note: In countries where there were too few interviews with either Muslims or Christians, that subpopulation was not analyzed. Figures may not add to 100 due to rounding.

Read the survey methodology and the topline questionnaire.