Region by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God by region

% of adults who are in…

Belief in God Northeast South Midwest West 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 16% 42% 22% 21% 21,904
Believe in God; fairly certain 21% 31% 23% 26% 6,792
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain 23% 26% 19% 31% 1,819
Believe in God; don't know 23% 31% 18% 29% 274
Do not believe in God 24% 27% 20% 29% 3,414
Other/don't know if they believe in God 24% 29% 21% 26% 868

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