Educational distribution among Catholics by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among Catholics by educational group

% of Catholics who have completed…

Belief in GodHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain44%29%17%10%4,750
Believe in God; fairly certain52%23%16%9%1,842
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain51%22%14%13%308
Do not believe in God38%25%27%10%112
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.

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