Gender composition among adults in the West by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among adults in the West by gender

% of adults in the West who are…

Belief in GodMenWomenSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain43%57%4,781
Believe in God; fairly certain52%48%1,764
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain59%41%564
Do not believe in God67%33%1,081
Other/don't know if they believe in God61%39%239
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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