Belief in God among Christians by importance of religion (2014) Switch to: Importance of religion in one's life among Christians by belief in God

% of Christians who say they…

Importance of religion in one's lifeBelieve in God; absolutely certainBelieve in God; fairly certainBelieve in God; not too/not at all certainBelieve in God; don't knowDo not believe in GodOther/don't know if they believe in GodSample size
Very important89%9%1%1%< 1%< 1%17,053
Somewhat important55%37%5%1%1%1%6,016
Not too important25%44%18%1%6%5%1,426
Not at all important37%19%20%1%20%4%410
Don't know67%18%1%10%< 1%4%143
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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