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

% of blacks 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 important92%6%1%1%< 1%< 1%2,568
Somewhat important63%30%4%< 1%1%1%518
Not too important37%36%12%1%12%2%153
Not at all important43%8%13%1%27%8%129
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.

Learn More: Believe in God; absolutely certain, Believe in God; fairly certain