Belief in God among adults in the South by religious group (2014) Switch to: Religious tradition among adults in the South by belief in God

% of adults in the South who say they…

Religious traditionBelieve 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
Evangelical Protestant89%9%1%< 1%< 1%< 1%4,078
Historically Black Protestant91%7%1%1%< 1%< 1%1,191
Jewish38%30%13%< 1%15%3%229
Mainline Protestant72%21%3%1%1%2%2,174
Mormon84%12%3%< 1%< 1%1%112
Unaffiliated (religious "nones")33%21%11%1%30%5%2,214
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