Educational distribution among adults in the Silent generation by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among adults in the Silent generation by educational group

% of adults in the Silent generation who have completed…

Belief in GodHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain54%26%11%9%4,066
Believe in God; fairly certain51%21%15%13%1,011
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain46%23%15%16%224
Do not believe in God28%23%22%27%434
Other/don't know if they believe in God30%26%19%24%140
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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