Educational distribution among whites by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among whites by educational group

% of whites who have completed…

Belief in GodHigh school or lessSome collegeCollegePost-graduate degreeSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain40%33%17%10%14,962
Believe in God; fairly certain34%32%20%14%4,910
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain31%27%23%18%1,327
Believe in God; don't know45%29%12%14%172
Do not believe in God27%30%26%18%2,739
Other/don't know if they believe in God27%33%23%17%693
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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