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

% of Non-Christians who say religion is…

Belief in GodVery importantSomewhat importantNot too importantNot at all importantDon't knowSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain43%31%12%12%2%2,822
Believe in God; fairly certain12%39%32%17%1%2,223
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain6%23%42%28%1%1,098
Do not believe in God2%7%22%68%1%3,149
Other/don't know if they believe in God5%16%32%43%4%648
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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