Racial and ethnic composition among adults ages 65 and older by belief in God (2014) Switch to: Belief in God among adults ages 65 and older by race/ethnicity

% of adults ages 65 and older who identify as…

Belief in GodWhiteBlackAsianLatinoOther/MixedSample size
Believe in God; absolutely certain80%10%1%6%2%6,178
Believe in God; fairly certain82%4%1%11%1%1,627
Believe in God; not too/not at all certain84%4%4%6%3%364
Believe in God; don't know72%11%1%15%1%128
Do not believe in God91%1%2%4%3%694
Other/don't know if they believe in God90%5%< 1%2%3%222
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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