Skip to comments.Atheism & Belief in God: Countries Get Ranked
Posted on 04/29/2012 9:57:20 AM PDT by ruralvoter
The new study is based on data collected as part of the General Social Survey by researchers at the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago.
The researchers looked at data from 30 countries where surveys, taken at two or more time points between 1991 and 2008, asked residents about their belief in God. Participants answered three main "belief" questions, including their level of belief (from strong to atheistic), their changing beliefs over their lifetime and their attitude toward the notion that God is concerned with their personal lives.
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Japan is largely Buddhist so it is not a big surprise that it leads as the country with the lowest certainty in God’s existence but also has a low percent of atheists. What is more interesting is the impact of communism on belief. Striking.
Less than striking. Former WARPAC countries are not too much different to EuroNATO oners.
US believe in God: approx 60%
US atheist: approx 3%
Much like gays (3% of population based on last census), the atheist are promoted as if half the population in America are atheist by the media/entertainment types.
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