World: Religiosity (III) – Belief in Life after Death

From World Values Survey: “Do you believe in Life afte Death?”. The number depicted in the graph below is the percentage of people say yes.

 
OECD and Europe countries.

81.1% of American believes that there is life after death, followed by Ireland (79.7%), Iceland (78.2%). On the other hand, most of the people in ex-communist country like Hungary and Czech Rep. do not believe there is such thing. Only 32.8% Hungarian and 35.9% of Czech people believe in it.

Asia countries’ survey result here:

Countries with the predominantly Muslim have almost all the people belief in Life after death, e.g. Egypt, Indonesia, and Saudi Arabia. Viet Nam, on the other hand, being a communist country, has least number of people believe in life after death. Only 16 out of 100 people professed they believe in it.

Source: World Values Survey

4 Comments

  1. AL said,

    May 27, 2007 at 1:32 am

    Seems to me you are struggling with religion! There is a lot of interesting material on this subject on the web.

  2. micpohling said,

    May 27, 2007 at 4:07 am

    haha Al, may be the simpler explaination would be that I have these interesting data and I am curious to know 😛

  3. marianne said,

    June 18, 2007 at 7:36 am

    this site is the right page to look 4 the question we had for our studies
    WHY DID THE EGYPTAIN BELIVE IN EGYPT IN LIFE?THANKS ALOT FOR YOUR HELP

    BY Marianne Kiufutuna Latu!!!

  4. mich said,

    June 18, 2007 at 8:02 am

    Hi Marianne, if you are interested in looking for spirituality question, World Values Survey (a free site) provide more questionare. You might be interested to look up there.


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