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


  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

    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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