More than 9 in 10 Americans still say they believe in God, a new poll shows.
While belief in God remains strong in the U.S., the Gallup poll also found that nonbelief has risen from one percent in 1944 to seven percent today.
And the percentage of Americans who affirm their belief in God has decreased slightly from 96 percent in 1944 to 92 percent today.
The survey, released Friday, was conducted May 5-8 among more than 1,000 adults.
Notably, those least likely to believe in God are 18- to 29-year-olds. Only 84 percent agreed that they believe in God compared to 94 percent of older Americans.
Liberals, Americans from the East, and those with postgraduate education were also found to be less likely to believe in God, though a majority (more than eight in 10) still do.
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