Four in 10 Americans Believe in Strict Biblical Creationism

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Gallup confirms the four in 10 Americans believe in strict creationism, that God created humans in present form within the last 10,000 years. A majority (52%) of self-identified Republicans believe in Creationism, versus 34% of Independents and Democrats.

The less educated are more inclined to believe in Creationism, a historical trend. 47% of high school or less educated Americans believe in Creationism versus 22% of postgraduates. Read on at Gallup.

The Gallup survey doesn’t break down graphs by gender, but significantly more women than men believe in Creationism.