Irreligion in South Africa

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According to the South African National Census of 2001, irreligion accounts for the religious beliefs of 15.1% of people in South Africa.[1]

A 2012 poll indicated that the number of South Africans who consider themselves religious decreased from 83% of the population in 2005 to 64% of the population in 2012.[2]

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  1. ^ "Table: Census 2001 by province, gender, religion recode (derived) and population group.". Census 2001. Archived from the original on November 30, 2006. Retrieved 17 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Fewer religious people in SA - survey". 10 August 2012. Retrieved 17 November 2012. 

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