Poll: 35 percent of Czechs believe in God

Some 35 percent of Czechs believe in God, which is a two-percent increase on the previous year, suggest a new poll carried out by the STEM agency. In 1995, when the agency carried out first such poll, some 39 percent of those who took part said they believed in God. According to the survey, some 34 percent of people said they were planning to visit a church during Christmas. However, onl about one tenth of the believers go to church regularly throughout the year. The survey also suggests that women, older people and people living in Moravia are the most religious social group.

Author: Ruth Fraňková