Czech Republic The Least Religious Country of The Former Eastern Bloc

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According to a Pew Research Center survey, the Czech Republic is the least religious country of the former Eastern bloc's countries.

Only 29% of respondents in the Czech Republic said they believe in God, while in neighboring countries the percentage reaches almost 80%, about 86% in Poland and Ukraine, almost 95% in Moldova and Romania. 

Substantial shares of adults (72%) describe their religious identity as atheist, agnostic or “nothing in particular.”

44% of Czechs believe in the existence of the soul, 68% believe in faith, and 37% in miracles. When it comes to heaven and hell, only a quarter of the country's population and less than 20% believe in hell.

However, despite the high levels of belief in God throughout most of the region, daily prayer is not the norm in Central and Eastern Europe, the study shows.

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