Belief in reincarnation among respondents in the United States 2016

This statistic shows the results of a 2016 survey among American teenagers and adults on their belief in reincarnation. During the survey, 19 percent of teenage respondents stated they believe in reincarnation.

Do you believe in reincarnation?

Share of respondents answering "yes"
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Release date

November 2016


United States

Survey time period

July 14 - 27, 2016

Number of respondents


Age group

13 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* 2,463 U.S. adults aged 18+
510 teens aged 13-17.

The source poses the question as follows: "Please indicate for each one if you believe in it, or not. - Reincarnation – that you were once another person."

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