Half of the British public believe in karma (51%), life on other planets (49%) and fate/ destiny (47%).

When asked about their beliefs, approximately a third of people in the UK also said they believed in ghosts (36%) and life after death (24%).

However, only 16% of people said they believed in astrology (horoscopes).

Women were found to be more likely to believe in astrology, karma, ghosts/spirits, fate/destiny and life after death, while more men believed in life on other planets.

Although, overall, people were the least certain about life on another planet and life after death.

Those that voted UKIP in the 2015 General Election are more likely that voters of any other party to believe in ghosts/spirits (43%).

Fieldwork dates, methodology and a full breakdown of these results can be found here.

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