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RELIGIONS OF DIFFERENT COUNTRIES
 
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Definition: This entry includes a rank ordering of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population.
1. Luxembourg 87% Roman Catholic, 13% Protestants, Jews, and Muslims (2000)
2. Armenia Armenian Apostolic 94%, other Christian 4%, Yezidi (Zoroastrian/animist) 2%
3. Bulgaria Bulgarian Orthodox 82.6%, Muslim 12.2%, Roman Catholic 1.7%, Jewish 0.1%, Protestant, Gregorian-Armenian, and other 3.4% (1998)
4. Georgia Georgian Orthodox 65%, Muslim 11%, Russian Orthodox 10%, Armenian Apostolic 8%, unknown 6%
5. Cyprus Greek Orthodox 78%, Muslim 18%, Maronite, Armenian Apostolic, and other 4%
6. Greece Greek Orthodox 98%, Muslim 1.3%, other 0.7%
7. Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonian Orthodox 70%, Muslim 29%, other 1%
8. Saint Helena Anglican (majority), Baptist, Seventh-Day Adventist, Roman Catholic
9. New Zealand Anglican 24%, Presbyterian 18%, Roman Catholic 15%, Methodist 5%, Baptist 2%, other Protestant 3%, unspecified or none 33% (1986)
10. Australia Anglican 26.1%, Roman Catholic 26%, other Christian 24.3%, non-Christian 11%, other 12.6%
11. Norfolk Island Anglican 37.4%, Uniting Church in Australia 14.5%, Roman Catholic 11.5%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3.1%, none 12.2%, unknown 17.4%, other 3.9% (1996)
12. Anguilla Anglican 40%, Methodist 33%, Seventh-Day Adventist 7%, Baptist 5%, Roman Catholic 3%, other 12%
13. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Anglican 47%, Methodist 28%, Roman Catholic 13%, Hindu Seventh-Day Adventist, other Protestant
14. Man, Isle of Anglican, Roman Catholic, Methodist, Baptist, Presbyterian, Society of Friends
15. Guernsey Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Baptist, Congregational, Methodist
16. Jersey Anglican, Roman Catholic, Baptist, Congregational New Church, Methodist, Presbyterian
17. Montserrat Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic, Pentecostal, Seventh-Day Adventist, other Christian denominations
18. Saint Kitts and Nevis Anglican, other Protestant, Roman Catholic
19. Christmas Island Buddhist 36%, Muslim 25%, Christian 18%, other 21% (1997)
20. Macau Buddhist 50%, Roman Catholic 15%, none and other 35% (1997 est.)
21. Laos Buddhist 60%, animist and other 40% (including various Christian denominations 1.5%)
22. Burma Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, animist 1%, other 2%
23. Mongolia Buddhist Lamaist 50%, none 40%, Shamanist and Christian 6%, Muslim 4% (2004)
24. Holy See (Vatican City) Roman Catholic
25. San Marino Roman Catholic
26. French Guiana Roman Catholic
27. Cape Verde Roman Catholic (infused with indigenous beliefs); Protestant (mostly Church of the Nazarene)
28. Brazil Roman Catholic (nominal) 80%
29. Andorra Roman Catholic (predominant)
30. Lithuania Roman Catholic (primarily), Lutheran, Russian Orthodox, Protestant, Evangelical Christian Baptist, Muslim, Jewish
31. Papua New Guinea Roman Catholic 22%, Lutheran 16%, Presbyterian/Methodist/London Missionary Society 8%, Anglican 5%, Evangelical Alliance 4%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1%, other Protestant 10%, indigenous beliefs 34%
32. Netherlands Roman Catholic 31%, Protestant 21%, Muslim 4.4%, other 3.6%, unaffiliated 40% (1998)
33. Czech Republic Roman Catholic 39.2%, Protestant 4.6%, Orthodox 3%, other 13.4%, atheist 39.8%
34. Canada Roman Catholic 46%, Protestant 36%, other 18% (based on the 1991 census)
35. Belize Roman Catholic 49.6%, Protestant 27% (Anglican 5.3%, Methodist 3.5%, Mennonite 4.1%, Seventh-Day Adventist 5.2%, Pentecostal 7.4%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.5%), none 9.4%, other 14% (2000)
36. Congo, Democratic Republic of the Roman Catholic 50%, Protestant 20%, Kimbanguist 10%, Muslim 10%, other syncretic sects and indigenous beliefs 10%
37. Micronesia, Federated States of Roman Catholic 50%, Protestant 47%
38. Kiribati Roman Catholic 52%, Protestant (Congregational) 40%, some Seventh-Day Adventist, Muslim, Baha'i, Latter-day Saints, and Church of God (1999)
39. Grenada Roman Catholic 53%, Anglican 13.8%, other Protestant 33.2%
40. Rwanda Roman Catholic 56.5%, Protestant 26%, Adventist 11.1%, Muslim 4.6%, indigenous beliefs 0.1%, none 1.7% (2001)
41. New Caledonia Roman Catholic 60%, Protestant 30%, other 10%
42. Hungary Roman Catholic 67.5%, Calvinist 20%, Lutheran 5%, atheist and other 7.5%
43. Austria Roman Catholic 73.6%, Protestant 4.7%, Muslim 4.2%, other 0.1%, none 17.4%
44. Belgium Roman Catholic 75%, Protestant or other 25%
45. Liechtenstein Roman Catholic 76.2%, Protestant 7%, unknown 10.6%, other 6.2% (June 2002)
46. Costa Rica Roman Catholic 76.3%, Evangelical 13.7%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.3%, other Protestant 0.7%, other 4.8%, none 3.2%
47. Gibraltar Roman Catholic 76.9%, Church of England 6.9%, Muslim 6.9%, Jewish 2.3%, none or other 7% (1991)
48. Dominica Roman Catholic 77%, Protestant 15% (Methodist 5%, Pentecostal 3%, Seventh-Day Adventist 3%, Baptist 2%, other 2%), none 2%, other 6%
49. Haiti Roman Catholic 80%, Protestant 16% (Baptist 10%, Pentecostal 4%, Adventist 1%, other 1%), none 1%, other 3% (1982) (roughly half of the population practices Voodoo)
50. Aruba Roman Catholic 82%, Protestant 8%, Hindu, Muslim, Confucian, Jewish
51. El Salvador Roman Catholic 83% (there is extensive activity by Protestant groups throughout the country; by the end of 1992, there were an estimated 1 million Protestant evangelicals in El Salvador)
52. Philippines Roman Catholic 83%, Protestant 9%, Muslim 5%, Buddhist and other 3%
53. France Roman Catholic 83%-88%, Protestant 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim 5%-10%, unaffiliated 4%
54. Nicaragua Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant
55. Martinique Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant 10.5%, Muslim 0.5%, Hindu 0.5%, other 3.5% (1997)
56. Panama Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant 15%
57. Puerto Rico Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant and other 15%
58. Guam Roman Catholic 85%, other 15% (1999 est.)
59. Reunion Roman Catholic 86%, Hindu, Muslim, Buddhist (1995)
60. Croatia Roman Catholic 87.8%, Orthodox 4.4%, Muslim 1.3%, Protestant 0.3%, others and unknown 6.2% (2001)
61. Chile Roman Catholic 89%, Protestant 11%, Jewish negligible
62. Colombia Roman Catholic 90%
63. Monaco Roman Catholic 90%
64. Peru Roman Catholic 90%
65. Saint Lucia Roman Catholic 90%, Anglican 3%, other Protestant 7%
66. East Timor Roman Catholic 90%, Muslim 4%, Protestant 3%, Hindu 0.5%, Buddhist, Animist (1992 est.)
67. Paraguay Roman Catholic 90%, Mennonite, and other Protestant
68. Ireland Roman Catholic 91.6%, Church of Ireland 2.5%, other 5.9% (1998)
69. Portugal Roman Catholic 94%, Protestant (1995)
70. Ecuador Roman Catholic 95%
71. Dominican Republic Roman Catholic 95%
72. Poland Roman Catholic 95% (about 75% practicing), Eastern Orthodox, Protestant, and other 5%
73. Guadeloupe Roman Catholic 95%, Hindu and pagan African 4%, Protestant 1%
74. Bolivia Roman Catholic 95%, Protestant (Evangelical Methodist)
75. Honduras Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant minority
76. Malta Roman Catholic 98%
77. Saint Pierre and Miquelon Roman Catholic 99%
78. Netherlands Antilles Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Seventh-Day Adventist
79. Guatemala Roman Catholic, Protestant, indigenous Mayan beliefs
80. Northern Mariana Islands Christian (Roman Catholic majority, although traditional beliefs and taboos may still be found)
81. Palau Christian (Roman Catholics 49%, Seventh-Day Adventists, Jehovah's Witnesses, the Assembly of God, the Liebenzell Mission, and Latter-Day Saints), Modekngei religion (one-third of the population observes this religion, which is indigenous to Palau)
82. Cook Islands Christian (majority of populace are members of the Cook Islands Christian Church)
83. Marshall Islands Christian (mostly Protestant)
84. Nauru Christian (two-thirds Protestant, one-third Roman Catholic)
85. Cote d'Ivoire Christian 20-30%, Muslim 35-40%, indigenous 25-40% (2001) (the majority of foreigners (migratory workers) are Muslim (70%) and Christian (20%))
86. Congo, Christian 50%, animist 48%, Muslim 2%
87. Guyana Christian 50%, Hindu 35%, Muslim 10%, other 5%
88. Fiji Christian 52% (Methodist 37%, Roman Catholic 9%), Hindu 38%, Muslim 8%, other 2% (Fijians are mainly Christian, Indians are Hindu, and there is a Muslim minority (1986))
89. Gabon Christian 55%-75%, animist, Muslim less than 1%
90. Ghana Christian 63%, Muslim 16%, indigenous beliefs 21%
91. Burundi Christian 67% (Roman Catholic 62%, Protestant 5%), indigenous beliefs 23%, Muslim 10%
92. Sao Tome and Principe Christian 80% (Roman Catholic, Evangelical Protestant, Seventh-Day Adventist)
93. Namibia Christian 80% to 90% (Lutheran 50% at least), indigenous beliefs 10% to 20%
94. Lesotho Christian 80%, indigenous beliefs 20%
95. Samoa Christian 99.7% (about one-half of population associated with the London Missionary Society; includes Congregational, Roman Catholic, Methodist, Latter-Day Saints, Seventh-Day Adventist)
96. American Samoa Christian Congregationalist 50%, Roman Catholic 20%, Protestant and other 30%
97. Antigua and Barbuda Christian, (predominantly Anglican with other Protestant, and some Roman Catholic)
98. Romania Eastern Orthodox (including all sub-denominations) 87%, Protestant 6.8%, Catholic 5.6%, other (mostly Muslim) 0.4%, unaffiliated 0.2% (2002)
99. Belarus Eastern Orthodox 80%, other (including Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, and Muslim) 20% (1997 est.)
100. Moldova Eastern Orthodox 98%, Jewish 1.5%, Baptist and other 0.5% (2000)
101. Greenland Evangelical Lutheran
102. Faroe Islands Evangelical Lutheran
103. Norway Evangelical Lutheran 86% (state church), other Protestant and Roman Catholic 3%, other 1%, none and unknown 10% (1997)
104. Iceland Evangelical Lutheran 87.1%, other Protestant 4.1%, Roman Catholic 1.7%, other 7.1% (2002)
105. Finland Evangelical Lutheran 89%, Russian Orthodox 1%, none 9%, other 1%
106. Denmark Evangelical Lutheran 95%, other Protestant and Roman Catholic 3%, Muslim 2%
107. Estonia Evangelical Lutheran, Russian Orthodox, Estonian Orthodox, Baptist, Methodist, Seventh-Day Adventist, Roman Catholic, Pentecostal, Word of Life, Jewish
108. Mauritius Hindu 52%, Christian 28.3% (Roman Catholic 26%, Protestant 2.3%), Muslim 16.6%, other 3.1%
109. India Hindu 81.3%, Muslim 12%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other groups including Buddhist, Jain, Parsi 2.5% (2000)
110. Egypt Muslim (mostly Sunni) 94%, Coptic Christian and other 6%
111. Brunei Muslim (official) 67%, Buddhist 13%, Christian 10%, indigenous beliefs and other 10%
112. Gaza Strip Muslim (predominantly Sunni) 98.7%, Christian 0.7%, Jewish 0.6%
113. Mauritania Muslim 100%
114. Saudi Arabia Muslim 100%
115. Bosnia and Herzegovina Muslim 40%, Orthodox 31%, Roman Catholic 15%, other 14%
116. Ethiopia Muslim 45%-50%, Ethiopian Orthodox 35%-40%, animist 12%, other 3%-8%
117. Kazakhstan Muslim 47%, Russian Orthodox 44%, Protestant 2%, other 7%
118. Nigeria Muslim 50%, Christian 40%, indigenous beliefs 10%
119. Chad Muslim 51%, Christian 35%, animist 7%, other 7%
120. Lebanon Muslim 59.7% (Shi'a, Sunni, Druze, Isma'ilite, Alawite or Nusayri), Christian 39% (Maronite Catholic, Melkite Catholic, Armenian Orthodox, Syrian Catholic, Armenian Catholic, Roman Catholic, Protestant), other 1.3% (seventeen religious sects recognized)
121. Albania Muslim 70%, Albanian Orthodox 20%, Roman Catholic 10% (percentages are estimates; there are no available current statistics on religious affiliation; all mosques and churches were closed in 1967 and religious observances prohibited; in November 1990, Albania began allowing private religious practice)
122. Kyrgyzstan Muslim 75%, Russian Orthodox 20%, other 5%
123. Niger Muslim 80%, remainder indigenous beliefs and Christian
124. Bangladesh Muslim 83%, Hindu 16%, other 1% (1998)
125. Kuwait Muslim 85% (Sunni 70%, Shi'a 30%), Christian, Hindu, Parsi, and other 15%
126. Guinea Muslim 85%, Christian 8%, indigenous beliefs 7%
127. Indonesia Muslim 88%, Protestant 5%, Roman Catholic 3%, Hindu 2%, Buddhist 1%, other 1% (1998)
128. Gambia, The Muslim 90%, Christian 9%, indigenous beliefs 1%
129. Mali Muslim 90%, indigenous beliefs 9%, Christian 1%
130. Azerbaijan Muslim 93.4%, Russian Orthodox 2.5%, Armenian Orthodox 2.3%, other 1.8% (1995 est.) (religious affiliation is still nominal in Azerbaijan; percentages for actual practicing adherents are much lower)
131. Djibouti Muslim 94%, Christian 6%
132. Senegal Muslim 94%, indigenous beliefs 1%, Christian 5% (mostly Roman Catholic)
133. Qatar Muslim 95%
134. Pakistan Muslim 97% (Sunni 77%, Shi'a 20%), Christian, Hindu, and other 3%
135. Iraq Muslim 97% (Shi'a 60%-65%, Sunni 32%-37%), Christian or other 3%
136. Mayotte Muslim 97%, Christian (mostly Roman Catholic)
137. Morocco Muslim 98.7%, Christian 1.1%, Jewish 0.2%
138. Malaysia Muslim, Buddhist, Daoist, Hindu, Christian, Sikh; note - in addition, Shamanism is practiced in East Malaysia
139. Eritrea Muslim, Coptic Christian, Roman Catholic, Protestant
140. Israel Jewish 80.1%, Muslim 14.6% (mostly Sunni Muslim), Christian 2.1%, other 3.2% (1996 est.)
141. Germany Protestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 3.7%, unaffiliated or other 28.3%
142. Kenya Protestant 45%, Roman Catholic 33%, indigenous beliefs 10%, Muslim 10%, other 2% (a large majority of Kenyans are Christian, but estimates for the percentage of the population that adheres to Islam or indigenous beliefs vary widely)
143. French Polynesia Protestant 54%, Roman Catholic 30%, other 10%, no religion 6%
144. Malawi Protestant 55%, Roman Catholic 20%, Muslim 20%, indigenous beliefs 3%, other 2%
145. Jamaica Protestant 61.3% (Church of God 21.2%, Baptist 8.8%, Anglican 5.5%, Seventh-Day Adventist 9%, Pentecostal 7.6%, Methodist 2.7%, United Church 2.7%, Brethren 1.1%, Jehovah's Witness 1.6%, Moravian 1.1%), Roman Catholic 4%, other including some spiritual cults 34.7%
146. Barbados Protestant 67% (Anglican 40%, Pentecostal 8%, Methodist 7%, other 12%), Roman Catholic 4%, none 17%, other 12%
147. British Virgin Islands Protestant 86% (Methodist 33%, Anglican 17%, Church of God 9%, Seventh-Day Adventist 6%, Baptist 4%, Jehovah's Witnesses 2%, other 15%), Roman Catholic 10%, none 2%, other 2% (1991)
148. Russia Russian Orthodox, Muslim, other
149. Maldives Sunni Muslim
150. Algeria Sunni Muslim (state religion) 99%, Christian and Jewish 1%
151. Cocos (Keeling) Islands Sunni Muslim 80%, other 20% (2002 est.)
152. Afghanistan Sunni Muslim 80%, Shi'a Muslim 19%, other 1%
153. Jordan Sunni Muslim 92%, Christian 6% (majority Greek Orthodox, but some Greek and Roman Catholics, Syrian Orthodox, Coptic Orthodox, Armenian Orthodox, and Protestant denominations), other 2% (several small Shi'a Muslim and Druze populations) (2001 est.)
154. Libya Sunni Muslim 97%
155. Comoros Sunni Muslim 98%, Roman Catholic 2%
156. Bahamas, The Baptist 32%, Anglican 20%, Roman Catholic 19%, Methodist 6%, Church of God 6%, other Protestant 12%, none or unknown 3%, other 2%
157. China Daoist (Taoist), Buddhist, Muslim 1%-2%, Christian 3%-4% (officially atheist (2002 est.))
158. Hong Kong eclectic mixture of local religions 90%, Christian 10%
159. Niue Ekalesia Niue (Niuean Church - a Protestant church closely related to the London Missionary Society) 75%, Latter-Day Saints 10%, other 15% (mostly Roman Catholic, Jehovah's Witnesses, Seventh-Day Adventist)
160. Nepal Hinduism 86.2%, Buddhism 7.8%, Islam 3.8%, other 2.2% (only official Hindu state in the world (1995))
161. Oman Ibadhi Muslim 75%, Sunni Muslim, Shi'a Muslim, Hindu
162. Central African Republic indigenous beliefs 35%, Protestant 25%, Roman Catholic 25%, Muslim 15% (animistic beliefs and practices strongly influence the Christian majority)
163. Liberia indigenous beliefs 40%, Christian 40%, Muslim 20%
164. Cameroon indigenous beliefs 40%, Christian 40%, Muslim 20%
165. Burkina Faso indigenous beliefs 40%, Muslim 50%, Christian (mainly Roman Catholic) 10%
166. Angola indigenous beliefs 47%, Roman Catholic 38%, Protestant 15% (1998 est.)
167. Mozambique indigenous beliefs 50%, Christian 30%, Muslim 20%
168. Benin indigenous beliefs 50%, Christian 30%, Muslim 20%
169. Guinea-Bissau indigenous beliefs 50%, Muslim 45%, Christian 5%
170. Madagascar indigenous beliefs 52%, Christian 41%, Muslim 7%
171. Botswana indigenous beliefs 85%, Christian 15%
172. Bhutan Lamaistic Buddhist 75%, Indian- and Nepalese-influenced Hinduism 25%
173. Latvia Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Russian Orthodox
174. Korea, South no affiliation 46%, Christian 26%, Buddhist 26%, Confucianist 1%, other 1%
175. Cuba nominally 85% Roman Catholic prior to CASTRO assuming power; Protestants, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jews, and Santeria are also represented
176. Mexico nominally Roman Catholic 89%, Protestant 6%, other 5%
177. Equatorial Guinea nominally Christian and predominantly Roman Catholic, pagan practices
178. Bermuda non-Anglican Protestant 39%, Anglican 27%, Roman Catholic 15%, other 19%
179. Japan observe both Shinto and Buddhist 84%, other 16% (including Christian 0.7%)
180. Italy predominately Roman Catholic with mature Protestant and Jewish communities and a growing Muslim immigrant community
181. Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) primarily Anglican, Roman Catholic, United Free Church, Evangelist Church, Jehovah's Witnesses, Lutheran, Seventh-Day Adventist
182. Pitcairn Islands Seventh-Day Adventist 100%
183. Bahrain Shi'a Muslim 70%, Sunni Muslim 30%
184. Iran Shi'a Muslim 89%, Sunni Muslim 9%, Zoroastrian, Jewish, Christian, and Baha'i 2%
185. Cambodia Theravada Buddhist 95%, other 5%
186. Korea, North traditionally Buddhist and Confucianist, some Christian and syncretic Chondogyo (Religion of the Heavenly Way) (autonomous religious activities now almost nonexistent; government-sponsored religious groups exist to provide illusion of religious freedom)
187. Cayman Islands United Church (Presbyterian and Congregational), Anglican, Baptist, Church of God, other Protestant, Roman Catholic
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