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Country vs country: India and Taiwan compared: Religion stats

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  • Catholic > Cardinals: The Cardinal Electors are those members of the College of Cardinals who have not reached their 80th Birthday on the day on which a Pope dies. That is, if they turn 80 years of age before the Pope dies, or on the day he dies, they are ineligible to vote in the Conclave to elect his successor. However, if they turn 80 years of age the day after the Pope dies they are eligible. Interestingly, even if they cannot vote they can be elected. As of Wednesday, April 20, 2005, there are 183 Cardinals from 66 different countries, 117 of whom are eligible to vote and 66 of whom are ineligible.
  • Christian > Mormon > Congregations: Total Congregations.
  • Christian > Mormon > Members: Membership.
  • Christianity > Christians: Number of Christian residents.
  • Christianity > Percent Christian: Percentage of population that is Christian.
  • Islam > Percentage Muslim: Percent of Muslims in each country.
  • Major religion(s): Country major religions.
  • Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population: Muslim percentage (%) of total population 2014 Pew Report.
  • Muslim > Muslim population: Muslim population 2014 Pew Report.
  • Religions: This entry includes a rank ordering of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population.
  • Religions > All: This entry includes a rank ordering of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population.
  • Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important: Percentage of population surveyed in a Gallup Poll who answered the question “Is religion important in your daily life?” with “yes”. (Other possible answers were “no”, “don’t know” and “refuse to answer”).
  • Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant: Percentage of population who says religion is not important in their daily lives. The survey was carried out within the Gallup Poll.
  • Seventh-day Adventist Membership: This entry lists Seventh-day Adventist membership worldwide as of 2004. Membership is defined as baptised and active.
  • Religious diversity score: The probability of two people chosen at random having different religions. For instance, if you take two people from anywhere in the country of South Africa, there's an 86% chance they will be of different religious sects or different religions altogether.
  • Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP: The Cardinal Electors are those members of the College of Cardinals who have not reached their 80th Birthday on the day on which a Pope dies. That is, if they turn 80 years of age before the Pope dies, or on the day he dies, they are ineligible to vote in the Conclave to elect his successor. However, if they turn 80 years of age the day after the Pope dies they are eligible. Interestingly, even if they cannot vote they can be elected. As of Wednesday, April 20, 2005, there are 183 Cardinals from 66 different countries, 117 of whom are eligible to vote and 66 of whom are ineligible. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Catholic > Cardinal electors: The Cardinal Electors are those members of the College of Cardinals who have not reached their 80th Birthday on the day on which a Pope dies. That is, if they turn 80 years of age before the Pope dies, or on the day he dies, they are ineligible to vote in the Conclave to elect his successor. However, if they turn 80 years of age the day after the Pope dies they are eligible. Interestingly, even if they cannot vote they can be elected. As of Wednesday, April 20, 2005, there are 183 Cardinals from 66 different countries, 117 of whom are cardinal electors (eligible to vote) and 66 of whom are ineligible.
  • Christian > Protestant > Quakers: Number of Quakers.
STAT India Taiwan HISTORY
Catholic > Cardinals 5
Ranked 8th. 5 times more than Taiwan
1
Ranked 49th.
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 40
Ranked 40th.
100
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than India
Christian > Mormon > Members 10,958
Ranked 46th.
55,805
Ranked 23th. 5 times more than India
Christianity > Christians 26.4 million
Ranked 5th. 26 times more than Taiwan
1.03 million
Ranked 20th.
Christianity > Percent Christian 2.3%
Ranked 32nd.
4.5%
Ranked 28th. 96% more than India
Islam > Percentage Muslim 13.4%
Ranked 72nd. 19 times more than Taiwan
0.7%
Ranked 129th.
Jehovahs Witnesses 26,333
Ranked 38th. 5 times more than Taiwan
5,566
Ranked 78th.
Major religion(s) Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism Taoism, Buddhism, Christianity
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 14.4%
Ranked 66th. 144 times more than Taiwan
0.1%
Ranked 176th.
Muslim > Muslim population 217.29 million
Ranked 2nd. 9447 times more than Taiwan
23,000
Ranked 134th.
Religions Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.1% mixture of Buddhist and Taoist 93%, Christian 4.5%, other 2.5%
Religions > All Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.1% (2001 census) mixture of Buddhist, Confucian, and Taoist 93%, Christian 4.5%, other 2.5%
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 79%
Ranked 79th. 76% more than Taiwan
45%
Ranked 114th.
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 17%
Ranked 66th.
54%
Ranked 28th. 3 times more than India
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 917,207
Ranked 3rd. 186 times more than Taiwan
4,925
Ranked 99th.
Religious diversity score 0.326
Ranked 141st.
0.684
Ranked 30th. 2 times more than India
Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP 0.021 per $14.1 billion
Ranked 60th.
0.024 per $14.1 billion
Ranked 59th. 14% more than India
Catholic > Cardinal electors 3
Ranked 8th.
0.0
Ranked 58th.
Christian > Protestant > Quakers 712
Ranked 10th.
3,200
Ranked 5th. 4 times more than India

SOURCES: Catholic.com - College of Cardinals; Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; Wikipedia: Islam by country (Table) ("Muslim Population by Country" . The Future of the Global Muslim Population . Pew Research Center . Retrieved 22 December 2011 .); CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006; Wikipedia: Importance of religion by country (Countries); adventiststatistics.org 2004 Annual Report 31 December 2004; Wikipedia: List of countries ranked by ethnic and cultural diversity level (Ethnic, Linguistic and Religious Fractionalization) (Natalka Patsiurko, John L. Campbell and John A. Hall (2012). "Measuring cultural diversity: ethnic, linguistic and religious fractionalization in the OECD" . Ethnic and Racial Studies 35 (2): 195–217 . Retrieved September 13, 2012 .); Wikipedia: Quakers (Africa) (Nuttall, Geoffrey (1955). "Early Quakerism in the Netherlands: Its wider context" . The Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 44 (1): 3–18. Gragg, Larry (2009). The Quaker community on Barbados : challenging the culture of the planter class ([Online-Ausg.] ed.). Columbia: University of Missouri Press. ISBN 9780826218476 . Friends World Committee for Consultation (2007) 'Finding Quakers around the World http://www.fwccamericas.org/publications/images/fwcc_map_2007_sm.gif, )

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