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Latin America and Caribbean: Religion stats

Definitions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Catholic > Cardinals per million: 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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Islam > Percentage Muslim: Percent of Muslims in each country.
  • Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Jews per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Religions > Hindu: Percent of population who are Hindu. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Religions > Jewish: Percent of population who are Jewish. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Religions > Muslim: Percent of population who are Muslims. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Religions > Protestant: Percent of population who are Protestants. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Religions > Roman Catholic: Percent of population who are Roman Catholics. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Seventh-day Adventist Membership: This entry lists Seventh-day Adventist membership worldwide as of 2004. Membership is defined as baptised and active.
  • Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000: This entry lists Seventh-day Adventist membership worldwide as of 2004. Membership is defined as baptised and active. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN TOTAL LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN AVERAGE DATES
Catholic > Cardinal electors 21
18% of surveyed countries
1.5
24% less than average
2005
Catholic > Cardinals 31
17% of surveyed countries
2.07
35% less than average
2005
Catholic > Cardinals per million 1.44
3 times more than average
2005
Islam > Percentage Muslim 1.77%
16 times less than average
2004
Jehovahs Witnesses 2.13 million
33% of surveyed countries
62,533.97
54% more than average
2002
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 4.42
79% more than average
2002
Jews 527,200
3% of surveyed countries
26,360
6 times less than average
1998
Jews per 1000 1.28
9 times less than average
1998
Religions > Hindu 28.3%
9% more than average
2006
Religions > Jewish 1.5%
7 times less than average
2006
Religions > Muslim 11.8%
3 times less than average
2006
Religions > Protestant 17.78%
13% less than average
2006
Religions > Roman Catholic 65.5%
23% more than average
2006
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 4.86 million
35% of surveyed countries
135,098.67
95% more than average
2004
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 35.41
3 times more than average
2004

Citation

"Latin American and Caribbean Religion Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Religion