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Afghanistan

Afghani Religion Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 6,282 2013 69th out of 130
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 28 2014 53th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 700 2014 109th out of 195
Hindus 127,560 2011 30th out of 94
Islam > Percentage Muslim 99% 2004 13th out of 167
Major religion(s) Islam 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 99.8% 2014 3rd out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 29.05 million 2014 13th out of 177
Religions Sunni Muslim 80%, Shia Muslim 19%, other 1% 2008
Religions > All Sunni Muslim 80%, Shi'a Muslim 19%, other 1% 2006
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 97% 2014 15th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 3% 2014 127th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 1 2004 207th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 4.16e-05 2004 188th out of 200
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims 3,000,000 - 4,000,000 2009

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html; International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; 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; adventiststatistics.org 2004 Annual Report 31 December 2004. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Miller, Tracy: Mapping the Global Muslim Population A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World's Muslim Population, Pew Research Center, October 7, 2009.

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