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Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Islam > Percentage Muslim 93.4% 2004 23th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 528 2002 135th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 0.0646 2002 147th out of 158
Jews 30,000 1998 21st out of 89
Jews per 1000 3.79 1998 16th out of 86
Major religion(s) Islam 2013
Religions Muslim 93.4%, Russian Orthodox 2.5%, Armenian Orthodox 2.3%, other 1.8%; <i>note:</i> religious affiliation is still nominal in Azerbaijan; percentages for actual practicing adherents are much lower 1995
Religions > A note <a href=/encyclopedia/religion><a href=/encyclopedia/religion>religious</a></a> affiliation is still nominal in <a href=/country/aj>Azerbaijan</a>; percentages for actual practicing adherents are much lower 2003
Religions > All Muslim 93.4%, Russian Orthodox 2.5%, Armenian Orthodox 2.3%, other 1.8% (1995 est.) 2006
Religions > Muslim 93.4% 2006 15th out of 99
Religions > Note religious affiliation is still nominal in Azerbaijan; percentages for actual practicing adherents are much lower 1999
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 670 2004 159th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.0807 2004 159th out of 200
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims 5,000,000 - 7,000,000 2009

SOURCES: International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide. 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.; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998. 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.; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbook, December 2003; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006; 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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"Azerbaijan Religion Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Azerbaijan/Religion

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