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Benin

Beninese and Beninois Religion Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 6 2014 88th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 1,400 2014 89th out of 195
Islam > Percentage Muslim 20% 2004 59th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 8,366 2002 70th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 1.13 2002 106th out of 158
Major religion(s) Indigenous beliefs, Christianity, Islam 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 24.5% 2014 56th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 2.26 million 2014 57th out of 177
Religions Christian 42.8% (Catholic 27.1%, Celestial 5%, Methodist 3.2%, other Protestant 2.2%, other 5.3%), Muslim 24.4%, Vodoun 17.3%, other 15.5% 2002
Religions > All indigenous beliefs 50%, Christian 30%, Muslim 20% 2006
Religious diversity score 0.554 2001 76th out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 92.5% 2014 49th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 6.5% 2014 98th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 3,356 2004 116th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.424 2004 119th out of 200

SOURCES: Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); 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.; 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: 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: 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.

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Benin Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Catholic 5 Christian 5