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Brazil

Brazil Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 633,180.5 2013 15th out of 130
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 0.315% 2013 46th out of 96
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 1,941 2014 1st out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 1.21 million 2014 1st out of 195
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 131,571 2010 1st out of 4
Christianity > Percent Christian 90.4% 2009 5th out of 13
Church and state > Constitutional reference to God enactment date 1,988 2014 12th out of 29
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.02% 2004 158th out of 167
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 0.1% 2014 167th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 204,000 2014 100th out of 177
Religions Roman Catholic (nominal) 73.6%, Protestant 15.4%, Spiritualist 1.3%, Bantu/voodoo 0.3%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.2%, none 7.4% 2000
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 86.5% 2014 64th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 13% 2014 78th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 1.33 million 2004 1st out of 230

Citation

"Brazil Religion Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Brazil/Religion

Brazil Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Buddhism 3 Christian 40
Catholic 5 State religion 3
Brazil ranked first for seventh-day adventist membership amongst Hot countries in 2004.
Brazil ranked second for jehovahs witnesses amongst Christian countries in 2002.

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Hi -- the introductory profile of Brazil has the country's flag. Also see: http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Flag-of-Brazil.

Posted on 10 Mar 2005

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

Suchita Vemuri, Staff Editor

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