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Bulgaria

Bulgaria Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > By Country > Buddhism > Population > 2007[49] 7.32 million 2007 28th out of 51
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics 24,317 2011 8th out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics per thousand people 3.31 2011 11th out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics 24,628 2011 6th out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics per thousand people 3.35 2011 9th out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics 12,954 2011 9th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics per thousand people 1.76 2011 11th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Rural female catholics 6,159 2011 6th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Rural male catholics 6,795 2011 5th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Rural male catholics per thousand people 0.925 2011 8th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics 35,991 2011 7th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics per thousand people 4.9 2011 7th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban female catholics 18,158 2011 9th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban female catholics per thousand people 2.47 2011 10th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban male catholics 17,833 2011 8th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban male catholics per thousand people 2.43 2011 8th out of 14
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 10 2014 82nd out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 2,296 2014 80th out of 195
Christian > Orthodox > Female orthodox population 2.32 million 2011 2nd out of 14
Christian > Orthodox > Female orthodox population per thousand people 315.44 2011 3rd out of 14
Christian > Orthodox > Male orthodox population 2.06 million 2011 2nd out of 14
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox percent of population 75.9 2014 8th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 5.59 million 2014 8th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population per thousand people 595.26 2011 3rd out of 15
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox share of world population 2.02 2014 9th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Rural female orthodox population 510,746 2011 2nd out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Rural male orthodox population 468,262 2011 2nd out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Rural orthodox population 979,008 2011 2nd out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Urban female orthodox population 1.81 million 2011 2nd out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Urban orthodox population 3.4 million 2011 2nd out of 13
Christian > Protestant > Baptist church members 5,150 2011 16th out of 34
Christian > Protestant > Baptist church members per thousand people 0.701 2011 15th out of 34
Christian > Protestant > Baptist churches 128 2011 11th out of 34
Christian > Protestant > Baptist churches per million people 17.42 2011 12th out of 34
Islam > Percentage Muslim 12.2% 2004 73th out of 167
Islam in Europe > Muslim population 920,000 2009 4th out of 24
Jehovahs Witnesses 1,500 2002 117th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 0.191 2002 133th out of 158
Jews 3,000 1998 48th out of 89
Jews per 1000 0.363 1998 51st out of 86
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 13.4% 2014 67th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 1 million 2014 70th out of 177
Religions Bulgarian Orthodox 82.6%, Muslim 12.2%, other Christian 1.2%, other 4% 2001
Religions > All Bulgarian Orthodox 82.6%, Muslim 12.2%, other Christian 1.2%, other 4% (2001 census) 2006
Religions > Muslim 12.2% 2006 62nd out of 99
Religious diversity score 0.597 2001 65th out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Believes in spirit or life force 43% 2010 6th out of 27
Secularism and atheism > Believes there is a god 36% 2010 19th out of 27
Secularism and atheism > Does not believe in spirit, God or life force 15% 2010 15th out of 27
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 33.5% 2014 123th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 62% 2014 17th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 7,757 2004 86th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.997 2004 102nd out of 200
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims 100000 2009
Shia Islam population > Percent of local muslim population 10/15/2011 2011
State religion > Church Bulgarian Orthodox Church 2014
State religion > Denomination Eastern Orthodox 2014
State religion > Disestablishment date 1946 2014
State religion > Established churches and former state churches > Disestablished 1946 1946

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. 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.; Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); Wikipedia: Orthodoxy by country (Statistics); http://www.bwanet.org/about-us2/statistics; http://www.bwanet.org/about-us2/statistics. 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.; International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; Miller, Tracy, ed (October 2009) (PDF).ÿ apping the Global Muslim Population: A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World?s Muslim Population.ÿPew Research Center. pp.ÿ31?32. Retrieved 2009-11-11.; 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; 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 .); Biotechnology Report, Special Eurobarometer, European Commission, October 2010, p. 381;

Biotechnology Report, Special Eurobarometer, European Commission, October 2010, p. 381

; Biotechnology Report, Special Eurobarometer, European Commission, October 2010, p. 381; 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.; Wikipedia: State religion (Established churches and former state churches); Wikipedia: State religion

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Bulgaria Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Christian 42 State religion 4
Secularism and atheism 5
  • Bulgaria ranked second for islam > percentage muslim amongst European Union in 2004.