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Burma

Burma Religion Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Hindu percent of population 1.5% 2011 17th out of 49
Hindus 893,000 2011 12th out of 94
Hindus per thousand people 17.06 2011 24th out of 94
Islam > Percentage Muslim 4% 2004 91st out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 3,039 2002 92nd out of 177
Major religion(s) Buddhism, Christianity, Islam 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 3.8% 2014 99th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 1.9 million 2014 61st out of 177
Religions Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, animist 1%, other 2% 2008
Religions > All Buddhist 89%, Christian 4% (Baptist 3%, Roman Catholic 1%), Muslim 4%, animist 1%, other 2% 2006
Religious diversity score 0.197 2001 175th out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 96.5% 2014 16th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 3% 2014 124th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 24,142 2004 58th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.484 2004 113th out of 200

SOURCES: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html. 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; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide; 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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