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Chile

Chile Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Buddhism > Buddhists 17,217 2013 50th out of 130
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 0.1% 2013 76th out of 96
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 622 2014 5th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 577,716 2014 3rd out of 195
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 6,959 2002 7th out of 8
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.02% 2004 157th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 70,019 2002 25th out of 177
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Muslim > Muslim population 4,000 2014 146th out of 177
Religions Roman Catholic 70%, Evangelical 15.1%, Jehovah's Witness 1.1%, other Christian 1%, other 4.6%, none 8.3% 2002
Religions > All Roman Catholic 89%, Protestant 11%, Jewish NEGL% 2006
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 69.5% 2014 96th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 29.5% 2014 47th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 117,730 2004 33th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 7.28 2004 57th out of 200

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; 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: 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.

Citation

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

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Chile Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Buddhism 3 Religions 3
Catholic 5 State religion 3
Christian 38
  • Chile ranked first for seventh-day adventist membership per 1000 amongst Cold countries in 2004.
  • Chile ranked third for seventh-day adventist membership amongst High income OECD countries in 2004.
  • Chile ranked 4th last for islam > percentage muslim amongst Emerging markets in 2004.

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This is a good website for religion statistics on nations.

Posted on 03 Mar 2010

Barretta

Barretta

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Chile has a Catholic majority, with an estimated 70% of Chileans belonging to that church. According to census data other declared denominations or groupings include: Protestant or Evangelical (15.1%), Jehovah's Witnesses (1%), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (0.9%), Jewish (0.1%), Atheist or Agnostic (8.3%), and other (4.4%). Less than 0.1% are either Orthodox or Muslim.

Posted on 23 Oct 2009

Maddie

Maddie