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China Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Buddhism > Buddhists 472.36 million 2013 1st out of 130
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 35% 2013 8th out of 96
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 34 2014 45th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 10,500 2014 48th out of 195
Christianity > Christians 46.27 million 2014 2nd out of 45
Christianity > Percent Christian 3.5% 2014 30th out of 45
Islam > Percentage Muslim 3% 2004 99th out of 167
Major religion(s) Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Taoism 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 1.8% 2014 111th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 23.31 million 2014 18th out of 177
Religions Daoist (Taoist), Buddhist, Christian 3%-4%, Muslim 1%-2%; note: officially atheist 2002
Religions > All Daoist (Taoist), Buddhist, Christian 3%-4%, Muslim 1%-2% 2006
Religious diversity score 0.664 2001 38th out of 214
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 338,277 2004 12th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.261 2004 134th 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); http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; 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 .); 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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China Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Buddhism 3 Religions 4
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