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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
Religions > Muslim 1% 2006 97th out of 99
Religious diversity score 0.664 2001 38th out of 214
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 338,277 2004 12th out of 230

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

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China Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

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