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Costa Rica

Costa Rica Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 103,311 2013 22nd out of 130
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 2.2% 2013 17th out of 96
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 73 2012 8th out of 11
Christian > Mormon > Members 41,353 2012 9th out of 11
Christian > Mormon > Members per thousand people 8.61 2012 9th out of 11
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 18% 2014 55th out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Protestants 722,911 2014 38th out of 58
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.1% 2004 149th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 21,024 2002 45th out of 177
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Religions Roman Catholic 76.3%, Evangelical 13.7%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.3%, other Protestant 0.7%, other 4.8%, none 3.2% 2008
Religions > All Roman Catholic 76.3%, Evangelical 13.7%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.3%, other Protestant 0.7%, other 4.8%, none 3.2% 2006
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 79% 2014 81st out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 19.5% 2014 63th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 44,022 2004 49th 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); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership 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.; Wikipedia: Protestantism by country (Top sixty countries by number and percentage of Protestants); International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; 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

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Costa Rica Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Buddhism 3 Religions 3
Christian 10

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