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Costa Rica

Costa Rica Religion Stats

Definitions

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 > Protestant > Protestant percent 18% 2014 55th out of 58
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.1% 2004 149th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 21,024 2002 45th out of 177
Jews 2,500 1998 52nd out of 89
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
Religious diversity score 0.241 2001 154th out of 214
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: 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; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; 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

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Costa Rica Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Buddhism 3 Religions 3
Christian 10