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Democratic Republic of the Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 3,734 2013 81st out of 130
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 116 2014 25th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 34,547 2014 28th out of 195
Christianity > Christians 68.56 million 2014 2nd out of 10
Christianity > Percent Christian 95.6% 2014 10th out of 10
Islam > Percentage Muslim 10% 2004 75th out of 167
Major religion(s) Christianity, Islam 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 1.4% 2014 117th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 969,000 2014 72nd out of 177
Religions Roman Catholic 50%, Protestant 20%, Kimbanguist 10%, Muslim 10%, other (includes syncretic sects and indigenous beliefs) 10% 2008
Religions > All Roman Catholic 50%, Protestant 20%, Kimbanguist 10%, Muslim 10%, other syncretic sects and indigenous beliefs 10% 2006
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 98.5% 2014 5th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 1.5% 2014 134th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 476,415 2004 8th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 9.08 2004 52nd 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: 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.

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