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Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic Religion Stats

Definitions

  • Buddhism > Buddhists: Amount of Buddhist residents.
  • Buddhism > Percent Buddhist: Percentage of population that is Buddhist.
  • Catholic > Cardinals: The Cardinal Electors are those members of the College of Cardinals who have not reached their 80th Birthday on the day on which a Pope dies. That is, if they turn 80 years of age before the Pope dies, or on the day he dies, they are ineligible to vote in the Conclave to elect his successor. However, if they turn 80 years of age the day after the Pope dies they are eligible. Interestingly, even if they cannot vote they can be elected. As of Wednesday, April 20, 2005, there are 183 Cardinals from 66 different countries, 117 of whom are eligible to vote and 66 of whom are ineligible.
  • Christian > Mormon > Congregations: Total Congregations.
  • Christian > Mormon > Members: Membership.
  • Islam > Percentage Muslim: Percent of Muslims in each country.
  • Muslim > Muslim population: Muslim population 2014 Pew Report.
  • Religions: This entry includes a rank ordering of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population.
  • Religions > All: This entry includes a rank ordering of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population.
  • Religious diversity score: The probability of two people chosen at random having different religions. For instance, if you take two people from anywhere in the country of South Africa, there's an 86% chance they will be of different religious sects or different religions altogether.
  • Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important: Percentage of population surveyed in a Gallup Poll who answered the question “Is religion important in your daily life?” with “yes”. (Other possible answers were “no”, “don’t know” and “refuse to answer”).
  • Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant: Percentage of population who says religion is not important in their daily lives. The survey was carried out within the Gallup Poll.
  • Seventh-day Adventist Membership: This entry lists Seventh-day Adventist membership worldwide as of 2004. Membership is defined as baptised and active.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 10,220 2013 58th out of 130
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 0.1% 2013 88th out of 96
Catholic > Cardinals 1 2005 28th out of 65
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 202 2014 15th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 124,435 2014 13th out of 195
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.02% 2004 160th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 25,936 2002 39th out of 177
Jews 250 1998 83th out of 89
Muslim > Muslim population 2,000 2014 163th out of 177
Religions Roman Catholic 95%, other 5% 2008
Religions > All Roman Catholic 95% 2006
Religious diversity score 0.312 2001 143th out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 86% 2014 67th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 13.5% 2014 77th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 217,483 2004 21st out of 230

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"Dominican Republic Religion Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Dominican-Republic/Religion

Dominican Republic Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Buddhism 3 Christian 3
Catholic 5

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