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Gaza Strip

Gaza Strip Religion Stats

Definitions

  • Islam > Percentage Muslim: Percent of Muslims in each country.
  • 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.
  • Religions > Jewish: Percent of population who are Jewish. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • 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.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Islam > Percentage Muslim 84% 2004 37th out of 167
Religions Muslim (predominantly Sunni) 99.3%, Christian 0.7% 2008
Religions > All Muslim (predominantly Sunni) 98.7%, Christian 0.7%, Jewish 0.6% 2006
Religions > Jewish 0.6% 2006 11th out of 12
Religious diversity score 0.0342 2001 205th out of 214

SOURCES: International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; 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 .)

Citation

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

  • Gaza Strip ranked #37 for islam > percentage muslim globally in 2004.