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Ghana Religion Stats

Definitions

  • Buddhism > Buddhists: Amount of Buddhist residents.
  • Catholic > Cardinal electors: 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 cardinal electors (eligible to vote) and 66 of whom are ineligible.
  • Catholic > Cardinal electors per million: 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 cardinal electors (eligible to vote) and 66 of whom are ineligible. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP: 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. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Catholic > Cardinals per million: 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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Christian > Catholic > Female catholics: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Christian > Catholic > Male catholics: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Christian > Catholic > Male catholics per thousand people: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics per thousand people: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Catholic > Rural male catholics per thousand people: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics per thousand people: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Catholic > Urban female catholics: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Christian > Catholic > Urban female catholics per thousand people: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Catholic > Urban male catholics per thousand people: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Mormon > Congregations: Total Congregations.
  • Christian > Mormon > Members: Membership.
  • Christian > Mormon > Temples: Temples.

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  • Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Congregations: Congregations.

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  • Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Memorial attendance: Memorial Attendance.

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  • Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Publishers: Publishers.

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  • Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent: Protestant.

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  • Christian > Protestant > Protestants: Protestants.

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  • Christianity > Orthodox > Coptic population: Coptic orthodox population in countries in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Hindus: Number of Hindu residents.
  • Hindus per thousand people: Number of Hindu residents. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Islam > Percentage Muslim: Percent of Muslims in each country.
  • Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Major religion(s): Country major religions.
  • Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population: Muslim percentage (%) of total population 2014 Pew Report.
  • 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.
  • Religions > Muslim: Percent of population who are Muslims. 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.
  • 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.
  • Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000: This entry lists Seventh-day Adventist membership worldwide as of 2004. Membership is defined as baptised and active. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 841.5 2013 105th out of 130
Buddhism > By Country > Buddhism > Population > 2007[49] 22.93 million 2007 11th out of 51
Catholic > Cardinal electors 1 2005 25th out of 63
Catholic > Cardinal electors per million 0.0468 2005 32nd out of 62
Catholic > Cardinals 1 2005 34th out of 65
Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP 0.292 per $14.1 billion 2005 21st out of 64
Catholic > Cardinals per million 0.0468 2005 44th out of 64
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics 1.66 million 2010 3rd out of 10
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics 1.57 million 2010 3rd out of 10
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics per thousand people 64.75 2010 8th out of 10
Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics per thousand people 75.24 2010 3rd out of 6
Christian > Catholic > Rural male catholics per thousand people 36.74 2010 3rd out of 6
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics 1.41 million 2010 3rd out of 7
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics per thousand people 57.93 2010 5th out of 7
Christian > Catholic > Urban female catholics 726,015 2010 3rd out of 7
Christian > Catholic > Urban female catholics per thousand people 29.92 2010 5th out of 7
Christian > Catholic > Urban male catholics per thousand people 28.01 2010 5th out of 7
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 148 2014 20th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 57,000 2014 22nd out of 195
Christian > Mormon > Temples 1 2014 19th out of 34
Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Congregations 1,594 2014 5th out of 42
Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Memorial attendance 290,127 2014 4th out of 41
Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Publishers 113,896 2014 3rd out of 42
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 33% 2014 34th out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Protestants 6.94 million 2014 12th out of 58
Christianity > Orthodox > Coptic population N/A 2003
Hindus 11,466 2011 50th out of 94
Hindus per thousand people 0.462 2011 74th out of 94
Islam > Percentage Muslim 16% 2004 66th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 78,002 2002 23th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 3.94 2002 35th out of 158
Major religion(s) Christianity, indigenous beliefs, Islam 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 16.1% 2014 63th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 3.91 million 2014 46th out of 177
Religions Christian 68.8% (Pentecostal/Charismatic 24.1%, Protestant 18.6%, Catholic 15.1%, other 11%), Muslim 15.9%, traditional 8.5%, other 0.7%, none 6.1% 2000
Religions > All Christian 63%, Muslim 16%, indigenous beliefs 21% 2006
Religions > Muslim 16% 2006 56th out of 99
Religious diversity score 0.799 2001 6th out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 94.5% 2014 33th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 5% 2014 111th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 304,010 2004 14th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 14.59 2004 39th out of 200

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Wikipedia: Buddhism by country; Catholic.com - College of Cardinals; Catholic.com - College of Cardinals. 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.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. 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: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership statistics (Caribbean); Wikipedia: Jehovah's Witnesses by country (Africa); Wikipedia: Protestantism by country (Top sixty countries by number and percentage of Protestants); Wikipedia: Coptic Orthodox Church in Africa (Coptic Orthodoxy in Sub-Saharan Africa); https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html. 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.; International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide. 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.; 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: 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; 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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Ghana Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

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