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Iceland

Iceland Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 946 2013 103th out of 130
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 0.3% 2013 47th out of 96
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 2 2014 119th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 265 2014 126th out of 195
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 91% 2014 2nd out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Protestants 270,031 2014 46th out of 58
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.1% 2004 148th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 302 2002 143th out of 177
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 0.1% 2014 166th out of 184
Religions Lutheran Church of Iceland 82.1%, Roman Catholic Church 2.4%, Reykjavik Free Church 2.3%, Hafnarfjorour Free Church 1.6%, other Christian 2.8%, other religions 0.9%, unaffiliated 2.6%, other or unspecified 5.5% 2006
Religions > All Lutheran Church of Iceland 85.5%, Reykjavik Free Church 2.1%, Roman Catholic Church 2%, Hafnarfjorour Free Church 1.5%, other Christian 2.7%, other or unspecified 3.8%, unaffiliated 2.4% (2004) 2006
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 563 2004 164th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 1.93 2004 88th out of 200
State religion > Church Lutheran Evangelical Church 2014

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; 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; 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.; Wikipedia: State religion (Established churches and former state churches)

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Iceland Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Buddhism 3 Christian 4

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There are not 301,931 buddists in Iceland in 2007 as claimed on this page. Icelands total population was 307,672 and about 80% of the population is registered in the Lutheran Church of Iceland.

There were 652 icelanders registered in the Buddhist Association in 2007. See here in Icelands goverments official page:

http://www.statice.is/?PageID=1180&src=https://rannsokn.hagstofa.is/pxen/Dialog/varval.asp?ma=MAN10001%26ti=Populations+by+religious+organizations+1998-2014+%26path=../Database/mannfjoldi/Trufelog/%26lang=1%26units=Number

Posted on 19 Apr 2014

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