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Iran

Iran Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Islam > Percentage Muslim 99% 2004 10th out of 167
Jews 25,000 1998 24th out of 89
Jews per 1000 0.392 1998 49th out of 86
Major religion(s) Islam 2013
Religions Muslim 98% (Shia 89%, Sunni 9%), other (includes Zoroastrian, Jewish, Christian, and Baha'i) 2% 2008
Religions > All Shi'a Muslim 89%, Sunni Muslim 9%, Zoroastrian, Jewish, Christian, and Baha'i 2% 2006
Religions > Muslim 89% 2006 19th out of 99
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 20 2004 200th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.000288 2004 187th out of 200
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims 66,000,000 - 70,000,000 2009

SOURCES: International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998. 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; 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.; Miller, Tracy: Mapping the Global Muslim Population A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World's Muslim Population, Pew Research Center, October 7, 2009.

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

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