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Iraq

Iraq Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 589 2013 110th out of 130
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 30 2014 49th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 1,300 2014 93th out of 195
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox percent of population 2 2014 31st out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 629,340 2014 21st out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox share of world population 0.23 2014 21st out of 43
Christianity > Christians 1.13 million 2014 18th out of 45
Christianity > Percent Christian 4% 2014 29th out of 45
Islam > Percentage Muslim 97% 2004 16th out of 167
Jews 120 1998 88th out of 89
Jews per 1000 0.00536 1998 83th out of 86
Major religion(s) Islam 2013
Muslim > Islamist organizations State of Law Coalition · National Iraqi Alliance 2014
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 98.9% 2014 9th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 31.11 million 2014 11th out of 177
Religions Muslim 97% (Shia 60%-65%, Sunni 32%-37%), Christian or other 3% 2008
Religions > All Muslim 97% (Shi'a 60%-65%, Sunni 32%-37%), Christian or other 3% 2006
Religions > Muslim 97% 2006 8th out of 99
Religions > Note while there has been voluntary relocation of many Christian families to northern Iraq, recent reporting indicates that the overall Christian population may have dropped by as much as 50 percent since the fall of the Saddam HUSSEIN regime in 2003, with many fleeing to Syria, Jordan, and Lebanon 2000
Religious diversity score 0.484 2001 101st out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 86% 2014 65th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 10.5% 2014 83th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 185 2004 178th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.00694 2004 181st out of 200
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims 19,000,000 - 22,000,000 2009

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); Wikipedia: Orthodoxy by country (Statistics); United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; 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; Wikipedia: Islamism (Parties and Organizations); 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.; 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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