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Jamaica

Jamaica Religion Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 5,819.5 2013 72nd out of 130
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 19 2014 66th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 5,580 2014 61st out of 195
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 60% 2014 17th out of 58
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.2% 2004 143th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 11,174 2002 66th out of 177
Jews 300 1998 79th out of 89
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Muslim > Muslim population 1,000 2014 171st out of 177
Religions Protestant 62.5% (Seventh-Day Adventist 10.8%, Pentecostal 9.5%, Other Church of God 8.3%, Baptist 7.2%, New Testament Church of God 6.3%, Church of God in Jamaica 4.8%, Church of God of Prophecy 4.3%, Anglican 3.6%, other Christian 7.7%), Roman Catholic 2.6%, other or unspecified 14.2%, none 20.9% 2001
Religions > All Protestant 61.3% (Church of God 21.2%, Seventh-Day Adventist 9%, Baptist 8.8%, Pentecostal 7.6%, Anglican 5.5%, Methodist 2.7%, United Church 2.7%, Jehovah's Witness 1.6%, Brethren 1.1%, Moravian 1.1%), Roman Catholic 4%, other including some spiritual cults 34.7% 2006
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 70% 2014 95th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 29.5% 2014 48th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 209,189 2004 22nd out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 79.3 2004 7th out of 200

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; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998; 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: 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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Jamaica Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Christian 21 Religions 3
  • Jamaica ranked #4 for seventh-day adventist membership amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2004.
  • Jamaica ranked #5 for seventh-day adventist membership per 1000 amongst Christian countries in 2004.
  • Jamaica ranked second last for islam > percentage muslim amongst Former British colonies in 2004.