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Japan Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 281 2014 10th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 126,407 2014 12th out of 195
Christianity > Christians 2.56 million 2014 11th out of 45
Christianity > Percent Christian 2% 2014 35th out of 45
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.2% 2004 141st out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 218,262 2002 6th out of 177
Major religion(s) Shintoism, Buddhism 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 0.1% 2014 168th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 185,000 2014 105th out of 177
Religions observe both Shinto and Buddhist 84%, other 16% (including Christian 0.7%) 2008
Religions > All observe both Shinto and Buddhist 84%, other 16% (including Christian 0.7%) 2006
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 23.5% 2014 137th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 75% 2014 7th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 15,061 2004 66th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.118 2004 148th out of 200

SOURCES: Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); 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; 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; 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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