×
Malawi

Malawi Religion Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 6 2014 92nd out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 1,421 2014 88th out of 195
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 35.5% 2014 31st out of 58
Hindus 2,723.5 2011 75th out of 94
Islam > Percentage Muslim 20% 2004 60th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 65,702 2002 26th out of 177
Major religion(s) Christianity, Islam 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 12.8% 2014 68th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 2.01 million 2014 59th out of 177
Religions Christian 79.9%, Muslim 12.8%, other 3%, none 4.3% 1998
Religions > All Christian 79.9%, Muslim 12.8%, other 3%, none 4.3% (1998 census) 2006
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 98.5% 2014 7th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 1.5% 2014 138th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 241,115 2004 17th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 19.18 2004 32nd out of 200

SOURCES: 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); https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html; 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.

Citation

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

NationMaster

Malawi Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Christian 7
  • Malawi ranked #4 for islam > percentage muslim amongst Christian countries in 2004.
  • Malawi ranked third for seventh-day adventist membership amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2004.