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Malaysia

Malaysia Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Islam > Percentage Muslim 60.4% 2004 44th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 2,615 2002 98th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 0.107 2002 138th out of 158
Major religion(s) Islam, Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism, Christianity, Sikhism 2013
Religions Muslim 60.4%, Buddhist 19.2%, Christian 9.1%, Hindu 6.3%, Confucianism, Taoism, other traditional Chinese religions 2.6%, other or unknown 1.5%, none 0.8% 2000
Religions > All Muslim, Buddhist, Daoist, Hindu, Christian, Sikh; note - in addition, Shamanism is practiced in East Malaysia 2006
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 42,919 2004 50th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 1.69 2004 92nd out of 200

SOURCES: International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide. 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.

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