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Nepal

Nepal Religion Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 3.04 million 2013 9th out of 130
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 1 2014 160th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 160 2014 143th out of 195
Christianity > Christians 147,596 2014 36th out of 45
Christianity > Percent Christian 0.5% 2014 42nd out of 45
Islam > Percentage Muslim 4.2% 2004 90th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 739 2002 128th out of 177
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 4.2% 2014 95th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 1.25 million 2014 67th out of 177
Religions Hindu 80.6%, Buddhist 10.7%, Muslim 4.2%, Kirant 3.6%, other 0.9%; note: only official Hindu state in the world 2001
Religions > All Hindu 80.6%, Buddhist 10.7%, Muslim 4.2%, Kirant 3.6%, other 0.9% (2001 census) 2006
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 93% 2014 45th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 6% 2014 101st out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 2,575 2004 125th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.103 2004 152nd 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); 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; 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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Nepal Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

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