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North Korea

North Korea Religion Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Christian > Mormon > Members 5 2014 194th out of 195
Christianity > Christians 836,958 2014 22nd out of 45
Christianity > Percent Christian 1.7% 2014 36th out of 45
Major religion(s) Mainly atheist or non-religious, traditional beliefs 2013
Muslim > Muslim population 3,000 2014 149th out of 177
Religions traditionally Buddhist and Confucianist, some Christian and syncretic Chondogyo (Religion of the Heavenly Way) 2011
Religions > A note autonomous religious activities now almost nonexistent; government-sponsored religious groups exist to provide illusion of religious freedom 2003
Religions > All traditionally Buddhist and Confucianist, some Christian and syncretic Chondogyo (Religion of the Heavenly Way) 2006
Religions > Note autonomous religious activities now almost nonexistent; government-sponsored religious groups exist to provide illusion of religious freedom 2011
Religious diversity score 0.489 2001 98th out of 214
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 866 2004 151st out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.0366 2004 170th 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; 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, December 2003; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006; Wikipedia: List of countries ranked by ethnic and cultural diversity level (Ethnic, Linguistic and Religious Fractionalization) (Natalka Patsiurko, John L. Campbell and John A. Hall (2012). "Measuring cultural diversity: ethnic, linguistic and religious fractionalization in the OECD" . Ethnic and Racial Studies 35 (2): 195–217 . Retrieved September 13, 2012 .); 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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North Korea Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Religions 3
  • North Korea ranked 8th last for seventh-day adventist membership amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2004.