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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea Religion Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Buddhism > Buddhists 16,080 2013 52nd out of 130
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 0.25% 2013 54th out of 96
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 77 2014 31st out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 21,265 2014 34th out of 195
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 61.5% 2014 16th out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Protestants 3.41 million 2014 24th out of 58
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.04% 2004 155th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 3,506 2002 90th out of 177
Major religion(s) Christianity, indigenous beliefs 2013
Muslim > Muslim population 2,000 2014 157th out of 177
Religions Roman Catholic 27%, Evangelical Lutheran 19.5%, United Church 11.5%, Seventh-Day Adventist 10%, Pentecostal 8.6%, Evangelical Alliance 5.2%, Anglican 3.2%, Baptist 2.5%, other Protestant 8.9%, Bahai 0.3%, indigenous beliefs and other 3.3% 2000
Religions > All Roman Catholic 22%, Lutheran 16%, Presbyterian/Methodist/London Missionary Society 8%, Anglican 5%, Evangelical Alliance 4%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1%, other Protestant 10%, indigenous beliefs 34% 2006
Religious diversity score 0.552 2001 80th out of 214
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 224,469 2004 19th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 37.74 2004 21st 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); Wikipedia: Protestantism by country (Top sixty countries by number and percentage of Protestants); 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: 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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Papua New Guinea Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Christian 6 Religions 3
  • Papua New Guinea ranked third for seventh-day adventist membership amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2004.