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Peru

Peru Religion Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 74,623.5 2013 26th out of 130
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 0.25% 2013 53th out of 96
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 786 2014 4th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 527,759 2014 4th out of 195
Church and state > Constitutional reference to God enactment date 1,993 2014 7th out of 29
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.0 2004 166th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 95,108 2002 20th out of 177
Jews 3,000 1998 49th out of 89
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Religions Roman Catholic 81.3%, Evangelical 12.5%, other 3.3%, unspecified or none 2.9% 2007
Religions > All Roman Catholic 81%, Seventh Day Adventist 1.4%, other Christian 0.7%, other 0.6%, unspecified or none 16.3% (2003 est.) 2006
Religious diversity score 0.199 2001 172nd out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 83.5% 2014 72nd out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 14.5% 2014 74th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 664,016 2004 5th out of 230

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); Wikipedia: Constitutional references to God (List); International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; 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 .); Wikipedia: Importance of religion by country (Countries); adventiststatistics.org 2004 Annual Report 31 December 2004

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Peru Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Catholic 5 Christian 20
  • Peru ranked #4 for seventh-day adventist membership amongst Christian countries in 2004.
  • Peru ranked first for seventh-day adventist membership per 1000 amongst Emerging markets in 2004.