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Senegal

Senegal Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 1,868 2013 91st out of 130
Islam > Percentage Muslim 94% 2004 22nd out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 1,001 2002 125th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 0.0963 2002 140th out of 158
Major religion(s) Islam 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 95.9% 2014 24th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 12.33 million 2014 24th out of 177
Religions Muslim 94%, Christian 5% (mostly Roman Catholic), indigenous beliefs 1% 2008
Religions > All Muslim 94%, Christian 5% (mostly Roman Catholic), indigenous beliefs 1% 2006
Religions > Muslim 94% 2006 14th out of 99
Religious diversity score 0.15 2001 184th out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 96.5% 2014 20th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 3.5% 2014 120th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 392 2004 172nd out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.0357 2004 171st out of 200

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); 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; 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 .); 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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