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South Africa

South Africa Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 152 2014 19th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 59,807 2014 21st out of 195
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 42,251 2001 7th out of 13
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 68% 2014 12th out of 58
Church and state > Constitutional reference to God enactment date 1,996 2014 5th out of 29
Islam > Percentage Muslim 1.5% 2004 111th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 77,954 2002 24th out of 177
Major religion(s) Christianity, Islam, indigenous beliefs 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 1.5% 2014 116th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 737,000 2014 77th out of 177
Religions Zion Christian 11.1%, Pentecostal/Charismatic 8.2%, Catholic 7.1%, Methodist 6.8%, Dutch Reformed 6.7%, Anglican 3.8%, Muslim 1.5%, other Christian 36%, other 2.3%, unspecified 1.4%, none 15.1% 2001
Religions > All Zion Christian 11.1%, Pentecostal/Charismatic 8.2%, Catholic 7.1%, Methodist 6.8%, Dutch Reformed 6.7%, Anglican 3.8%, other Christian 36%, Islam 1.5%, other 2.3%, unspecified 1.4%, none 15.1% (2001 census) 2006
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 84.5% 2014 69th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 15.5% 2014 71st out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 74,151 2004 38th out of 230

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South Africa Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Catholic 5 Christian 22