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South Korea

South Korea Religion Stats

Definitions

  • Buddhism > Buddhists: Amount of Buddhist residents.
  • Buddhism > Percent Buddhist: Percentage of population that is Buddhist.
  • Catholic > Cardinal electors: The Cardinal Electors are those members of the College of Cardinals who have not reached their 80th Birthday on the day on which a Pope dies. That is, if they turn 80 years of age before the Pope dies, or on the day he dies, they are ineligible to vote in the Conclave to elect his successor. However, if they turn 80 years of age the day after the Pope dies they are eligible. Interestingly, even if they cannot vote they can be elected. As of Wednesday, April 20, 2005, there are 183 Cardinals from 66 different countries, 117 of whom are cardinal electors (eligible to vote) and 66 of whom are ineligible.
  • Catholic > Cardinal electors per million: The Cardinal Electors are those members of the College of Cardinals who have not reached their 80th Birthday on the day on which a Pope dies. That is, if they turn 80 years of age before the Pope dies, or on the day he dies, they are ineligible to vote in the Conclave to elect his successor. However, if they turn 80 years of age the day after the Pope dies they are eligible. Interestingly, even if they cannot vote they can be elected. As of Wednesday, April 20, 2005, there are 183 Cardinals from 66 different countries, 117 of whom are cardinal electors (eligible to vote) and 66 of whom are ineligible. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Catholic > Cardinals: The Cardinal Electors are those members of the College of Cardinals who have not reached their 80th Birthday on the day on which a Pope dies. That is, if they turn 80 years of age before the Pope dies, or on the day he dies, they are ineligible to vote in the Conclave to elect his successor. However, if they turn 80 years of age the day after the Pope dies they are eligible. Interestingly, even if they cannot vote they can be elected. As of Wednesday, April 20, 2005, there are 183 Cardinals from 66 different countries, 117 of whom are eligible to vote and 66 of whom are ineligible.
  • Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP: The Cardinal Electors are those members of the College of Cardinals who have not reached their 80th Birthday on the day on which a Pope dies. That is, if they turn 80 years of age before the Pope dies, or on the day he dies, they are ineligible to vote in the Conclave to elect his successor. However, if they turn 80 years of age the day after the Pope dies they are eligible. Interestingly, even if they cannot vote they can be elected. As of Wednesday, April 20, 2005, there are 183 Cardinals from 66 different countries, 117 of whom are eligible to vote and 66 of whom are ineligible. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 14.1 billion $ gross domestic product.
  • Catholic > Cardinals per million: The Cardinal Electors are those members of the College of Cardinals who have not reached their 80th Birthday on the day on which a Pope dies. That is, if they turn 80 years of age before the Pope dies, or on the day he dies, they are ineligible to vote in the Conclave to elect his successor. However, if they turn 80 years of age the day after the Pope dies they are eligible. Interestingly, even if they cannot vote they can be elected. As of Wednesday, April 20, 2005, there are 183 Cardinals from 66 different countries, 117 of whom are eligible to vote and 66 of whom are ineligible. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Christian > Catholic > Female catholics: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Christian > Catholic > Female catholics per thousand people: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Catholic > Male catholics: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Christian > Catholic > Male catholics per thousand people: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Christian > Catholic > Rural female catholics per thousand people: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Catholic > Rural male catholics per thousand people: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics per thousand people: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Catholic > Urban male catholics per thousand people: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Mormon > Congregations: Total Congregations.
  • Christian > Mormon > Members: Membership.
  • Christian > Mormon > Temples: Temples.

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  • Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent: Protestant.

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  • Christian > Protestant > Protestants: Protestants.

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  • Christian > Protestant > Quakers: Number of Quakers.
  • Christian > Protestant > Quakers per million people: Number of Quakers. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Christianity > Christians: Number of Christian residents.
  • Christianity > Percent Christian: Percentage of population that is Christian.
  • Hindus: Number of Hindu residents.
  • Hindus per thousand people: Number of Hindu residents. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Islam > Percentage Muslim: Percent of Muslims in each country.
  • Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Jews per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Major religion(s): Country major religions.
  • Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population: Muslim percentage (%) of total population 2014 Pew Report.
  • Muslim > Muslim population: Muslim population 2014 Pew Report.
  • People who say religion is important: Percentage of country's population who believes religion is important. Results are from a Gallop Poll conducted in 2008.
  • Religions: This entry includes a rank ordering of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population.
  • Religions > All: This entry includes a rank ordering of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population.
  • Religious diversity score: The probability of two people chosen at random having different religions. For instance, if you take two people from anywhere in the country of South Africa, there's an 86% chance they will be of different religious sects or different religions altogether.
  • Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important: Percentage of population surveyed in a Gallup Poll who answered the question “Is religion important in your daily life?” with “yes”. (Other possible answers were “no”, “don’t know” and “refuse to answer”).
  • Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant: Percentage of population who says religion is not important in their daily lives. The survey was carried out within the Gallup Poll.
  • Seventh-day Adventist Membership: This entry lists Seventh-day Adventist membership worldwide as of 2004. Membership is defined as baptised and active.
  • Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000: This entry lists Seventh-day Adventist membership worldwide as of 2004. Membership is defined as baptised and active. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 17.87 million 2013 3rd out of 130
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 36.5% 2013 7th out of 96
Catholic > Cardinal electors 0.0 2005 52nd out of 63
Catholic > Cardinal electors per million 0.0 2005 52nd out of 62
Catholic > Cardinals 1 2005 30th out of 65
Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP 0.015 per $14.1 billion 2005 63th out of 64
Catholic > Cardinals per million 0.0208 2005 57th out of 64
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics 2.77 million 2005 1st out of 3
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics per thousand people 57.62 2005 3rd out of 3
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics 2.37 million 2005 1st out of 3
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics per thousand people 49.29 2005 3rd out of 3
Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics 691,368 2005 2nd out of 2
Christian > Catholic > Rural female catholics per thousand people 7.63 2005 2nd out of 2
Christian > Catholic > Rural male catholics per thousand people 6.73 2005 2nd out of 2
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics 4.45 million 2005 1st out of 2
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics per thousand people 92.54 2005 2nd out of 2
Christian > Catholic > Urban male catholics per thousand people 42.56 2005 2nd out of 2
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 128 2014 24th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 85,628 2014 17th out of 195
Christian > Mormon > Temples 1 2014 10th out of 34
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 18.1% 2014 54th out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Protestants 8.76 million 2014 8th out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Quakers 12 2007 17th out of 17
Christian > Protestant > Quakers per million people 0.247 2007 14th out of 16
Christianity > Christians 14.38 million 2014 6th out of 45
Christianity > Percent Christian 29.2% 2014 7th out of 45
Hindus 12,452 2011 49th out of 94
Hindus per thousand people 0.25 2011 77th out of 94
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.04% 2004 156th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 91,996 2002 21st out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 1.93 2002 87th out of 158
Jews 150 1998 87th out of 89
Jews per 1000 0.00324 1998 86th out of 86
Major religion(s) Buddhism, Christianity; nearly half of adults profess no religion 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 0.2% 2014 159th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 75,000 2014 118th out of 177
People who say religion is important 42.5% 2009 7th out of 13
Religions Christian 26.3% (Protestant 19.7%, Roman Catholic 6.6%), Buddhist 23.2%, other or unknown 1.3%, none 49.3% 1995
Religions > All no affiliation 46%, Christian 26%, Buddhist 26%, Confucianist 1%, other 1% 2006
Religious diversity score 0.66 2001 41st out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 32.5% 2014 130th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 65.5% 2014 15th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 182,070 2004 25th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 3.79 2004 70th out of 200

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Catholic.com - College of Cardinals; Catholic.com - College of Cardinals. 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.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. 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.; Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership statistics (Caribbean); Wikipedia: Protestantism by country (Top sixty countries by number and percentage of Protestants); Wikipedia: Quakers (Africa) (Nuttall, Geoffrey (1955). "Early Quakerism in the Netherlands: Its wider context" . The Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 44 (1): 3–18. Gragg, Larry (2009). The Quaker community on Barbados : challenging the culture of the planter class ([Online-Ausg.] ed.). Columbia: University of Missouri Press. ISBN 9780826218476 . Friends World Committee for Consultation (2007) 'Finding Quakers around the World http://www.fwccamericas.org/publications/images/fwcc_map_2007_sm.gif, ); Wikipedia: Quakers (Africa) (Nuttall, Geoffrey (1955). "Early Quakerism in the Netherlands: Its wider context" . The Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 44 (1): 3–18. Gragg, Larry (2009). The Quaker community on Barbados : challenging the culture of the planter class ([Online-Ausg.] ed.). Columbia: University of Missouri Press. ISBN 9780826218476 . Friends World Committee for Consultation (2007) 'Finding Quakers around the World http://www.fwccamericas.org/publications/images/fwcc_map_2007_sm.gif, ). 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.; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html. 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.; 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.; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998. 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 .); Wikipedia: Christianity in Norway (Importance of religion) (GALLUP WorldView - data accessed on 17 january 2009); 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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South Korea Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Catholic 5 Christian 23
  • South Korea ranked second for seventh-day adventist membership amongst High income OECD countries in 2004.