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Tanzania

Tanzania Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 22,006.5 2013 43th out of 130
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 6 2014 93th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 1,220 2014 97th out of 195
Islam > Percentage Muslim 35% 2004 55th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 13,697 2002 60th out of 177
Major religion(s) Christianity, Islam 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 29.9% 2014 55th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 13.45 million 2014 23th out of 177
Religions mainland - Christian 30%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 35%; Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim 2008
Religions > All mainland - Christian 30%, Muslim 35%, indigenous beliefs 35%; Zanzibar - more than 99% Muslim 2006
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 96.5% 2014 21st out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 3.5% 2014 123th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 320,643 2004 13th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 8.49 2004 55th out of 200
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims <2,000,000 2009

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); 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: 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.; Miller, Tracy: Mapping the Global Muslim Population A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World's Muslim Population, Pew Research Center, October 7, 2009.

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Tanzania Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Catholic 5 Christian 9
  • Tanzania ranked third for islam > percentage muslim amongst Christian countries in 2004.
  • Tanzania ranked #9 for seventh-day adventist membership amongst Hot countries in 2004.