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Tanzania

Tanzania Religion Stats

Definitions

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
Hindus 354,458 2011 17th out of 94
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
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims <2,000,000 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.