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The Gambia

The Gambia Religion Stats

Definitions

  • Islam > Percentage Muslim: Percent of Muslims in each country.
  • Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Religions > Muslim: Percent of population who are Muslims. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • 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.
  • 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
Islam > Percentage Muslim 90% 2004 27th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 167 2002 154th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 0.128 2002 136th out of 158
Religions Muslim 90%, Christian 8%, indigenous beliefs 2% 2008
Religions > All Muslim 90%, Christian 9%, indigenous beliefs 1% 2006
Religions > Muslim 90% 2006 18th out of 99
Religious diversity score 0.097 2001 195th out of 214
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 652 2004 160th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.468 2004 115th out of 200

SOURCES: 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.; 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 .); 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.

Citation

"The Gambia Religion Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/The-Gambia/Religion

  • The Gambia ranked 23 places from the bottom for islam > percentage muslim amongst Muslim countries in 2004.