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United States Religion Stats

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  • 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 > 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.
  • Islam > Percentage Muslim: Percent of Muslims in each country.
  • Major religion(s): Country major religions.
  • 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 > Jewish: Percent of population who are Jewish. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Religions > Muslim: Percent of population who are Muslims. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Religions > Protestant: Percent of population who are Protestants. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Religions > Roman Catholic: Percent of population who are Roman Catholics. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims: Estimated population of Shi'a Muslims around the world.
  • Shia Islam population > Percent of local muslim population: Population of Shi'a Muslims as percentage of total population of countries.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Catholic > Cardinal electors 11 2005 2nd out of 63
Catholic > Cardinals 13 2005 2nd out of 65
Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP 0.016 per $14.1 billion 2005 62nd out of 64
Islam > Percentage Muslim 1.4% 2004 114th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 1.04 million 2002 1st out of 177
Jews 5.8 million 1998 1st out of 89
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Religions Protestant 51.3%, Roman Catholic 23.9%, Mormon 1.7%, other Christian 1.6%, Jewish 1.7%, Buddhist 0.7%, Muslim 0.6%, other or unspecified 2.5%, unaffiliated 12.1%, none 4% 2007
Religions > All Protestant 52%, Roman Catholic 24%, Mormon 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim 1%, other 10%, none 10% (2002 est.) 2006
Religions > Jewish 1% 2006 7th out of 12
Religions > Muslim 1% 2006 96th out of 99
Religions > Protestant 52% 2006 6th out of 51
Religions > Roman Catholic 24% 2006 68th out of 96
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims 200,000 - 400,000 2009
Shia Islam population > Percent of local muslim population 10/15/2011 2011

SOURCES: Catholic.com - College of Cardinals; International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006; 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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