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Religion Stats: compare key data on Bulgaria & Romania

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STAT Bulgaria Romania HISTORY
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 10
Ranked 82nd.
18
Ranked 67th. 80% more than Bulgaria
Christian > Mormon > Members 2,296
Ranked 80th.
3,002
Ranked 76th. 31% more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox percent of population 75.9
Ranked 8th.
86.79
Ranked 4th. 14% more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 5.59 million
Ranked 8th.
18.82 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Bulgaria

Islam > Percentage Muslim 12.2%
Ranked 73th. 41 times more than Romania
0.3%
Ranked 138th.
Islam in Europe > Muslim population 920,000
Ranked 4th. 14 times more than Romania
66,000
Ranked 11th.
Jehovahs Witnesses 1,500
Ranked 117th.
38,423
Ranked 32nd. 26 times more than Bulgaria
Major religion(s) Christianity Christianity
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 13.4%
Ranked 67th. 45 times more than Romania
0.3%
Ranked 148th.
Muslim > Muslim population 1 million
Ranked 70th. 14 times more than Romania
73,000
Ranked 119th.
Religions Bulgarian Orthodox 82.6%, Muslim 12.2%, other Christian 1.2%, other 4% Eastern Orthodox (including all sub-denominations) 86.8%, Protestant (various denominations including Reformate and Pentecostal) 7.5%, Roman Catholic 4.7%, other (mostly Muslim) and unspecified 0.9%, none 0.1%
Religions > All Bulgarian Orthodox 82.6%, Muslim 12.2%, other Christian 1.2%, other 4% (2001 census) Eastern Orthodox (including all sub-denominations) 86.8%, Protestant (various denominations including Reformate and Pentecostal) 7.5%, Roman Catholic 4.7%, other (mostly Muslim) and unspecified 0.9%, none 0.1% (2002 census)
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 7,757
Ranked 86th.
70,642
Ranked 39th. 9 times more than Bulgaria
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.997
Ranked 102nd.
3.26
Ranked 72nd. 3 times more than Bulgaria
State religion > Church Bulgarian Orthodox Church Romanian Orthodox Church
Jews 3,000
Ranked 48th.
14,000
Ranked 32nd. 5 times more than Bulgaria
Secularism and atheism > Does not believe in spirit, God or life force 15%
Ranked 15th. 15 times more than Romania
1%
Ranked 27th.
Religious diversity score 0.597
Ranked 65th. 3 times more than Romania
0.237
Ranked 155th.
State religion > Denomination Eastern Orthodox Eastern Orthodox
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 0.191
Ranked 133th.
1.76
Ranked 93th. 9 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population per thousand people 595.26
Ranked 3rd.
863.09
Ranked 1st. 45% more than Bulgaria
Jews per 1000 0.363
Ranked 51st.
0.622
Ranked 41st. 71% more than Bulgaria
Secularism and atheism > Believes there is a god 36%
Ranked 19th.
92%
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Bulgaria
Secularism and atheism > Believes in spirit or life force 43%
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Romania
7%
Ranked 26th.
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics 35,991
Ranked 7th.
520,815
Ranked 4th. 14 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics 24,317
Ranked 8th.
531,718
Ranked 5th. 22 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox share of world population 2.02
Ranked 9th.
6.81
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Protestant > Baptist church members per thousand people 0.701
Ranked 15th.
5.03
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics 24,628
Ranked 6th.
90,535
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Male orthodox population 2.06 million
Ranked 2nd.
9.2 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Male orthodox population per thousand people 279.82
Ranked 3rd.
422.16
Ranked 1st. 51% more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Urban orthodox population 3.4 million
Ranked 2nd.
9.97 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Protestant > Baptist church members 5,150
Ranked 16th.
107,626
Ranked 3rd. 21 times more than Bulgaria
State religion > Established churches and former state churches > Disestablished 1946 1947
Christian > Protestant > Baptist churches 128
Ranked 11th.
1,969
Ranked 3rd. 15 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics per thousand people 3.35
Ranked 9th.
4.15
Ranked 7th. 24% more than Bulgaria
Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics 12,954
Ranked 9th.
73,118
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Female orthodox population 2.32 million
Ranked 2nd.
9.61 million
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Urban female orthodox population 1.81 million
Ranked 2nd.
5.17 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Rural orthodox population 979,008
Ranked 2nd.
8.84 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Rural male orthodox population 468,262
Ranked 2nd.
4.4 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Rural female orthodox population per thousand people 69.51
Ranked 3rd.
203.94
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Protestant > Baptist churches per million people 17.42
Ranked 12th.
92.07
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics per thousand people 4.9
Ranked 7th.
23.89
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Rural female orthodox population 510,746
Ranked 2nd.
4.45 million
Ranked 1st. 9 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Catholic > Rural male catholics 6,795
Ranked 5th.
251,035
Ranked 4th. 37 times more than Bulgaria
State religion > Disestablishment date 1946 1947
Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics per thousand people 1.76
Ranked 11th.
3.35
Ranked 7th. 90% more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Rural orthodox population per thousand people 133.23
Ranked 3rd.
405.6
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Urban female orthodox population per thousand people 245.93
Ranked 3rd. 4% more than Romania
236.98
Ranked 3rd.
Christian > Catholic > Rural female catholics 6,159
Ranked 6th.
37,097
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Rural male orthodox population per thousand people 63.72
Ranked 3rd.
201.66
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Urban orthodox population per thousand people 462.03
Ranked 3rd. 1% more than Romania
457.49
Ranked 3rd.
Christian > Catholic > Rural male catholics per thousand people 0.925
Ranked 8th.
11.51
Ranked 4th. 12 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Catholic > Rural female catholics per thousand people 0.838
Ranked 8th.
1.7
Ranked 6th. 2 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Female orthodox population per thousand people 315.44
Ranked 3rd.
440.93
Ranked 2nd. 40% more than Bulgaria
Christian > Catholic > Urban male catholics per thousand people 2.43
Ranked 8th.
2.5
Ranked 5th. 3% more than Bulgaria
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics per thousand people 3.31
Ranked 11th.
24.39
Ranked 7th. 7 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Catholic > Urban female catholics 18,158
Ranked 9th.
63,924
Ranked 6th. 4 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Urban male orthodox population 1.59 million
Ranked 2nd.
4.81 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Bulgaria
Christian > Catholic > Urban female catholics per thousand people 2.47
Ranked 10th.
2.93
Ranked 6th. 19% more than Bulgaria
Christian > Orthodox > Urban male orthodox population per thousand people 216.09
Ranked 3rd.
220.5
Ranked 2nd. 2% more than Bulgaria
Christian > Catholic > Urban male catholics 17,833
Ranked 8th.
54,514
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than Bulgaria

SOURCES: Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); Wikipedia: Orthodoxy by country (Statistics); United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; Miller, Tracy, ed (October 2009) (PDF).ÿ apping the Global Muslim Population: A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World?s Muslim Population.ÿPew Research Center. pp.ÿ31?32. Retrieved 2009-11-11.; 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; 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.; Wikipedia: State religion (Established churches and former state churches); World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998; Biotechnology Report, Special Eurobarometer, European Commission, October 2010, p. 381; 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 .); 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.; 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.; 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.;

Biotechnology Report, Special Eurobarometer, European Commission, October 2010, p. 381

; Biotechnology Report, Special Eurobarometer, European Commission, October 2010, p. 381; http://www.bwanet.org/about-us2/statistics. 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://www.bwanet.org/about-us2/statistics; Wikipedia: State religion

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