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Religion Stats: compare key data on Canada & Germany

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  • Buddhism > Buddhists: Amount of Buddhist residents.
  • Christian > Mormon > Congregations: Total Congregations.
  • Christian > Mormon > Members: Membership.
  • Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent: Protestant.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Church and state > Constitutional reference to God enactment date: Year in which constitution containing reference to God was adopted.
  • Islam > Percentage Muslim: Percent of Muslims in each country.
  • Major religion(s): Country major religions.
  • Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population: Muslim percentage (%) of total population 2014 Pew Report.
  • Muslim > Muslim population: Muslim population 2014 Pew Report.
  • 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.
  • Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important: Percentage of population surveyed in a Gallup Poll who answered the question “Is religion important in your daily life?” with “yes”. (Other possible answers were “no”, “don’t know” and “refuse to answer”).
  • Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant: Percentage of population who says religion is not important in their daily lives. The survey was carried out within the Gallup Poll.
  • 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.
  • Buddhism > Percent Buddhist: Percentage of population that is Buddhist.
  • Hindus: Number of Hindu residents.
  • 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.
  • Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Religions > Roman Catholic: Percent of population who are Roman Catholics. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Christian > Protestant > Protestants: Protestants.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Religions > Muslim: Percent of population who are Muslims. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Jews per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Religions > Protestant: Percent of population who are Protestants. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • 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.
  • Hindus per thousand people: Number of Hindu residents. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Mormon > Temples: Temples.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

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    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

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  • Catholic > Cardinals per million: 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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • 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 > Cardinal electors per million: 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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Christian > Protestant > Quakers: Number of Quakers.
  • 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.
STAT Canada Germany HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 795,068.5
Ranked 14th. 35% more than Germany
588,317.5
Ranked 16th.
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 472
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Germany
171
Ranked 16th.
Christian > Mormon > Members 187,982
Ranked 4th. 5 times more than Germany
38,739
Ranked 26th.
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 29%
Ranked 39th.
38%
Ranked 29th. 31% more than Canada
Church and state > Constitutional reference to God enactment date 1,982
Ranked 16th. 2% more than Germany
1,949
Ranked 25th.
Islam > Percentage Muslim 2%
Ranked 108th.
3.7%
Ranked 95th. 85% more than Canada
Jehovahs Witnesses 109,604
Ranked 17th.
164,593
Ranked 7th. 50% more than Canada
Major religion(s) Christianity Christianity
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 2.8%
Ranked 103th.
5%
Ranked 88th. 79% more than Canada
Muslim > Muslim population 940,000
Ranked 73th.
4.12 million
Ranked 43th. 4 times more than Canada
Religions Roman Catholic 42.6%, Protestant 23.3% (including United Church 9.5%, Anglican 6.8%, Baptist 2.4%, Lutheran 2%), other Christian 4.4%, Muslim 1.9%, other and unspecified 11.8%, none 16% Protestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 3.7%, unaffiliated or other 28.3%
Religions > All Roman Catholic 42.6%, Protestant 23.3% (including United Church 9.5%, Anglican 6.8%, Baptist 2.4%, Lutheran 2%), other Christian 4.4%, Muslim 1.9%, other and unspecified 11.8%, none 16% (2001 census) Protestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 3.7%, unaffiliated or other 28.3%
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 42%
Ranked 116th. 4% more than Germany
40.5%
Ranked 119th.
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 57%
Ranked 26th.
59%
Ranked 20th. 4% more than Canada
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 53,797
Ranked 45th. 49% more than Germany
36,030
Ranked 51st.
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 1.68
Ranked 94th. 4 times more than Germany
0.437
Ranked 118th.
Jews 360,000
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than Germany
60,000
Ranked 13th.
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 2.3%
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than Germany
0.725%
Ranked 28th.
Hindus 497,200
Ranked 15th. 5 times more than Germany
98,057
Ranked 34th.
Religious diversity score 0.696
Ranked 26th. 6% more than Germany
0.657
Ranked 44th.
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 3.49
Ranked 47th. 75% more than Germany
2
Ranked 86th.
Religions > Roman Catholic 42.6%
Ranked 54th. 25% more than Germany
34%
Ranked 58th.
Christian > Protestant > Protestants 9.51 million
Ranked 7th.
31.32 million
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Canada
Religions > Muslim 1.9%
Ranked 90th.
3.7%
Ranked 85th. 95% more than Canada
Jews per 1000 11.9
Ranked 4th. 16 times more than Germany
0.731
Ranked 38th.
Religions > Protestant 23.3%
Ranked 19th.
34%
Ranked 10th. 46% more than Canada
Catholic > Cardinals 5
Ranked 10th.
8
Ranked 4th. 60% more than Canada
Hindus per thousand people 14.42
Ranked 25th. 12 times more than Germany
1.2
Ranked 50th.
Christian > Mormon > Temples 8
Ranked 3rd. 4 times more than Germany
2
Ranked 3rd.
Catholic > Cardinals per million 0.155
Ranked 21st. 60% more than Germany
0.097
Ranked 31st.
Catholic > Cardinal electors 3
Ranked 10th.
6
Ranked 4th. Twice as much as Canada
Catholic > Cardinal electors per million 0.0928
Ranked 20th. 28% more than Germany
0.0728
Ranked 25th.
Christian > Protestant > Quakers 1,216
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than Germany
338
Ranked 13th.
Buddhism > By Country > Buddhism > Population > 2007[49] 33.39 million
Ranked 9th.
82.4 million
Ranked 4th. 2 times more than Canada
Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP 0.069 per $14.1 billion
Ranked 50th. 44% more than Germany
0.048 per $14.1 billion
Ranked 54th.

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); Wikipedia: Protestantism by country (Top sixty countries by number and percentage of Protestants); Wikipedia: Constitutional references to God (List); 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.; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html; 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.; 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.; Catholic.com - College of Cardinals; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html. 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: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership statistics (Caribbean); Catholic.com - College of Cardinals. 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: Quakers (Africa) (Nuttall, Geoffrey (1955). "Early Quakerism in the Netherlands: Its wider context" . The Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 44 (1): 3–18. Gragg, Larry (2009). The Quaker community on Barbados : challenging the culture of the planter class ([Online-Ausg.] ed.). Columbia: University of Missouri Press. ISBN 9780826218476 . Friends World Committee for Consultation (2007) 'Finding Quakers around the World http://www.fwccamericas.org/publications/images/fwcc_map_2007_sm.gif, ); Wikipedia: Buddhism by country

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