Religion Stats: compare key data on China & United States

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STAT China United States HISTORY
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 34
Ranked 45th.
Ranked 1st. 404 times more than China
Christian > Mormon > Members 10,500
Ranked 48th.
6.32 million
Ranked 1st. 602 times more than China
Christian > Protestant > Quakers 95
Ranked 14th.
Ranked 1st. 914 times more than China
Islam > Percentage Muslim 3%
Ranked 99th. 2 times more than United States
Ranked 114th.
Major religion(s) Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Taoism Christianity
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 1.8%
Ranked 111th. 2 times more than United States
Ranked 132nd.
Muslim > Muslim population 23.31 million
Ranked 18th. 9 times more than United States
2.6 million
Ranked 54th.
Religions Daoist (Taoist), Buddhist, Christian 3%-4%, Muslim 1%-2%; <i>note:</i> officially atheist 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%
Religions > All Daoist (Taoist), Buddhist, Christian 3%-4%, Muslim 1%-2% Protestant 52%, Roman Catholic 24%, Mormon 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim 1%, other 10%, none 10% (2002 est.)
Religions > Muslim 1%
Ranked 97th. The same as United States
Ranked 96th.
Religious diversity score 0.664
Ranked 38th.
Ranked 2nd. 24% more than China
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 338,277
Ranked 12th.
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than China
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.261
Ranked 134th.
Ranked 73th. 12 times more than China

SOURCES: Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); 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, ); International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; 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: 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.


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