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Religion Stats: compare key data on Costa Rica & United States

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STAT Costa Rica United States HISTORY
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 73
Ranked 8th.
13,742
Ranked 1st. 188 times more than Costa Rica
Christian > Mormon > Members 41,353
Ranked 9th.
6.32 million
Ranked 1st. 153 times more than Costa Rica
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 18%
Ranked 55th.
55%
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than Costa Rica
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.1%
Ranked 149th.
1.4%
Ranked 114th. 14 times more than Costa Rica
Jehovahs Witnesses 21,024
Ranked 45th.
1.04 million
Ranked 1st. 49 times more than Costa Rica
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 5.14
Ranked 19th. 43% more than United States
3.6
Ranked 42nd.
Jews 2,500
Ranked 52nd.
5.8 million
Ranked 1st. 2320 times more than Costa Rica
Major religion(s) Christianity Christianity
Religions Roman Catholic 76.3%, Evangelical 13.7%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.3%, other Protestant 0.7%, other 4.8%, none 3.2% 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 Roman Catholic 76.3%, Evangelical 13.7%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.3%, other Protestant 0.7%, other 4.8%, none 3.2% Protestant 52%, Roman Catholic 24%, Mormon 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim 1%, other 10%, none 10% (2002 est.)
Religious diversity score 0.241
Ranked 154th.
0.824
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than Costa Rica
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 79%
Ranked 81st. 22% more than United States
65%
Ranked 100th.
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 19.5%
Ranked 63th.
34.5%
Ranked 42nd. 77% more than Costa Rica
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 44,022
Ranked 49th.
948,892
Ranked 2nd. 22 times more than Costa Rica
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 10.37
Ranked 46th. 3 times more than United States
3.24
Ranked 73th.
Religions > Roman Catholic 76.3%
Ranked 37th. 3 times more than United States
24%
Ranked 68th.
Christian > Protestant > Protestants 722,911
Ranked 38th.
162.65 million
Ranked 1st. 225 times more than Costa Rica
Jews per 1000 0.667
Ranked 40th.
21.03
Ranked 3rd. 32 times more than Costa Rica
Religions > Protestant 0.7%
Ranked 49th.
52%
Ranked 6th. 74 times more than Costa Rica
Christian > Mormon > Members per thousand people 8.61
Ranked 9th.
20.14
Ranked 1st. 2 times more than Costa Rica
Christian > Mormon > Temples 1
Ranked 8th.
80
Ranked 1st. 80 times more than Costa Rica
Christian > Mormon > Congregations per million people 15.19
Ranked 10th.
43.78
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Costa Rica
Christian > Protestant > Quakers 72
Ranked 19th.
86,837
Ranked 1st. 1206 times more than Costa Rica
Christian > Mormon > Temples per million people 0.208
Ranked 4th.
0.255
Ranked 2nd. 22% more than Costa Rica
Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Av. bible studies 34,437
Ranked 6th.
722,179
Ranked 2nd. 21 times more than Costa Rica

SOURCES: 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); 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.; 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; 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 .); 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. 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 in France (Membership 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.; Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership statistics (Caribbean); 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: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership statistics (Caribbean). 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: Jehovah's Witnesses by country (North America)

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