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Religion Stats: compare key data on Germany & United States

Definitions

  • 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.

  • 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.
  • Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims: Estimated population of Shi'a Muslims around the world.
  • 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.
  • Shia Islam population > Percent of local muslim population: Population of Shi'a Muslims as percentage of total population of countries.
  • Christian > Mormon > Temples: Temples.

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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.
  • Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans: Lutherans.
  • Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans per thousand people: Lutherans. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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 Germany United States HISTORY
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 171
Ranked 16th.
13,742
Ranked 1st. 80 times more than Germany
Christian > Mormon > Members 38,739
Ranked 26th.
6.32 million
Ranked 1st. 163 times more than Germany
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 38%
Ranked 29th.
55%
Ranked 19th. 45% more than Germany
Islam > Percentage Muslim 3.7%
Ranked 95th. 3 times more than United States
1.4%
Ranked 114th.
Jehovahs Witnesses 164,593
Ranked 7th.
1.04 million
Ranked 1st. 6 times more than Germany
Major religion(s) Christianity Christianity
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 5%
Ranked 88th. 6 times more than United States
0.8%
Ranked 132nd.
Muslim > Muslim population 4.12 million
Ranked 43th. 59% more than United States
2.6 million
Ranked 54th.
Religions Protestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 3.7%, unaffiliated or other 28.3% 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 Protestant 34%, Roman Catholic 34%, Muslim 3.7%, unaffiliated or other 28.3% Protestant 52%, Roman Catholic 24%, Mormon 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim 1%, other 10%, none 10% (2002 est.)
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 40.5%
Ranked 119th.
65%
Ranked 100th. 60% more than Germany
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 59%
Ranked 20th. 71% more than United States
34.5%
Ranked 42nd.
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 36,030
Ranked 51st.
948,892
Ranked 2nd. 26 times more than Germany
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.437
Ranked 118th.
3.24
Ranked 73th. 7 times more than Germany
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims 400,000 - 600,000 200,000 - 400,000
Jews 60,000
Ranked 13th.
5.8 million
Ranked 1st. 97 times more than Germany
Hindus 98,057
Ranked 34th.
1.2 million
Ranked 9th. 12 times more than Germany
Religious diversity score 0.657
Ranked 44th.
0.824
Ranked 2nd. 25% more than Germany
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 2
Ranked 86th.
3.6
Ranked 42nd. 80% more than Germany
Religions > Roman Catholic 34%
Ranked 58th. 42% more than United States
24%
Ranked 68th.
Christian > Protestant > Protestants 31.32 million
Ranked 4th.
162.65 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Germany
Religions > Muslim 3.7%
Ranked 85th. 4 times more than United States
1%
Ranked 96th.
Jews per 1000 0.731
Ranked 38th.
21.03
Ranked 3rd. 29 times more than Germany
Religions > Protestant 34%
Ranked 10th.
52%
Ranked 6th. 53% more than Germany
Catholic > Cardinals 8
Ranked 4th.
13
Ranked 2nd. 63% more than Germany
Hindus per thousand people 1.2
Ranked 50th.
3.87
Ranked 40th. 3 times more than Germany
Shia Islam population > Percent of local muslim population 10/15/2011 10/15/2011
Christian > Mormon > Temples 2
Ranked 3rd.
80
Ranked 1st. 40 times more than Germany
Catholic > Cardinals per million 0.097
Ranked 31st. 2 times more than United States
0.044
Ranked 46th.
Catholic > Cardinal electors 6
Ranked 4th.
11
Ranked 2nd. 83% more than Germany
Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans 12.68 million
Ranked 1st. 71% more than United States
7.42 million
Ranked 2nd.
Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans per thousand people 155.01
Ranked 6th. 6 times more than United States
24
Ranked 12th.
Catholic > Cardinal electors per million 0.0728
Ranked 25th. 95% more than United States
0.0372
Ranked 34th.
Christian > Protestant > Quakers 338
Ranked 13th.
86,837
Ranked 1st. 257 times more than Germany
Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP 0.048 per $14.1 billion
Ranked 54th. 3 times more than United States
0.016 per $14.1 billion
Ranked 62nd.

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; 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.; 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.; 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: Lutheranism by region (Countries with more than 500,000 Lutherans) ([1] The Lutheran World Federation 2010 Membership Figures); Wikipedia: Lutheranism by region (Countries with more than 500,000 Lutherans) ([1] The Lutheran World Federation 2010 Membership Figures). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. 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