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Religion Stats: compare key data on Iran & Turkey

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STAT Iran Turkey HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 917.5
Ranked 104th.
41,782
Ranked 33th. 46 times more than Iran
Christian > Mormon > Members 50
Ranked 164th.
313
Ranked 122nd. 6 times more than Iran
Christianity > Christians 300,000
Ranked 34th. Twice as much as Turkey
149,449
Ranked 35th.
Christianity > Percent Christian 0.4%
Ranked 43th. Twice as much as Turkey
0.2%
Ranked 45th.
Islam > Percentage Muslim 99%
Ranked 10th. The same as Turkey
99%
Ranked 14th.
Major religion(s) Islam Islam
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 99.6%
Ranked 4th. 1% more than Turkey
98.6%
Ranked 13th.
Muslim > Muslim population 74.82 million
Ranked 7th. About the same as Turkey
74.66 million
Ranked 8th.
Religions Muslim 98% (Shia 89%, Sunni 9%), other (includes Zoroastrian, Jewish, Christian, and Baha'i) 2% Muslim 99.8% (mostly Sunni), other 0.2% (mostly Christians and Jews)
Religions > All Shi'a Muslim 89%, Sunni Muslim 9%, Zoroastrian, Jewish, Christian, and Baha'i 2% Muslim 99.8% (mostly Sunni), other 0.2% (mostly Christians and Jews)
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 82.5%
Ranked 74th.
89.5%
Ranked 56th. 8% more than Iran
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 15.5%
Ranked 70th. 63% more than Turkey
9.5%
Ranked 88th.
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 20
Ranked 200th.
56
Ranked 190th. 3 times more than Iran
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.000288
Ranked 187th.
0.000838
Ranked 184th. 3 times more than Iran
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims 66,000,000 - 70,000,000 7,000,000 - 11,000,000
Jews 25,000
Ranked 24th. The same as Turkey
25,000
Ranked 25th.
Religious diversity score 0.115
Ranked 193th. 24 times more than Turkey
0.0049
Ranked 210th.
Religions > Muslim 89%
Ranked 19th.
99.8%
Ranked 3rd. 12% more than Iran
Muslim > Islamist organizations Alliance of Builders of Islamic Iran ·   Islamic Iran Participation Front Independent Turkey Party ·   Felicity Party
Jews per 1000 0.392
Ranked 49th.
0.408
Ranked 47th. 4% more than Iran

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; 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: 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; 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: Islamism (Parties and Organizations); 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.

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