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Religion Stats: compare key data on Italy & United Kingdom

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STAT Italy United Kingdom HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 122,965
Ranked 21st.
507,164.5
Ranked 19th. 4 times more than Italy
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 100
Ranked 27th.
332
Ranked 7th. 3 times more than Italy
Christian > Mormon > Members 24,970
Ranked 29th.
188,462
Ranked 7th. 8 times more than Italy
Islam > Percentage Muslim 1.7%
Ranked 109th.
2.7%
Ranked 101st. 59% more than Italy
Jehovahs Witnesses 234,795
Ranked 5th. 85% more than United Kingdom
127,206
Ranked 13th.
Jews 35,000
Ranked 18th.
300,000
Ranked 7th. 9 times more than Italy
Major religion(s) Christianity Christianity
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 2.6%
Ranked 104th.
4.6%
Ranked 92nd. 77% more than Italy
Muslim > Muslim population 1.58 million
Ranked 64th.
2.87 million
Ranked 50th. 81% more than Italy
Religions Roman Catholic 90% (approximately; about one-third practicing), other 10% (includes mature Protestant and Jewish communities and a growing Muslim immigrant community) Christian (Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist) 71.6%, Muslim 2.7%, Hindu 1%, other 1.6%, unspecified or none 23.1%
Religions > All approximately 90% Roman Catholic (about one-third regularly attend services); mature Protestant and Jewish communities and a growing Muslim immigrant community Christian (Anglican, Roman Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist) 71.6%, Muslim 2.7%, Hindu 1%, other 1.6%, unspecified or none 23.1% (2001 census)
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 71.5%
Ranked 91st. 3 times more than United Kingdom
26.5%
Ranked 135th.
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 26%
Ranked 52nd.
73%
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Italy
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 7,092
Ranked 90th.
24,083
Ranked 59th. 3 times more than Italy
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.122
Ranked 147th.
0.402
Ranked 122nd. 3 times more than Italy
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 0.2%
Ranked 63th.
0.8%
Ranked 26th. 4 times more than Italy
Hindus 108,950
Ranked 33th.
832,000
Ranked 13th. 8 times more than Italy
Secularism and atheism > Does not believe in spirit, God or life force 6%
Ranked 22nd.
25%
Ranked 9th. 4 times more than Italy
Religious diversity score 0.303
Ranked 148th.
0.694
Ranked 27th. 2 times more than Italy
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 4.11
Ranked 32nd. 92% more than United Kingdom
2.14
Ranked 80th.
Jews per 1000 0.615
Ranked 42nd.
5.13
Ranked 14th. 8 times more than Italy
Secularism and atheism > Believes there is a god 74%
Ranked 6th. Twice as much as United Kingdom
37%
Ranked 17th.
Secularism and atheism > Believes in spirit or life force 20%
Ranked 20th.
33%
Ranked 13th. 65% more than Italy
Hindus per thousand people 1.79
Ranked 47th.
13.26
Ranked 26th. 7 times more than Italy
Christian > Protestant > Baptist church members per thousand people 0.0704
Ranked 33th.
2.48
Ranked 6th. 35 times more than Italy
Christian > Protestant > Baptist church members 4,277
Ranked 21st.
155,891
Ranked 1st. 36 times more than Italy
Christian > Protestant > Baptist churches 112
Ranked 13th.
2,590
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than Italy
Christian > Protestant > Baptist churches per million people 1.84
Ranked 31st.
41.27
Ranked 7th. 22 times more than Italy

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998; 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.; https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html; Biotechnology Report, Special Eurobarometer, European Commission, October 2010, p. 381; 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.;

Biotechnology Report, Special Eurobarometer, European Commission, October 2010, p. 381

; Biotechnology Report, Special Eurobarometer, European Commission, October 2010, p. 381; 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.; http://www.bwanet.org/about-us2/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.; http://www.bwanet.org/about-us2/statistics

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