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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Religion stats

Definitions

  • Christian > Mormon > Congregations: Total Congregations.
  • Christian > Mormon > Members: Membership.
  • Hindus: Number of Hindu residents.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Jews per 1000: . Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Japan United States HISTORY
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 281
Ranked 10th.
13,742
Ranked 1st. 49 times more than Japan
Christian > Mormon > Members 126,407
Ranked 12th.
6.32 million
Ranked 1st. 50 times more than Japan
Hindus 5,097
Ranked 64th.
1.2 million
Ranked 9th. 236 times more than Japan
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.2%
Ranked 141st.
1.4%
Ranked 114th. 7 times more than Japan
Jehovahs Witnesses 218,262
Ranked 6th.
1.04 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than Japan
Jews 2,000
Ranked 55th.
5.8 million
Ranked 1st. 2900 times more than Japan
Major religion(s) Shintoism, Buddhism Christianity
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 0.1%
Ranked 168th.
0.8%
Ranked 132nd. 8 times more than Japan
Muslim > Muslim population 185,000
Ranked 105th.
2.6 million
Ranked 54th. 14 times more than Japan
Religions observe both Shinto and Buddhist 84%, other 16% (including Christian 0.7%) 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 observe both Shinto and Buddhist 84%, other 16% (including Christian 0.7%) Protestant 52%, Roman Catholic 24%, Mormon 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim 1%, other 10%, none 10% (2002 est.)
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 23.5%
Ranked 137th.
65%
Ranked 100th. 3 times more than Japan
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 75%
Ranked 7th. 2 times more than United States
34.5%
Ranked 42nd.
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 15,061
Ranked 66th.
948,892
Ranked 2nd. 63 times more than Japan
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.118
Ranked 148th.
3.24
Ranked 73th. 27 times more than Japan
Religious diversity score 0.541
Ranked 85th.
0.824
Ranked 2nd. 52% more than Japan
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 1.71
Ranked 95th.
3.6
Ranked 42nd. 2 times more than Japan
Jews per 1000 0.0158
Ranked 78th.
21.03
Ranked 3rd. 1329 times more than Japan
Catholic > Cardinals 2
Ranked 22nd.
13
Ranked 2nd. 7 times more than Japan
Hindus per thousand people 0.0399
Ranked 92nd.
3.87
Ranked 40th. 97 times more than Japan
Christian > Mormon > Temples 2
Ranked 6th.
80
Ranked 1st. 40 times more than Japan
Catholic > Cardinals per million 0.0157
Ranked 59th.
0.044
Ranked 46th. 3 times more than Japan
Catholic > Cardinal electors 2
Ranked 15th.
11
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Japan
Catholic > Cardinal electors per million 0.0157
Ranked 45th.
0.0372
Ranked 34th. 2 times more than Japan
Christian > Protestant > Quakers 135
Ranked 13th.
86,837
Ranked 1st. 643 times more than Japan
Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP 0.008 per $14.1 billion
Ranked 64th.
0.016 per $14.1 billion
Ranked 62nd. Twice as much as Japan

SOURCES: Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html; 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.; 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: 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, )

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