Algerian Religion Stats


Buddhism > Buddhists 10,995 2013 56th out of 130
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 1 2014 144th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 50 2014 163th out of 195
Church and state > Constitutional reference to God enactment date 1,976 2014 19th out of 29
Islam > Percentage Muslim 99% 2004 9th out of 167
Major religion(s) Islam 2013
Muslim > Islamist organizations Green Algeria Alliance The alliance is led by Bouguerra Soltani of the Hamas. 2014
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 98.2% 2014 18th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 34.78 million 2014 9th out of 177
Religions Sunni Muslim (state religion) 99%, Christian and Jewish 1% 2008
Religions > All Sunni Muslim (state religion) 99%, Christian and Jewish 1% 2006
Religions > Jewish 1% 2006 10th out of 12
Religious diversity score 0.0091 2001 209th out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 93% 2014 43th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 6.5% 2014 97th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 27 2004 195th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.000807 2004 185th out of 200

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); Wikipedia: Constitutional references to God (List); International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; Wikipedia: Islamism (Parties and Organizations); 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: 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.


  • Algeria ranked #11 for islam > percentage muslim amongst Muslim countries in 2004.

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