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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso Religion Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics 1.39 million 2006 2nd out of 6
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics per thousand people 100.51 2006 2nd out of 5
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics 1.28 million 2006 2nd out of 6
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics per thousand people 92.24 2006 2nd out of 5
Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics 1.72 million 2006 1st out of 5
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics 940,795 2006 2nd out of 5
Christian > Catholic > Urban female catholics 479,593 2006 3rd out of 5
Christian > Catholic > Urban female catholics per thousand people 34.7 2006 4th out of 5
Christian > Catholic > Urban male catholics 461,202 2006 2nd out of 5
Christian > Catholic > Urban male catholics per thousand people 33.37 2006 3rd out of 5
Christian > Mormon > Members 10 2014 193th out of 195
Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Congregations 41 2014 26th out of 42
Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Memorial attendance 5,553 2014 28th out of 41
Hindu percent of population 0.001% 2011 49th out of 49
Hindus 150 2011 89th out of 94
Hindus per thousand people 0.00938 2011 94th out of 94
Islam > Percentage Muslim 55% 2004 46th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 1,145 2002 122nd out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 0.0931 2002 141st out of 158
Major religion(s) Indigenous beliefs, Islam, Christianity 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 58.9% 2014 45th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 9.6 million 2014 27th out of 177
Religions Muslim 50%, indigenous beliefs 40%, Christian (mainly Roman Catholic) 10% 2008
Religions > All Muslim 50%, indigenous beliefs 40%, Christian (mainly Roman Catholic) 10% 2006
Religions > Muslim 50% 2006 40th out of 99
Religious diversity score 0.58 2001 71st out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 87.5% 2014 63th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 12% 2014 82nd out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 2,812 2004 119th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.216 2004 136th out of 200

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. 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 in France (Membership Statistics); Wikipedia: Jehovah's Witnesses by country (Africa); https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2122.html; 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.; International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; watchtower.org - 2002 Report of Jehovah's Witnesses Worldwide; 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.; 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: 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.

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Burkina Faso Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Christian 20
  • Burkina Faso ranked 4th last for islam > percentage muslim amongst Muslim countries in 2004.

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