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Canada

Canada Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 795,068.5 2013 14th out of 130
Buddhism > By Country > Buddhism > Population > 2007[49] 33.39 million 2007 9th out of 51
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 2.3% 2013 16th out of 96
Catholic > Cardinal electors 3 2005 10th out of 63
Catholic > Cardinal electors per million 0.0928 2005 20th out of 62
Catholic > Cardinals 5 2005 10th out of 65
Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP 0.069 per $14.1 billion 2005 50th out of 64
Catholic > Cardinals per million 0.155 2005 21st out of 64
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics 14,420 2011 9th out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics 14,435 2011 7th out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics per thousand people 0.419 2011 11th out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics 10,225 2011 11th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics per thousand people 0.297 2011 13th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics 41,565 2011 6th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics per thousand people 1.21 2011 9th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban female catholics per thousand people 0.38 2011 12th out of 14
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 472 2012 3rd out of 11
Christian > Mormon > Congregations per million people 13.53 2012 11th out of 11
Christian > Mormon > Members 187,982 2012 4th out of 11
Christian > Mormon > Members per thousand people 5.39 2012 10th out of 11
Christian > Mormon > Temples 8 2012 3rd out of 8
Christian > Orthodox > Female orthodox population 7,845 2011 10th out of 14
Christian > Orthodox > Male orthodox population 10,850 2011 9th out of 14
Christian > Orthodox > Male orthodox population per thousand people 0.315 2011 12th out of 14
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox percent of population 1.7 2014 34th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 581,553 2014 23th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population per thousand people 0.661 2011 13th out of 15
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox share of world population 0.21 2014 23th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Rural female orthodox population per thousand people 0.0175 2011 12th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Rural male orthodox population 535 2011 12th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Rural male orthodox population per thousand people 0.0155 2011 12th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Rural orthodox population 245 2011 12th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Urban female orthodox population 105,120 2011 4th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Urban female orthodox population per thousand people 3.05 2011 7th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Urban male orthodox population 8,285 2011 11th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Urban orthodox population 24,105 2011 9th out of 13
Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Av. bible studies 50,538 2014 3rd out of 9
Christian > Protestant > Lutherans 232,904 2014 3rd out of 5
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 29% 2014 39th out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Protestants 9.51 million 2014 7th out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Quakers 1,216 2007 8th out of 33
Christianity > Regular church attendance 7.8 million 2014 3rd out of 6
Church and state > Constitutional reference to God enactment date 1,982 2014 16th out of 29
Hindus 497,200 2011 15th out of 94
Hindus per thousand people 14.42 2011 25th out of 94
Islam > Percentage Muslim 2% 2004 108th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 109,604 2002 17th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 3.49 2002 47th out of 158
Jews 360,000 1998 6th out of 89
Jews per 1000 11.9 1998 4th out of 86
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 2.8% 2014 103th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 940,000 2014 73th out of 177
Religions Roman Catholic 42.6%, Protestant 23.3% (including United Church 9.5%, Anglican 6.8%, Baptist 2.4%, Lutheran 2%), other Christian 4.4%, Muslim 1.9%, other and unspecified 11.8%, none 16% 2001
Religions > A note based on the 1991 census 2003
Religions > All Roman Catholic 42.6%, Protestant 23.3% (including United Church 9.5%, Anglican 6.8%, Baptist 2.4%, Lutheran 2%), other Christian 4.4%, Muslim 1.9%, other and unspecified 11.8%, none 16% (2001 census) 2006
Religions > Muslim 1.9% 2006 90th out of 99
Religions > Protestant 23.3% 2006 19th out of 51
Religions > Roman Catholic 42.6% 2006 54th out of 96
Religious diversity score 0.696 2001 26th out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 42% 2014 116th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 57% 2014 26th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 53,797 2004 45th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 1.68 2004 94th out of 200

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Wikipedia: Buddhism by country; Catholic.com - College of Cardinals; 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.; 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: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership 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.; Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership statistics (Caribbean); Wikipedia: Orthodoxy by country (Statistics); Wikipedia: Jehovah's Witnesses by country (North America); http://www.lutheranworld.org/content/member-churches; Wikipedia: Protestantism by country (Top sixty countries by number and percentage of Protestants); 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, ); Wikipedia: Christianity in Norway (Church attendance); Wikipedia: Constitutional references to God (List); 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.; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998; 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.; 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, December 2003; 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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Canada Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Buddhism 3 Christian 47
Catholic 5 Religions 5

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