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India Religion Stats

Definitions

  • Buddhism > Percent Buddhist: Percentage of population that is Buddhist.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Christian > Mormon > Congregations: Total Congregations.
  • Christian > Mormon > Members: Membership.
  • Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox percent of population: Orthodox percentage (%) of total population.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox share of world population: Orthodox percentage (%) of World Orthodox population.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans: Lutherans.
  • Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans per thousand people: Lutherans. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Av bible studies: Av. Bible Studies.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • Christian > Protestant > Quakers: Number of Quakers.
  • Christian > Protestant > Quakers per million people: Number of Quakers. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Christianity > Christians: Number of Christian residents.
  • Christianity > Percent Christian: Percentage of population that is Christian.
  • Hindus: Number of Hindu residents.
  • Hindus per thousand people: Number of Hindu residents. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Islam > Percentage Muslim: Percent of Muslims in each country.
  • 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.
  • Major religion(s): Country major religions.
  • Muslim > Islamist organizations: Movement/s.

    No date was available from the Wikipedia article, so we used the date of retrieval.

  • 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.
  • Religions > Hindu: Percent of population who are Hindu. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Religions > Muslim: Percent of population who are Muslims. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims: Estimated population of Shi'a Muslims around the world.
  • Shia Islam population > Percent of local muslim population: Population of Shi'a Muslims as percentage of total population of countries.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 1.9% 2013 18th out of 96
Catholic > Cardinal electors 3 2005 8th out of 63
Catholic > Cardinal electors per million 0.00266 2005 50th out of 62
Catholic > Cardinals 5 2005 8th out of 65
Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP 0.021 per $14.1 billion 2005 60th out of 64
Catholic > Cardinals per million 0.00444 2005 64th out of 64
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 40 2014 40th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 10,958 2014 46th out of 195
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox percent of population 0.4 2014 40th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 3.8 million 2014 12th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox share of world population 1.38 2014 12th out of 43
Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans 1.94 million 2010 13th out of 17
Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans per thousand people 1.61 2010 17th out of 17
Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Av bible studies 40,085 2014 4th out of 25
Christian > Protestant > Quakers 712 2007 10th out of 17
Christian > Protestant > Quakers per million people 0.614 2007 13th out of 16
Christianity > Christians 26.4 million 2014 5th out of 45
Christianity > Percent Christian 2.3% 2014 32nd out of 45
Hindus 1.01 billion 2011 1st out of 94
Hindus per thousand people 827.1 2011 2nd out of 94
Islam > Percentage Muslim 13.4% 2004 72nd out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 26,333 2002 38th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 0.0245 2002 153th out of 158
Jews 6,000 1998 40th out of 89
Jews per 1000 0.00595 1998 82nd out of 86
Major religion(s) Hinduism, Islam, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism 2013
Muslim > Islamist organizations Jamaat-e-Islami Hind 2014
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 14.4% 2014 66th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 217.29 million 2014 2nd out of 177
Religions Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.1% 2001
Religions > All Hindu 80.5%, Muslim 13.4%, Christian 2.3%, Sikh 1.9%, other 1.8%, unspecified 0.1% (2001 census) 2006
Religions > Hindu 80.5% 2006 2nd out of 17
Religions > Muslim 13.4% 2006 60th out of 99
Religious diversity score 0.326 2001 141st out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 79% 2014 79th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 17% 2014 66th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 917,207 2004 3rd out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.826 2004 104th out of 200
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims 16,000,000 - 24,000,000 2009
Shia Islam population > Percent of local muslim population 10/15/2011 2011

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (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.; Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); Wikipedia: Orthodoxy by country (Statistics); United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; Wikipedia: Lutheranism by region (Countries with more than 500,000 Lutherans) ([1] The Lutheran World Federation 2010 Membership Figures); Wikipedia: Lutheranism by region (Countries with more than 500,000 Lutherans) ([1] The Lutheran World Federation 2010 Membership Figures). 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: Jehovah's Witnesses by country (Asia); 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: 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, ). 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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; 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: 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.; Miller, Tracy: Mapping the Global Muslim Population A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World's Muslim Population, Pew Research Center, October 7, 2009.

Citation

"India Religion Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/India/Religion/All-stats

India Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Catholic 5 Religions 3
Christian 10

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India is BORING!!
Not.. it is a very rapidly developing nation with lots to offer the world... not to mention really good food when its not too spicy.
You should go.
Seriously.
Make a trip.
And they grow ganja!! Bless up! Jah rein!

Posted on 12 Nov 2009

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