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Ireland

Ireland Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 9,552 2013 60th out of 130
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 0.2% 2013 66th out of 96
Catholic > Cardinal electors 1 2005 47th out of 63
Catholic > Cardinal electors per million 0.24 2005 6th out of 62
Catholic > Cardinals 1 2005 59th out of 65
Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP 0.112 per $14.1 billion 2005 41st out of 64
Catholic > Cardinals per million 0.24 2005 13th out of 64
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics 733 2011 13th out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics 546 2011 13th out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics per thousand people 0.119 2011 13th out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics 1.55 million 2011 2nd out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Rural female catholics per thousand people 0.0457 2011 10th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Rural male catholics per thousand people 0.0404 2011 12th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics 885 2011 14th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics per thousand people 0.193 2011 11th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban female catholics per thousand people 264.06 2011 1st out of 14
Christian > Mormon > Branches 9 2011 1st out of 2
Christian > Mormon > Branches per million people 1.97 2011 1st out of 1
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 13 2014 75th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 3,013 2014 75th out of 195
Christian > Mormon > Members per thousand people 0.637 2011 1st out of 1
Christian > Orthodox > Female orthodox population 23,281 2011 8th out of 14
Christian > Orthodox > Male orthodox population 21,942 2011 8th out of 14
Christian > Orthodox > Male orthodox population per thousand people 4.79 2011 6th out of 14
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 45,223 2011 8th out of 15
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population per thousand people 9.88 2011 6th out of 15
Christian > Orthodox > Rural female orthodox population per thousand people 0.377 2011 8th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Rural male orthodox population 1,727 2011 9th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Rural male orthodox population per thousand people 0.377 2011 8th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Rural orthodox population 3,451 2011 8th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Urban female orthodox population 21,557 2011 7th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Urban male orthodox population 20,215 2011 7th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Urban male orthodox population per thousand people 4.42 2011 7th out of 13
Christian > Orthodox > Urban orthodox population 41,772 2011 5th out of 13
Christian > Protestant > Quakers 1,591 2007 7th out of 33
Christianity > Percent Christian 92.3% 2009 4th out of 13
Church and state > Constitutional reference to God enactment date 1,937 2014 27th out of 29
Hindu percent of population 0.23% 2011 30th out of 49
Hindus 10,688 2011 51st out of 94
Hindus per thousand people 2.34 2011 44th out of 94
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.49% 2004 135th out of 167
Islam in Europe > Muslim population 22,000 2009 17th out of 24
Jehovahs Witnesses 5,096 2002 80th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 1.3 2002 103th out of 158
Jews 1,000 1998 64th out of 89
Jews per 1000 0.269 1998 56th out of 86
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 0.9% 2014 130th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 43,000 2014 127th out of 177
People who say religion is important 53.5% 2009 6th out of 13
Religions Roman Catholic 87.4%, Church of Ireland 2.9%, other Christian 1.9%, other 2.1%, unspecified 1.5%, none 4.2% 2006
Religions > All Roman Catholic 88.4%, Church of Ireland 3%, other Christian 1.6%, other 1.5%, unspecified 2%, none 3.5% (2002 census) 2006
Religions > Roman Catholic 88.4% 2006 20th out of 96
Religious diversity score 0.155 2001 182nd out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Believes in spirit or life force 20% 2010 21st out of 27
Secularism and atheism > Believes there is a god 70% 2010 7th out of 27
Secularism and atheism > Does not believe in spirit, God or life force 7% 2010 21st out of 27
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 53.5% 2014 104th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 46.5% 2014 39th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 145 2004 182nd out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.0356 2004 172nd out of 200
State religion > Established churches and former state churches > Disestablished 1869 1869

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.; 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: 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, ); http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; 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; Miller, Tracy, ed (October 2009) (PDF).ÿ apping the Global Muslim Population: A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World?s Muslim Population.ÿPew Research Center. pp.ÿ31?32. Retrieved 2009-11-11.; 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 .); Wikipedia: Christianity in Norway (Importance of religion) (GALLUP WorldView - data accessed on 17 january 2009); 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 .); Biotechnology Report, Special Eurobarometer, European Commission, October 2010, p. 381;

Biotechnology Report, Special Eurobarometer, European Commission, October 2010, p. 381

; Biotechnology Report, Special Eurobarometer, European Commission, October 2010, p. 381; 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: State religion

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Ireland Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Catholic 5 Secularism and atheism 5
Christian 40

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