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Italy Religion Stats

Definitions

  • Buddhism > Buddhists: Amount of Buddhist residents.
  • 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 > Protestant > Baptist church members: Number of members of churches, who are in turn member of the Baptist World Alliance.
  • Christian > Protestant > Baptist church members per thousand people: Number of members of churches, who are in turn member of the Baptist World Alliance. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Protestant > Baptist churches: Number of churches that are members of the Baptist World Alliance.
  • Christian > Protestant > Baptist churches per million people: Number of churches that are members of the Baptist World Alliance. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • 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 > 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.
  • 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 > Believes in spirit or life force: Percentage of surveyed respondents who indicated they believed in a spirit or a life force.
  • Secularism and atheism > Believes there is a god: Percentage of surveyed respondents who indicated they believed in God. (Believing in a spirit or life force is another possible response.)
  • Secularism and atheism > Does not believe in spirit, God or life force: Percentage of surveyed respondents who indicated they did not believe in God, a spirit, or a life force of any kind.
  • 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.
  • State religion > Church: Church.

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

  • State religion > Denomination: Denomination.

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

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 122,965 2013 21st out of 130
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 0.2% 2013 63th out of 96
Catholic > Cardinal electors 21 2005 1st out of 63
Catholic > Cardinal electors per million 0.358 2005 2nd out of 62
Catholic > Cardinals 38 2005 1st out of 65
Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP 0.333 per $14.1 billion 2005 18th out of 64
Catholic > Cardinals per million 0.648 2005 3rd out of 64
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 100 2014 27th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 24,970 2014 29th out of 195
Christian > Protestant > Baptist church members 4,277 2011 21st out of 34
Christian > Protestant > Baptist church members per thousand people 0.0704 2011 33th out of 34
Christian > Protestant > Baptist churches 112 2011 13th out of 34
Christian > Protestant > Baptist churches per million people 1.84 2011 31st out of 34
Hindus 108,950 2011 33th out of 94
Hindus per thousand people 1.79 2011 47th out of 94
Islam > Percentage Muslim 1.7% 2004 109th out of 167
Islam in Europe > Muslim population 36,000 2009 14th out of 24
Jehovahs Witnesses 234,795 2002 5th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 4.11 2002 32nd out of 158
Jews 35,000 1998 18th out of 89
Jews per 1000 0.615 1998 42nd out of 86
Major religion(s) Christianity 2012
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 2.6% 2014 104th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 1.58 million 2014 64th out of 177
Religions Roman Catholic 90% (approximately; about one-third practicing), other 10% (includes mature Protestant and Jewish communities and a growing Muslim immigrant community) 2008
Religions > All approximately 90% Roman Catholic (about one-third regularly attend services); mature Protestant and Jewish communities and a growing Muslim immigrant community 2006
Religious diversity score 0.303 2001 148th out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Believes in spirit or life force 20% 2010 20th out of 27
Secularism and atheism > Believes there is a god 74% 2010 6th out of 27
Secularism and atheism > Does not believe in spirit, God or life force 6% 2010 22nd out of 27
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 71.5% 2014 91st out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 26% 2014 52nd out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 7,092 2004 90th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.122 2004 147th out of 200
State religion > Church Roman Catholic Church 2014
State religion > Denomination Catholic 2014
State religion > Established churches and former state churches > Disestablished 1984 1984

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); http://www.bwanet.org/about-us2/statistics; http://www.bwanet.org/about-us2/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.; 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 .); 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 (Established churches and former state churches); Wikipedia: State religion

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Italy Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Catholic 5 Secularism and atheism 5
Christian 6 State religion 3
  • Italy ranked first for jehovahs witnesses amongst Europe in 2002.

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To Whom It May Concern:

Would you please explain what you mean by figures under the column “BOTH”, where you list figures for the religions below it as i.e. “40th of 63”, “33rd of 63” and so on.

Thank you in advance for your kind anticipated cooperation.

Sincerely,

Tony

Posted on 08 Jul 2009

Tony+Montana

Tony+Montana

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Tony

Would you please explain what you mean by figures under the column “BOTH”, where you list figures for the religions below it as i.e. “40th of 63”, “33rd of 63” and so on.

Thank you in advance for your kind anticipated cooperation.

Sincerely,

Tony

Posted on 08 Jul 2009

Tony Montana

Tony Montana

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Thanks. Helped a lot with my assignment.

Posted on 14 Jun 2010

Dee

Dee