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Laos

Laos Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 4.49 million 2013 7th out of 130
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 67% 2013 5th out of 96
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 1 2014 149th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 230 2014 129th out of 195
Christianity > Christians 100,163 2014 40th out of 45
Christianity > Percent Christian 1.5% 2014 38th out of 45
Islam > Percentage Muslim 1% 2004 121st out of 167
Major religion(s) Buddhism 2013
Muslim > Muslim population 1,000 2014 169th out of 177
Religions Buddhist 67%, Christian 1.5%, other and unspecified 31.5% 2005
Religions > All Buddhist 60%, animist and other 40% (including various Christian denominations 1.5%) 2006
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 96.5% 2014 17th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 2.5% 2014 130th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 407 2004 169th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.0714 2004 162nd out of 200

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christianity_by_country#Sovereign_states; International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; 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: 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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