Mauritania Religion Stats


Christian > Mormon > Members 10 2014 188th out of 195
Church and state > Constitutional reference to God enactment date 1,991 2014 10th out of 29
Islam > Percentage Muslim 99.9% 2004 3rd out of 167
Major religion(s) Islam 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 99.2% 2014 6th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 3.34 million 2014 49th out of 177
Religions Muslim 100% 2008
Religions > All Muslim 100% 2006
Religions > Muslim 100% 2006 2nd out of 99
Religious diversity score 0.0149 2001 206th out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 98% 2014 10th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 1.5% 2014 136th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 4 2004 204th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.00131 2004 183th out of 200

SOURCES: Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); Wikipedia: Constitutional references to God (List); 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: 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.


  • Mauritania ranked #4 for islam > percentage muslim amongst Muslim countries in 2004.

Adblocker detected! Please consider reading this notice.

We've detected that you are using AdBlock Plus or some other adblocking software which is preventing the page from fully loading.

We don't have any banner, Flash, animation, obnoxious sound, or popup ad. We do not implement these annoying types of ads!

We need money to operate the site, and almost all of it comes from our online advertising.

Please add www.nationmaster.com to your ad blocking whitelist or disable your adblocking software.