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Netherlands Religion Stats

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  • 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 > Mormon > Temples: Temples.

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  • Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans: Lutherans.
  • Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans per thousand people: Lutherans. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • 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.
  • Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent: Protestant.

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  • Christian > Protestant > Protestants: Protestants.

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  • Christian > Protestant > Quakers: Number of Quakers.
  • Hindu percent of population:

    Percentage of population that is Hindu.

  • 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 > Muslim: Percent of population who are Muslims. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Religions > Roman Catholic: Percent of population who are Roman Catholics. 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 > 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.

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  • State religion > Denomination: Denomination.

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Catholic > Cardinal electors 1 2005 37th out of 63
Catholic > Cardinal electors per million 0.0613 2005 27th out of 62
Catholic > Cardinals 2 2005 19th out of 65
Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP 0.059 per $14.1 billion 2005 52nd out of 64
Catholic > Cardinals per million 0.123 2005 24th out of 64
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 33 2014 48th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 9,247 2014 51st out of 195
Christian > Mormon > Temples 1 2014 12th out of 34
Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans 2.1 million 2010 11th out of 17
Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans per thousand people 126.19 2010 9th out of 17
Christian > Protestant > Baptist church members 10,606 2011 10th out of 34
Christian > Protestant > Baptist church members per thousand people 0.635 2011 16th out of 34
Christian > Protestant > Baptist churches 77 2011 19th out of 34
Christian > Protestant > Baptist churches per million people 4.61 2011 20th out of 34
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 33% 2014 35th out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Protestants 5.41 million 2014 13th out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Quakers 115 2007 16th out of 33
Hindu percent of population 0.89% 2011 21st out of 49
Hindus 148,055 2011 28th out of 94
Hindus per thousand people 8.87 2011 30th out of 94
Islam > Percentage Muslim 6% 2004 84th out of 167
Islam in Europe > Muslim population 946,000 2009 3rd out of 24
Jehovahs Witnesses 30,728 2002 34th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 1.9 2002 89th out of 158
Jews 30,000 1998 23th out of 89
Jews per 1000 1.91 1998 24th out of 86
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Muslim > Islamist organizations Sharia4Holland 2014
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 5.5% 2014 86th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 914,000 2014 74th out of 177
Religions Roman Catholic 30%, Dutch Reformed 11%, Calvinist 6%, other Protestant 3%, Muslim 5.8%, other 2.2%, none 42% 2006
Religions > All Roman Catholic 31%, Dutch Reformed 13%, Calvinist 7%, Muslim 5.5%, other 2.5%, none 41% (2002) 2006
Religions > Muslim 5.5% 2006 73th out of 99
Religions > Roman Catholic 31% 2006 62nd out of 96
Religious diversity score 0.722 2001 19th out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Believes in spirit or life force 39% 2010 8th out of 27
Secularism and atheism > Believes there is a god 28% 2010 22nd out of 27
Secularism and atheism > Does not believe in spirit, God or life force 30% 2010 4th out of 27
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 24.5% 2014 136th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 75.5% 2014 6th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 4,507 2004 105th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.277 2004 131st out of 200
State religion > Church Dutch Reformed Church 2014
State religion > Denomination Reformed 2014

SOURCES: 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: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership statistics (Caribbean); 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.; 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.; Wikipedia: Protestantism by country (Top sixty countries by number and percentage of Protestants); 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, ); 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: 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 .); 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)

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Netherlands Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Catholic 5 Secularism and atheism 5
Christian 12 State religion 3
Religions 3
  • Netherlands ranked third for islam > percentage muslim amongst High income OECD countries in 2004.