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North Korea

North Korea Religions Stats

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  • All: This entry includes a rank ordering of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
A note autonomous religious activities now almost nonexistent; government-sponsored religious groups exist to provide illusion of religious freedom 2003
All traditionally Buddhist and Confucianist, some Christian and syncretic Chondogyo (Religion of the Heavenly Way) 2006
Note autonomous religious activities now almost nonexistent; government-sponsored religious groups exist to provide illusion of religious freedom 2011

SOURCES: CIA World Factbook, December 2003; CIA World Factbook, 22 August 2006; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011

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