Syria Religion Stats


Christian > Mormon > Congregations 1 2014 158th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 30 2014 176th out of 195
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox percent of population 8 2014 21st out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 1.8 million 2014 17th out of 43
Christianity > Christians 1.97 million 2014 15th out of 45
Christianity > Percent Christian 10% 2014 15th out of 45
Islam > Percentage Muslim 88% 2004 31st out of 167
Major religion(s) Islam, Christianity 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 92.8% 2014 28th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 20.89 million 2014 19th out of 177
Religions Sunni Muslim 74%, other Muslim (includes Alawite, Druze) 16%, Christian (various denominations) 10%, Jewish (tiny communities in Damascus, Al Qamishli, and Aleppo) 2008
Religions > All Sunni Muslim 74%, Alawite, Druze, and other Muslim sects 16%, Christian (various sects) 10%, Jewish (tiny communities in Damascus, Al Qamishli, and Aleppo) 2006
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 0.0 2004 218th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.0 2004 197th out of 200
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims 3,000,000 - 4,000,000 2009

SOURCES: Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); Wikipedia: Orthodoxy by country (Statistics); United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; 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; 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.; Miller, Tracy: Mapping the Global Muslim Population A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World's Muslim Population, Pew Research Center, October 7, 2009.


Syria Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Catholic 5 Christian 5
  • Syria ranked 6th last for seventh-day adventist membership amongst Muslim countries in 2004.
  • Syria ranked 6th last for islam > percentage muslim amongst Middle Eastern and North Africa in 2004.

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