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Turkey Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 41,782 2013 33th out of 130
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 4 2014 108th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 313 2014 122nd out of 195
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox percent of population 0.1 2014 42nd out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 72,561 2014 38th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox share of world population 0.03 2014 38th out of 43
Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Av bible studies 1,394 2014 20th out of 25
Christianity > Christians 149,449 2014 35th out of 45
Christianity > Percent Christian 0.2% 2014 45th out of 45
Islam > Percentage Muslim 99% 2004 14th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 1,765 2002 110th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 0.0271 2002 152nd out of 158
Jews 25,000 1998 25th out of 89
Jews per 1000 0.408 1998 47th out of 86
Major religion(s) Islam 2013
Muslim > Islamist organizations Independent Turkey Party · Felicity Party 2014
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 98.6% 2014 13th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 74.66 million 2014 8th out of 177
Religions Muslim 99.8% (mostly Sunni), other 0.2% (mostly Christians and Jews) 2008
Religions > All Muslim 99.8% (mostly Sunni), other 0.2% (mostly Christians and Jews) 2006
Religions > Muslim 99.8% 2006 3rd out of 99
Religious diversity score 0.0049 2001 210th out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 89.5% 2014 56th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 9.5% 2014 88th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 56 2004 190th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.000838 2004 184th out of 200
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims 7,000,000 - 11,000,000 2009
Shia Islam population > Percent of local muslim population 10/15/2011 2011
State religion > Church Islam 2014
State religion > Denomination Islam 2014
State religion > Established churches and former state churches > Disestablished 1928 1928

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); 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; Wikipedia: Jehovah's Witnesses by country (Asia); 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; 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 .); 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.; 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.; Wikipedia: State religion (Established churches and former state churches); Wikipedia: State religion

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  • Turkey ranked first for islam > percentage muslim amongst Europe in 2004.