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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 > Congregations per million people: Total Congregations. Figures expressed per million people for the same year.
  • Christian > Mormon > Members: Membership.
  • Christian > Mormon > Members per thousand people: Membership. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Christian > Mormon > Temples: Temples.

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  • Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox percent of population: Orthodox percentage (%) of total population.

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  • Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population: Population by religion, sex and urban/rural residence.
  • Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox share of world population: Orthodox percentage (%) of World Orthodox population.

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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 > Jehovah's Witnesses > Av. bible studies: Av. Bible Studies.

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  • Christian > Protestant > Lutherans: Amount of Lutherans in American countries.
  • 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.

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  • 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 > Jewish: Percent of population who are Jewish. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Religions > Muslim: Percent of population who are Muslims. Note: categories sometimes vary from country to country, extracted from CIA data.
  • Religions > Protestant: Percent of population who are Protestants. 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 > 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.
  • Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims: Estimated population of Shi'a Muslims around the world.
  • Shia Islam population > Percent of local muslim population: Population of Shi'a Muslims as percentage of total population of countries.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Catholic > Cardinal electors 11 2005 2nd out of 63
Catholic > Cardinal electors per million 0.0372 2005 34th out of 62
Catholic > Cardinals 13 2005 2nd out of 65
Catholic > Cardinals > Per $ GDP 0.016 per $14.1 billion 2005 62nd out of 64
Catholic > Cardinals per million 0.044 2005 46th out of 64
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 13,742 2012 1st out of 11
Christian > Mormon > Congregations per million people 43.78 2012 1st out of 11
Christian > Mormon > Members 6.32 million 2012 1st out of 11
Christian > Mormon > Members per thousand people 20.14 2012 1st out of 11
Christian > Mormon > Temples 80 2012 1st out of 8
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox percent of population 1.7 2014 35th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 5.27 million 2014 9th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox share of world population 1.91 2014 10th out of 43
Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans 7.42 million 2010 2nd out of 17
Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans per thousand people 24 2010 12th out of 17
Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Av. bible studies 722,179 2014 2nd out of 9
Christian > Protestant > Lutherans 7.5 million 2014 1st out of 5
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 55% 2014 19th out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Protestants 162.65 million 2014 1st out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Quakers 86,837 2007 1st out of 33
Hindu percent of population 0.4% 2011 26th out of 49
Hindus 1.2 million 2011 9th out of 94
Hindus per thousand people 3.87 2011 40th out of 94
Islam > Percentage Muslim 1.4% 2004 114th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 1.04 million 2002 1st out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 3.6 2002 42nd out of 158
Jews 5.8 million 1998 1st out of 89
Jews per 1000 21.03 1998 3rd out of 86
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Muslim > Islamist organizations Islamic Thinkers Society · Revolution Muslim 2014
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 0.8% 2014 132nd out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 2.6 million 2014 54th out of 177
Religions Protestant 51.3%, Roman Catholic 23.9%, Mormon 1.7%, other Christian 1.6%, Jewish 1.7%, Buddhist 0.7%, Muslim 0.6%, other or unspecified 2.5%, unaffiliated 12.1%, none 4% 2007
Religions > All Protestant 52%, Roman Catholic 24%, Mormon 2%, Jewish 1%, Muslim 1%, other 10%, none 10% (2002 est.) 2006
Religions > Jewish 1% 2006 7th out of 12
Religions > Muslim 1% 2006 96th out of 99
Religions > Protestant 52% 2006 6th out of 51
Religions > Roman Catholic 24% 2006 68th out of 96
Religious diversity score 0.824 2001 2nd out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 65% 2014 100th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 34.5% 2014 42nd out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 948,892 2004 2nd out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 3.24 2004 73th out of 200
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims 200,000 - 400,000 2009
Shia Islam population > Percent of local muslim population 10/15/2011 2011

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 in France (Membership 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: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership statistics (Caribbean); Wikipedia: Orthodoxy by country (Statistics); United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; 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.; Wikipedia: Jehovah's Witnesses by country (North America); http://www.lutheranworld.org/content/member-churches; 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; 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.

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