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Yemen

Yemen Religion Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 131 2013 122nd out of 130
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 1 2014 153th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 50 2014 170th out of 195
Islam > Percentage Muslim 99% 2004 11th out of 167
Jews 800 1998 68th out of 89
Major religion(s) Islam 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 99% 2014 7th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 24.02 million 2014 17th out of 177
Religions Muslim including Shaf'i (Sunni) and Zaydi (Shia), small numbers of Jewish, Christian, and Hindu 2008
Religions > All Muslim including Shaf'i (Sunni) and Zaydi (Shi'a), small numbers of Jewish, Christian, and Hindu 2006
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 96% 2014 23th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 3.5% 2014 116th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 0.0 2004 216th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 0.0 2004 195th out of 200
Shia Islam population > Number of Shia muslims 8,000,000 - 10,000,000 2009

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); Wikipedia: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France (Membership Statistics); International Religious Freedom Report 2004, U.S. State Department; World Jewish Congress (WJC), 1998; 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; 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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"Yemen Religion Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Yemen/Religion

  • Yemen ranked third for islam > percentage muslim amongst Former British colonies in 2004.
  • Yemen ranked third last for seventh-day adventist membership amongst Muslim countries in 2004.