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Ethiopia

Ethiopia Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 1,327 2013 99th out of 130
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics 265,463 2007 3rd out of 3
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics per thousand people 3.3 2007 3rd out of 3
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics 266,724 2007 3rd out of 3
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics per thousand people 3.32 2007 3rd out of 3
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 5 2014 99th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 1,678 2014 86th out of 195
Christian > Orthodox > Female orthodox population 16.06 million 2007 1st out of 1
Christian > Orthodox > Male orthodox population 16.03 million 2007 1st out of 1
Christian > Orthodox > Male orthodox population per thousand people 199.26 2007 1st out of 1
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox percent of population 55 2014 11th out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population 45 million 2014 2nd out of 43
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox population per thousand people 398.95 2007 1st out of 1
Christian > Orthodox > Orthodox share of world population 22.47 2014 2nd out of 43
Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans 5.6 million 2010 6th out of 17
Christian > Prostestant > Lutherans per thousand people 64.25 2010 11th out of 17
Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Congregations 195 2014 17th out of 42
Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Memorial attendance 23,762 2014 18th out of 41
Christian > Protestant > Jehovah's Witnesses > Publishers 9,502 2014 17th out of 42
Islam > Percentage Muslim 47.5% 2004 50th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 7,563 2002 74th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 0.108 2002 137th out of 158
Jews 500 1998 72nd out of 89
Jews per 1000 0.00802 1998 80th out of 86
Major religion(s) Christianity, Islam 2013
Muslim > Muslim percentage of total population 33.8% 2014 54th out of 184
Muslim > Muslim population 28.72 million 2014 14th out of 177
Religions Orthodox 43.5%, Muslim 33.9%, Protestant 18.6%, traditional 2.6%, Catholic 0.7%, other 0.7% 2007
Religions > All Muslim 45%-50%, Ethiopian Orthodox 35%-40%, animist 12%, other 3%-8% 2006
Religions > Muslim 45% 2006 43th out of 99
Religious diversity score 0.625 2001 55th out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 91% 2014 54th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 9% 2014 90th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 140,181 2004 30th out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 1.89 2004 89th out of 200
State religion > Church Ethiopian Orthodox Church 2014
State religion > Denomination Oriental Orthodox 2014

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Buddhism by country (Buddhism by Country); United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. 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: Orthodoxy by country (Statistics); 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 (Africa); 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: 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.; Wikipedia: State religion (Established churches and former state churches)

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Ethiopia Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

Christian 19 State religion 3
  • Ethiopia ranked second for islam > percentage muslim amongst Christian countries in 2004.

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