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Jamaica

Jamaica Religion Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Buddhism > Buddhists 5,819.5 2013 72nd out of 130
Buddhism > Percent Buddhist 0.2% 2013 60th out of 96
Christian > Catholic > Female catholics 30,704 2011 7th out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics 27,306 2011 5th out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Male catholics per thousand people 10.09 2011 8th out of 17
Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics 13,383 2011 8th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Rural catholics per thousand people 4.94 2011 9th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics 44,627 2011 5th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban catholics per thousand people 16.49 2011 6th out of 14
Christian > Catholic > Urban male catholics 20,582 2011 6th out of 14
Christian > Mormon > Congregations 19 2014 66th out of 175
Christian > Mormon > Members 5,580 2014 61st out of 195
Christian > Protestant > Protestant percent 60% 2014 17th out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Protestants 1.64 million 2014 29th out of 58
Christian > Protestant > Quakers 330 2007 14th out of 33
Hindu percent of population 0.06% 2011 43th out of 49
Hindus 1,668 2011 78th out of 94
Hindus per thousand people 0.616 2011 71st out of 94
Islam > Percentage Muslim 0.2% 2004 143th out of 167
Jehovahs Witnesses 11,174 2002 66th out of 177
Jehovahs Witnesses per 1000 4.27 2002 27th out of 158
Jews 300 1998 79th out of 89
Jews per 1000 0.117 1998 65th out of 86
Major religion(s) Christianity 2013
Muslim > Muslim population 1,000 2014 171st out of 177
Religions Protestant 62.5% (Seventh-Day Adventist 10.8%, Pentecostal 9.5%, Other Church of God 8.3%, Baptist 7.2%, New Testament Church of God 6.3%, Church of God in Jamaica 4.8%, Church of God of Prophecy 4.3%, Anglican 3.6%, other Christian 7.7%), Roman Catholic 2.6%, other or unspecified 14.2%, none 20.9% 2001
Religions > All Protestant 61.3% (Church of God 21.2%, Seventh-Day Adventist 9%, Baptist 8.8%, Pentecostal 7.6%, Anglican 5.5%, Methodist 2.7%, United Church 2.7%, Jehovah's Witness 1.6%, Brethren 1.1%, Moravian 1.1%), Roman Catholic 4%, other including some spiritual cults 34.7% 2006
Religions > Protestant 61.3% 2006 3rd out of 51
Religions > Roman Catholic 4% 2006 91st out of 96
Religious diversity score 0.616 2001 58th out of 214
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion important 70% 2014 95th out of 143
Secularism and atheism > Population considering religion unimportant 29.5% 2014 48th out of 143
Seventh-day Adventist Membership 209,189 2004 22nd out of 230
Seventh-day Adventist Membership per 1000 79.3 2004 7th out of 200

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: 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: 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.

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Jamaica Religion Profiles (Subcategories)

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