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The U.S. ranks 66th in religious diversity

20 September 2014 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Research Center, the United States has a religious diversity index score of 4.1, which is enough to make the United States tied for sixty-sixth (with the Czech Republic and Nauru) out of two hundred thirty-two countries ranked in that category. Singapore ranks first. The top ten most religiously diverse countries are:

  1. Singapore
  2. Taiwan
  3. Vietnam
  4. Suriname
  5. Guinea Bissau
  6. Togo
  7. Ivory Coast
  8. South Korea
  9. China
  10. Benin

The U.S. ranks 30th in folk religions

31 December 2013 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, there are an estimated 630,000 Americans who practice folk religions. That is enough to make the United States rank thirtieth out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. China ranks first, with an estimated 294,320,000 practitioners of folk religions.

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The U.S. ranks 52nd in Muslims

27 December 2012 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Forum for Religion and Public Life, there are an estimated 2,770,000 Muslims living in the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank fifty-second out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. Indonesia ranks first, with an estimated population of 209,120,000 Muslims.

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The U.S. ranks 120th in Christians

25 December 2012 2 comments

According to the Pew Forum for Religion and Public Life, 78.3% of Americans are Christians, which makes the United States rank one hundred twentieth out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. Five countries are tied for first, with more than 99% of their populations being Christian. These countries are Vatican City, Tokelau, Timor-Leste, Romania, and Papua New Guinea.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in Christians

24 December 2012 1 comment

According to the Pew Forum for Religion and Public Life, in 2010 the United States had an estimated Christian population of 243,060,000, or about 11.0% of the world’s total Christians. That is enough to make the United States rank first out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category.

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The U.S. ranks 1st in Jewish population

23 December 2012 2 comments

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, there are an estimated 5,690,000 Jews living in the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank first out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category.

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The U.S. ranks 7th in Hindus

21 December 2012 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, the are an estimated 1,790,000 Hindus living in the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank seventh out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. India ranks first, with an estimated 973,750,000 Hindus.

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