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The U.S. ranks 33rd in religiously unaffiliated persons

20 December 2012 2 comments

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, an estimated 16.4% of Americans have no religious affiliation. That is enough to make the United States tied for thirty-third with Singapore out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. The Czech Republic ranks first, with an estimated 76.4% of Czech’s have no religious affiliation.

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The U.S. ranks 3rd in religiously unaffiliated persons

19 December 2012 2 comments

According to the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, there are an estimated 50,980,000 religiously unaffiliated persons living in the United States. That is enough to make the United States rank third out of more than two hundred countries ranked in that category. China ranks first, with an estimated 700,680,000 religiously unaffiliated persons.

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The U.S. ranks 55th in Muslim population

26 February 2011 Leave a comment

According to the Pew Research Center, in 2009 the United States had a Muslim population of 2,454,000. That is enough to make the United States rank fifty-fifth out of one hundred and sixty-nine countries ranked. Indonesia ranked first with a Muslim population of 202,867,000.

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The U.S. ranks 85th in religiosity

24 September 2010 Leave a comment

According to a 2009 survey by Gallup, 65% of Americans say that religion is very important in their daily lives which makes the United States rank eighty-fifth out of one-hundred-and-fourteen countries ranked in that category. Bangladesh and Niger tied for first, at greater than 99%.

The U.S. ranks 2nd in Lutherans

8 May 2009 Leave a comment

According to the website, adherents.com, there are 8,319,591 Lutherans in the United States, which makes the United States rank second in that category. Germany ranks first, with 14,290,400 Lutherans.

The U.S. ranks 10th in Lutherans

12 April 2009 Leave a comment

According to the website adherents.com, six percent of Americans are Lutheran, which makes the United States rank tenth in that category. Iceland ranks first, with 94% of the population Lutheran.

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The U.S. ranks 4th in Sikhs

6 March 2009 Leave a comment

According to the website, adherents.com, there are approximately 100,000 Sikhs in the United States, which makes the United States rank fourth in that category. India ranks first, with 19,000,000 Sikhs.

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