Religion in Afghanistan

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 37,466,414 (#39 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Afghan(s)
adjective: Afghan
Ethnic Groups Pashtun, Tajik, Hazara, Uzbek, other (includes smaller numbers of Baloch, Turkmen, Nuristani, Pamiri, Arab, Gujar, Brahui, Qizilbash, Aimaq, Pashai, and Kyrghyz) (2015 est.)
Religions Muslim 99.7% (Sunni 84.7 - 89.7%, Shia 10 - 15%), other 0.3% (2009 est.) (2009 est.)
Islam 99.7% (2009 est.)
Sunni 87.2% (2009 est.)
Shia 12.5% (2009 est.)

Sources

  1. Afghanistan.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  2. Afghanistan.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
  3. Afghanistan.” CIA World Factbook.
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Title Religion in Afghanistan
Published
Last UpdatedMarch 9, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/afghanistan
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MLA Citation “Religion in Afghanistan.” ReligionFacts.com. 9 Mar. 2021. Web. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021. <religionfacts.com/afghanistan>