Religion in Bénin

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 13,301,694 (#74 in world) (2021 est.)
Ethnic Groups Fon and related 38.4%, Adja and related 15.1%, Yoruba and related 12%, Bariba and related 9.6%, Fulani and related 8.6%, Ottamari and related 6.1%, Yoa-Lokpa and related 4.3%, Dendi and related 2.9%, other 0.9%, foreigner 1.9% (2013 est.)
Religions Muslim 27.7%, Roman Catholic 25.5%, Protestant 13.5% (Celestial 6.7%, Methodist 3.4%, other Protestant 3.4%), Vodoun 11.6%, other Christian 9.5%, other traditional religions 2.6%, other 2.6%, none 5.8% (2013 est.)
Christianity 48.5% (2013 est.)
Islam 27.7% (2013 est.)
Roman Catholicism 25.5% (2013 est.)
Protestantism 13.5% (2013 est.)
Indigenous Religion 12.2% (2013 est.)
Voodoo 11.6% (2013 est.)
Unaffiliated 5.8% (2013 est.)
Methodism 3.4% (2013 est.)

Sources

  1. Bénin.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Bénin.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Bénin.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.

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Title Religion in Bénin
Published
Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/benin
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MLA Citation “Religion in Bénin.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021. <religionfacts.com/benin>