Religion in Cameroon

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 28,524,175 (#51 in world) (2021 est.)
Ethnic Groups Bamileke-Bamu 24.3%, Beti/Bassa, Mbam 21.6%, Biu-Mandara 14.6%, Arab-Choa/Hausa/Kanuri 11%, Adamawa-Ubangi, 9.8%, Grassfields 7.7%, Kako, Meka/Pygmy 3.3%, Cotier/Ngoe/Oroko 2.7%, Southwestern Bantu 0.7%, foreign/other ethnic group 4.5% (2018 est.)
Religions Roman Catholic 38.3%, Protestant 25.5%, other Christian 6.9%, Muslim 24.4%, animist 2.2%, other 0.5%, none 2.2% (2018 est.)
Christianity 70.7% (2018 est.)
Roman Catholicism 38.3% (2018 est.)
Protestantism 25.5% (2018 est.)
Indigenous Religion 2.2% (2018 est.)
Unaffiliated 2.2% (2018 est.)

Sources

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

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