Religion in Chad

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 17,414,108 (#68 in world) (2021 est.)
Ethnic Groups Sara (Ngambaye/Sara/Madjingaye/Mbaye) 30.5%, Kanembu/Bornu/Buduma 9.8%, Arab 9.7%, Wadai/Maba/Masalit/Mimi 7%, Gorane 5.8%, Masa/Musseye/Musgum 4.9%, Bulala/Medogo/Kuka 3.7%, Marba/Lele/Mesme 3.5%, Mundang 2.7%, Bidiyo/Migaama/Kenga/Dangleat 2.5%, Dadjo/Kibet/Muro 2.4%, Tupuri/Kera 2%, Gabri/Kabalaye/Nanchere/Somrai 2%, Fulani/Fulbe/Bodore 1.8%, Karo/Zime/Peve 1.3%, Baguirmi/Barma 1.2%, Zaghawa/Bideyat/Kobe 1.1%, Tama/Assongori/Mararit 1.1%, Mesmedje/Massalat/Kadjakse 0.8%, other Chadian ethnicities 3.4%, Chadians of foreign ethnicities 0.9%, foreign nationals 0.3%, unspecified 1.7% (2015 est.)
Religions Muslim 52.1%, Protestant 23.9%, Roman Catholic 20%, animist 0.3%, other Christian 0.2%, none 2.8%, unspecified 0.7% (2015 est.)
Islam 52.1% (2015 est.)
Christianity 44.1% (2015 est.)
Protestantism 23.9% (2015 est.)
Rc 20% (2015 est.)
Unaffiliated 2.8% (2015 est.)
Indigenous Religion 0.3% (2015 est.)

Sources

  1. Chad.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Chad.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Chad.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
  4. Chad.” CIA World Factbook.
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Title Religion in Chad
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Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
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MLA Citation “Religion in Chad.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021. <religionfacts.com/chad>