Religion in Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 105,044,646 (#15 in world) (2021 est.)
Ethnic Groups more than 200 African ethnic groups of which the majority are Bantu; the four largest tribes - Mongo, Luba, Kongo (all Bantu), and the Mangbetu-Azande (Hamitic) - make up about 45% of the population
Religions Roman Catholic 29.9%, Protestant 26.7%, Kimbanguist 2.8%, other Christian 36.5%, Muslim 1.3%, other (includes syncretic sects and indigenous beliefs) 1.2%, none 1.3%, unspecified .2% (2014 est.)
Christianity 95.9% (2014 est.)
Rc 29.9% (2014 est.)
Prot 26.7% (2014 est.)
Kimbanguist 2.8% (2014 est.)
Unaffiliated 1.3% (2014 est.)
Islam 1.3% (2014 est.)

Sources

  1. Congo, Democratic Republic of the.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Democratic Republic of the Congo.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Democratic Republic of the Congo.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
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Title Religion in Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/democratic-republic-of-congo
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MLA Citation “Religion in Democratic Republic of the Congo.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021. <religionfacts.com/democratic-republic-of-congo>