Religion in East Timor

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 1,413,958 (#155 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Timorese
adjective: Timorese
Ethnic Groups Austronesian (Malayo-Polynesian) (includes Tetun, Mambai, Tokodede, Galoli, Kemak, Baikeno), Melanesian-Papuan (includes Bunak, Fataluku, Bakasai), small Chinese minority
Religions Roman Catholic 97.6%, Protestant/Evangelical 2%, Muslim 0.2%, other 0.2% (2015 est.)
Christianity 99.6% (2015 est.)
Roman Catholicism 97.6% (2015 est.)
Protestantism 2% (2015 est.)
Islam 0.2% (2015 est.)

Sources

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

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Title Religion in East Timor
Published
Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/east-timor
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MLA Citation “Religion in East Timor.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021. <religionfacts.com/east-timor>