Religion in Gabon

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 2,284,912 (#145 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Gabonese (singular and plural)
adjective: Gabonese
Ethnic Groups Gabonese-born 80.1% (includes Fang 23.2%, Shira-Punu/Vili 18.9%, Nzabi-Duma 11.3%, Mbede-Teke 6.9%, Myene 5%, Kota-Kele 4.9%, Okande-Tsogo 2.1%, Pygmy .3%, other 7.5%), Cameroonian 4.6%, Malian 2.4%, Beninese 2.1%, acquired Gabonese nationality 1.6%, Togolese 1.6%, Senegalese 1.1%, Congolese (Brazzaville) 1%, other 5.5% (includes Congolese (Kinshasa), Equatorial Guinean, Nigerian) (2012 est.)
Religions Roman Catholic 42.3%, Protestant 12.3%, other Christian 27.4%, Muslim 9.8%, animist 0.6%, other 0.5%, none/no answer 7.1% (2012 est.)
Christianity 82% (2012 est.)
Rc 42.3% (2012 est.)
Prot 12.3% (2012 est.)
Islam 9.8% (2012 est.)
Indigenous Religion 0.6% (2012 est.)

Sources

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

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