Religion in Iceland

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 354,234 (#177 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Icelander(s)
adjective: Icelandic
Ethnic Groups homogeneous mixture of descendants of Norse and Celts 81%, population with foreign background (immigrants and persons having at least one parent who was born abroad) 19% (2018 est.)
Religions Evangelical Lutheran Church of Iceland (official) 67.2%, Roman Catholic 3.9%, Reykjavik Free Church 2.8%, Hafnarfjordur Free Church 2%, Asatru Association 1.2%, The Independent Congregation .9%, other religions 4% (includes Zuist and Pentecostal), none 6.7%, other or unspecified 11.3% (2018 est.)
Christianity 78% (2018 est.)
Lutheranism 67.2% (2018 est.)
Roman Catholicism 3.9% (2018 est.)

Sources

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

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