Religion in Iran

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 85,888,910 (#17 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Iranian(s)
adjective: Iranian
Ethnic Groups Persian, Azeri, Kurd, Lur, Baloch, Arab, Turkmen and Turkic tribes
Religions Muslim (official) 99.4% (Shia 90-95%, Sunni 5-10%), other (includes Zoroastrian, Jewish, and Christian) 0.3%, unspecified 0.4% (2011 est.)
Islam 99.4% (2011 est.)
Shia 92.5% (2011 est.)
Sunni 7.5% (2011 est.)

Sources

  1. Iran.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Iran.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Iran.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
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Title Religion in Iran
Published
Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/iran
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MLA Citation “Religion in Iran.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 11 May. 2021. <religionfacts.com/iran>