Religion in Jordan

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 10,909,567 (#85 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Jordanian(s)
adjective: Jordanian
Ethnic Groups Jordanian 69.3%, Syrian 13.3%, Palestinian 6.7%, Egyptian 6.7%, Iraqi 1.4%, other 2.6% (includes Armenian, Circassian) (2015 est.)
Religions Muslim 97.2% (official; predominantly Sunni), Christian 2.2% (majority Greek Orthodox, but some Greek and Roman Catholics, Syrian Orthodox, Coptic Orthodox, Armenian Orthodox, and Protestant denominations), Buddhist 0.4%, Hindu 0.1%, Jewish <0.1, folk <0.1, unaffiliated <0.1, other <0.1 (2010 est.)
Islam 97.2% (2010 est.)
Christianity 2.2% (2010 est.)
Greek Orthodoxy 1.5% (2010 est.)

Sources

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

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