Religion in Kenya

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 54,685,051 (#27 in world) (2021 est.)
Ethnic Groups Kikuyu 17.1%, Luhya 14.3%, Kalenjin 13.4%, Luo 10.7%, Kamba 9.8%, Somali 5.8%, Kisii 5.7%, Mijikenda 5.2%, Meru 4.2%, Maasai 2.5%, Turkana 2.1%, non-Kenyan 1%, other 8.2% (2019 est.)
Religions Christian 85.5% (Protestant 33.4%, Catholic 20.6%, Evangelical 20.4%, African Instituted Churches 7%, other Christian 4.1%), Muslim 10.9%, other 1.8%, none 1.6%, don't know/no answer 0.2% (2019 est.)
Christianity 85.5% (2019 est.)
Protestantism 33.4% (2019 est.)
Roman Catholicism 20.6% (2019 est.)
Evangelicalism 20.4% (2019 est.)
Islam 10.9% (2019 est.)
African Instituted Churches 7% (2019 est.)
Unaffiliated 1.6% (2019 est.)
None 1.6% (2019 est.)

Sources

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