Religion in Lesotho

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 2,177,740 (#147 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Mosotho (singular), Basotho (plural)
adjective: Basotho
Ethnic Groups Sotho 99.7%, Europeans, Asians, and other 0.3%
Religions Protestant 47.8% (Pentecostal 23.1%, Lesotho Evangelical 17.3%, Anglican 7.4%), Roman Catholic 39.3%, other Christian 9.1%, non-Christian 1.4%, none 2.3% (2014 est.)
Christianity 96.2% (2014 est.)
Prot 47.8% (2014 est.)
Rc 39.3% (2014 est.)
Pentecostalism 23.1% (2014 est.)
Evangelicalism 17.3% (2014 est.)
Anglicanism 7.4% (2014 est.)
None 2.3% (2014 est.)

Sources

  1. Lesotho.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Lesotho.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Lesotho.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
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Title Religion in Lesotho
Published
Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/lesotho
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MLA Citation “Religion in Lesotho.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021. <religionfacts.com/lesotho>