Religion in Libya

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 7,017,224 (#105 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Libyan(s)
adjective: Libyan
Ethnic Groups Berber and Arab 97%, other 3% (includes Egyptian, Greek, Indian, Italian, Maltese, Pakistani, Tunisian, and Turkish)
Religions Muslim (official; virtually all Sunni) 96.6%, Christian 2.7%, Buddhist 0.3%, Hindu <0.1, Jewish <0.1, folk religion <0.1, unafilliated 0.2%, other <0.1 (2010 est.)
Islam 96.6% (2010 est.)
Christianity 2.7% (2010 est.)
Buddhism 0.3% (2010 est.)

Sources

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