Religion in Malawi

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 20,308,502 (#62 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Malawian(s)
adjective: Malawian
Ethnic Groups Chewa 34.3%, Lomwe 18.8%, Yao 13.2%, Ngoni 10.4%, Tumbuka 9.2%, Sena 3.8%, Mang'anja 3.2%, Tonga 1.8%, Nyanja 1.8%, Nkhonde 1%, other 2.2%, foreign .3% (2018 est.)
Religions Protestant 33.5% (includes Church of Central Africa Presbyterian 14.2%, Seventh Day Adventist/Baptist 9.4%, Pentecostal 7.6%, Anglican 2.3%), Roman Catholic 17.2%, other Christian 26.6%, Muslim 13.8%, traditionalist 1.1%, other 5.6%, none 2.1% (2018 est.)
Christianity 77.3% (2018 est.)
Prot 33.5% (2018 est.)
Presbyterian 14.2% (2018 est.)
Islam 13.8% (2018 est.)
Pentecostalism 7.6% (2018 est.)
Anglicanism 2.3% (2018 est.)
None 2.1% (2018 est.)
Indigenous Religion 1.1% (2018 est.)

Sources

  1. Malawi.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Malawi.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Malawi.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
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Title Religion in Malawi
Published
Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/malawi
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MLA Citation “Religion in Malawi.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021. <religionfacts.com/malawi>