Religion in Malta
|Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics|
|Population||460,891 (#174 in world) (2021 est.)|
|Demonym||noun: Maltese (singular and plural)
|Ethnic Groups||Maltese (descendants of ancient Carthaginians and Phoenicians with strong elements of Italian and other Mediterranean stock)|
|Religions||Roman Catholic (official) 94%, atheist 4%, Muslim 2.6-6%, other Christian 1.3%, agnostic 1%, Judaism 200 persons (2018 est.)|
|Judaism||200 (2018 est.)|
|Christianity||95.5% (2018 est.)|
|Rc||94% (2018 est.)|
|Atheism||4% (2018 est.)|
|Islam||4% (2018 est.)|
- “Malta.” CIA World Factbook.
- “Malta.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
- “Malta.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
- “2019 Report on International Religious Freedom: Malta.” U.S. Department of State. "The constitution stipulates full freedom of conscience and religious worship, subject to restrictions in the interest of public safety, order, morality, health, or protection of the rights and freedoms of others. It prohibits discriminatory treatment based on creed. The constitution establishes Roman Catholicism as the state religion."