Religion in Mexico
|Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics|
|Population||130,207,371 (#10 in world) (2021 est.)|
|Ethnic Groups||Mestizo (Amerindian-Spanish) 62%, predominantly Amerindian 21%, Amerindian 7%, other 10% (mostly European) (2012 est.)|
|Religions||Roman Catholic 82.7%, Pentecostal 1.6%, Jehovah's Witness 1.4%, other Evangelical Churches 5%, other 1.9%, none 4.7%, unspecified 2.7% (2010 est.)|
|Christianity||90.7% (2010 est.)|
|Roman Catholicism||82.7% (2010 est.)|
|Evangelicalism||5% (2010 est.)|
|Unaffiliated||4.7% (2010 est.)|
|Pentecostalism||1.6% (2010 est.)|
|Jehovahs Witnesses||1.4% (2010 est.)|
Religion in Mexico Fast Facts
As of 2010, religious demographics in Mexico were estimated as follows:
- Roman Catholic Christianity: 82.7%
- other Evangelical Churches: 5%
- none 4.7%
- unspecified 2.7%
- other 1.9%
- Pentecostal Christianity: 1.6%
- Jehovah's Witnesses 1.4%
Summary of Religion in Mexico
Religiously, Roman Catholicism dominates Mexico today as it has for centuries.
Protestant Christianity is next largest distinguishable religious group. These numbers have increased in the last 100 years due to the influence of Pentecostal Christianity in particular.
Mexico has one of the largest numbers of Jehovah's Witnesses of anywhere in the world.