Religion in Mexico

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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.

Sources

Sources

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