Religion in New Zealand

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 4,991,442 (#125 in world) (2021 est.)
Ethnic Groups European 64.1%, Maori 16.5%, Chinese 4.9%, Indian 4.7%, Samoan 3.9%, Tongan 1.8%, Cook Islands Maori 1.7%, English 1.5%, Filipino 1.5%, New Zealander 1%, other 13.7% (2018 est.)
Religions Christian 37.3% (Catholic 10.1%, Anglican 6.8%, Presbyterian and Congregational 5.2%, Pentecostal 1.8%, Methodist 1.6%, Mormon 1.2%, other 10.7%), Hindu 2.7%, Maori 1.3%, Muslim, 1.3%, Buddhist 1.1%, other religion 1.6% (includes Judaism, Spiritualism and New Age religions, Baha'i, Asian religions other than Buddhism), no religion 48.6%, objected to answering 6.7% (2018 est.)
Christianity 37.3% (2018 est.)
Hinduism 2.7% (2018 est.)
Folk 1.3% (2018 est.)
Islam 1.3% (2018 est.)

Sources

  1. New Zealand.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. New Zealand.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. New Zealand.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.

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Title Religion in New Zealand
Published
Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/new-zealand
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MLA Citation “Religion in New Zealand.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021. <religionfacts.com/new-zealand>