Religion in Niger

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 23,605,767 (#56 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Nigerien(s)
adjective: Nigerien
Ethnic Groups Hausa 53.1%, Zarma/Songhai 21.2%, Tuareg 11%, Fulani (Peuhl) 6.5%, Kanuri 5.9%, Gurma 0.8%, Arab 0.4%, Tubu 0.4%, other/unavailable 0.9% (2006 est.)
Religions Muslim 99.3%, Christian 0.3%, animist 0.2%, none 0.1% (2012 est.)
Islam 99.3% (2012 est.)
Christianity 0.3% (2012 est.)
Folk 0.2% (2012 est.)
None 0.1% (2012 est.)

Sources

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