Religion in Nigeria

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 219,463,862 (#6 in world) (2021 est.)
Ethnic Groups Hausa 30%, Yoruba 15.5%, Igbo (Ibo) 15.2%, Fulani 6%, Tiv 2.4%, Kanuri/Beriberi 2.4%, Ibibio 1.8%, Ijaw/Izon 1.8%, other 24.7% (more than 250 ethnic groups) (2018 est.)
Religions Muslim 53.5%, Roman Catholic 10.6%, other Christian 35.3%, other .6% (2018 est.)
Islam 53.5% (2018 est.)
Christianity 45.9% (2018 est.)
Roman Catholicism 10.6% (2018 est.)

Sources

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

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Title Religion in Nigeria
Published
Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
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MLA Citation “Religion in Nigeria.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021. <religionfacts.com/nigeria>