Religion in Saudi Arabia

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 34,783,757 (#41 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Saudi(s)
adjective: Saudi or Saudi Arabian
Ethnic Groups Arab 90%, Afro-Asian 10%
Religions Muslim (official; citizens are 85-90% Sunni and 10-15% Shia), other (includes Eastern Orthodox, Protestant, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Sikh) (2012 est.)
Islam 99% (est.)
Sunni 87.5% (est.)
Shia 12.5% (est.)

Sources

  1. Saudi Arabia.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Saudi Arabia.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Saudi Arabia.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
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Title Religion in Saudi Arabia
Published
Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/saudi-arabia
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MLA Citation “Religion in Saudi Arabia.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021. <religionfacts.com/saudi-arabia>