Religion in Senegal

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 16,082,442 (#72 in world) (2021 est.)
Ethnic Groups Wolof 37.1%, Pular 26.2%, Serer 17%, Mandinka 5.6%, Jola 4.5%, Soninke 1.4%, other 8.3% (includes Europeans and persons of Lebanese descent) (2017 est.)
Religions Muslim 95.9% (most adhere to one of the four main Sufi brotherhoods), Christian 4.1% (mostly Roman Catholic) (2016 est.)
Islam 95.9% (2016 est.)
Christianity 4.1% (2016 est.)

Sources

  1. Senegal.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. Senegal.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. Senegal.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
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Title Religion in Senegal
Published
Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/senegal
Short URLrlft.co/5675
MLA Citation “Religion in Senegal.” ReligionFacts.com. 13 Feb. 2021. Web. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021. <religionfacts.com/senegal>