Religion in South Africa

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 56,978,635 (#26 in world) (2021 est.)
Ethnic Groups Black African 80.9%, Colored 8.8%, White 7.8%, Indian/Asian 2.5% (2018 est.)
Religions Christian 86%, ancestral, tribal, animist, or other traditional African religions 5.4%, Muslim 1.9%, other 1.5%, nothing in particular 5.2% (2015 est.)
Christianity 86% (2015 est.)
Indigenous Religion 5.4% (2015 est.)
Unaffiliated 5.2% (2015 est.)
Islam 1.9% (2015 est.)

Sources

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