Religion in Syria

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 20,384,316 (#61 in world) (2021 est.)
Ethnic Groups Arab ~50%, Alawite ~15%, Kurd ~10%, Levantine ~10%, other ~15% (includes Druze, Ismaili, Imami, Nusairi, Assyrian, Turkoman, Armenian)
Religions Muslim 87% (official; includes Sunni 74% and Alawi, Ismaili, and Shia 13%), Christian 10% (includes Orthodox, Uniate, and Nestorian), Druze 3%, Jewish (few remaining in Damascus and Aleppo)
Islam 87% (est.)
Sunni 74% (est.)
Christianity 10% (est.)
Druze 3% (est.)

Sources

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

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