Religion in United Arab Emirates

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 9,856,612 (#92 in world) (2021 est.)
Demonym noun: Emirati(s)
adjective: Emirati
Ethnic Groups Emirati 11.6%, South Asian 59.4% (includes Indian 38.2%, Bangladeshi 9.5%, Pakistani 9.4%, other 2.3%), Egyptian 10.2%, Filipino 6.1%, other 12.8% (2015 est.)
Religions Islam (official) 75%, Christian 12.9%, Hindu 7.7%, Buddhist 2.4%, other (Parsi, Baha'i, Druze, Sikh, Ahmadi, Ismaili, Dawoodi Bohra Muslim, and Jewish) 1% (2020 est.)
Islam 75% (2020 est.)
Christianity 12.9% (2020 est.)
Hinduism 7.7% (2020 est.)
Buddhism 2.4% (2020 est.)
None 1.1% (2020 est.)

Sources

  1. United Arab Emirates.” CIA World Factbook.
  2. United Arab Emirates.” Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project.
  3. United Arab Emirates.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online.
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Title Religion in United Arab Emirates
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Last UpdatedFebruary 13, 2021
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