Religion in Yemen

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Fast Facts and Religious Adherent Statistics
Population 30,399,243 (#49 in world) (2021 est.)
Ethnic Groups predominantly Arab; but also Afro-Arab, South Asian, European
Religions Muslim 99.1% (official; virtually all are citizens, an estimated 65% are Sunni and 35% are Shia), other 0.9% (includes Jewish, Baha'i, Hindu, and Christian; many are refugees or temporary foreign residents) (2010 est.)
Islam 99.1% (2010 est.)
Sunni 65% (2010 est.)
Shia 35% (2010 est.)

Sources

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