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The religion in Greece

The Greek population is composed of a 97% of Christian Orthodox. The rest of the population is Muslim, Roman Catholic and Jewish. Greece (and the Greek Islands) and Russia are the only countries to have such a great proportion of people that belong to the Orthodox Church.

Religion in Switzerland

Switzerland has no state religion, though most of the cantons (except for Geneva and Neuchtel) recognize official churches (Landeskirchen), in all cases including the Catholic Church and the Swiss Reformed Church. These churches, and in some cantons also the Old Catholic Church and Jewish congregations, are financed by official taxation of adherents.

Religion in the Solomon Islands

In the Solomon Islands approximately 92.0 percent of the population is affiliated with one of the following Christian churches: Anglican, 35 percent; Roman Catholic, 19 percent; South Seas Evangelical, 17 percent; Methodist, 11 percent; and Seventh-day Adventist, 10 percent.

Religion in Rwanda

The most recent statistics on religion in Rwanda were published by the US Government in 2013, yet the source information dates back to the national Census of 2002, which reports that: 56.9% of the Rwanda's population is Roman Catholic, 26% is Protestant, 11.1% is Seventh-day Adventist, 4.6% is Muslim (mainly Sunni), 1.7% claims no religious affiliation, and 0.1% practices traditional indigenous beliefs.

Religion in São Tomé and Príncipe

Almost all residents belong to the Roman Catholic, Evangelical Protestant, or Seventh-day Adventist churches, which in turn retain close ties with churches in Portugal. There is a small but growing Muslim population.

Religion in Swaziland

Swaziland is a largely religious society, with Christianity, and Swazi traditional religion being the most popular religions.According to Religious intelligence, 82.70% of the total population adheres to Christianity, making it the most common religion in Swaziland.

Religion in Oman

The religion of Oman is Islam, but Oman is a special case being the only country in the world where neither Sunni nor Shi'i dominates, rather the smaller branch of Ibadism.

Religion in Seychelles

The 2002 government census estimated that the population of Seychelles is 82% Roman Catholic and 6% Anglican. There are other Christian groups, including Baptists, Seventh-day Adventists, Assemblies of God, the Pentecostal Church, the Pentecostal Assembly, Nazarites, Orthodox Church and Jehovah's Witnesses.Hinduism, Islam and the Bah Faith also have sizeable number of adherents in the country.

Religion in Niger

Islam is the dominant religion in Niger and is practiced by 80 to more than 98 % the population.

Religion in Namibia

More than 90 percent of Namibian citizens identify themselves as Christian.

Religion in Nigeria

Religious affiliation in Nigeria is strongly related to ethnicity, with rather distinct regional divisions between ethnic groups. The northern states, dominated by the Hausa and Fulani groups, are predominantly Muslim while the southern ethnic groups have a large number of Christians. In the southwest, there is no predominant religion.

Religion in Morocco

Islam is the dominant religion in Morocco – the Sunni variant in particular. “Islam” is an Arabic word that denotes submission, surrender, and obedience. As a religion, Islam stands for complete submission and obedience to Allah – that is why it is called Islam. The other literal meaning of the word “Islam” is “peace.”

Religion in Mozambique

According to the most recent census conducted by the National Institute of Statistics in 2007, 56.1% of the population of Mozambique were Christian, 17.9% were Muslim (mainly Sunni), 18.7% had no religion, and 7.3% adhered to other beliefs. These figures need to be used with great care as they are quite problematic.

Religion in Libya

Sunni Islam of Maliki school of jurisprudence is the dominant religion in Libya. Other than the overwhelming majority of Sunni Muslims, there are also small Christian communities, composed exclusively of foreigners. Coptic Orthodox Christianity, which is the Christian Church of Egypt, is the largest and most historical Christian denomination in Libya.

Religion in Saudi Arabia

There are about 25 million people who are Muslim, or 97% of the total population. Data for Saudi Arabia comes primarily from general population surveys, which are less reliable than censuses or large-scale demographic and health surveys for estimating minority-majority ratios.