Religion in different countries

Religion in Guinea-Bissau

Throughout the 20th century, most Bissau-Guineans practiced some form of Animism. Recently, many have adopted Islam, which is currently practiced by 50% of the country's population; most of Guinea-Bissau's Muslims have Malikite Sunni denomination, with Shia and Ahmadiyya minorities.

Religion in Guinea

Guinea is approximately 85 percent Muslim, 8 percent Christian, with 7 percent adhering to indigenous religious beliefs. Much of the population, both Muslim and Christian, also incorporate indigenous African beliefs into their outlook.

Religion in Ghana

Ghana is a Christian-majority country, 68.8% of the population are Christians, predominantly Presbyterians, Methodists and Roman Catholics. Islam, predominantly Sunni, is the religion of 15.9% of the population and traditional African religions are followed by 8.5% of Ghana's people. Less than 0.1% of Ghana's inhabitants are Buddhists.

Religion in Kiribati

According to 2012 government statistics, Christian groups form about 96% of the Kiribati population by census counts. Kiribati's Christian population goes as followed: 56% are members of the Roman Catholic Church, 34% are members of the Kiribati Protestant Church, 5% are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), and 2% are members of the Seventh-day Adventists.

Religions of Israel

Religion in the State of Israel has played an immeasurably integral role in shaping the country’s traditions, culture, and way of life throughout history.

Religion in Italy

Italy is united linguistically and religiously although it is diverse culturally.Roman Catholicism is the majority religion with 85 percent of native-born citizens Catholic, if only nominally, and only 20 percent participate regularly in services of worship.

Religion in the Gambia

Muslims constitute 95.3 percent of the population of the Gambia according to Pew research center. The vast majority are Malikite Sunnis influenced with Sufism, of which the main orders represented are Tijaniyah, Qadiriyah. Except for Ahmadiyya, Sufi orders pray together at common mosques. A small percentage of Muslims, predominantly immigrants from South Asia, do not ascribe to any traditional Islamic school of thought.

Religion in Gabon

Major religions practiced in Gabon include Christianity (Roman Catholicism and Protestantism), Islam, and traditional indigenous religious beliefs. Many people practice elements of both Christianity and traditional indigenous religious beliefs.

Religion in Burundi

According to recent estimates by CIA, about 75 percent of the population of Burundi is Christian (60% being Roman Catholic, 15% being Protestant) and between 2 to 5 percent are Muslim (mainly Sunni). The remainder practise indigenous religions i.e., Animism or have no religious affiliation.

Religion in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is religiously diverse society with Islam being the dominant religion. According to recent census (2006) conducted by Government of Burkina Faso, 60.5% of the population adheres to Islam.

Religion in Botswana

An estimated 70 percent of Botswana citizens identify themselves as Christians. Anglicans, Methodists, and the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa make up the majority of Christians.

Religions of Ecuador

Ecuador supports religious freedom, enabling all to worship and attend any religious institutes that they choose to support. People in Ecuador are primarily Roman Catholic, a religion that was introduced into the country when the Spanish took over.

Religion in Chile

The majority religion in Chile is Christian (71%), with an estimated 59% of Chileans belonging to the Catholic church, 16% Protestant or Evangelical and just 3% with any other religion. Agnostics and atheist are estimated at 22%.

Religion in French Guiana

The dominant religion of French Guiana is Roman Catholicism; the Maroons and some Amerindian people maintain their own religions. The Hmong people are also mainly Catholic owing to the influence of missionaries who helped bring them to French Guiana.

Religion in the Falkland Islands

The majority of the residents of the Falkland Islands belong to the Church of England (Anglican Church).