When the Spanish came to Peru during early 1530s the Catholic religion was also brought by them. Many Protestant churches and cathedrals are found in Peru.
81 % Roman Catholicism
1% Seventh-Day Adventist
1% other Christian
16 % unspecified
The prevailing religion in Peru is Roman Catholicism. In the culture and society of Peru, Roman Catholicism plays an important role.
Among Peru's population approximately 80% people are Roman Catholic. Apart from Roman Catholicism the other religions found in Peru are Muslim, Hindu, Buddhism, etc.
Peru has a population of approximately 27.2 million. Some of the major religious communities of Peru are-
The Roman Catholic
Several Protestant appellations
The Church of Jesus Christ of latter day saints
According to the estimation of the year 2006 Peru Religion comprised of-
85 % Roman Catholic
11 % Evangelical
Remaining 4 % comprised Adventists, Jehovah's witnesses, Israelites of the New Universal Pact and Mormons.