Percentage of population in Latin America and the Caribbean that belonged to major religious groups in 2010, by religion

Religious diversity in Latin America/Caribbean in 2010, by religion This statistic shows religious diversity in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2010, by share of religious population. In 2010, about 90 percent of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean were Christians.
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Percentage of population
Christians90%
Unaffiliated8%
Folk religions2%
Percentage of population
Christians90%
Unaffiliated8%
Folk religions2%
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This statistic shows religious diversity in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2010, by share of religious population. In 2010, about 90 percent of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean were Christians.
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Release date
April 2014
Region
Central and South America
Survey time period
2010
Supplementary notes
Folk religionists include followers of African traditional religions, Chinese folk religions, Native American religions and Australian aboriginal religions. The “Other religions” category includes Baha’is, Jains, Sikhs, Shintoists, Taoists, followers of Tenrikyo, Wiccans, Zoroastrians and adherents of many other faiths. Figures may not add to 100% due to rounding. Unfilled data represents less than 1 percent of population share.

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