Religious Countries


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3.600.000 inhab.

Encarta 98: 95% Catholic; 4% Protestants.

Abortions per each 1000 women aged 15-45 (1995-96); by the UN: 5.9 (in England): each year, nine thousand irish women go to United Kingdom in order to abort their babe. The Alan Guttmacher Institute gives us the cipher of 5.9 also and a ratio of 8.9% [Ratio means the number of abortions in each 100 known pregnancies, a way to know better the number of those that end with the lives of their babes, because the first cipher can lead us to bad conclusions for countries with a low cipher but also with a low birth rate, or also a high cipher if there are many births (compare USA with Colombia)].

The real statistic (everytime approximative): 4% Atheist; 8% Agnostic; 2% Pseudoatheist (computing ISSP98); 15% Deist; 4% New Age, 2% Protestant; 14% Neodoukhobor (supposition), 4-18% Pseudochristian (according to computations with the WVS ’98 or with ISSP98), 47-33% Catholic, where almost the half part would belongs at the Christian Right, and all of them are churchgoers.

Minimum of neodoukhobors because among the religious, the majority believe in hell; and should be rare whom believe in the hell in order to punish and at the same time, in the karma too, breaking the cycles of reincarnations.

New Statistic (findings in WVS 2000): 1.5% Agnostic, 3.5% Atheist, 15% Deist, 10% Christian Deist, 1% Pseudoatheist, 18% Neodoukhobors, 4% Pseudochristians, 44% Catholic, 2% Protestant.

Commentary: Among the First World countries, is the most religious country joint the United States and Italy.


38.700.000 inhab.

Atlas Universal Ilustrado (Mixing): 91% Catholic.

Data: Polish General Social Survey 1994; If a person want to make a discourse against religion, this should be allowed ? 56% Yes – 38% No – 6% Don’t know; Death penalty for murderers ? 70% Yes, 22% No; If a married pregnant woman doesn’t want to have the child, she can abort it ? 48% Yes – 42.5% No; But, if the family is poor ? 55% Yes – 33.5% No; Women can abort with any cause ? 35% Yes – 54.5% No; Euthanasia allowed ? 56% Yes – 32.5% No. Self ascription Left – Right in the scale 1-10: Left (1-4) with 20.5%, Center (5-7) with 53%, Right (8-10) with 14.5%. What is the religion more close to you ? Catholic 87.5%, independent christianity 1.5%, 0.7% Jehovah’s witness; There is life after death ? 58.5% Yes – 24.5% No – 16.5% Don’t know. Others questions remained almost equal than in the ISSP’91 (Pre matrimonial sex, belief in god, churchgoers, etc.).

New statistic: 4% Atheist; 7% Agnostic; 1% Pseudoatheist (computing ISSP98); 26% Deist; 28% neodoukhobor; 33% Catholic, where “all” of them go at the Church weekly, and they are conservatives.

Commentary: In the Eastern Europe, the influences of hippism, New Age, etc. were little; but, in the case of Russia, nowadays the belief in transmigration covers the 30-35% of the population… In one decade, the East has arrived at the same point than the West in heterodox or alien beliefs respect the Christianity (If the data from Russia are valid for the rest of ex-comunist countries). In the other hand, this was one of the communists countries, but itself maintains somewhat religious, because its religion was a nationalist instrument, as in Ireland ?

New statistic (WVS 2000): 2% Atheist, 1% Agnostic, 0.5% Pseudoatheist, 26% Deist, 20% Neodoukhobor, 50% Catholic.


375.000 inhab.

Statistics: 92% Catholic.

New Statistic (WVS 2000): 0.5% Atheist, 0.5% Pseudoatheist, 16% Deist, 5% Christian Deist, 10.5% Neodoukhobor, 67% Catholic.


740.000 inhab.

Statistics: 80% Greek Orthodox (South Zone and hellenic), 19% Muslim (North Zone and ethnically Turkish).

Data: The existence of the Turkish minority in the north is justified as after the Turkish conquered the island in the XVI Century, these decided to settle some 20.000 Turkish colones along their families in 1573. After the civil war of the seventies, the two communities have a separated existence since then.

New statistics (for the South Zone): 5% Atheist, 4% Agnostic, 1% Pseudoatheist (computing ISSP98), 15% Deist, 25-30% Neodoukhobor (according with the european percentage), 45-50% Orthodox.