Frequent question: What is the religious makeup of Brazil?

What percent of Brazil is religious?

According to the 2010 census, 65 percent of the population is Catholic, 22 percent Protestant, 8 percent irreligious (including atheists, agnostics, and deists), and 2 percent Spiritist.

Is Brazil Islamic country?

Islam is practiced by over 200,000 Brazilians—making it the largest Muslim community in Latin America—most of whom are Arab in origin, with smaller but growing numbers of Brazilian converts. The Brazilian Muslim community includes both Sunni and Shi’a Muslims.

What are 5 interesting facts about Brazil?

27 fascinating facts about vibrant Brazil

  • Around 60% of the Amazon rainforest is in Brazil.
  • There more than 400 airports in Brazil.
  • The Brazilian football team have won the world cup a record 15 times.
  • Brazil has one of the largest economies in the world.

What percentage of Brazilians are Roman Catholic?

These days, only about 65 percent of people in Brazil say they are Catholic. In absolute numbers, however, this still makes Brazil the country with the most Catholics in the world.

What religion is growing the fastest?

Islam is the fastest-growing religion in the world. In 1990, 1.1 billion people were Muslims, while in 2010, 1.6 billion people were Muslims.

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