‘Global religiosity index’ released: Ghana most religious, China most atheistic
Catholic World News - August 08, 2012
A new survey conducted by the Gallup International Association has ranked citizens of 57 countries by their religiosity.
Overall, 59% of those surveyed described themselves as religious, 23% said they are not religious, and 13% said they are convinced atheists.
The nations with the highest percentages of self-described religious persons are Ghana, Nigeria, Armenia, Fiji, Macedonia, Romania, Iraq, Kenya, Peru, and Brazil.
The nations with the highest percentages of self-described “convinced atheists” are China, Japan, the Czech Republic, France, South Korea, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, Iceland, Australia, and Ireland.
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