Iran: Percent Shia Muslim

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 Iran

Shia Muslims as percent of the total population

 Latest value 90.0
 Year 2013
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2013
 Average 92.1
 Min - Max 90.0 - 94.0
 Source The Cline Center for Democracy
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1960 to 2013. The average value for Iran during that period was 92.1 percent with a minimum of 90 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 94 percent in 1960. The latest value from 2013 is 90 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2013 based on 15 countries is 31.6 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Iran - Percent Shia Muslim - Recent values chart

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Iran - Percent Shia Muslim - historical chart - 1960-2013




Definition: Shia Muslims as percent of the total population.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Percent Muslim 99.0 2013 percent
 Percent Shia Muslim 90.0 2013 percent
 Percent Sunni Muslim 9.0 2013 percent
 Percent Christian 0.0 2013 percent
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