Saudi Arabia: Percent Shia Muslim

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 Saudi Arabia

Shia Muslims as percent of the total population

 Latest value 13.0
 Year 2013
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2013
 Average 5.2
 Min - Max 1.0 - 13.0
 Source The Cline Center for Democracy
For that indicator, we provide data for Saudi Arabia from 1960 to 2013. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 5.2 percent with a minimum of 1 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 13 percent in 2013. The latest value from 2013 is 13 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
Saudi Arabia - Percent Shia Muslim - Recent values chart

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Saudi Arabia - Percent Shia Muslim - historical chart - 1960-2013




Definition: Shia Muslims as percent of the total population.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Percent Muslim 96.0 2013 percent
 Percent Shia Muslim 13.0 2013 percent
 Percent Sunni Muslim 84.0 2013 percent
 Percent Christian 3.5 2013 percent
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