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Catholic Christians as percent of the total population, 2013 - Country rankings:

The average for 2013 based on 84 countries was 43.2 percent.The highest value was in Poland: 95.2 percent and the lowest value was in Ethiopia: 0.6 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2013. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The Cline Center for Democracy
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Countries Percent Catholic, 2013 Global rank Available data
Poland 95.2 1 1960 - 2013
Colombia 94.1 2 1960 - 2013
Ecuador 93.3 3 1960 - 2013
Croatia 92.8 4 1991 - 2013
Ireland 92.6 5 1960 - 2013
Honduras 91.3 6 1960 - 2013
Argentina 89.3 7 1960 - 2013
Spain 88.3 8 1960 - 2013
Cape Verde 87.8 9 1960 - 2013
Venezuela 87.4 10 1960 - 2013
Paraguay 85.9 11 1960 - 2013
Portugal 85.2 12 1960 - 2013
Italy 84 13 1960 - 2013
Peru 83.9 14 1960 - 2013
Bolivia 81.5 15 1960 - 2013
Philippines 81 16 1960 - 2013
Lithuania 79.1 17 1991 - 2013
Costa Rica 78.7 18 1960 - 2013
Mexico 78.5 19 1960 - 2013
Brazil 77 20 1960 - 2013
Austria 76.3 21 1960 - 2013
Slovakia 76.2 22 1993 - 2013
France 75.3 23 1960 - 2013
Panama 74.2 24 1960 - 2013
Nicaragua 73.9 25 1960 - 2013
Chile 70.7 26 1960 - 2013
Domin. Rep. 69 27 1960 - 2013
Burundi 67.4 28 1962 - 2013
Guatemala 61.6 29 1960 - 2013
Hungary 59.1 30 1960 - 2013
Uruguay 57.6 31 1960 - 2013
Rwanda 55.9 32 1962 - 2013
El Salvador 54.5 33 1960 - 2013
Belgium 52.4 34 1960 - 2013
Gabon 51.2 35 1960 - 2013
Lesotho 49 36 1966 - 2013
Angola 48.4 37 1975 - 2013
Switzerland 47.8 38 1960 - 2013
Cuba 46.8 39 1960 - 2013
R. of Congo 45.7 40 1960 - 2013
Canada 44.4 41 1960 - 2013
Haiti 44 42 1960 - 2013
Slovenia 42.6 43 1991 - 2013
Kenya 34.5 44 1963 - 2013
Uganda 32.1 45 1962 - 2013
Germany 31.7 46 1960 - 2013
Netherlands 29.2 47 1960 - 2013
Latvia 27.8 48 1991 - 2013
Australia 27.6 49 1960 - 2013
Tr.&Tobago 27.2 50 1962 - 2013
Cameroon 26.8 51 1960 - 2013
Malawi 26.5 52 1964 - 2013
USA 24 53 1960 - 2013
Mauritius 23.2 54 1968 - 2013
Bosnia & Herz. 23 55 1992 - 2013
C.A. Republic 22.2 56 1960 - 2013
Papua N.G. 21 57 1975 - 2013
Czechia 18.2 58 1992 - 2013
Namibia 16.2 59 1990 - 2013
Solomon Isl. 16.1 60 1978 - 2013
New Zealand 14.8 61 1960 - 2013
Gambia 12.9 62 1965 - 2013
Belarus 11.6 63 1991 - 2013
South Korea 11.1 64 1960 - 2013
UK 10.3 65 1960 - 2013
South Africa 9.9 66 1960 - 2013
Albania 9.7 67 1960 - 2013
Vietnam 7.7 68 1960 - 2013
Ukraine 7 69 1991 - 2013
Serbia 5.8 70 1992 - 2013
Botswana 5 71 1966 - 2013
Romania 5 72 1960 - 2013
Sweden 3.8 73 1960 - 2013
Jamaica 3.5 74 1962 - 2013
Senegal 3.1 75 1960 - 2013
Indonesia 3 76 1960 - 2013
Cyprus 2.9 77 1960 - 2013
Denmark 1.5 78 1960 - 2013
India 1.4 79 1960 - 2013
Norway 1.4 80 1960 - 2013
Djibouti 1 81 1977 - 2013
Bulgaria 0.8 82 1960 - 2013
North Macedonia 0.7 83 1991 - 2013
Ethiopia 0.6 84 1960 - 2013


Definition: Catholic Christians as percent of the total population.
95.2
94.1
93.3
92.8
92.6
91.3
89.3
88.3
87.8
87.4
85.9
85.2
84.0
83.9
81.5
81.0
79.1
78.7
78.5
77.0
76.3
76.2
75.3
74.2
73.9
70.7
69.0
67.4
61.6
59.1
57.6
55.9
54.5
52.4
51.2
49.0
48.4
47.8
46.8
45.7
44.4
44.0
42.6
34.5
32.1
31.7
29.2
27.8
27.6
27.2
26.8
26.5
24.0
23.2
23.0
22.2
21.0
18.2
16.2
16.1
14.8
12.9
11.6
11.1
10.3
9.9
9.7
7.7
7.0
5.8
5.0
5.0
3.8
3.5
3.1
3.0
2.9
1.5
1.4
1.4
1.0
0.8
0.7
0.6
0
23.8
47.6
71.4
95.2
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