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Protestant Christians as percent of the total population, 2013:

The average for 2013 based on 78 countries was 22.7 percent. The highest value was in Denmark: 87.3 percent and the lowest value was in Belgium: 0.1 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 Protestant, 2013 Global rank Available data
Denmark 87.3 1 1960 - 2013
Sweden 84.2 2 1960 - 2013
Finland 83.5 3 1960 - 2013
Norway 81 4 1960 - 2013
Solomon Isl. 70.3 5 1978 - 2013
Botswana 65.4 6 1966 - 2013
Jamaica 59.4 7 1962 - 2013
Papua N.G. 56.6 8 1975 - 2013
South Africa 53.2 9 1960 - 2013
Namibia 52.7 10 1990 - 2013
USA 51 11 1960 - 2013
Malawi 50.6 12 1964 - 2013
Australia 40.4 13 1960 - 2013
Germany 39.7 14 1960 - 2013
Kenya 38.8 15 1963 - 2013
Haiti 38.7 16 1960 - 2013
Guatemala 38.4 17 1960 - 2013
New Zealand 38.4 18 1960 - 2013
UK 37 19 1960 - 2013
Uganda 36.1 20 1962 - 2013
C.A. Republic 34.3 21 1960 - 2013
Switzerland 34.3 22 1960 - 2013
Canada 34.1 23 1960 - 2013
El Salvador 31.9 24 1960 - 2013
Lesotho 29.7 25 1966 - 2013
Rwanda 27.8 26 1962 - 2013
South Korea 24 27 1960 - 2013
Brazil 23.4 28 1960 - 2013
Panama 22.9 29 1960 - 2013
Hungary 22.5 30 1960 - 2013
Cameroon 21.5 31 1960 - 2013
Costa Rica 21.3 32 1960 - 2013
Gabon 21 33 1960 - 2013
Nicaragua 17.3 34 1960 - 2013
Netherlands 17.1 35 1960 - 2013
Latvia 16.5 36 1991 - 2013
Peru 16.1 37 1960 - 2013
Chile 15.7 38 1960 - 2013
Estonia 15.5 39 1991 - 2013
Ethiopia 15.3 40 1960 - 2013
R. of Congo 15.3 41 1960 - 2013
Domin. Rep. 15.2 42 1960 - 2013
Slovakia 13.5 43 1993 - 2013
Bolivia 11.5 44 1960 - 2013
Paraguay 11.3 45 1960 - 2013
Burundi 11.2 46 1962 - 2013
Tr.&Tobago 10.3 47 1962 - 2013
Mexico 10.2 48 1960 - 2013
Angola 10.1 49 1975 - 2013
Argentina 9.7 50 1960 - 2013
Philippines 9 51 1960 - 2013
Honduras 8.7 52 1960 - 2013
Uruguay 8.5 53 1960 - 2013
Romania 7.4 54 1960 - 2013
Cape Verde 6.6 55 1960 - 2013
Indonesia 5.7 56 1960 - 2013
Cuba 5.3 57 1960 - 2013
Austria 4.7 58 1960 - 2013
Mauritius 4.5 59 1968 - 2013
Lithuania 4 60 1991 - 2013
Kazakhstan 2.6 61 1991 - 2013
Ireland 2.5 62 1960 - 2013
France 2.4 63 1960 - 2013
Venezuela 2.4 64 1960 - 2013
Czechia 1.8 65 1992 - 2013
Ukraine 1.6 66 1991 - 2013
Ecuador 1.5 67 1960 - 2013
India 1.5 68 1960 - 2013
Portugal 1.4 69 1960 - 2013
Serbia 1.2 70 1992 - 2013
Vietnam 1.2 71 1960 - 2013
Bulgaria 1.1 72 1960 - 2013
Russia 0.9 73 1991 - 2013
North Macedonia 0.8 74 1991 - 2013
Spain 0.5 75 1960 - 2013
Poland 0.4 76 1960 - 2013
Croatia 0.2 77 1991 - 2013
Belgium 0.1 78 1960 - 2013



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