South Africa

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South Africa

Freedom of religion. The emphasis on pluralism and diversity has given high profile to ethnic African religions, Islam, Hinduism, humanism and the interfaith movement, somewhat at the expense of the large Christian majority.

RELIGIONS POPULATION % ADHERENTS ANNUAL GROWTH
Christian 75.24 37,990,488 +0.9%
Ethnoreligionist 13.50 6,816,475 -0.1%
Non-Religious 7.73 3,903,063 +3.6%
Muslim 1.73 873,519 +2.8%
Hindu 1.20 605,909 +0.7%
Baha'i 0.42 212,068 -0.4%
Jewish 0.15 75,739 -0.3%
Buddhist/Chinese 0.03 15,148 +1.0%
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