Madagascar

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Madagascar

There is officially religious freedom. The power of the old Malagasy folk religion remains pervasive. The four mainline churches have great influence. The government and traditional churches are suspicious of the emergence of younger, more charismatic groups.

RELIGIONS POPULATION % ADHERENTS ANNUAL GROWTH
Christian 53.53 10,784,390 +3.0%
Ethnoreligionist 37.65 :7 858 135" +2.0%
Muslim 8.00 1,611,715 +4.3%
Non-Religious 0.24 48,351 +4.5%
Other 0.23 46,337 +3.6%
Hindu 0.15 30,220 +4.2%
Chinese 0.10 20,146 +2.7%
Baha'i 0.10 20,146 +2.7%
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