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Results of a 2008/2009 Gallup poll on whether respondents said that religion was "important in [their] daily life."[1][2]
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This article charts a list of countries by importance of religion.

Methodology

The table below is based upon global Gallup Poll in 2009 research which asked "Is religion important in your daily life?". Percentages for "yes" and "no" answers are listed below; they often do not add up to 100% because some answered "don't know" or did not answer.[1]

Countries/Districts

Rank Country/District Yes, important[1] No, unimportant[1]
1  Japan 14% 86%
2  Vietnam 15% 85%
3  Estonia 16% 84%
4  Czechia[a] 16% 84%
5  Sweden 16% 84%
6  Austria[a] 17% 83%
7  New Zealand[a] 18% 82%[1]
8  Denmark 19% 80%
9  Moldova 21% 79%
10  Norway[a] 22% 78%
11  Finland[a] 23% 77%
12  Switzerland 23% 77%
13  Hong Kong 24% 74%
14  Cyprus 25% 75%
15  United Kingdom 25% 75%
16  Latvia 29% 71%
17  France 30% 71%
18  Australia[a] 33% 67%
19  Netherlands[a] 33% 67%
20  Belgium[a] 33% 67%
21  South Korea 33% 67%
22  Cuba[a] 34% 64%
23  Bulgaria[a] 34% 62%
24  Russia 34% 66%
25  Belarus 34% 56%
26  Azerbaijan 36% 64%
27  Luxembourg 39% 59%
28  Hungary 39% 58%
29  Taiwan 40% 60%
30  Germany 40% 60%
31  Uruguay 40% 60%
32  Lithuania 40% 60%
33  Canada 42% 57%
34  Ukraine 46% 54%
35  Slovenia 47% 53%
36  Slovakia[a] 47% 52%
37  Spain 49% 51%
38  Albania 50% 50%
39  Poland 50% 50%
40  Israel 51% 49%
41  Kazakhstan 53% 48%
42  Serbia 54% 44%
43  Ireland 54% 46%
44  Uzbekistan 55% 45%
45  Chile 60% 40%
46  Belize[a] 62% 33%
47  Turkey 64% 36%
48  Argentina 65% 34%
49  United States 67% 33%
50  Nicaragua 70% 30%
51  Croatia 70% 30%
52  Singapore 70% 30%
53  Jamaica[a] 70% 30%
54  Montenegro 71% 30%
55  Greece 71% 29%
56  Portugal[a] 72% 28%
57  Italy 72% 28%
58  Kyrgyzstan 72% 25%
59  Mexico 73% 21%
60  Bosnia and Herzegovina 75% 25%
61  United Arab Emirates 76% 24%
62  North Macedonia 76% 22%
63  Botswana[a] 77% 23%
65  Nigeria 77% 23%
66  Philippines 77% 23%
67  El Salvador 77% 23%
68  Iran[a] 78% 22%
69  Venezuela 79% 21%
70  Costa Rica 79% 20%
71  Armenia 79% 19%
72  Turkmenistan 80% 18%
73  Togo[a] 80% 13%
74  Georgia 81% 16%
75  Ecuador 82% 17%
76  Colombia 83% 16%
77  Peru 84% 14%
78  Romania 84% 12%
79  South Africa 85% 15%
80  Brazil 85% 15%
81  Tajikistan 85% 12%
82  Haiti[a] 85% 12%
83  Mozambique[a] 86% 14%
84  Malta 86% 14%
85  Dominican Republic 87% 13%
86  Lebanon 87% 12%
87  Zimbabwe 88% 12%
88  Cote d'Ivoire 88% 12%
89  Burkina Faso[a] 88% 12%
90  Panama 88% 11%
91  Angola[a] 88% 11%
92  Guatemala 88% 9%
93  Tanzania 89% 11%
94  Bolivia 89% 10%
95  Syria 89% 11%
96  Iraq 89% 11%
97  India 90% 10%
98  Kuwait 91% 9%
99  Namibia[a] 92% 9%
100  Trinidad and Tobago[a] 92% 8%
101  Paraguay 92% 8%
102  Pakistan 92% 8%
103  State of Palestine 93% 7%
104  Sudan 93% 7%
105  Uganda 93% 7%
106  Madagascar[a] 93% 7%
107  Benin[a] 93% 7%
108    Nepal 93% 7%
109  Tunisia 93% 7%
110  Qatar 93% 7%
111  Central African Republic[a] 94% 6%
112  Kenya 94% 6%
113  Liberia[a] 94% 6%
114  Democratic Republic of the Congo 94% 6%
115  Bahrain 94% 6%
116  Ghana 95% 5%
117  Zambia 95% 5%
118  Algeria 95% 4%
119  Chad 95% 5%
120  Rwanda 95% 5%
121  Republic of the Congo[a] 95% 5%
122  Mali 95% 5%
138  Burundi 96% 4%
139  Djibouti 96% 4%
123  Egypt 96% 4%
124  Cameroon 96% 4%
125  Malaysia 96% 3%
127  Cambodia 96% 3%
146  Bangladesh 96% 4%
126  Senegal 96% 4%
127  Oman 96% 4%
128  Jordan[a] 96% 4%
130  Saudi Arabia 96% 4%
131  Myanmar[a] 96% 4%
132  Laos[a] 96% 4%
133  Guinea[a] 96% 4%
134  Morocco 96% 4%
135  Comoros 96% 4%
136  Indonesia 96% 4%
137  Afghanistan 97% 3%
138  Malawi 97% 3%
139  Mauritania 97% 3%
140  Sri Lanka 97% 3%
141  Thailand 98%[1] 2%
142  Somalia[a] 98% 2%
143  Yemen 98% 2%
144  Niger 98% 2%
  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag Data from an older 2008 survey[2]

See also

General:

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f Crabtree, Steve. "Religiosity Highest in World's Poorest Nations". Gallup. Retrieved 27 May 2015. (in which numbers have been rounded)
  2. ^ a b GALLUP WorldView - data accessed on 17 January 2009