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Religion In Brazil: Table Of Religions In Brazil


Table Of Religions In Brazil


+ Distribution of the Brazilian population according to their religions and faiths data from the demographic census of 2000
Some rows in the table that show "total" are actually sub-totals of subsequent rows, which are lighter and marked with a dot . at left. The faiths and groups of faiths are organized by descending number of followers.
Religion or faith Total "by region" "by gender"
urban rural men women
contingent % contingent % contingent % contingent % contingent %
total 169.872.856 100,00 137.925.238 100,00 31.947.618 100,00 83.602.317 100,00 86.270.539 100,00
Roman Catholics total 125.518.774 73,89 98.939.872 71,73 26.578.903 83,20 62.171.584 74,37 63.347.189 73,43
· Roman Catholic Church 124.980.132 73,57 98.475.959 71,40 26.504.174 82,96 61.901.888 74,04 63.078.244 73,12
· Brazilian Catholic Apostolic Church 500.582 0,295 430.245 0,312 70.337 0,220 250.201 0,299 250.380 0,290
Greek Orthodox Church 38.060 0,022 33.668 0,024 4.392 0,014 19.495 0,023 18.565 0,022
Protestant Churches total 26.184.941 15,41 22.736.910 16,48 3.448.031 10,79 11.444.063 13,69 14.740.878 17,09
· Missionaries - traditional Protestantism total 6.939.765 4,085 6.008.100 4,356 931.665 2,916 3.062.194 3,663 3.877.571 4,495
· · Baptist 3.162.691 1,862 2.912.163 2,111 250.528 0,784 1.344.946 1,609 1.817.745 2,107
· · Seventh-day Adventist Church 1.209.842 0,712 1.029.949 0,747 179.893 0,563 538.981 0,645 670.860 0,778
· · Lutheran Church 1.062.145 0,625 681.345 0,494 380.800 1,192 523.994 0,627 538.152 0,624
· · Presbyterian 981.064 0,578 904.552 0,656 76.512 0,239 427.458 0,511 553.606 0,642
· · Methodist Church 340.963 0,201 325.342 0,236 15.620 0,049 146.236 0,175 194.727 0,226
· · Congregational 148.836 0,088 125.117 0,091 23.719 0,074 64.937 0,078 83.899 0,097
· · other 34.224 0,020 29.630 0,021 4.593 0,014 15.642 0,019 18.582 0,022
· Pentecostal total 17.617.307 10,37 15.256.085 11,06 2.361.222 7,391 7.677.125 9,183 9.940.182 11,52
· · Assembly of God 8.418.140 4,956 6.857.429 4,972 1.560.711 4,885 3.804.658 4,551 4.613.482 5,348
· · Christian Congregation of Brazil 2.489.113 1,465 2.148.941 1,558 340.172 1,065 1.130.329 1,352 1.358.785 1,575
· · Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 2.101.887 1,237 1.993.488 1,445 108.399 0,339 800.227 0,957 1.301.660 1,509
· · International Church of the Foursquare Gospel 1.318.805 0,776 1.253.276 0,909 65.529 0,205.5214 545.016 0,6526445 773.789 0,897
· · God is Love Pentecostal Church 774.830 0,456 649.252 0,471 125.577 0,393 331.707 0,397 443.123 0,514
· · Igreja Cristã Maranata 277.342 0,163 266.539 0,193 10.803 0,034 117.789 0,141 159.553 0,185
· · Brazil for Christ Pentecostal Church 175.618 0,103 159.713 0,116 15.904 0,050 76.132 0,091 99.485 0,115
· · Igreja Tabernáculo Evangélico de Jesus 128.676 0,076 120.891 0,088 7.785 0,024 51.557 0,062 77.119 0,089
· · Igreja Cristã de Nova Vida 92.315 0,054 91.008 0,066 1.307 0,004 35.352 0,042 56.964 0,066
· · Other 1.840.581 1,084 1.715.548 1,244 125.033 0,391 784.359 0,938 1.056.222 1,224
· no institutional links total 1.046.487 0,616 945.874 0,686 100.612 0,315 454.087 0,543 592.400 0,687
· · Pentecostal 336.259 0,198 305.734 0,222 30.525 0,096 144.707 0,173 191.552 0,222
· · Other 710.227 0,418 640.140 0,464 70.087 0,219 309.380 0,370 400.847 0,465
· Other evangelical 581.383 0,342 526.850 0,382 54.532 0,171 250.657 0,300 330.725 0,383
Kardecist Spiritism 2.262.401 1,332 2.206.418 1,600 55.983 0,175 928.967 1,111 1.333.434 1,546
Other Christian total 1.540.064 0,907 1.441.888 1,045 98.175 0,307 646.264 0,773 893.800 1,036
· Jehovah's Witnesses 1.104.886 0,650 1.045.600 0,758 59.286 0,186 450.583 0,539 654.303 0,758
· Latter-day Saints Mormons 199.645 0,118 195.198 0,142 4.446 0,014 92.197 0,110 107.448 0,125
· Other 235.533 0,139 201.090 0,146 34.443 0,108 103.484 0,124 132.049 0,153
Umbanda 397.431 0,234 385.148 0,279 12.283 0,038 172.393 0,206 225.038 0,261
Buddhism 214.873 0,126 203.772 0,148 11.101 0,035 96.722 0,116 118.152 0,137
New Eastern Religions total 151.080 0,089 145.914 0,106 5.166 0,016 58.784 0,070 92.295 0,107
· Church of World Messianity 109.310 0,064 106.467 0,077 2.843 0,009 41.478 0,050 67.831 0,079
· Other 41.770 0,025 39.447 0,029 2.323 0,007 17.306 0,021 24.464 0,028
Candomblé 127.582 0,075 123.214 0,089 4.368 0,014 57.200 0,068 70.382 0,082
Jews 86.825 0,051 86.316 0,063 509 0,002 43.597 0,052 43.228 0,050
Esoteric Traditions 58.445 0,034 55.693 0,040 2.752 0,009 27.637 0,033 30.808 0,036
Islamic 27.239 0,016 27.055 0,020 183 0,001 16.232 0,019 11.007 0,013
Spiritism 25.889 0,015 24.507 0,018 1.382 0,004 10.901 0,013 14.987 0,017
Native Brazilian Traditions 17.088 0,010 6.463 0,005 10.625 0,033 9.175 0,011 7.913 0,009
Hinduism 2.905 0,002 2.861 0,002 43 0,000 1.521 0,002 1.383 0,002
Other religions 15.484 0,009 13.243 0,010 2.241 0,007 7.393 0,009 8.091 0,009
Other Eastern Religions 7.832 0,005 7.244 0,005 588 0,002 3.764 0,005 4.068 0,005
No religion 12.492.403 7,354 10.895.989 7,900 1.596.414 4,997 7.540.682 9,020 4.951.721 5,740
No declaration 383.953 0,226 312.011 0,226 71.943 0,225 206.245 0,247 177.708 0,206
Undetermined

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