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Religion in El Salvador

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Religion in El Salvador

Religion in El Salvador (2014) [1]

  Catholics (50%)
  Protestants (36%)
  Unaffiliated (12%)
  Other (3%)

There is diversity of religious and ethnic groups among El Salvador's approximately 6.2 million inhabitants.[2]

Religious affiliation

As of May 2012, the majority of the population is Christian. Roman Catholics (47%) and Evangelicals (33%) are the two major Christian denominations in the country. Evangelicalism and Pentecostalism are two of the notable Protestant denominations of El Salvador. Anglicanism also has a long and growing presence. Those not affiliated with any religious group amount to 17% of the population. The remainder of the population (3%) is made up of a small number of Jehovah's Witnesses, Hare Krishnas, Muslims, Jews, Buddhists, Latter-day Saints (Mormons), and those adhering to indigenous religious beliefs.

See also


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  2. ^ "International Religious Freedom Report for 2012". U.S. State Department. Retrieved 2014-03-27. 
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