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Islam grow in Nigeria while believers dropped

Islam, with 50.8% of the population, is the religion of the majority of the population. A very hight percentage of population, 99.69%, confess to having religious feelings.

The latest survey data indicate believers share of Nigeria population, has dropped to 99.69%. As to Islam it has increased, the previous survey recorded 49.5% of the population professed it and according to the latest data 50.8% follow it.

The Nigeria’s second-largest religion is Christianity, accounts for about 42% of the population.

Related data:

Nigeria - Religions
DateChristianityIslamBuddhismAnimistBaha’iOtherNon-Religious
201042.00%50.80%0.01%6.68%0.02%0.18%0.31%
200542.10%49.50%0.01%7.85%0.02%0.23%0.29%
200041.05%50.00%8.60%0.02%0.05%0.26%
199542.69%46.87%10.00%0.02%0.19%0.23%
199045.80%44.61%0.01%8.84%0.03%0.50%0.21%
198544.82%49.91%4.95%0.02%0.08%0.20%
198046.22%45.36%5.69%0.03%2.44%0.25%
197544.00%44.04%11.65%0.03%0.04%0.24%
197039.57%41.07%19.11%0.02%0.02%0.21%
196537.95%39.00%21.28%0.02%1.58%0.18%
196039.05%35.93%24.01%0.01%0.83%0.17%
Nigeria - Religions
Nigeria - Religions