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10.1 South Africa Culture: Religion




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This article is from the South Africa FAQ, by Scott Hazelhurst scott@cs.wits.ac.za with numerous contributions by others.

10.1 South Africa Culture: Religion



Church of the Province of South Africa (can be found as:
http://www.aztec.co.za/biz/cpsa/) (Anglican)

10.1.1 Religious allegiances

Religion
* Catholics* 2,881,800 10%
* Total Christians 22,598,100 79%
* Muslims 362,000 1%
* Buddhists 2,700 0%
* Hindus 565,000 1%
* Other Faiths 4,580,600 16%
* No Religion 267,000 1%
* Christian Practice ('80). %of total pop.
* Practising 14,028,800 49%
* Non practising 3,290,700 12%
* Nominal 5,278,600 18%

 

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