Religion in South Africa

Religion in South Africa is dominated by various branches of Christianity. South Africa is a secular state with a diverse religious population. Its constitution guarantees freedom of religion. Many religions are represented in the ethnic and regional diversity of the population.

Religion in South Africa (2016 Community Survey)[1]

  AIC (25.4%)
  Pentecostalism (15.2%)
  Catholicism (6.8%)
  Methodism (5.0%)
  Calvinism (4.2%)
  Anglicanism (3.2%)
  other Protestant churches (5.3%)
  other Christian denominations (8.4%)
  irreligion (10.9%)
  Islam (1.6%)
  Hinduism (1.0%)
  Judaism (0.1%)
  other religion (2.7%)
  undetermined (1.4%)
The Groote Kerk in Cape Town is the oldest existing church in southern Africa
Hindu festival Holi celebrations in South Africa

St. Mark's Anglican Cathedral, George, South Africa

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