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The Independent Research Service (SREDA) is a non-profit organization, ordering surveys and conducting research into values, attitudes, and religious preferences of Russians. The website provides (...)

The Independent Research Service (SREDA) is a non-profit organization, ordering surveys and conducting research into values, attitudes, and religious preferences of Russians. The website provides information and data concerning religion in Russia.

D 2 October 2012   

Religious affiliation in 2010

The following data from the Russian Centre for the Study of Public Opinion are from a poll conducted on 23-24 January 2010 with 1,600 people in 140 cities in 42 regions of the Russian Federation. (...)

The following data from the Russian Centre for the Study of Public Opinion are from a poll conducted on 23-24 January 2010 with 1,600 people in 140 cities in 42 regions of the Russian Federation.

Religious affiliation, conviction (as a percentage of respondents)

2005 2006 2008 2009 2010
Orthodox 72 63 73 70 75
Muslim 7 6 6 7 5
Catholic 1 1 >1 >1 1
Protestant >1 >1 >1 >1 >1
Jew - >1 >1 >1 >1
Buddhist >1 1 >1 1 1
Believer, but not belonging to any religion - 12 3 5 3
Non-believer, atheist 13 16 11 9 8
I hesitate about being a believer or non-believer 4 - 5 5 5
Other religion 1 1 - >1 >1
No answer 1 1 2 2 1

An analysis of religious belief and national belonging in Central and Eastern Europe (May 2017) is available on the Pew Research Center website (full report available as a pdf document).

D 3 October 2012   

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