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Other information concerning religious minorities in Italy can be found under the Religious minorities heading; the geographical repartition of the religious denominations is explained under the (...)

Other information concerning religious minorities in Italy can be found under the Religious minorities heading; the geographical repartition of the religious denominations is explained under the Religious geography heading.

D 31 March 2015   

A religious diversity

Minority religions among Italians Jews 40,000 Historical Protestants 60,000 Pentecostal evangelicals 300,000 Other Christian groups 50,000 Immigrant Evangelicals (Ethnic churches) 300,000 (...)

Minority religions among Italians

Jews 40,000
Historical Protestants 60,000
Pentecostal evangelicals 300,000
Other Christian groups 50,000
Immigrant Evangelicals (Ethnic churches) 300,000
Orthodox 1.400,000
Jehovah Witnesses 400,000
Mormons 25,000
Muslims 1.500,000
Hinduists 135,000
Buddhists 100,000
Sikhs 30,000
Bahá’ís 3,000
Total 4.343,000 (tot. Population: 61.482,297)

Source: Brunetto Salvarani, “I (difficili) numeri delle religioni in Italia”, in A. Melloni (ed.), Rapporto sull’analfabetismo religioso, Il Mulino 2014, p. 390.

D 3 November 2015    AMariachiara Giorda

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