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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
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

CNRS Unistra Dres Gsrl

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