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Religious groups and nonreligion

Christian denominations

Christian churches and religious associations, not including the Lutheran Evangelical and the Orthodox Church, gather less than 1 % of the population. The largest religious communities among (...)

Christian churches and religious associations, not including the Lutheran Evangelical and the Orthodox Church, gather less than 1 % of the population. The largest religious communities among those are the Baptists (0,5 %), Roman Catholics (0,5 %), and Jehovah’s Witnesses (0,3 %). There are also different Pentecostal and Charismatic churches, as well as Methodists, Adventists, and the Latter Day Saints.

D 20 September 2012    ARingo Ringvee

Non-Christian denominations

The largest non-Christian tradition in Estonia is Islam. The Muslims form 0,1 % of the whole population. The majority of the Muslims are ethnic Tatars who arrived to Estonia during the late 19th (...)

The largest non-Christian tradition in Estonia is Islam. The Muslims form 0,1 % of the whole population. The majority of the Muslims are ethnic Tatars who arrived to Estonia during the late 19th and the early 20th century. There are two registered Muslim religious association in Estonia.
The Estonian indigenous religious tradition (see Kaasik, Ahto (2003), Old Estonian Religion. Estonian Culture 2) is represented by the House of Taara and Native Religions.
There are also four Buddhist congregations, three separate associations of indigenous tradition, one Jewish and one ISKCON association registered as religious associations in Estonia.

D 20 September 2012    ARingo Ringvee

More information

More information on religions in Estonia are available on Estonica.

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D 23 September 2012   

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