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Churches’ data

Protestant churches
Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland (EKD)
Catholic Church
Sekretariat der Deutschen Bischofskonferenz (DBK)

An official source

Statistics on religious affiliation are generally obtained by the Federal Statistics Bureau (Statistisches Bundesamt). For the major religious denominations, these statistics rely upon (...)

Statistics on religious affiliation are generally obtained by the Federal Statistics Bureau (Statistisches Bundesamt). For the major religious denominations, these statistics rely upon self-reported membership files of the Evangelische Kirche in Deutschland (EKD) and the Deutsche Bischofskonferenz (DBK). Public census data give the most accurate indications of religious affiliation.

See also: Statistisches Bundesamt, Bevölkerung nach Altersgruppen, Familienstand und Religionszugehörigkeit in 1000, 2017.

D 21 July 2017   

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