Question: What is the major religion in Uganda?

According to the most recent census, conducted in 2014, 82 percent of the population is Christian. The largest Christian group is Roman Catholic with 39 percent; 32 percent is Anglican, and 11 percent Pentecostal Christian. According to official government estimates, Muslims constitute 14 percent of the population.

What is the most common religion in Uganda?

Uganda is a religiously diverse nation with Christianity being the most widely professed faith. According to the 2014 census, over 84 percent of the population was Christian while about 14 percent of the population adhered to Islam, making it the largest minority religion.

What are the 7 largest religions?

Major religious groupsChristianity (31.2%)Islam (24.1%)Irreligion (16%)Hinduism (15.1%)Buddhism (6.9%)Folk religions (5.7%)Sikhism (0.3%)Judaism (0.2%)

What percentage are Muslims in Uganda?

14 percent According to official government estimates, Muslims constitute 14 percent of the population. The UMSC estimates Muslims (primarily Sunni) are closer to 20 percent of the population.

What was the first religion to come to Uganda?

Uganda: Religious affiliation Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. The Roman Catholic Rubaga Cathedral on a hill overlooking the city of Kampala, the capital of Uganda. Islam was the first of the exogenous religions to arrive, and it became politically significant in the 1970s.

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