International Religious Freedom Data, 2003

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MSSNRY03

According to the Report, are foreign missionaries allowed to operate?
  0) Allowed with no limits reported
  1) Allowed, but within restrictive limits
  2) Prohibited

Category Frequency Percentage Cumulative Percentage Z-Score
Allowed with no limits reported 129 65.8% 65.8% -.67
Allowed, but within restrictive limits 56 28.6% 94.4% 1.01
Prohibited 11 5.6% 100% 2.69

Variable Comparisons


Government favoritism of religion (I-GVTFAV)

Low government favoritism Medium government favoritism High government favoritism TOTAL
Allowed with no limits reported 78.1%
57
68.1%
32
52.6%
40
65.8%
129
Allowed, but within restrictive limits 19.2%
14
27.7%
13
38.2%
29
28.6%
56
Prohibited 2.7%
2
4.3%
2
9.2%
7
5.6%
11
TOTAL 100.0%
73
100.0%
47
100.0%
76

196


Government regulation of religion level (I-GVTREG)

Low government regulation Medium government regulation High government regulation TOTAL
Allowed with no limits reported 93.0%
106
38.0%
19
12.5%
4
65.8%
129
Allowed, but within restrictive limits 7.0%
8
62.0%
31
53.1%
17
28.6%
56
Prohibited 0.0%
0
0.0%
0
34.4%
11
5.6%
11
TOTAL 100.0%
114
100.0%
50
100.0%
32

196


Social regulation of religion level (I-SOCREG)

Low social regulation Medium social regulation High social regulation TOTAL
Allowed with no limits reported 90.2%
92
48.9%
22
30.6%
15
65.8%
129
Allowed, but within restrictive limits 8.8%
9
40.0%
18
59.2%
29
28.6%
56
Prohibited 1.0%
1
11.1%
5
10.2%
5
5.6%
11
TOTAL 100.0%
102
100.0%
45
100.0%
49

196


Region (I-REGION)

Africa East Asia and Pacific Europe and Eurasia Near East and North Africa South Asia Western Hemisphere TOTAL
Allowed with no limits reported 75.0%
36
67.6%
23
65.4%
34
40.0%
8
0.0%
0
82.4%
28
65.8%
129
Allowed, but within restrictive limits 25.0%
12
14.7%
5
28.8%
15
55.0%
11
87.5%
7
17.6%
6
28.6%
56
Prohibited 0.0%
0
17.6%
6
5.8%
3
5.0%
1
12.5%
1
0.0%
0
5.6%
11
TOTAL 100.0%
48
100.0%
34
100.0%
52
100.0%
20
100.0%
8
100.0%
34

196