Data from the ARDA National Profiles, 2005 Update: Religion Indexes, Adherents and Other Data

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) ARDA code for country (ARDACODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL3181303.8022995
2) Wave: Approximate year(s) for the data (primary year of data, then numbers after decimal indicate range of years covered by variables) (WAVE)
TOTAL%
2003.10596296296) 290100.0
Missing28 
TOTAL290100.0
3) ARDA country name (COUNTRY)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2901222.9832918
4) ARDA country name (ICOUNTRY)
5) United Nations Region (UNREGION)
TOTAL%
2) Australia-New Zealand52.0
3) Caribbean249.4
4) Central America83.1
5) Eastern Africa239.0
6) Eastern Asia93.5
7) Eastern Europe114.3
8) Melanesia62.4
9) Micronesia (Region)72.7
10) Middle Africa93.5
11) Northern Africa83.1
12) Northern America52.0
13) Northern Europe166.3
14) Polynesia103.9
15) South-central Asia145.5
16) South-eastern Asia114.3
17) South America145.5
18) Southern Africa52.0
19) Southern Europe187.1
20) Western Africa176.7
21) Western Asia239.0
22) Western Europe114.3
999) 99910.4
Missing63 
TOTAL255100.0
6) What is the land area in square miles? (State Department coded by Grim 2004) (DAREA)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL196277219.557802699
7) Country Population Estimate (WCD 2005) (POPWCD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL24026931896.508114337875
8) Population Growth (WCD 2002) (POPGROW)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL193.0150
9) Life Expectancy (United Nations 2005) (LIFEEPC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17765.79712
10) Bahai (WCD 2005) (BAHAIS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23831995.79144451
11) Buddhist (WCD 2005) (BUDDHIST)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2381591634.8879891204
12) Chinese Universist (WCD 2005) (CHINUNI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2381701353.96624519211
13) Christian (WCD 2005) (CHSTIAN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2388973877.37425041425
14) Confucianist (WCD 2005) (CONFUCIA)
TOTAL%
0) 22293.3
65) 10.4
235) 10.4
272) 10.4
278) 10.4
381) 10.4
472) 10.4
1987) 10.4
2039) 10.4
5782) 10.4
6081) 10.4
8443) 10.4
50603) 10.4
139923) 10.4
231203) 10.4
751713) 10.4
5271237) 10.4
Missing80 
TOTAL238100.0
15) Ethnoreligionist (WCD 2005) (ETHNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2381077061.5634887949
16) Hindu (WCD 2005) (HINDUS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2383655661.11852541942
17) Jain (WCD 2005) (JAINS)
TOTAL%
0) 22795.4
34) 10.4
233) 10.4
727) 10.4
971) 10.4
2541) 10.4
3245) 10.4
6656) 10.4
7651) 10.4
8976) 10.4
63530) 10.4
4493868) 10.4
Missing80 
TOTAL238100.0
18) Jew (WCD 2005) (JEWS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23863637.403488440
19) Muslim (WCD 2005) (MUSLIMS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2385520939.72319696947
20) Shintoist (WCD 2005) (SHINTO)
TOTAL%
0) 23096.6
155) 10.4
167) 10.4
384) 10.4
1064) 10.4
7312) 10.4
28909) 10.4
60599) 10.4
2690508) 10.4
Missing80 
TOTAL238100.0
21) Sikh (WCD 2005) (SIKHS)
TOTAL%
0) 20485.7
117) 10.4
216) 10.4
406) 10.4
541) 10.4
622) 10.4
792) 10.4
1381) 10.4
1934) 10.4
1966) 10.4
2077) 10.4
2732) 10.4
3302) 10.4
4007) 10.4
4597) 10.4
5563) 10.4
7455) 10.4
8481) 10.4
8821) 10.4
9201) 10.4
9608) 10.4
11509) 10.4
17496) 10.4
19182) 10.4
19782) 10.4
19934) 10.4
25173) 10.4
30050) 10.4
41938) 10.4
48416) 10.4
49201) 10.4
235354) 10.4
270034) 10.4
327718) 10.4
24184273) 10.4
Missing80 
TOTAL238100.0
22) Spiritist (WCD 2005) (SPIRITIS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL23854750.16594013
23) Taoist (WCD 2005) (TAOISTS)
TOTAL%
0) 23397.9
153) 10.4
266) 10.4
12002) 10.4
372710) 10.4
2348728) 10.4
Missing80 
TOTAL238100.0
24) Zoroastrian (ZOROASTR)
TOTAL%
0) 21590.3
11) 10.4
25) 10.4
37) 10.4
57) 10.4
115) 10.4
351) 10.4
587) 10.4
607) 10.4
735) 10.4
795) 10.4
2324) 10.4
2639) 10.4
3241) 10.4
3361) 10.4
7627) 10.4
7682) 10.4
25578) 10.4
25784) 10.4
56827) 10.4
89498) 10.4
164455) 10.4
429175) 10.4
1826012) 10.4
Missing80 
TOTAL238100.0
25) Freedom House Religious Freedom Scale (Marshall, 2000) (RFFH2000)
TOTAL%
1) 68.0
2) 1216.0
3) 1621.3
4) 1722.7
5) 912.0
6) 810.7
7) 79.3
Missing243 
TOTAL75100.0
26) Re-coding of World Christian Database State Religion variable (Grim and Finke, 2006) (WCDSTRL)
TOTAL%
0) Atheist2512.9
1) Secular6935.6
2) Religious2211.3
3) Specific religion7840.2
Missing124 
TOTAL194100.0
27) 2005 Freedom of the Press (Freedom House, 2005) (PFFH2005)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL19445.95425
28) 2000 Political Typology (Freedom House's "Democracy's Century" Report) (DEM2000)
TOTAL%
1) Democracy12163.0
2) Restricted Democratic Practice168.3
4) Traditional Monarchy105.2
6) Authoritarian Regime3819.8
7) Totalitarian Regime52.6
9) Protectorate21.0
Missing126 
TOTAL192100.0
29) 1950 Political Typology (Freedom House's "Democracy's Century" Report) (DEM1950)
TOTAL%
1) Democracy2211.3
2) Restricted Democratic Practice2211.3
3) Constitutional Monarchy94.6
4) Traditional Monarchy42.1
5) Absolute Monarchy21.0
6) Authoritarian Regime105.2
7) Totalitarian Regime3116.0
8) Colonial Dependency6131.4
9) Protectorate3317.0
Missing124 
TOTAL194100.0
30) 1900 Political Typology (Freedom House's "Democracy's Century" Report) (DEM1900)
TOTAL%
2) Restricted Democratic Practice2613.5
3) Constitutional Monarchy199.9
4) Traditional Monarchy84.2
5) Absolute Monarchy52.6
8) Colonial Dependency8041.7
9) Protectorate2211.5
10) Empire3216.7
Missing126 
TOTAL192100.0
31) 2005 Political Rights (Freedom House, 2005) (PR2005)
TOTAL%
1) Most Free5930.7
2) 22814.6
3) 32412.5
4) 4168.3
5) 5178.9
6) 62915.1
7) Least Free199.9
Missing126 
TOTAL192100.0
32) 2005 Civil Liberties (CL2005)
TOTAL%
1) Most Free4925.5
2) 22915.1
3) 33417.7
4) 42412.5
5) 53216.7
6) 6157.8
7) Least Free94.7
Missing126 
TOTAL192100.0
33) 2005 Economic Freedom Restriction (Heritage Foundation, 2005) (ECF2005)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1543.0191
34) Purchasing Power Parity in U.S. Dollars (United Nations, 2003) (PPP2003)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1709548.58210255
35) 2005 GINI Index of Income Inequality (United Nations/World Bank, 2005) (GINI2005)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL12440.16910
36) 2003 Human Development Index (United Nations, 2005) (HDI2003)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL175.7070
37) 2003 Gender-Related Development Index (United Nations, 2005) (GDI2003)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL140.6970
38) Goverment Regulation of Religion Index (Grim and Finke, 2006) (GRI2003)
TOTAL%
0) Low Regulation9740.4
.555566666666667) 83.3
.833333333333333) 177.1
1.3889) 1.3889104.2
1.66666666666667) 1.6666666666666731.3
2.22223333333333) 2.2222333333333393.8
2.5) 2.510.4
3.05556666666667) 3.0555666666666772.9
3.33333333333333) 3.3333333333333310.4
3.8889) 3.888983.3
4.16666666666667) 4.1666666666666710.4
4.44445) 4.4444531.3
4.72223333333333) 4.72223333333333125.0
5.27778333333333) 5.2777833333333341.7
5.55556666666667) 5.5555666666666762.5
6.11111666666667) 6.11111666666667114.6
6.3889) 6.388962.5
6.94445) 6.9444583.3
7.22223333333333) 7.2222333333333310.4
7.5) 7.510.4
7.77778333333333) 7.77778333333333104.2
8.33333333333333) 8.3333333333333310.4
8.61111666666667) 8.6111166666666772.9
9.16666666666667) 9.1666666666666720.8
9.44445) 9.4444531.3
10) 1031.3
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
39) Does the government interfere with an individual's right to worship? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (GINTFIR)
TOTAL%
0) No14460.0
1) Some interference7330.4
2) Severe interference239.6
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
40) How is freedom of religion described? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (FREEIR)
TOTAL%
0) Law provides and government generally respects12150.4
1) Law provides and government respects but problems exist6727.9
2) Limited and./or rights not protected4619.2
3) Does not exist62.5
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
41) Does the government generally respect the right to freedom of religion in practice? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (GVRSPIR)
TOTAL%
0) Yes14158.8
1) Yes but exceptions or restrictions are mentioned5322.1
2) The phrase generally respects is not used4619.2
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
42) Does the government policy contribute to the generally free practice of religion? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (GPOLIR)
TOTAL%
0) Yes13355.4
1) Yes but exceptions are mentioned2711.3
2) No8033.3
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
43) Are foreign and other missionaries allowed to operate? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (MSSYIR)
TOTAL%
0) Yes16769.6
1) Limited to certain regions or limited in some other way5824.2
2) No156.3
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
44) Is proselytizing, public preaching, or conversion limited or restricted? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (PROSIR)
TOTAL%
0) No16769.6
1) Yes but for all religions3112.9
2) Yes but only for some religions4217.5
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
45) Government Favoritism of Religion Index (Grim and Finke, 2006) (GFI2003)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2404.0223
46) Does the government fund some things related to religion? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (FUNDRLS)
TOTAL%
0) No12552.1
1) Government gives support that probably includes funding177.1
2) Yes but equal funding for each religion6326.3
3) Yes but funding is not equal for all3514.6
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
47) To what extent is there a favored (or established) religious brand? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (OESTREL)
TOTAL%
0) None or all religious brands are treated the same5723.8
1) Cultural or Historical legacies only2912.1
2) Some brands have special privileges or government access5924.6
3) One religious brand has privileges or government access4820.0
4) One single State or Official religious brand4719.6
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
48) How does the government subsidize (including in-kind) religion? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (OSUBSDY)
TOTAL%
0) No subsidies or all subsidies are equal8334.6
1) Cultural or historical legacies only3112.9
2) Only some religions are excluded187.5
3) Subsidies only go to an approved set of religions5924.6
4) Only one religion is subsidized4920.4
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
49) What is the nature of government funding to the religious sector? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (GVFUNDS)
TOTAL%
0) No funding reported10041.7
1) Has a proportional balance2610.8
2) Has an imbalance11447.5
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
50) Government Funding of Religion Index (0-12: Schools, buildings, clergy, media, charity, religious work) (Grim and Finke, 2006) (FUNDEXS)
TOTAL%
0) Low funding11648.3
1) 183.3
2) 24820.0
3) 331.3
4) 42410.0
5) 520.8
6) 6197.9
8) 8125.0
10) 1031.3
12) High funding52.1
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
51) Does the government fund religious education? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (SCHOOL)
TOTAL%
0) No14962.1
1) Yes but equal funding for each religion177.1
2) Yes but funding is not equal for all7430.8
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
52) Does the government fund religious buildings? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (BLDGS)
TOTAL%
0) No17272.0
1) Yes but equal funding for each religion125.0
2) Yes but funding is not equal for all5523.0
Missing79 
TOTAL239100.0
53) Does the government fund clergy salary or benefits? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (SALARY)
TOTAL%
0) No18878.3
1) Yes but equal funding for each religion62.5
2) Yes but funding is not equal for all4619.2
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
54) Does the government fund religious print or broadcast media? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (MEDIA)
TOTAL%
0) No21589.6
1) Yes but equal funding for each religion20.8
2) Yes but funding is not equal for all239.6
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
55) Does the government fund religious charity or public service work? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (CHARITY)
TOTAL%
0) No21589.6
1) Yes but equal funding for each religion72.9
2) Yes but funding is not equal for all187.5
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
56) Does the government fund religious practice or mission work? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (MISSION)
TOTAL%
0) No22091.7
1) Yes but equal funding for each religion10.4
2) Yes but funding is not equal for all197.9
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
57) Social Regulation of Religion Index (Grim and Finke, 2006) (SRI2003)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2403.1663
58) Societal attitudes toward other or nontraditional religions are reported to be… (Grim and Finke, 2006) (OTHEREL2)
TOTAL%
0) Open and tolerant11146.3
1) Discriminatory2811.7
2) Negative in some regions or toward some religious brands6225.8
3) Negative in some regions AND toward some religious brands239.6
4) Hostile166.7
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
59) What are the social attitudes towards conversions to other religions? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (CONV2)
TOTAL%
0) No problems reported16167.1
1) Some tension218.8
2) Negative4719.6
3) Hostile114.6
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
60) Do traditional attitudes and/or edicts of the clerical establishment strongly discourage proselytizing (trying to win converts)? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (CPROSLZ2)
TOTAL%
0) No18275.8
1) Attitudes only5824.2
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
61) Do established or existing religions try to shut out new religions in any way? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (ESTAB2)
TOTAL%
0) No13757.1
1) Yes10342.9
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
62) What is the situation regarding social movements in relation to religious brands in the country? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (SOCMV3)
TOTAL%
0) None or amicable10342.9
1) Flashes of activity4820.0
2) Regional and organized activity208.3
3) National and organized activity6928.8
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
63) Is there a constitution? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (CONSTI)
TOTAL%
0) Yes17388.3
1) No Constitution, but report says law functions in its place147.1
2) No94.6
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
64) Does the constitution provide for freedom of religion? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (FREECO)
TOTAL%
0) Yes16182.1
1) Law provides for freedom of religion136.6
2) No2211.2
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
65) Are the relationships among religions in society generally amicable? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (AMIC)
TOTAL%
0) Yes10553.6
1) Yes but exceptions are mentioned5327.0
2) No3819.4
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
66) Was there a change in the status of respect for religious freedom? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (CHNG)
TOTAL%
0) No change17790.3
1) Positive change136.6
2) Negative change63.1
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
67) Does the US government discuss religious freedom issues with the government? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (USGOV)
TOTAL%
0) Yes18895.9
1) No84.1
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
68) What is mentioned about social tensions? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (TNSCHG)
TOTAL%
0) No change17086.7
1) Decreasing105.1
2) Increasing168.2
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
69) Do people face hassles if they do not belong to the dominant religion of the country? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (NATID)
TOTAL%
0) 017388.3
2) Yes in ways documented in the Report2311.7
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
70) Were there any land or property disputes? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (LAND)
TOTAL%
0) No14272.4
1) Yes internal4623.5
2) Yes international84.1
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
71) Were there any religiously-related land or property disputes? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (LANDRL)
TOTAL%
0) No16584.2
1) Yes internal2713.8
2) Yes international42.0
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
72) Does the report say the government promotes interfaith understanding? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (UNDERS)
TOTAL%
0) Yes6835.1
1) No12664.9
Missing124 
TOTAL194100.0
73) What is the nature of government or public holidays? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (GVHOLI)
TOTAL%
0) Not religious or equally respectful of all religions9448.0
1) Includes holidays from more than one religion3417.3
2) Dominated by one religion84.1
3) Only one religion's holidays are mentioned6030.6
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
74) Does the government require religions to register? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (REGIST)
TOTAL%
0) No10553.6
1) Yes but in a nondiscriminatory way4321.9
2) Yes in a discriminatory way4824.5
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
75) Is religious literature or broadcasting limited or restricted? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (LITBRD)
TOTAL%
0) No13367.9
1) Literature is2512.8
2) Broadcasting is157.7
3) Both2311.7
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
76) Do laws take into account a person's religion? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (STATUS)
TOTAL%
0) No15679.6
1) Yes4020.4
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
77) According to the report, are there laws regulating daily life based on (biased towards) religion? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (RELIFE)
TOTAL%
0) No15679.6
1) Yes4020.4
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
78) Is there a Concordat with the Vatican? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (CONCOR)
TOTAL%
0) No17388.3
1) No but there is a historical relationship42.0
2) No but there is a special relationship52.6
3) Yes147.1
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
79) Is blasphemy prohibited by law? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (BLASPH)
TOTAL%
0) None reported17689.8
1) Yes but it is not enforced21.0
2) Yes but enforced only for adherents84.1
3) Yes it is enforced for all within the country borders105.1
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
80) According to the report, does it say there were reports of religious prisoners or detainees? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (RPRISO)
TOTAL%
0) No15478.6
1) Yes but very limited2211.2
2) Yes and numerous2010.2
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
81) Are people, based on religious identity or activity, discriminated against? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (DISCRM)
TOTAL%
0) No7136.2
1) Yes some are11659.2
2) Yes all are94.6
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
82) Are people put into prison based on religion? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (PRISON)
TOTAL%
0) No14674.5
1) Yes some are4623.5
2) Yes all are42.0
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
83) Does the state (i.e. the government) defer to religious authorities on life issues? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (LIFE)
TOTAL%
0) No15177.0
1) Yes4523.0
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
84) Are allegations reported of discrimination in education, housing and/or employment based on religion? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (DISCR2)
TOTAL%
0) No discrimination11659.2
1) Some discrimination5327.0
2) Widespread discrimination2010.2
3) Caste-like system73.6
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
85) When a person sells or buys land or property, do laws or practices benefit or discriminate based on religion? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (BUYLAND)
TOTAL%
0) Has nothing to do with religion beyond religious sites18292.9
1) Favors religions based on locale52.6
2) Favors one religion or religious brand94.6
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
86) Do legal rights of males and females have anything to do with religion? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (GENDER)
TOTAL%
0) No15880.6
2) Yes gender inequalities for both males and females31.5
3) Yes gender inequalities for one gender3517.9
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
87) Do divorce rights and/or adultery's legal status have anything to do with religion? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (DIVORCE)
TOTAL%
0) No16785.2
1) Yes with no favoritism21.0
2) Yes and favors men2713.8
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
88) Has there been any harassment of minority religious groups? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (SECTS)
TOTAL%
0) No8442.9
2) Reported and resolved147.1
3) Reported and unresolved9850.0
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
89) Is there a government bureau that supervises religions? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (BUREAU)
TOTAL%
0) No8241.8
2) Yes but non-coercive8040.8
3) Yes and coercive3417.3
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
90) Do government or security authorities harass or allow harassment based on religious brand? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (HARASS)
TOTAL%
0) No11659.2
1) Yes but isolated or confined to certain locales4221.4
2) Yes3819.4
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
91) Is an improvement reported? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (IMPRV)
TOTAL%
0) No17187.2
1) Yes2512.8
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
92) Were there any reports of forced religious conversion? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (CONVER)
TOTAL%
0) No18795.4
1) Yes94.6
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
93) Were there any reports of US minors being moved or held illegally due to religion? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (MINORS)
TOTAL%
0) No19399.0
1) Yes21.0
Missing123 
TOTAL195100.0
94) Are there activities reported that promote tolerance and understanding between adherents of different religions? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (TOLERA)
TOTAL%
0) No9850.3
1) Yes9749.7
Missing123 
TOTAL195100.0
95) Are social movements reported that have religious agendas? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (SOCMV)
TOTAL%
0) No10252.0
1) Yes but inactive42.0
2) Yes and active9045.9
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
96) Are tensions related to religion reported? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (TENS)
TOTAL%
0) No5327.0
1) Yes but only one example given14373.0
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
97) Are or have women been harassed for immodest dress? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (DRESS)
TOTAL%
0) Not reported18292.9
1) In certain neighborhoods or parts of the country94.6
2) Throughout the country52.6
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
98) According to the report, is there an organized interfaith dialog? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (DIALOG)
TOTAL%
0) No12061.2
1) Yes7638.8
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
99) Does the report mention cases of vandalism towards religious properties or cemeteries by citizens? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (VANDAL)
TOTAL%
0) No13066.3
1) Yes6633.7
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
100) Does the report mention cases of bombing towards religious properties or cemeteries by citizens? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (BOMB)
TOTAL%
0) No14775.0
1) Bombings or burnings4925.0
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
101) Are certain parts of the country or its cities strongly associated with certain religions? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (REGIREL)
TOTAL%
0) No13066.3
1) Yes but it is amicable2512.8
2) Yes and it is a source of tension4120.9
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
102) Does the report mention that societal discrimination is more likely to be based upon ethnic bias than upon religious prejudice? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (ETHDIS)
TOTAL%
0) No17086.7
1) Yes2613.3
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
103) Were there reports of derogatory graffiti being put on religious properties? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (GRAFFI)
TOTAL%
0) No17287.8
1) Yes2412.2
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
104) Were there any hunts for ‘witches' or others who were identified as being possessed or spiritually wicked? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (WITHC)
TOTAL%
0) No18393.4
1) Yes136.6
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
105) What is the highest level of restrictions reported? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (RELREG)
TOTAL%
0) None reported3819.4
1) Difficulties registering or having a legal status115.6
2) Restrictions on the use and/or ownership of property5528.1
3) Religious brand are targeted to be controlled or proscribed3718.9
4) Government involvement in the affairs of religious brands2211.2
5) Prohibition except for what is approved by the government3316.8
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
106) Considering the entire report, estimate the number of people who were physically abused or displaced due to religion in this country. (Grim and Finke, 2006) (AESTIMA)
TOTAL%
0) None11156.6
1) Less than 10178.7
2) 10 to 2002512.8
3) 201 to 1000168.2
4) 1001 to 10000115.6
5) More than 10000168.2
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
107) Is ethnic identity related to religious affiliation? (Grim and Finke, 2006) (DETHNIC)
TOTAL%
0) No or not related9347.4
1) For one ethnicity it is related5025.5
2) Many ethnicities are related to specific religious affiliations3216.3
3) Ethnicity seems inseparable from religious affiliation2110.7
Missing122 
TOTAL196100.0
108) Country's largest religion by percentage (RELRECOD)
TOTAL%
0) Atheism31.5
1) Christian unspecified2211.2
2) Catholic6231.5
3) Orthodox Christian115.6
4) Protestant178.6
5) Anglican/Episcopal52.5
6) Muslim Unspecified2311.7
7) Muslim Sunni2713.7
8) Mushlim Shi'a31.5
9) Muslim (other)10.5
10) Jewish10.5
11) Animist/Indigenous/Tradition52.5
12) Hindu Unspecified42.0
14) Buddhist unspecified84.1
15) Buddhist (other)42.0
17) Shinto10.5
Missing121 
TOTAL197100.0
109) I-REGION: United Nations Region (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Africa6224.4
2) Asia6224.4
3) Europe8031.5
4) Latin America228.7
5) North America52.0
6) Oceania239.1
Missing64 
TOTAL254100.0
110) I-RELIGION: Country's largest religion by percentage (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-RELIGION)
TOTAL%
0) Atheism31.5
1) Christian11759.4
2) Muslim5427.4
3) Jewish10.5
4) Hindu42.0
5) Other189.1
Missing121 
TOTAL197100.0
111) I-GVTFAV: Government Favoritism of Religion Index (Grim and Finke, 2006) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-GVTFAV)
TOTAL%
0) Low9338.8
1) Medium Low5422.5
2) Medium High5020.8
3) High4317.9
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
112) I-GVTREG: Goverment Regulation of Religion Index (Grim and Finke, 2006) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-GVTREG)
TOTAL%
0) Low14560.4
1) Medium Low3615.0
2) Medium High3213.3
3) High2711.3
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
113) I-SOCREG: Social Regulation of Religion Index (Grim and Finke, 2006) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-SOCREG)
TOTAL%
0) Low12552.1
1) Medium Low5322.1
2) Medium High208.3
3) High4217.5
Missing78 
TOTAL240100.0
114) I-GVTTYP: 2000 Political Typology (Freedom House's "Democracy's Century" Report) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-GVTTYP)
TOTAL%
1) Democracy12163.0
2) Restricted Democratic Practice168.3
3) Monarchy105.2
4) Authoritarian Regime3819.8
5) Totalitarian Regime52.6
6) Colonial Dependency/Protectorate21.0
Missing126 
TOTAL192100.0