International Religious Freedom Data, Aggregate File (2001-2005)

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) ARDA code for country (ARDACODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL198129.60194
2) ARDA country name (COUNTRAG)
3) Approximate year(s) for the data (Primary year of data, then numbers after decimal indicate range of years covered by variables.) (WAVEAG)
TOTAL%
0) Aggregate198100.0
TOTAL198100.0
4) Considering the entire Report, estimate the number of people who were physically abused or displaced due to religion in this country. (ESTIMAAG)
TOTAL%
0) None6231.3
.333) 189.1
.667) 2311.6
1) Less than 10147.1
1.333) 1.33394.5
1.667) 1.667136.6
2) 10-200105.1
2.333) 2.33394.5
2.667) 2.66794.5
3) 201-1,00073.5
3.333) 3.33310.5
3.667) 3.66752.5
4) 1,001-10,00042.0
4.333) 4.33331.5
4.667) 4.66731.5
5) Greater than 10,00084.0
TOTAL198100.0
5) Considering the entire Report, estimate the number of people who were physically abused, displaced from home, imprisoned, or killed due to religion in this country. [This is a sum of the following variables (20AG dataset only): ABUS#AG + IMPRI#AG + DISPL#AG + KILLE#AG.] (PERSECAG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL198108510.177939631
6) GRI: Government Regulation Index. (GRI_AG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1983.3183
7) According to the Report, are foreign or other missionaries allowed to operate? (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) [Category labels are the following: 0 = Allowed with no limits reported. 0.5 = Allowed, but within restrictive limits. 1 = Prohibited.] (GRI_A_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 9749.0
.167) 2713.6
.333) 2010.1
.5) 4020.2
.667) 73.5
.833) 31.5
1) 42.0
TOTAL198100.0
8) According to the Report, is proselytizing, public preaching, or conversion limited or restricted? (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) [Category labels for responses are the following: 0 = No. 0.5 = Yes, but for all religions. 1 = Yes, but only for some religions.] (GRI_B_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 10352.0
.167) 105.1
.333) 178.6
.5) 126.1
.667) 168.1
.833) 157.6
1) 2512.6
TOTAL198100.0
9) According to the Report, does the Government interfere with an individual's right to worship? (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) [Category labels for responses are the following: 0 = No. 0.5 = Some interference. 1 = Severe interference.] (GRI_C_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 5025.3
.167) 3015.2
.25) 21.0
.333) 3718.7
.5) 2713.6
.667) 199.6
.833) 189.1
1) 157.6
TOTAL198100.0
10) In the Report, how is freedom of religion described? (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) [Category responses are the following: 0 = Law/Constitution provides for freedom of religion and the Government ‘generally respects' this right in practice. 0.333 = Law/Constitution provides for freedom of religion and the Government generally respects this right in practice, but some problems exist, e.g., in certain localities. 0.6667 = Limited and/or rights not protected or restricted. 1 = Does not exist.] (GRI_D_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 4924.7
.111) 2713.6
.167) 10.5
.222) 2211.1
.333) 3015.2
.444) 10.5
.445) 168.1
.556) 189.1
.667) 199.6
.778) 84.0
.889) 42.0
1) 31.5
TOTAL198100.0
11) Does the Introduction section of the Report mention that the Government "generally respects" this right (to religious freedom) in practice? (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) [Category labels are the following: 0 = Yes. 0.5 = Yes, but exceptions or restrictions are mentioned. 1= The phrase 'generally respects' is not used.] (GRI_E_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 8743.9
.167) 199.6
.25) 10.5
.333) 157.6
.5) 2713.6
.667) 94.5
.833) 84.0
1) 3216.2
TOTAL198100.0
12) Does the Introduction section of the Report specifically mention that the government policy contributes to the generally free practice of religion? (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) [Category labels are the following: 0 = Yes. 0.5 = Yes, but exceptions are mentioned. 1 = No.] (GRI_F_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 8140.9
.167) 73.5
.333) 147.1
.5) 105.1
.667) 189.1
.833) 136.6
1) 5527.8
TOTAL198100.0
13) SRI: Social Regulation Index (SRI_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 2613.1
.222) 84.0
.444) 21.0
.445) 21.0
.667) 52.5
.889) 73.5
1.111) 63.0
1.333) 31.5
1.556) 42.0
1.778) 63.0
2) 73.5
2.222) 31.5
2.445) 63.0
2.667) 31.5
2.889) 73.5
3.111) 42.0
3.334) 10.5
3.556) 63.0
3.778) 84.0
4) 63.0
4.222) 52.5
4.445) 31.5
4.667) 84.0
4.889) 42.0
5.111) 42.0
5.333) 42.0
5.334) 10.5
5.556) 42.0
5.778) 10.5
6) 42.0
6.445) 21.0
6.667) 31.5
6.889) 21.0
7.111) 21.0
7.333) 10.5
7.334) 10.5
7.556) 42.0
7.778) 31.5
8) 10.5
8.222) 21.0
8.444) 10.5
8.445) 31.5
8.667) 10.5
9.111) 42.0
9.333) 31.5
9.556) 31.5
9.778) 10.5
10) 31.5
TOTAL198100.0
14) SRI: Social Regulation Index – adjusted (using SRI_A2AG & SRI_B2AG) used in Grim & Finke 2007. (SRI_ADAG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1984.0063
15) According to the Report, societal attitudes toward other or non-traditional religions are reported to be… (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) [Category labels are the following: 0 = Open and tolerant. 0.333 = Isolated discrimination. 0.666 = Negative just in certain regions or just towards certain religious brands. 1 = Hostile.]\L (SRI_A_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 3115.7
.111) 189.1
.222) 136.6
.333) 199.6
.444) 115.6
.445) 115.6
.556) 126.1
.667) 3115.7
.778) 189.1
.833) 10.5
.889) 2010.1
1) 136.6
TOTAL198100.0
16) According to the Report, societal attitudes toward other or non-traditional religions are reported to be… (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) [Category labels are the following: 0 = Open and tolerant. 0.5 = Isolated discrimination. 1 = (Either A or B): a) Negative just in certain regions or just towards certain religious brands, or b) Hostile.] (SRI_A2AG)
TOTAL%
0) 3115.7
.167) 189.1
.333) 168.1
.5) 168.1
.667) 2914.6
.833) 2110.6
1) 6733.8
TOTAL198100.0
17) According to the Report, what are social attitudes towards conversions to other religions? (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) [Category labels are the following: 0 = No problems reported. 0.333 = Some tension. 0.666 = Negative. 1 = Hostile.] (SRI_B_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 10653.5
.111) 157.6
.222) 2211.1
.333) 52.5
.444) 63.0
.445) 21.0
.556) 84.0
.667) 126.1
.778) 73.5
.889) 84.0
1) 73.5
TOTAL198100.0
18) According to the Report, what are social attitudes towards conversions to other religions? (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) [Category labels are the following: 0 = No problems reported. 0.5 = Some tension. 1 = (Either A or B): a) Negative or b) Hostile.]\L (SRI_B2AG)
TOTAL%
0) 10653.5
.167) 157.6
.333) 2311.6
.5) 52.5
.667) 126.1
.833) 63.0
1) 3115.7
TOTAL198100.0
19) According to the Report, do traditional attitudes and/or edicts of the clerical establishment strongly discourage proselytizing [trying to win converts]? (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) (SRI_C_AG)
TOTAL%
0) No12563.1
.333) 189.1
.5) 10.5
.667) 2110.6
1) Attitudes and/or clerics3316.7
TOTAL198100.0
20) According to the Report, do established or existing religions try to shut out other religions in any way? (SRI_D_AG)
TOTAL%
0) No5427.3
.333) 4120.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 4924.7
1) Yes5326.8
TOTAL198100.0
21) According to the Report, what is the situation regarding social movements in relation to religious brands in the country? [Answers to SOCMV2AG+ SOCMVAG are combined] (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) Category labels to decimal responses are the following: 0.0 = [Either A or B]: a) Social movement(s) do not exist that seek national or regional hegemony for a religious brand through nationally coordinated means. [no national & organized activity], or b) All social movement(s) that are reported either promote religious freedom or are amicable and do not intimidate people from (other) religious brands. 0.333 = [Either A or B]: a) Social movement(s) exist that seek national or regional hegemony for a religious brand through unconnected, but regionally coordinated means. [regional & organized activity], or b) Social movement(s) exist that campaign against certain religious brands, but they are uncoordinated at either national or regional levels. [flashes of activity]. 0.666 = [Either A or B]: a) Social movement(s) exist that seek national or regional hegemony for a religious brand, but they are uncoordinated at either national or regional levels. [flashes of activity], or b) Social movement(s) exist that campaign against certain religious brands through unconnected, but regionally coordinated means. [regional & organized activity] 1 = [Either A or B]: a) All social movement(s) that are reported either promote religious freedom or are amicable and do not intimidate people from (other) religious brands, or b) Social movement(s) exist that campaign against certain religious brands through nationally coordinated means. [national & organized activity] (SRI_E_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 5829.3
.111) 2613.1
.222) 168.1
.333) 2412.1
.444) 157.6
.445) 31.5
.5) 10.5
.556) 94.5
.667) 136.6
.778) 115.6
.889) 73.5
1) 157.6
TOTAL198100.0
22) GFI: Government Favoritism Index (GFI_AG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1984.8493
23) According to the Report, what is the balance of Government funding (including 'in kind' such as funding buildings) to the religious sector? [Category labels are the following: 0 = No funding. 0.333 = A proportional balance. 0.666 = Has imbalance. 1 = Only goes to one religion or belief.] (GFI_A_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 3718.7
.111) 94.5
.222) 2211.1
.333) 199.6
.444) 2311.6
.556) 157.6
.667) 3819.2
.778) 199.6
.889) 105.1
1) 63.0
TOTAL198100.0
24) According to the Report, to what extent is there a Favored (or Established) Religious Brand? (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) [Category labels are the following: 0 = None or all religious brands are treated the same. 0.333 = Cultural or Historical legacies only, e.g., former established religious brand inherits buildings or properties. 0.666 = Some religious brands have privileges or government access unavailable to other religious brands. 1 = [Either A or B]: a) One religious brand has privileges or government access unavailable to other religions; or b) One single State or Official (Established) Religious Brand/Religion.] (GFI_B_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 157.6
.111) 105.1
.222) 136.6
.333) 73.5
.444) 2110.6
.556) 136.6
.667) 2412.1
.778) 189.1
.833) 10.5
.889) 115.6
1) 6532.8
TOTAL198100.0
25) According to the Report, how does the Government subsidize religion [including 'in kind' to organizations run by religions, e.g., hospitals, schools, etc.]? (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) [Category labels are the following: 0 = No subsidies or equal to all (e.g., all are tax exempt). 0.2 = Subsidies not mentioned, but subsidies are implied by level of government support for a particular religion. 0.4 = Cultural or historical legacies only (e.g., religion inherits cathedrals from previous Government spending). 0.6 = Only some religions are excluded from available subsidies. 0.8 = Only an approved set of religions receive government subsidies. 1 = Only one religion is subsidized (including 'in kind' subsidies).] (GFI_C_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 2914.6
.067) 84.0
.133) 84.0
.2) 115.6
.267) 115.6
.333) 52.5
.4) 94.5
.467) 126.1
.533) 73.5
.6) 178.6
.667) 84.0
.733) 115.6
.8) 2211.1
.867) 2110.6
.933) 94.5
1) 105.1
TOTAL198100.0
26) According to the Report, does the Government fund some things related to religion? (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) [Category labels are the following: 0 = No. 0.5 = [Either A or B]: a) The Report does not mention funding, but it gives support that probably includes funding; or b) Yes, but equal funding for each religion. 1 = Yes, but funding is not equal for all. (GFI_D_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 3517.7
.167) 94.5
.333) 157.6
.5) 199.6
.667) 2512.6
.833) 2311.6
1) 7236.4
TOTAL198100.0
27) Sum of the following variables: SCHOOLAG + BLDGSAG + SALARYAG + MEDIAAG + CHARITAG + ACTIVAG. (FUNDEXAG)
TOTAL%
0) 3819.2
.333) 126.1
.667) 115.6
1) 126.1
1.333) 94.5
1.667) 199.6
2) 52.5
2.333) 52.5
2.667) 84.0
3) 94.5
3.333) 126.1
3.667) 73.5
4) 21.0
4.333) 21.0
4.667) 63.0
5) 63.0
5.333) 21.0
5.667) 10.5
6) 84.0
6.333) 84.0
6.667) 42.0
7) 21.0
7.333) 21.0
7.667) 10.5
8) 10.5
8.333) 42.0
8.667) 21.0
TOTAL198100.0
28) Sum of the following variables: SCHOOLAG + BLDGSAG + SALARYAG + MEDIAAG + CHARITAG + ACTIVAG (Rescaled to range from 0 to 1.) (GFI_E_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 3819.2
.028) 126.1
.056) 115.6
.083) 126.1
.111) 94.5
.139) 199.6
.167) 52.5
.194) 52.5
.222) 84.0
.25) 94.5
.278) 126.1
.306) 73.5
.333) 21.0
.361) 21.0
.389) 63.0
.417) 63.0
.444) 21.0
.472) 10.5
.5) 84.0
.528) 84.0
.556) 42.0
.583) 21.0
.611) 21.0
.639) 10.5
.667) 10.5
.694) 42.0
.722) 21.0
TOTAL198100.0
29) United Nations Region (UNREGAG)
TOTAL%
0) 021.0
2) Australia/New Zealand21.0
3) Caribbean126.1
4) Central America84.0
5) East Africa178.6
6) East Asia94.5
7) Eastern Europe105.1
8) Melanesia42.0
9) Micronesia (Region)52.5
10) Middle Africa94.5
11) Northern Africa73.5
12) Northern America10.5
13) Northern Europe105.1
14) Polynesia31.5
15) South-central Asia147.1
16) South-eastern Asia115.6
17) South America126.1
18) Southern Africa52.5
19) Southern Europe147.1
20) Western Africa168.1
21) Western Asia189.1
22) Western Europe94.5
TOTAL198100.0
30) State Department Reporting Region (REGIONAG)
TOTAL%
1) Africa4824.2
2) East Asia and Pacific3417.2
3) Europe and Eurasia5427.3
4) Near East and North Africa2010.1
5) South Asia84.0
6) Western Hemisphere3417.2
TOTAL198100.0
31) What year is this Report for? (RPTYRAG)
TOTAL%
0) 198100.0
TOTAL198100.0
32) How many pages long is the Report? (PAGESAG)
TOTAL%
2) 3517.7
2.333) 199.6
2.667) 136.6
3) 2713.6
3.333) 157.6
3.667) 94.5
4) 52.5
4.333) 115.6
4.667) 31.5
5) 147.1
5.333) 63.0
5.667) 73.5
6) 42.0
6.333) 31.5
6.667) 52.5
7) 42.0
7.333) 21.0
8.667) 31.5
9.333) 10.5
9.5) 10.5
9.667) 10.5
10.333) 10.5
10.667) 21.0
11.667) 10.5
13.667) 10.5
14) 10.5
14.333) 10.5
15.333) 10.5
18.667) 21.0
TOTAL198100.0
33) Is there an "Appended Report" on embedded territory [indicated at top of Report]? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the International Religious Freedom Reports] (APPXAG)
TOTAL%
0) No19096.0
.3) 10.5
.5) 10.5
1) Yes63.0
TOTAL198100.0
34) Does the Introduction section of the Report mention that there is a constitution? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (CONST_AG)
TOTAL%
0) Yes16884.8
.333) 73.5
.667) 21.0
1) No constitution, but Report says "law functions in its place"63.0
1.333) 1.33363.0
1.667) 1.66742.0
2) No52.5
TOTAL198100.0
35) Does the Introduction section of the Report mention that the constitution provides for freedom of religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (FREECOAG)
TOTAL%
0) Yes15276.8
.333) 63.0
.667) 105.1
1) No constitution, but Report says law provides for "freedom of religion"115.6
1.333) 1.33394.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) No94.5
TOTAL198100.0
36) Does the Introduction section of the Report mention that the Government "generally respects" this right in practice? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GVRESPAG)
TOTAL%
0) Yes8743.9
.333) 199.6
.5) 10.5
.667) 157.6
1) Yes, but exceptions or restrictions are mentioned2713.6
1.333) 1.33394.5
1.667) 1.66784.0
2) The phrase 'generally respects' is not used3216.2
TOTAL198100.0
37) Does the Introduction section or any other section of the Report mention that there is some sort of favored religion(s)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ESTRL0AG)
TOTAL%
0) No42.0
.333) 7035.4
.5) 21.0
.667) 10050.5
1) Yes2211.1
TOTAL198100.0
38) Does the Introduction section or any other section of the Report mention that there is some sort of state religion(s)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ESTRL1AG)
TOTAL%
0) No15075.8
.333) 115.6
.667) 94.5
1) Yes2814.1
TOTAL198100.0
39) Does the Introduction section or any other section of the Report mention that there is some sort of official religion(s)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ESTRL2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No14070.7
.333) 168.1
.667) 3618.2
1) Yes63.0
TOTAL198100.0
40) Does the Introduction section or any other section of the Report mention that there is some sort of established religion(s)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ESTRL3AG)
TOTAL%
0) No10653.5
.333) 4321.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 4623.2
1) Yes21.0
TOTAL198100.0
41) Does the Introduction section or any other section of the Report mention that there is some sort of historical religion(s)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ESTRL4AG)
TOTAL%
0) No6834.3
.333) 6633.3
.667) 5125.8
1) Yes136.6
TOTAL198100.0
42) Does the Introduction section or any other section of the Report mention that there is some sort of official religious philosophy or doctrine(s)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ESTRL5AG)
TOTAL%
0) No14171.2
.333) 4020.2
.667) 168.1
1) Yes10.5
TOTAL198100.0
43) Does the Introduction section or any other section of the Report mention that there is some sort of favored religion: other (explain in notes)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ESTRL6AG)
TOTAL%
0) No16281.8
.333) 3216.2
.667) 31.5
1) Yes10.5
TOTAL198100.0
44) Does the Introduction section of the Report mention that there is some sort of favored religion? (ESTRELAG)
TOTAL%
0) No11558.1
1) State religion(s)3115.7
2) Official religion(s)147.1
3) Established religion(s)73.5
4) Historical religion(s)2311.6
5) Official religious philosophy or doctrine(s)21.0
6) Other63.0
TOTAL198100.0
45) Does the Introduction section of the Report mention that there was a change in the status of respect for religious freedom? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (CHNGAG)
TOTAL%
0) No change15678.8
.333) 178.6
.5) 10.5
.667) 126.1
1) Positive change52.5
1.333) 1.33342.0
1.667) 1.66721.0
2) Negative change10.5
TOTAL198100.0
46) Does the Introduction section of the Report specifically mention that the government policy contributes to the generally free practice of religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GPOLICAG)
TOTAL%
0) Yes8140.9
.333) 73.5
.667) 147.1
1) Yes, but exceptions are mentioned.105.1
1.333) 1.333189.1
1.667) 1.667136.6
2) No5527.8
TOTAL198100.0
47) Does the Introduction section of the Report mention that the relationships among religions in society are generally amicable? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (AMICAG)
TOTAL%
0) Yes9246.5
.333) 105.1
.667) 157.6
1) Yes, but exceptions are mentioned.3417.2
1.333) 1.333105.1
1.667) 1.66784.0
2) No2914.6
TOTAL198100.0
48) Does the Introduction section of the Report mention that the US Government discusses religious freedom issues with the government? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (USGOVAG)
TOTAL%
0) Yes18291.9
.333) 105.1
.667) 42.0
1) No21.0
TOTAL198100.0
49) In the Report, are isolated social tensions (tensions caused by infrequent and unrelated incidents) reported? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TENSE1AG)
TOTAL%
0) No136.6
.333) 3819.2
.667) 8140.9
1) Yes6532.8
1.667) 1.66710.5
TOTAL198100.0
50) In the Report, are regional social tensions (tensions associated with a specific region of the country) reported? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TENSE2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No7336.9
.333) 3517.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 6130.8
1) Yes2814.1
TOTAL198100.0
51) In the Report, are national social tensions (tensions which affect the whole country) reported? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TENSE3AG)
TOTAL%
0) No8040.4
.333) 3517.7
.667) 5326.8
1) Yes3015.2
TOTAL198100.0
52) In the Report, are international social tensions (tensions due to events occurring in another country or a relationship with another country) reported? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TENSE4AG)
TOTAL%
0) No12060.6
.333) 4422.2
.5) 10.5
.667) 2512.6
1) 173.5
1.333) 1.33310.5
TOTAL198100.0
53) In the Report, are the following types of social tensions reported? (TENSE_AG)
TOTAL%
0) None7437.4
1) Isolated6030.3
2) Regional178.6
3) National2412.1
4) International42.0
5) Combination of isolated, regional, national, or international199.6
TOTAL198100.0
54) In the Report, what is mentioned about social tension(s)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TNSCHGAG)
TOTAL%
0) No change13166.2
.333) 115.6
.667) 3316.7
1) Decreasing126.1
1.333) 1.33342.0
1.5) 1.510.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Increasing52.5
TOTAL198100.0
55) According to the Report, was this country a victim of terrorism? In coding, the word "terrorism" must have appeared in the Report. Terrorism is not inferred to exist if it was not specifically mentioned. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TEROR1AG)
TOTAL%
0) No16683.8
.333) 189.1
.667) 105.1
1) Some42.0
TOTAL198100.0
56) According to the Report, was this country a respondent of terrorism? The word "terrorism" must appear in the Report. Terrorism is not inferred to exist if it was not specifically mentioned. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TEROR2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No17085.9
.333) 178.6
.667) 94.5
1) Limited21.0
TOTAL198100.0
57) According to the Report, was this country a perpetrator of Terrorism? The word "terrorism" must appear in the Report. Terrorism is not inferred to exist if it was not specifically mentioned. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TEROR3AG)
TOTAL%
0) No17990.4
.333) 178.6
.667) 10.5
1) Limited10.5
TOTAL198100.0
58) In the Report, what is mentioned about the situation regarding terrorism* (as reported by the State Department) during the period covered by the Report? (TERRORAG)
TOTAL%
0) None or no mention18090.9
1) Victim of terror52.5
2) Victim and respondent to terror105.1
3) Perpetrator of terrorism31.5
TOTAL198100.0
59) According to the Report, how did terrorism affect daily life during the period of the Report? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TERRLFAG)
TOTAL%
0) Did not impede17487.9
.333) 42.0
.667) 84.0
1) One impediment42.0
1.333) 1.33321.0
1.667) 1.66721.0
2) More than one impediment21.0
2.333) 2.33310.5
2.667) 2.66710.5
TOTAL198100.0
60) According to the Report, did terrorism impede religious practice? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TERRRLAG)
TOTAL%
0) No17487.9
.333) 168.1
.667) 52.5
1) Yes31.5
TOTAL198100.0
61) According to the Report, what is the land area in square miles? (AREA_AG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL198286733.291813855
62) According to the Report, what is the approximate population? (POP_AG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL19828191506.419107171455
63) What is the percentage of the first largest religion or religious brand? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LGREL1AG)
TOTAL%
0) Atheism10.5
.5) 10.5
1) Christian unspecified105.1
1.333) 1.33352.5
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Catholic5628.3
2.333) 2.33310.5
2.667) 2.66742.0
3) Orthodox Christian94.5
3.667) 3.66710.5
4) Protestant52.5
4.333) 4.33331.5
4.667) 4.66742.0
5) Anglican/Episcopal42.0
6) Muslim unspecified94.5
6.333) 6.333105.1
6.667) 6.66742.0
7) Muslim Sunni2311.6
7.333) 7.33321.0
7.667) 7.66721.0
8) Muslim Shi'a136.6
8.333) 8.33342.0
8.667) 8.66710.5
9) Muslim (other)31.5
9.333) 9.33321.0
9.667) 9.66710.5
12) Hindu unspecified42.0
13) Hindu (other)10.5
13.667) 13.66710.5
14) Buddhist unspecified52.5
14.333) 14.33331.5
14.667) 14.66710.5
16) Tao10.5
17.333) 17.33310.5
TOTAL198100.0
64) Are Jehovah's Witnesses mentioned anywhere in Report? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (JW_AG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned6432.3
.333) 3618.2
.5) 10.5
.667) 9648.5
1) Mentioned10.5
TOTAL198100.0
65) Is Ba'hai mentioned anywhere in Report? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (BHAI_AG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned8341.9
.333) 2412.1
.5) 10.5
.667) 9045.5
TOTAL198100.0
66) Are the Jewish mentioned anywhere in Report? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (JEW_AG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned6934.8
.333) 2814.1
.5) 10.5
.667) 9849.5
1) Mentioned21.0
TOTAL198100.0
67) Are Baptists mentioned anywhere in Report? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (BAPT_AG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned8743.9
.333) 3115.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 7839.4
1) Mentioned10.5
TOTAL198100.0
68) Are Mormons mentioned anywhere in Report? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MORM_AG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned8643.4
.333) 2311.6
.5) 10.5
.667) 8844.4
TOTAL198100.0
69) Is Sufi mentioned anywhere in Report? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (SUFI_AG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned18191.4
.333) 147.1
.667) 31.5
TOTAL198100.0
70) Is Scientology mentioned anywhere in Report? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (SCIENTAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned16985.4
.333) 136.6
.667) 168.1
TOTAL198100.0
71) Are other religions mentioned anywhere in Report? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (OTHERSAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned63.0
.333) 3718.7
.5) 21.0
.667) 15176.3
1) Mentioned21.0
TOTAL198100.0
72) According to the Report, is living in some sections of the country related to religious affiliation? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (RESIDEAG)
TOTAL%
0) No or not related4924.7
.333) 3216.2
.667) 2814.1
.903) 10.5
1) Yes, but only in some parts of the country5728.8
1.333) 1.333136.6
1.667) 1.667105.1
2) Yes, where you live largely seems to determine religious affiliation.52.5
2.333) 2.33321.0
2.4) 2.410.5
TOTAL198100.0
73) According to the Report, do religious considerations affect out migration, i.e., moving out of the country? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (EMMIGRAG)
TOTAL%
0) No or not affected12864.6
.333) 105.1
.667) 2110.6
1) People choose to move due to religious considerations.115.6
1.333) 1.333136.6
1.667) 1.667147.1
2) People are forced to move due to religious considerations.10.5
TOTAL198100.0
74) According to the Report, do religious considerations affect internal migration, i.e., movement within or into the country (incl. denying entry)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (IMMIGRAG)
TOTAL%
0) No or not affected11256.6
.333) 73.5
.667) 3718.7
1) People choose to move due to religious considerations.84.0
1.333) 1.3332613.1
1.667) 1.66773.5
2) People are forced to move due to religious considerations.10.5
TOTAL198100.0
75) According to the Report, do people face hassles if they do not belong to the dominant religion(s) of the country? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (NATIDAG)
TOTAL%
0) No2914.6
.333) 126.1
.667) 3216.2
1) Yes, but the hassles are spoken of in general, undocumented terms.157.6
1.333) 1.3338542.9
1.667) 1.66721.0
2) Yes, in ways documented in the Report2311.6
TOTAL198100.0
76) According to the Report, is ethnic identity related to religious affiliation? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ETHNICAG)
TOTAL%
0) No or not related4623.2
.333) 157.6
.667) 2412.1
1) For one ethnicity it is related2211.1
1.333) 1.333199.6
1.667) 1.6672613.1
2) Many ethnicities are related to specific religious affiliations.2412.1
2.333) 2.333178.6
2.667) 2.66721.0
3) Ethnicity seems inseparable from religious affiliation.31.5
TOTAL198100.0
77) According to the Report, were there any land or property disputes? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LANDAG)
TOTAL%
0) No8643.4
.333) 2914.6
.667) 4020.2
1) Yes, internal3417.2
1.333) 1.33331.5
1.667) 1.66763.0
TOTAL198100.0
78) According to the Report, were there any religiously-related land or property disputes? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LANDRLAG)
TOTAL%
0) No9045.5
.333) 3517.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 4422.2
1) Yes, internal2311.6
1.333) 1.33321.0
1.667) 1.66731.5
TOTAL198100.0
79) According to the Report, what type of "holy sites" are in the country, e.g., shrines or places of pilgrimage? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (SACREDAG)
TOTAL%
0) None15879.8
.333) 115.6
.667) 42.0
1) Local136.6
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) National52.5
2.333) 2.33310.5
3) International42.0
TOTAL198100.0
80) According to the Report, did tensions occur related to holy sites? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (SACRE2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No16181.3
.333) 31.5
.667) 199.6
1) Yes, in the past31.5
1.333) 1.33342.0
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Yes, during present Report73.5
TOTAL198100.0
81) According to the Report, do the numbers or percentages of religious adherents reported by officials have the following characteristics: some evidence suggests officials inflate the numbers or percentages? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (HONST1AG)
TOTAL%
0) No17387.4
.333) 2010.1
.667) 52.5
TOTAL198100.0
82) According to the Report, do the numbers or percentages of religious adherents reported by officials have the following characteristics: officials inflate the numbers or percentages? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (HONST2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No19498.0
.333) 21.0
.667) 21.0
TOTAL198100.0
83) According to the Report, do the numbers or percentages of religious adherents reported by officials have the following characteristics: not permitted to collect such information? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (HONST3AG)
TOTAL%
0) No19397.5
.333) 52.5
TOTAL198100.0
84) According to the Report, do the numbers or percentages of religious adherents reported by officials have the following characteristics: numbers not officially collected? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (HONST4AG)
TOTAL%
0) No13367.2
.333) 4723.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 136.6
1) Yes42.0
TOTAL198100.0
85) According to the Report, do the numbers or percentages of religious adherents reported by officials have the following characteristics: officials ignore or deflate the numbers or percentages of some religions? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (HONST5AG)
TOTAL%
0) No18090.9
.333) 157.6
.667) 31.5
TOTAL198100.0
86) Does the Report mention whether numbers or percentages of religious adherents reported by officials in the country are artificially inflated? (HONESTAG)
TOTAL%
0) No14070.7
1) Some evidence suggests this5628.3
2) Systematic inflation of official percentages of reported religious adherent21.0
TOTAL198100.0
87) According to the Report, are census numbers (not just %) reported? Assume census numbers if they are specific to the last digit or if the Report specifically mentions that the numbers come from census data. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (EXACTAG)
TOTAL%
.667) 10.5
1) Yes for population only21.0
1.333) 1.33331.5
1.667) 1.667105.1
2) Yes for religions only189.1
2.333) 2.3335025.3
2.5) 2.510.5
2.667) 2.6672110.6
3) No9246.5
TOTAL198100.0
88) According to the Report, are there foreign missionaries working in the country? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MSSYAG)
TOTAL%
0) Yes9548.0
.333) 3417.2
.667) 4924.7
1) Yes, but limited to certain regions or limited in some other way126.1
1.333) 1.33342.0
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) No31.5
TOTAL198100.0
89) According to the Report, how is freedom of religion described? [Category labels are the following: 0 = Law/Constitution provides for freedom of religion and the Government 'generally respects' this right in practice. 1 = Law/Constitution provides for freedom of religion and the Government generally respects this right in practice, but some problems exist, e.g., in certain localities. 2 = Limited and/or rights not protected or restricted. 3 = Does not exist. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (FREERLAG)
TOTAL%
0) 4924.7
.333) 2713.6
.5) 10.5
.667) 2211.1
1) 3015.2
1.333) 178.6
1.667) 189.1
2) 199.6
2.333) 84.0
2.667) 42.0
3) 31.5
TOTAL198100.0
90) What does the Report indicate about Government protection for religious freedom? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GVLVLSAG)
TOTAL%
0) Protects at all levels5929.8
.333) 3316.7
.5) 21.0
.667) 3316.7
1) Protects at some levels2110.6
1.333) 1.3332110.6
1.667) 1.667115.6
2) Does not protect189.1
TOTAL198100.0
91) According to the Report, what is the type of State or Official Religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GVTYPEAG)
TOTAL%
0) Secular (or no state religion specified)13769.2
.333) 21.0
.667) 73.5
1) Atheistic10.5
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66721.0
2) Christian168.1
2.333) 2.33321.0
3) Islamic2412.1
3.333) 3.33310.5
4) Jewish21.0
4.667) 4.66710.5
5) Buddhist21.0
TOTAL198100.0
92) According to the Report, does the Government interfere with an individual's right to worship? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GVINTFAG)
TOTAL%
0) No5025.3
.333) 3015.2
.5) 21.0
.667) 3718.7
1) Some interference2713.6
1.333) 1.333199.6
1.667) 1.667189.1
2) Severe interference157.6
TOTAL198100.0
93) Does the Report say the Government promotes interfaith understanding? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (UNDERSAG)
TOTAL%
0) Yes3718.7
.333) 3718.7
.667) 7537.9
1) No4723.7
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
TOTAL198100.0
94) According to the Report, what is the nature of government or public holidays? (GVHOLIAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not religious or equally respectful of all religions4120.7
.333) 168.1
.667) 178.6
1) Includes holidays from more than one religion4522.7
1.333) 1.33363.0
1.5) 1.510.5
1.667) 1.66763.0
2) Dominated by one religion2211.1
2.333) 2.33384.0
2.667) 2.667136.6
3) Only one religion's holidays are mentioned.2311.6
TOTAL198100.0
95) Does the Report mention that the Government requires religious education in public schools? (RELEDUAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not required10955.1
1) Yes, but optional for students2211.1
2) Yes, but not just one for religion2010.1
3) Yes, but only the approved religion is taught.2713.6
4) Prohibited in public schools2010.1
TOTAL198100.0
96) According to the Report, is religious education prohibited for children? (RELED1AG)
TOTAL%
0) No17688.9
1) Yes2211.1
TOTAL198100.0
97) According to the Report, is religious education optionally offered in public schools? (RELED2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No17688.9
1) Yes2211.1
TOTAL198100.0
98) According to the Report, is religious education required in public schools? (RELED3AG)
TOTAL%
0) No15176.3
1) Yes4723.7
TOTAL198100.0
99) In the Report, is it mentioned that only one religion's education is permitted? (RELED4AG)
TOTAL%
0) No17186.4
1) Yes2713.6
TOTAL198100.0
100) According to the Report, is religious education optionally offered in non-government schools? (RELED5AG)
TOTAL%
0) No198100.0
TOTAL198100.0
101) According to the Report, is religious education required in non-government schools? (RELED6AG)
TOTAL%
0) No198100.0
TOTAL198100.0
102) According to the Report, does the Government fund some things related to religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GVFUNDAG)
TOTAL%
0) No3517.7
.333) 42.0
.667) 52.5
1) The Report does not mention funding, but it gives support that probably includes funding.147.1
1.333) 1.333105.1
1.667) 1.66773.5
2) Yes, but equal funding for each religion2412.1
2.333) 2.333115.6
2.667) 2.667168.1
3) Yes, but funding is not equal for all.7236.4
TOTAL198100.0
103) [Answered if GVFUNDAG = 2 or 3.] If the Report indicates that the Government does fund some things related to religion, what religious things does the Report say are funded by the Government: education/schools? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (SCHOOLAG)
TOTAL%
0) No6432.3
.333) 199.6
.667) 115.6
1) Yes, but funding is not proportional for all.3517.7
1.333) 1.333168.1
1.667) 1.6675025.3
2) Yes, but proportional funding for each religion31.5
TOTAL198100.0
104) [Answered if GVFUNDAG = 2 or 3.] If the Report indicates that the Government does fund some things related to religion, what religious things does the Report say are funded by the Government: buildings/upkeep/repair? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (BLDGSAG)
TOTAL%
0) No8442.4
.333) 2110.6
.5) 10.5
.667) 2311.6
1) Yes, but funding is not proportional for all.2512.6
1.333) 1.333105.1
1.667) 1.6673216.2
2) Yes, but proportional funding for each religion21.0
TOTAL198100.0
105) [Answered if GVFUNDAG = 2 or 3.] If the Report indicates that the Government does fund some things related to religion, what religious things does the Report say are funded by the Government: clergy salary/benefits? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (SALARYAG)
TOTAL%
0) No12764.1
.333) 126.1
.5) 10.5
.667) 199.6
1) Yes, but funding is not proportional for all.126.1
1.333) 1.33331.5
1.667) 1.6672412.1
TOTAL198100.0
106) [Answered if GVFUNDAG = 2 or 3.] If the Report indicates that the Government does fund some things related to religion, what religious things does the Report say are funded by the Government: print/broadcast media? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MEDIAAG)
TOTAL%
0) No14372.2
.333) 84.0
.667) 2110.6
1) Yes, but funding is not proportional for all.147.1
1.333) 1.33363.0
1.667) 1.66752.5
2) Yes, but proportional funding for each religion10.5
TOTAL198100.0
107) [Answered if GVFUNDAG = 2 or 3.] If the Report indicates that the Government does fund some things related to religion, what religious things does the Report say are funded by the Government: charity/public service work? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (CHARITAG)
TOTAL%
0) No14070.7
.333) 126.1
.667) 2713.6
1) Yes, but funding is not proportional for all.105.1
1.333) 1.33342.0
1.667) 1.66742.0
2) Yes, but proportional funding for each religion10.5
TOTAL198100.0
108) [Answered if GVFUNDAG = 2 or 3.] If the Report indicates that the Government does fund some things related to religion, what religious things does the Report say are funded by the Government: religious practice or mission work? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ACTIVAG)
TOTAL%
0) No11759.1
.333) 199.6
.667) 2512.6
1) Yes, but funding is not proportional for all.2311.6
1.333) 1.33352.5
1.667) 1.66784.0
2) Yes, but proportional funding for each religion10.5
TOTAL198100.0
109) According to the Report, does the Government require religions to register for any reason? This includes registration to get privileges, legal status, etc. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (REGISTAG)
TOTAL%
0) No3216.2
.333) 168.1
.667) 3216.2
1) Yes, but in a non-discriminatory way4321.7
1.333) 1.3333115.7
1.667) 1.667168.1
2) Yes, in a discriminatory way2814.1
TOTAL198100.0
110) Does the Report mention if religious education is prohibited for children or those less than 18 years old? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (REGED1AG)
TOTAL%
0) No18593.4
.5) 94.5
1) Yes42.0
TOTAL198100.0
111) Does the Report mention if religious education is optionally offered in public schools? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (REGED2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No9347.0
.5) 4824.2
1) Yes5728.8
TOTAL198100.0
112) Does the Report mention if religious education is required in public schools? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (REGED3AG)
TOTAL%
0) No12563.1
.5) 2814.1
1) Yes4522.7
TOTAL198100.0
113) Does the Report mention if religious education is only one religion's education is permitted in any school? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (REGED4AG)
TOTAL%
0) No15779.3
.5) 2914.6
1) Yes126.1
TOTAL198100.0
114) Does the Report mention if religious education is optionally offered in non-government schools? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (REGED5AG)
TOTAL%
0) No6331.8
.5) 5829.3
1) Yes7738.9
TOTAL198100.0
115) Does the Report mention if religious education is required in non-government schools? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (REGED6AG)
TOTAL%
0) No16884.8
.5) 2713.6
1) Yes31.5
TOTAL198100.0
116) According to the Report, what does the Government do in relationship to civilian clergy: regulates civilian clergy? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GVCLG1AG)
TOTAL%
0) No14271.7
.333) 3216.2
.667) 2412.1
TOTAL198100.0
117) According to the Report, what does the Government do in relationship to civilian clergy: subsidize civilian clergy? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GVCLG2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No14070.7
.333) 3316.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 2412.1
TOTAL198100.0
118) According to the Report, what does the Government do in relationship to civilian clergy: approve civilian clergy (approval power)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GVCLG3AG)
TOTAL%
0) No12764.1
.333) 4321.7
.667) 136.6
1) Yes157.6
TOTAL198100.0
119) Does the Report mention if the government approves, pays, or regulates civilian clergy? (GVCLGYAG)
TOTAL%
0) No14774.2
1) Yes5125.8
TOTAL198100.0
120) According to the Report, is proselytizing limited or restricted? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (PROSELAG)
TOTAL%
0) No10352.0
.333) 105.1
.667) 178.6
1) Yes, but for all religions126.1
1.333) 1.333168.1
1.667) 1.667157.6
2) Yes, but only for some religions2512.6
TOTAL198100.0
121) According to the Report, is public preaching limited or restricted? (PREACHAG)
TOTAL%
0) No13668.7
1) Yes, but for all religions178.6
2) Yes, but only for some religions4522.7
TOTAL198100.0
122) According to the Report, is conversion limited or restricted? (CONVERAG)
TOTAL%
0) No15779.3
1) Yes, but for all religions10.5
2) Yes, but only for some religions4020.2
TOTAL198100.0
123) According to the Report, is religious literature and/or broadcasting limited or restricted? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LITBRDAG)
TOTAL%
0) No9749.0
.333) 63.0
.667) 2512.6
1) Literature is limited or restricted.126.1
1.333) 1.333189.1
1.667) 1.667115.6
2) Broadcasting/audio-visual media is limited or restricted.115.6
2.333) 2.33394.5
2.667) 2.66721.0
3) Both are limited or restricted.73.5
TOTAL198100.0
124) According to the Report, does the Government regulate or grant religious property or construction rights in special ways? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (PROPTYAG)
TOTAL%
0) No7738.9
.333) 2914.6
.667) 3517.7
1) Yes5728.8
TOTAL198100.0
125) According to the Report, do laws (e.g., personal status laws) and/or official practices take into account a person's religion (e.g., do official ID cards state a person's religion)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (STATUSAG)
TOTAL%
0) No12563.1
.333) 2412.1
.667) 2412.1
1) Yes2512.6
TOTAL198100.0
126) According to the Report, are foreign missionaries allowed to operate? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MSSNRYAG)
TOTAL%
0) Allowed with no limits reported9749.0
.333) 2713.6
.667) 2010.1
1) Allowed, but within restrictive limits4020.2
1.333) 1.33373.5
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Prohibited42.0
TOTAL198100.0
127) According to the Report, are national missionaries allowed to operate? (NATMSYAG)
TOTAL%
0) Allowed with no limits reported17286.9
1) Allowed, but within restrictive limits2010.1
2) Prohibited63.0
TOTAL198100.0
128) According to the Report, must foreign missionaries register with or obtain special missionary visas from the Government? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MSYREGAG)
TOTAL%
0) No9648.5
.333) 42.0
.667) 3417.2
1) Yes, but only some must10.5
1.333) 1.3332010.1
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Yes they must4020.2
TOTAL198100.0
129) According to the Report, what is the Government's relationship to the Vatican or other such international religious authorities (Anglican, Orthodox, Dalai Lama, etc.)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (CATHOLAG)
TOTAL%
0) None13769.2
.333) 105.1
.667) 157.6
1) Historical ties only115.6
1.333) 1.33394.5
1.667) 1.66742.0
2) Concordat or other privileged status115.6
3) Antagonisms10.5
TOTAL198100.0
130) According to the Report, are religious organizations taxed? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TAXORGAG)
TOTAL%
0) No10352.0
.333) 84.0
.667) 3216.2
1) Yes126.1
1.333) 1.3333015.2
1.667) 1.66721.0
2) Yes, but only some are115.6
TOTAL198100.0
131) According to the Report, are donations to religious organizations tax deductible (for the donors)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TAXEMTAG)
TOTAL%
0) No16583.3
.333) 63.0
.667) 168.1
1) Yes21.0
1.333) 1.33321.0
1.667) 1.66721.0
2) Yes, but must be a registered religious organization31.5
2.333) 2.33310.5
2.667) 2.66710.5
TOTAL198100.0
132) According to the Report, do Government revenues [including those from taxes] support religious organizations? Assume tax revenues are involved if government gives support. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TAXSPTAG)
TOTAL%
0) No4723.7
.333) 31.5
.667) 3919.7
1) Yes, with explicit citizen consent168.1
1.333) 1.3337437.4
1.667) 1.66784.0
2) Yes, but must be a registered religious organization115.6
TOTAL198100.0
133) According to the Report, what is the nature of political parties (in practice)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (PARTYAG)
TOTAL%
0) All political parties are secular9950.0
.333) 4522.7
.667) 2512.6
1) Correlation between political party and religion126.1
1.333) 1.33373.5
1.667) 1.66763.0
2) Political parties can be religious or secular31.5
2.333) 2.33310.5
TOTAL198100.0
134) According to the Report, are there laws regulating daily life based on (biased towards) religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (RELIFEAG)
TOTAL%
0) No13668.7
.333) 2211.1
.667) 126.1
1) Yes2814.1
TOTAL198100.0
135) According to the Report, are there religiously-biased laws (e.g., laws specifically supporting a religious brand) regarding the Sabbath (e.g., blue laws)? Answered if RELIFEAG = 0. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (SABBAG)
TOTAL%
0) Nothing or no law(s)17688.9
.333) 126.1
.667) 52.5
1) Law(s) exist52.5
TOTAL198100.0
136) According to the Report, are there religiously-biased laws (e.g., laws specifically supporting a religious brand) regarding travel? Answered if RELIFEAG = 0. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TRAVELAG)
TOTAL%
0) Nothing or no law(s)16382.3
.333) 147.1
.667) 115.6
1) Law(s) exist105.1
TOTAL198100.0
137) According to the Report, are there religiously-biased laws (e.g., laws specifically supporting a religious brand) regarding employment? Answered if RELIFEAG = 0. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (WORKAG)
TOTAL%
0) Nothing or no law(s)16181.3
.333) 2412.1
.667) 105.1
1) Law(s) exist31.5
TOTAL198100.0
138) According to the Report, are there religiously-biased laws (e.g., laws specifically supporting a religious brand) regarding economic activities? Answered if RELIFEAG = 0. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ECONAG)
TOTAL%
0) Nothing or no law(s)16482.8
.333) 2412.1
.667) 73.5
1) Law(s) exist31.5
TOTAL198100.0
139) According to the Report, are there religiously-biased laws (e.g., laws specifically supporting a religious brand) regarding entertainment? Answered if RELIFEAG = 0. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ENTMAG)
TOTAL%
0) Nothing or no law(s)17789.4
.333) 126.1
.667) 73.5
1) Law(s) exist21.0
TOTAL198100.0
140) According to the Report, are there religiously-biased laws (e.g., laws specifically supporting a religious brand) regarding diet(food, alcohol, fasting)? Answered if RELIFEAG = 0. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DIETAG)
TOTAL%
0) Nothing or no law(s)17889.9
.333) 105.1
.667) 73.5
1) Law(s) exist31.5
TOTAL198100.0
141) According to the Report, does the Government have the power to recognize or not recognize religious leaders (i.e.,"defrock" them)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LEADERAG)
TOTAL%
0) No12864.6
.333) 31.5
.667) 147.1
1) Yes, but not practiced2110.6
1.333) 1.33363.0
1.667) 1.66773.5
2) Yes, practiced for main religion105.1
2.333) 2.33342.0
2.667) 2.66721.0
3) Yes, practiced for other religions31.5
TOTAL198100.0
142) According to the Report, does the Government have the power to recognize or not recognize religious chaplains (i.e.,"defrock" them)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GVCHAPAG)
TOTAL%
0) No16683.8
.333) 21.0
.667) 136.6
1) Yes, but not practiced or just some evidence136.6
1.667) 1.66721.0
2) Yes, practiced for state or dominant religion10.5
2.333) 2.33310.5
TOTAL198100.0
143) According to the Report, does the military have the power to recognize or not recognize religious chaplains (i.e.,"defrock" them)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MLCHAPAG)
TOTAL%
0) No17286.9
.333) 10.5
.667) 31.5
1) Yes, but not practiced or just some evidence136.6
2) Yes, practiced for state or dominant religion84.0
3) Yes, practiced for other religions10.5
TOTAL198100.0
144) According to the Report, does the military have religious chaplains? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MLCHP2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No15477.8
.333) 21.0
.667) 84.0
1) Yes, for any religion that has service members63.0
1.333) 1.333115.6
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Yes, for some religions42.0
2.333) 2.33342.0
2.667) 2.66742.0
3.333) 3.33310.5
3.667) 3.66710.5
4) Yes, for one religion only21.0
TOTAL198100.0
145) According to the Report, is there a Concordat with the Vatican? A Concordat is a special agreement or contact with the Vatican. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (CONCORAG)
TOTAL%
0) No16784.3
.333) 31.5
.667) 52.5
1) No, but there is a historic relationship42.0
1.333) 1.33342.0
1.667) 1.66721.0
2) No, but there is a special relationship31.5
2.333) 2.33331.5
2.667) 2.66710.5
3) Yes63.0
TOTAL198100.0
146) According to the Report, does the Government have agreements or special arrangements with religions (including with religious institutions such as hospitals)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (AGRRMAG)
TOTAL%
0) No3115.7
.333) 2814.1
.667) 4120.7
1) Yes with a certain set3115.7
1.333) 1.3332412.1
1.5) 1.510.5
1.667) 1.6672010.1
2) Yes with only one religious brand2211.1
TOTAL198100.0
147) According to the Report, is blasphemy prohibited by law? Note: Blasphemy is speaking against God; Apostasy is denying one's religion. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (BLASPHAG)
TOTAL%
0) No17789.4
.333) 10.5
.667) 73.5
1) Yes, but it is not enforced52.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Yes, but enforced only for adherents of certain religions.42.0
3) Yes, it is enforced for all within the country's borders.31.5
TOTAL198100.0
148) According to the Report, does Government policy and practice contribute to the relatively free practice of religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (POLICYAG)
TOTAL%
0) No4623.2
.333) 168.1
.667) 105.1
1) Only policy does.84.0
1.333) 1.33363.0
1.667) 1.667126.1
2) Only practice does.147.1
2.333) 2.333147.1
2.667) 2.66710.5
3) Both do.7135.9
TOTAL198100.0
149) According to the Report, were there reports of religious prisoners or detainees? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (RPRISOAG)
TOTAL%
0) No11859.6
.333) 2211.1
.5) 10.5
.667) 178.6
1) Yes, but very limited94.5
1.333) 1.333105.1
1.667) 1.66773.5
2) Yes and numerous147.1
TOTAL198100.0
150) According to the Report, are religious groups required to subscribe to an Agreement or other set of religion-specific regulations for public activities including registration needed for public meetings? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (AGREMTAG)
TOTAL%
0) No10452.5
.333) 168.1
.667) 2613.1
1) Yes, all are.2512.6
1.333) 1.333178.6
1.5) 1.510.5
1.667) 1.66763.0
2) Yes, but only some are.31.5
TOTAL198100.0
151) In the Report, count the number of cases of restrictions on religious practice due to laws. A case includes numbers of people and/or types of laws. You will need to consider the whole Report. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LAWPRAAG)
TOTAL%
0) No cases given2010.1
.333) 189.1
.5) 10.5
.667) 178.6
1) One case given.147.1
1.333) 1.333189.1
1.667) 1.667157.6
2) Two to three cases given.147.1
2.333) 2.333147.1
2.5) 2.510.5
2.667) 2.667136.6
3) More than three cases given5326.8
TOTAL198100.0
152) According to the Report, are people, based on religious identity or activity, discriminated against? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DISCRMAG)
TOTAL%
0) No2613.1
.333) 2211.1
.5) 10.5
.667) 3718.7
1) Yes, some are.9950.0
1.333) 1.333105.1
1.667) 1.66731.5
TOTAL198100.0
153) According to the Report, are people threatened by the Government or its security/military forces, based on religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (THRTGVAG)
TOTAL%
0) No10553.0
.5) 4221.2
1) Yes, some are.4723.7
1.5) 1.521.0
2) Yes, all are.21.0
TOTAL198100.0
154) According to the Report, are people threatened by social movements or political parties, based on religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (THRTMVAG)
TOTAL%
0) No6633.3
.333) 5326.8
.667) 3718.7
1) Yes, some are.3316.7
1.333) 1.33384.0
1.667) 1.66710.5
TOTAL198100.0
155) According to the Report, are people put into prison based on religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (PRISONAG)
TOTAL%
0) No10452.5
.333) 3517.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 2110.6
1) Yes, some are.3216.2
1.333) 1.33352.5
TOTAL198100.0
156) According to the Report, are people "stigmatized" by the government (e.g., caste designation, different passport cover, etc.) based on religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (STIGMAAG)
TOTAL%
0) No13869.7
.333) 2713.6
.667) 189.1
1) Yes, some are.136.6
1.333) 1.33321.0
TOTAL198100.0
157) According to the Report, are people excluded from certain (nonreligious) jobs based on religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (JOBEXCAG)
TOTAL%
0) No10754.0
.333) 3618.2
.667) 2211.1
1) Yes, some are.2914.6
1.333) 1.33342.0
TOTAL198100.0
158) According to the Report, must religions receive a permit or be registered (for any purpose mentioned in the Reports)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (PERMITAG)
TOTAL%
0) No2512.6
.333) 9246.5
.667) 4623.2
1) Yes, all must.2311.6
1.333) 1.33394.5
1.667) 1.66731.5
TOTAL198100.0
159) According to the Report, are people in jail permitted to practice their religion, including having access to Scripture? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (JAILRSAG)
TOTAL%
0) Yes, all are.105.1
.333) 31.5
.667) 16281.8
1) Yes, but only some are.105.1
1.333) 1.33384.0
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) No21.0
TOTAL198100.0
160) According to the Report, are people in the military permitted to practice their religion, including non-participation in religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ARMYAG)
TOTAL%
0) Yes157.6
.333) 16181.3
.5) 21.0
.667) 157.6
1) No52.5
TOTAL198100.0
161) According to the Report, does the State (i.e., Government) defer to religious authorities on life issues [see below]? This variable was marked as "Yes" if any variable below between MARRYAG and SITEAG had a response other than "0" = "Without control by religion." [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LIFEAG)
TOTAL%
0) No12563.1
.333) 2512.6
.667) 147.1
1) Yes3417.2
TOTAL198100.0
162) If the Report indicates that the State (i.e., Government) defers to religious authorities on life issues, how are life issues such as marriages recognized by the state? Answered if LIFEAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MARRYAG)
TOTAL%
0) Without control by religion(s)14171.2
.333) 105.1
.667) 42.0
1) With some controls by a religion(s)115.6
1.333) 1.33394.5
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Only if recognized by an approved religion(s)136.6
2.333) 2.33342.0
2.667) 2.66710.5
3) State defers to a single religious authority21.0
TOTAL198100.0
163) If the Report indicates that the State (i.e., Government) defers to religious authorities on life issues, how are life issues such as divorces recognized by the state? Answered if LIFEAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DIVORCAG)
TOTAL%
0) Without control by religion(s)15477.8
.333) 21.0
.667) 42.0
1) With some controls by a religion(s)115.6
1.333) 1.333105.1
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Only if recognized by an approved religion(s)105.1
2.333) 2.33331.5
3) State defers to a single religious authority31.5
TOTAL198100.0
164) If the Report indicates that the State (i.e., Government) defers to religious authorities on life issues, how are life issues such as burials recognized by the state? Answered if LIFEAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (BURYAG)
TOTAL%
0) Without control by religion(s)17186.4
.333) 105.1
.667) 31.5
1) With some controls by a religion(s)84.0
1.333) 1.33331.5
2) Only if recognized by an approved religion(s)21.0
2.667) 2.66710.5
TOTAL198100.0
165) If the Report indicates that the State (i.e., Government) defers to religious authorities on life issues, how are life issues such as citizenship rights recognized by the state? Answered if LIFEAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (CITZAG)
TOTAL%
0) Without control by religion(s)16683.8
.333) 73.5
.667) 84.0
1) With some controls by a religion(s)52.5
1.333) 1.33331.5
1.667) 1.66721.0
2) Only if recognized by an approved religion(s)52.5
2.333) 2.33310.5
3) State defers to a single religious authority10.5
TOTAL198100.0
166) If the Report indicates that the State (i.e., Government) defers to religious authorities on life issues, how are life issues such as residence rights recognized by the state? Answered if LIFEAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (RESIAG)
TOTAL%
0) Without control by religion(s)17387.4
.333) 105.1
.667) 42.0
1) With some controls by a religion(s)73.5
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66731.5
TOTAL198100.0
167) If the Report indicates that the State (i.e., Government) defers to religious authorities on life issues, how are life issues such as immigration rights recognized by the state? Answered if LIFEAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (IMMIAG)
TOTAL%
0) Without control by religion(s)17789.4
.333) 115.6
.667) 31.5
1) With some controls by a religion(s)42.0
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
2.333) 2.33310.5
TOTAL198100.0
168) If the Report indicates that the State (i.e., Government) defers to religious authorities on life issues, how are life issues such as ethnic (nationality) rights recognized by the state? Answered if LIFEAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ETHNATAG)
TOTAL%
0) Without control by religion(s)18392.4
.333) 42.0
.667) 31.5
1) With some controls by a religion(s)73.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
TOTAL198100.0
169) If the Report indicates that the State (i.e., Government) defers to religious authorities on life issues, how are life issues such as adultery recognized by the state? Answered if LIFEAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ADULTYAG)
TOTAL%
0) Without control by religion(s)16884.8
.333) 42.0
.667) 94.5
1) With some controls by a religion(s)94.5
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Only if recognized by an approved religion(s)42.0
3) State defers to a single religious authority10.5
TOTAL198100.0
170) If the Report indicates that the State (i.e., Government) defers to religious authorities on life issues, how are life issues such as the right to convert recognized by the state? Answered if LIFEAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (CONVR2AG)
TOTAL%
0) Without control by religion(s)16382.3
.333) 31.5
.667) 52.5
1) With some controls by a religion(s)52.5
1.333) 1.33331.5
1.667) 1.66742.0
2) Only if recognized by an approved religion(s)52.5
2.333) 2.33331.5
2.667) 2.66731.5
3) State defers to a single religious authority42.0
TOTAL198100.0
171) If the Report indicates that the State (i.e., Government) defers to religious authorities on life issues, how are life issues such as the right to hajj or other pilgrimage recognized by the state? Answered if LIFEAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (HAJJAG)
TOTAL%
0) Without control by religion(s)17487.9
.333) 94.5
.667) 31.5
1) With some controls by a religion(s)94.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Only if recognized by an approved religion(s)10.5
2.333) 2.33310.5
TOTAL198100.0
172) If the Report indicates that the State (i.e., Government) defers to religious authorities on life issues, how are life issues such as visiting this country for religious purposes recognized by the state? Answered if LIFEAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (VISITAG)
TOTAL%
0) Without control by religion(s)17387.4
.333) 94.5
.667) 63.0
1) With some controls by a religion(s)42.0
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Only if recognized by an approved religion(s)21.0
TOTAL198100.0
173) If the Report indicates that the State (i.e., Government) defers to religious authorities on life issues, how are life issues such as the following ones recognized by the state? How are holy sites or religious properties protected by and recognized by the State? Answered if LIFEAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (SITEAG)
TOTAL%
0) Without control by religion(s)17487.9
.333) 73.5
.667) 52.5
1) With some controls by a religion(s)73.5
1.333) 1.33321.0
1.667) 1.66721.0
3) State defers to a single religious authority10.5
TOTAL198100.0
174) According to the Report, do comity agreements (e.g., agreement that gives a missionary group dominance over an area) exist between missionaries and the state? (COMITYAG)
TOTAL%
0) No17387.4
.667) 2512.6
TOTAL198100.0
175) According to the Report, are allegations reported of discrimination in education, housing and/or employment based on religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DISCR2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No discrimination6633.3
.333) 3417.2
.5) 10.5
.667) 2311.6
1) Some discrimination2211.1
1.333) 1.3332110.6
1.667) 1.667157.6
2) Widespread discrimination105.1
2.333) 2.33352.5
3) Caste-like system10.5
TOTAL198100.0
176) According to the Report, what is the religious proportional balance at universities by proportion of the nation's population? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (UNIVAG)
TOTAL%
0) A proportional balance16583.3
.333) 105.1
.667) 63.0
1) Have some imbalance73.5
1.333) 1.33352.5
1.667) 1.66742.0
2.333) 2.33310.5
TOTAL198100.0
177) According to the Report, what is the religious proportional balance of professional jobs by proportion of the nation's population? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (PROFAG)
TOTAL%
0) A proportional balance14573.2
.333) 2211.1
.667) 168.1
1) Have some imbalance52.5
1.333) 1.33331.5
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Are highly imbalanced42.0
TOTAL198100.0
178) According to the Report, what is the religious proportional balance of business jobs by proportion of the nation's population? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (BUSINEAG)
TOTAL%
0) A proportional balance15276.8
.333) 2110.6
.667) 105.1
1) Have some imbalance73.5
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Are highly imbalanced42.0
TOTAL198100.0
179) According to the Report, what is the balance of Government funding (including 'in kind' such as funding buildings) to the religious sector? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (FUNDRLAG)
TOTAL%
0) No funding3718.7
.333) 94.5
.667) 2211.1
1) A proportional balance199.6
1.333) 1.3332311.6
1.667) 1.667157.6
2) Has imbalance3819.2
2.333) 2.333199.6
2.667) 2.667105.1
3) Only goes to one religion or belief63.0
TOTAL198100.0
180) According to the Report, when a person sells or buys land or property, do laws or practices benefit or discriminate based on religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LANDBAG)
TOTAL%
0) Has nothing to do with religion beyond religious sites14472.7
.333) 2110.6
.667) 168.1
1) Favors religions based on locale73.5
1.333) 1.33352.5
2) Favors one religion or religious brand52.5
TOTAL198100.0
181) According to the Report, do settlement and expansion policies (e.g., internal migration policies) have anything to do with religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (STTLMTAG)
TOTAL%
0) Nothing to do with religion beyond holy sites15578.3
.333) 178.6
.667) 105.1
1) Some general relation to religion73.5
1.333) 1.33363.0
2) Highly related to religion or belief31.5
TOTAL198100.0
182) According to the Report, do legal rights of males and females have anything to do with religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GENDERAG)
TOTAL%
0) No15477.8
.667) 10.5
1) Yes, with no favoritism84.0
1.333) 1.33310.5
2) Yes, gender inequities for both males and females10.5
2.667) 2.66763.0
3) Yes, gender inequities for one gender2713.6
TOTAL198100.0
183) According to the Report, do divorce rights and/or adultery's legal status have anything to do with religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GENDR2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No15879.8
.333) 42.0
.667) 42.0
1) Yes, with no favoritism31.5
1.333) 1.33384.0
1.667) 1.66721.0
2) Yes, and favors men189.1
2.333) 2.33310.5
TOTAL198100.0
184) According to the Report, are the following prohibited or required by law or policy: scarves or head coverings for women? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DRESS1AG)
TOTAL%
0) No15980.3
.333) 2110.6
.667) 126.1
1) Yes63.0
TOTAL198100.0
185) According to the Report, are the following prohibited or required by law or policy: beards for men? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DRESS2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No19598.5
.333) 21.0
.667) 10.5
TOTAL198100.0
186) According to the Report, are the following prohibited or required by law or policy: any religiously-worn symbol like a cross? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DRESS3AG)
TOTAL%
0) No18492.9
.333) 126.1
.667) 10.5
1) Yes10.5
TOTAL198100.0
187) According to the Report, are the following prohibited or required by law or policy: other (explain in notes)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DRESS4AG)
TOTAL%
0) No18291.9
.333) 136.6
.667) 21.0
1) Yes10.5
TOTAL198100.0
188) According to the Report, which of the following are prohibited or required by law? (DRESSAG)
TOTAL%
0) None17387.4
1) Scarves for women178.6
4) Any religiously worn symbol like a cross42.0
5) Other42.0
TOTAL198100.0
189) According to the Report, has there been any harassment of minority religious groups? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (SECTSAG)
TOTAL%
0) No4020.2
.333) 21.0
.667) 31.5
1) Yes, but not been recently reported2713.6
1.333) 1.33342.0
1.5) 1.510.5
1.667) 1.667115.6
2) Reported and resolved2211.1
2.667) 2.667199.6
3) Reported and unresolved6934.8
TOTAL198100.0
190) According to the Report, is there a returning refugee situation? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (REFUGEAG)
TOTAL%
0) No17186.4
.333) 31.5
.667) 136.6
1) Yes and refugees return with no regard to religion10.5
1.333) 1.33342.0
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Yes and refugees from certain religions are discriminated against by policy or practice52.5
TOTAL198100.0
191) According to the Report, is there a Government campaign against religion or certain religions? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (CAMPAIAG)
TOTAL%
0) No9648.5
.333) 115.6
.5) 10.5
.667) 168.1
1) Yes, but non-coercive147.1
1.333) 1.333178.6
1.667) 1.66794.5
2) Yes, and coercive2010.1
2.333) 2.33342.0
2.667) 2.66752.5
3) Yes, lethal52.5
TOTAL198100.0
192) According to the Report, is there a Government bureau that supervises religions? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (BUREAUAG)
TOTAL%
0) No2211.1
.333) 21.0
.667) 4020.2
1) No, but consults a non-government religious advisory board94.5
1.333) 1.3333216.2
1.667) 1.667136.6
2) Yes, but non-coercive3216.2
2.333) 2.333115.6
2.667) 2.667157.6
3) Yes and coercive2211.1
TOTAL198100.0
193) According to the Report, are killings based on religion reported? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LETHALAG)
TOTAL%
0) No11759.1
.333) 178.6
.5) 10.5
.667) 199.6
1) Yes2814.1
1.333) 1.333115.6
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Massacres, armed conflict, or warfare21.0
TOTAL198100.0
194) According to the Report, do Government or security authorities harass or allow harassment based on religious brand? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (HARASSAG)
TOTAL%
0) No6834.3
.333) 3015.2
.5) 10.5
.667) 189.1
1) Yes, but isolated or confined to certain locales2010.1
1.333) 1.333147.1
1.667) 1.6672211.1
2) Yes2512.6
TOTAL198100.0
195) If the Report indicates that the Government or security authorities harass or allow harassment based on religious brand, does the permitted harassment take the form of: threats? Answered only if HARASSAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (THREATAG)
TOTAL%
0) No11457.6
.333) 63.0
.5) 10.5
.667) 2311.6
1) This happens but it is opposed by all levels of Government and security authorities.73.5
1.333) 1.33321.0
1.667) 1.66752.5
2) Yes, with Government complicity, but isolated or only in certain regions126.1
2.333) 2.33373.5
2.667) 2.66784.0
3) Yes, with Government complicity, and happens throughout the country.136.6
TOTAL198100.0
196) If the Report indicates that the Government or security authorities harass or allow harassment based on religious brand, does the permitted harassment take the form of: demolition or confiscation of property? Answered only if HARASSAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DEMOLAG)
TOTAL%
0) No11558.1
.333) 52.5
.5) 10.5
.667) 2211.1
1) This happens but it is opposed by all levels of Government and security authorities.126.1
1.333) 1.33363.0
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Yes, with Government complicity, but isolated or only in certain regions115.6
2.333) 2.33394.5
2.667) 2.66794.5
3) Yes, with Government complicity, and happens throughout the country.73.5
TOTAL198100.0
197) If the Report indicates that the Government or security authorities harass or allow harassment based on religious brand, does the permitted harassment take the form of: extortion of fines? Answered only if HARASSAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (FINESAG)
TOTAL%
0) No15477.8
.667) 2211.1
1) This happens but it is opposed by all levels of Government and security authorities.94.5
1.333) 1.33331.5
1.667) 1.66742.0
2) Yes, with Government complicity, but isolated or only in certain regions21.0
2.333) 2.33321.0
2.667) 2.66721.0
TOTAL198100.0
198) If the Report indicates that the Government or security authorities harass or allow harassment based on religious brand, does the permitted harassment take the form of: interrogation or surveillance or inspections? Answered only if HARASSAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (INTERRAG)
TOTAL%
0) No10955.1
.333) 21.0
.667) 2110.6
1) This happens but it is opposed by all levels of Government and security authorities.126.1
1.333) 1.33373.5
1.667) 1.667147.1
2) Yes, with Government complicity, but isolated or only in certain regions157.6
2.667) 2.66794.5
3) Yes, with Government complicity, and happens throughout the country.94.5
TOTAL198100.0
199) If the Report indicates that the Government or security authorities harass or allow harassment based on religious brand, does the permitted harassment take the form of: detention/jail? Answered only if HARASSAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DETENTAG)
TOTAL%
0) No10151.0
.333) 21.0
.667) 2512.6
1) This happens but it is opposed by all levels of Government and security authorities.84.0
1.333) 1.333126.1
1.667) 1.66773.5
2) Yes, with Government complicity, but isolated or only in certain regions84.0
2.333) 2.333147.1
2.667) 2.66784.0
3) Yes, with Government complicity, and happens throughout the country.136.6
TOTAL198100.0
200) If the Report indicates that the Government or security authorities harass or allow harassment based on religious brand, does the permitted harassment take the form of: beatings? Answered only if HARASSAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (BEATNGAG)
TOTAL%
0) No14673.7
.333) 31.5
.5) 10.5
.667) 157.6
1) This happens but it is opposed by all levels of Government and security authorities.42.0
1.333) 1.33331.5
1.667) 1.66784.0
2) Yes, with Government complicity, but isolated or only in certain regions52.5
2.333) 2.33352.5
2.667) 2.66721.0
3) Yes, with Government complicity, and happens throughout the country.63.0
TOTAL198100.0
201) If the Report indicates that the Government or security authorities harass or allow harassment based on religious brand, does the permitted harassment take the form of: torture? Answered only if HARASSAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TORTURAG)
TOTAL%
0) No17186.4
.333) 10.5
.667) 52.5
1) This happens but it is opposed by all levels of Government and security authorities.42.0
1.333) 1.33342.0
1.667) 1.66752.5
2) Yes, with Government complicity, but isolated or only in certain regions31.5
2.333) 2.33310.5
2.667) 2.66721.0
3) Yes, with Government complicity, and happens throughout the country.21.0
TOTAL198100.0
202) If the Report indicates that the Government or security authorities harass or allow harassment based on religious brand, does the permitted harassment take the form of: excessive force? Answered only if HARASSAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (EXFORCAG)
TOTAL%
0) No13467.7
.333) 42.0
.667) 126.1
1) This happens but it is opposed by all levels of Government and security authorities.31.5
1.333) 1.333126.1
1.667) 1.667115.6
2) Yes, with Government complicity, but isolated or only in certain regions94.5
2.333) 2.33331.5
2.667) 2.66742.0
3) Yes, with Government complicity, and happens throughout the country.63.0
TOTAL198100.0
203) If the Report indicates that the Government or security authorities harass or allow harassment based on religious brand, does the permitted harassment take the form of: psychiatric treatment? Answered only if HARASSAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (PSYCHAG)
TOTAL%
0) No19297.0
.667) 10.5
1) This happens but it is opposed by all levels of Government and security authorities.31.5
1.333) 1.33310.5
2) Yes, with Government complicity, but isolated or only in certain regions10.5
TOTAL198100.0
204) If the Report indicates that the Government or security authorities harass or allow harassment based on religious brand, does the permitted harassment take the form of: restricting the movement of certain persons? Answered only if HARASSAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MOBLTYAG)
TOTAL%
0) No10754.0
.333) 10.5
.667) 2814.1
1) This happens but it is opposed by all levels of Government and security authorities.126.1
1.333) 1.333136.6
1.667) 1.66773.5
2) Yes, with Government complicity, but isolated or only in certain regions157.6
2.333) 2.33331.5
2.667) 2.66773.5
3) Yes, with Government complicity, and happens throughout the country.52.5
TOTAL198100.0
205) If the Report indicates that the Government or security authorities harass or allow harassment based on religious brand, does the permitted harassment take the form of: pressuring the family and/or social/job networks of religious believers? Answered only if HARASSAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (FAMILYAG)
TOTAL%
0) No15477.8
.333) 31.5
.667) 31.5
1) This happens but it is opposed by all levels of Government and security authorities.126.1
1.333) 1.33321.0
1.667) 1.66763.0
2) Yes, with Government complicity, but isolated or only in certain regions126.1
2.333) 2.33331.5
2.667) 2.66721.0
3) Yes, with Government complicity, and happens throughout the country.10.5
TOTAL198100.0
206) According to the Report, is the evidence of abuses from this country largely anecdotal or documented? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ANECDOAG)
TOTAL%
.333) 2613.1
.667) 63.0
1) Anecdotal105.1
1.333) 1.3333819.2
1.5) 1.510.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Report presents abuses that are only alleged115.6
2.333) 2.3332311.6
2.667) 2.66742.0
3) Report presents abuses with clear factual references.7839.4
TOTAL198100.0
207) According to the Report, does the Government (or military) confiscate, desecrate or destroy religious sites or facilities? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DESECRAG)
TOTAL%
0) No reports11457.6
.333) 2713.6
.5) 10.5
.667) 178.6
1) Isolated reports136.6
1.333) 1.333105.1
1.667) 1.667105.1
2) Yes, frequently63.0
TOTAL198100.0
208) According to the Report, does the Government censor the content of religious sermons, publications and/or broadcasts? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (CENSORAG)
TOTAL%
0) No10653.5
.333) 3517.7
.667) 2613.1
1) Yes3115.7
TOTAL198100.0
209) According to the Report, does the Government control availability of religious scriptures? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LITERAAG)
TOTAL%
0) No13869.7
.333) 63.0
.667) 136.6
1) Yes52.5
1.333) 1.333126.1
1.667) 1.667147.1
2) Yes and confiscation, destruction or banning occurs105.1
TOTAL198100.0
210) According to the Report, does the Government coerce people to change their religion or forbid changing of religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (COERCRAG)
TOTAL%
0) No reports15578.3
.333) 84.0
.667) 73.5
1) Coerce42.0
1.333) 1.33363.0
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Forbid73.5
2.333) 2.33331.5
2.667) 2.66710.5
3) Both coerce and forbid42.0
TOTAL198100.0
211) According to the Report, does the Government expel, exile, deport or deny entry to people based on their religious brand? Note: "isolated" means less than 3 different cases reported, and not part of a strategy that involves ongoing cases. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (EXPELAG)
TOTAL%
0) No reports11960.1
.333) 2713.6
.667) 189.1
1) Isolated reports136.6
1.333) 1.333136.6
1.667) 1.66742.0
2) Ongoing activities42.0
TOTAL198100.0
212) Considering the entire Report, estimate the number of people who were physically abused due to religion in this country. (ABUSEAG)
TOTAL%
0) None12965.2
1) Less than 103618.2
2) 10 to 2002512.6
3) 201 to 100073.5
5) 10,000 to 99,99910.5
TOTAL198100.0
213) Considering the entire Report, estimate the number of people who were displaced from home due to religion in this country. (DISPLAAG)
TOTAL%
0) None15477.8
1) Less than 10157.6
2) 10 to 200136.6
3) 201 to 1,00010.5
4) 1,001 to 10,00021.0
5) 10,000 to 99,99942.0
6) 100,000 to 999,99963.0
7) More than 1 million31.5
TOTAL198100.0
214) Considering the entire Report, estimate the number of people who were imprisoned due to religion in this country. (IMPRISAG)
TOTAL%
0) None11457.6
1) Less than 103115.7
2) 10 to 2003718.7
3) 201 to 1,000115.6
4) 1,001 to 10,00031.5
5) 10,000 to 99,99910.5
6) 100,000 to 999,99910.5
TOTAL198100.0
215) Considering the entire Report, estimate the number of people who were killed due to religion in this country. (KILLEDAG)
TOTAL%
0) None14171.2
1) Less than 102814.1
2) 10 to 200189.1
3) 201 to 1,00042.0
4) 1,001 to 10,00021.0
5) 10,000 to 99,99931.5
6) 100,000 to 999,99910.5
7) More than 1 million10.5
TOTAL198100.0
216) Considering the entire Report, estimate the actual number of people who were physically abused due to religion in this country. (ABUS#AG)
TOTAL%
0) 13266.7
1) 94.5
2) 94.5
3) 52.5
4) 84.0
5) 21.0
6) 21.0
7) 10.5
8) 10.5
9) 21.0
11) 10.5
17) 10.5
18) 10.5
19) 10.5
20) 10.5
21) 10.5
24) 10.5
25) 10.5
37) 10.5
40) 21.0
54) 10.5
62) 10.5
66) 10.5
77) 10.5
117) 10.5
136) 10.5
150) 10.5
165) 10.5
200) 10.5
227) 10.5
252) 10.5
407) 10.5
451) 10.5
619) 10.5
954) 10.5
3051) 10.5
TOTAL198100.0
217) Considering the entire Report, estimate the actual number of people who were imprisoned due to religion in this country. (IMPRI#AG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL198887.3239639
218) Considering the entire Report, estimate the actual number of people who were displaced from home due to religion in this country. (DISPL#AG)
TOTAL%
0) 15779.3
1) 73.5
3) 10.5
5) 31.5
6) 21.0
7) 21.0
8) 10.5
9) 10.5
11) 10.5
34) 10.5
36) 10.5
39) 10.5
100) 10.5
114) 10.5
162) 10.5
170) 10.5
382) 10.5
1090) 10.5
1800) 10.5
10001) 10.5
20001) 10.5
30395) 10.5
46000) 10.5
76000) 10.5
100000) 10.5
156246) 10.5
186138) 10.5
200000) 10.5
200300) 10.5
1420000) 10.5
6600000) 10.5
10000017) 10.5
TOTAL198100.0
219) Considering the entire Report, estimate the actual number of people who were killed due to religion in this country. (KILLE#AG)
TOTAL%
0) 14573.2
1) 126.1
2) 105.1
4) 31.5
8) 10.5
9) 10.5
12) 10.5
13) 10.5
14) 10.5
15) 10.5
19) 10.5
24) 10.5
25) 10.5
26) 10.5
35) 10.5
61) 10.5
67) 10.5
68) 10.5
70) 10.5
85) 10.5
118) 10.5
184) 10.5
215) 10.5
297) 10.5
500) 10.5
2008) 10.5
6666) 10.5
12222) 10.5
20004) 10.5
60023) 10.5
150000) 10.5
2000000) 10.5
TOTAL198100.0
220) In the Report, is an improvement in respect for religious freedom reported? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (IMPRVAG)
TOTAL%
0) No12764.1
.333) 4020.2
.667) 178.6
1) Yes147.1
TOTAL198100.0
221) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: amnesty granted to religious persons? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (AMNESAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report19096.0
.333) 52.5
.667) 21.0
1.333) 1.33310.5
TOTAL198100.0
222) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: decline in abuses, arrests, etc.? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DECLINAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report17286.9
.333) 199.6
.667) 42.0
1) Mentioned in the Report as a contributing factor31.5
TOTAL198100.0
223) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: Government commission set up to investigate the abuses? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GVCOMAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report18090.9
.333) 115.6
.667) 42.0
1) Mentioned in the Report as a contributing factor10.5
1.5) 1.510.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
TOTAL198100.0
224) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: prosecution of those who abuse religious freedom? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (PROSECAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report17889.9
.333) 147.1
.5) 10.5
.667) 21.0
1) Mentioned in the Report as a contributing factor31.5
TOTAL198100.0
225) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: the Government admission of past abuses? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GVADMAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report18894.9
.333) 73.5
.667) 10.5
1) Mentioned in the Report as a contributing factor21.0
TOTAL198100.0
226) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: translation of key laws or publications into strategic languages promoting religious freedom? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TRANSAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report18794.4
.333) 84.0
.667) 31.5
TOTAL198100.0
227) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: distribution of literature promoting religious freedom? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DISTRIAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report18894.9
.333) 84.0
.667) 21.0
TOTAL198100.0
228) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: workshops or other programs promoting religious freedom? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (WORKSHAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report15779.3
.333) 3316.7
.667) 42.0
1) Mentioned in the Report as a contributing factor31.5
1.333) 1.33310.5
TOTAL198100.0
229) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: high profile events promoting religious freedom? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (EVENTSAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report16784.3
.333) 2412.1
.667) 73.5
TOTAL198100.0
230) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: UN or NGO activities advocating or promoting religious freedom? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (UNAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report17889.9
.333) 126.1
.667) 52.5
1) Mentioned in the Report as a contributing factor10.5
2) Mentioned in the Report as a highly significant factor21.0
TOTAL198100.0
231) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: dialogues promoting religious freedom? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DIALOGAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report15075.8
.333) 3417.2
.667) 84.0
1) Mentioned in the Report as a contributing factor63.0
TOTAL198100.0
232) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: changes in laws or government policies promoting religious freedom? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LAWAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report14673.7
.333) 3316.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 84.0
1) Mentioned in the Report as a contributing factor52.5
1.333) 1.33342.0
2) Mentioned in the Report as a highly significant factor10.5
TOTAL198100.0
233) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: changes in leadership or regime that result in greater religious freedom? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (REGIMEAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report17889.9
.333) 115.6
.667) 42.0
1) Mentioned in the Report as a contributing factor21.0
1.333) 1.33321.0
2) Mentioned in the Report as a highly significant factor10.5
TOTAL198100.0
234) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: changes in social attitudes promoting religious freedom? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (SOCATTAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report18894.9
.333) 84.0
.667) 21.0
TOTAL198100.0
235) If the Report indicates that there has been an improvement, how did the following contribute to the improvement: changes in religious demographics or land borders that contribute to religious freedom? Answered only if IMPRVAG = 1. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DEMOGAG)
TOTAL%
0) Not mentioned in the Report19699.0
.333) 21.0
TOTAL198100.0
236) According to the Report, were there any reports of forced religious conversion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (CONVR3AG)
TOTAL%
0) No17688.9
.333) 126.1
.667) 42.0
1) Yes63.0
TOTAL198100.0
237) According to the Report, were there any reports of U.S. minors being moved or held illegally due to religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MINORSAG)
TOTAL%
0) No19397.5
.333) 21.0
.667) 10.5
1) Yes10.5
1.333) 1.33310.5
TOTAL198100.0
238) According to the Report, were there any reported abuses targeted at specific religions by terrorist organizations? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (REPORTAG)
TOTAL%
0) No17990.4
.333) 157.6
.667) 42.0
TOTAL198100.0
239) According to the Report, how many people are reported to have been killed in the section on terrorism? [Listed actual number, or actual minimum number] (KILLD2AG)
TOTAL%
0) 18392.4
.667) 10.5
2.333) 10.5
3.667) 10.5
7.667) 10.5
9.667) 21.0
10.333) 10.5
20.667) 10.5
23.333) 10.5
28.333) 10.5
53.667) 10.5
61.333) 10.5
4068.333) 10.5
20005.333) 10.5
83333.333) 10.5
TOTAL198100.0
240) According to the Report, how many people are reported to have been injured or accosted (but not killed) in the section on terrorism? [Listed actual number, or actual minimum number] (INJUREAG)
TOTAL%
0) 18693.9
.333) 21.0
2) 10.5
2.667) 10.5
16.667) 10.5
40.333) 10.5
43.333) 10.5
53) 10.5
61.333) 10.5
126.667) 10.5
130.667) 10.5
206.333) 10.5
TOTAL198100.0
241) According to the Report, how many people are reported to have been displaced or forced to move (but not killed) in the section on terrorism? [Listed actual number, or actual minimum number] (DISPLCAG)
TOTAL%
0) 19397.5
2.333) 10.5
15333.333) 10.5
16673.333) 10.5
33333.333) 10.5
66666.667) 10.5
TOTAL198100.0
242) According to the Report, were anti-religious statements issued following terrorist attacks by the terrorists or their sympathizers? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (STATEMAG)
TOTAL%
0) No19096.0
.333) 63.0
.667) 21.0
TOTAL198100.0
243) According to the Report, was property damaged or destroyed by terrorists? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (PROPT2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No17487.9
.333) 115.6
.667) 126.1
1) Damaged/defaced10.5
TOTAL198100.0
244) According to the Report, who did the terrorists target? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TARGETAG)
TOTAL%
0) Indiscriminate18090.9
.333) 63.0
.667) 73.5
1) More than one religious brand42.0
1.333) 1.33310.5
TOTAL198100.0
245) According to the Report, were missionaries targeted by terrorists? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MSSY_AG)
TOTAL%
0) No19397.5
.333) 31.5
.667) 10.5
1.333) 1.33310.5
TOTAL198100.0
246) According to the Report, were non-missionary clergy targeted by terrorists? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (CLERGYAG)
TOTAL%
0) No19096.0
.333) 21.0
.667) 63.0
TOTAL198100.0
247) According to the Report, did terrorists use kidnapping? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (KIDNAPAG)
TOTAL%
0) No19297.0
.333) 31.5
.667) 31.5
TOTAL198100.0
248) According to the Report, does the Government falsely accuse religious groups (e.g., engaged in legitimate protests) of engaging in terrorism? (FALSEAG)
TOTAL%
0) No19799.5
2.667) 2.66710.5
TOTAL198100.0
249) According to the Report, did terrorists use graffiti as a tactic? (TYPE1AG)
TOTAL%
0) No198100.0
TOTAL198100.0
250) According to the Report, did terrorists use vandalism or damage to property as a tactic? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TYPE2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No17688.9
.333) 2211.1
TOTAL198100.0
251) According to the Report, did terrorists use printed materials, speeches or broadcasts as tactics? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TYPE3AG)
TOTAL%
0) No18894.9
.333) 94.5
.667) 10.5
TOTAL198100.0
252) According to the Report, did terrorists use bombing or burning property as a tactic? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TYPE4AG)
TOTAL%
0) No17186.4
.333) 2512.6
.667) 21.0
TOTAL198100.0
253) According to the Report, did terrorists use beating, rape or physical assault (but not death) as a tactic? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TYPE5AG)
TOTAL%
0) No18392.4
.333) 136.6
.667) 21.0
TOTAL198100.0
254) According to the Report, did terrorists use torture or killing of person(s) as a tactic? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TYPE6AG)
TOTAL%
0) No18090.9
.333) 168.1
.667) 21.0
TOTAL198100.0
255) According to the Report, did terrorists use massacre and/or war as a tactic? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TYPE7AG)
TOTAL%
0) No19498.0
.333) 42.0
TOTAL198100.0
256) According to the Report, is there evidence that the Government supports terrorist activities? (GVTAG)
TOTAL%
0) No198100.0
TOTAL198100.0
257) According to the Report, societal attitudes toward other or nontraditional religions are reported to be open and tolerant, having isolated discrimination, negative just in certain regions or just towards certain religious brands or hostile. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (OTHRELAG)
TOTAL%
0) Open and tolerant3115.7
.333) 189.1
.667) 136.6
1) Isolated discrimination199.6
1.333) 1.3332211.1
1.667) 1.667126.1
2) Negative just in certain regions or just towards certain religious brands3115.7
2.333) 2.333189.1
2.5) 2.510.5
2.667) 2.6672010.1
3) Hostile136.6
TOTAL198100.0
258) According to the Report, relations between various religious communities are reported to be generally amicable, sometimes strained, negative just in certain regions or towards certain religious brands, or hostile. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (RELATEAG)
TOTAL%
0) Generally amicable4020.2
.333) 199.6
.667) 2512.6
1) Sometimes strained157.6
1.333) 1.3332311.6
1.667) 1.667168.1
2) Negative just in certain regions or just towards certain religious brands2211.1
2.333) 2.333147.1
2.5) 2.510.5
2.667) 2.667126.1
3) Hostile115.6
TOTAL198100.0
259) According to the Report, are there activities reported that promote tolerance and understanding between adherents of different religions? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TOLERAG)
TOTAL%
0) No3216.2
.333) 4120.7
.667) 4221.2
1) Yes8341.9
TOTAL198100.0
260) According to the Report, are social movements reported that have religious agendas? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (SOCMVAG)
TOTAL%
0) No4723.7
.333) 10.5
.667) 5728.8
1) Yes but inactive31.5
1.333) 1.3333115.7
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Yes and active5628.3
TOTAL198100.0
261) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, how are social movements financed: local donations? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MVFIN1AG)
TOTAL%
0) No16080.8
.333) 3517.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 21.0
TOTAL198100.0
262) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, how are social movements financed: foreign donations? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MVFIN2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No16281.8
.333) 3015.2
.5) 10.5
.667) 52.5
TOTAL198100.0
263) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, how are social movements financed: government funds? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MVFIN3AG)
TOTAL%
0) No17487.9
.333) 2211.1
.667) 21.0
TOTAL198100.0
264) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, how are social movements led: by a religious person? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MVLED1AG)
TOTAL%
0) No7738.9
.333) 6733.8
.5) 10.5
.667) 4723.7
1) Yes63.0
TOTAL198100.0
265) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, how are social movements led: by a lay activist? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MVLED2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No14372.2
.333) 3919.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 147.1
1) Yes10.5
TOTAL198100.0
266) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, how are social movements led: by a political party? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MVLED3AG)
TOTAL%
0) No13166.2
.333) 3919.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 2412.1
1) Yes31.5
TOTAL198100.0
267) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, how are social movements led: other (explain in notes)? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MVLED4AG)
TOTAL%
0) No18191.4
.333) 147.1
.667) 31.5
TOTAL198100.0
268) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, what is the motivating force or identity of social movements: nationalistic? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MVID1AG)
TOTAL%
0) No11055.6
.333) 5226.3
.5) 10.5
.667) 3216.2
1) Yes31.5
TOTAL198100.0
269) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, what is the motivating force or identity of social movements: international? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MVID2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No17286.9
.333) 2211.1
.667) 42.0
TOTAL198100.0
270) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, what is the motivating force or identity of social movements: ethnic? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MVID3AG)
TOTAL%
0) No14573.2
.333) 2713.6
.5) 10.5
.667) 2211.1
1) Yes31.5
TOTAL198100.0
271) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, what is the motivating force or identity of social movements: religious? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MVID4AG)
TOTAL%
0) No5728.8
.333) 6934.8
.5) 21.0
.667) 4321.7
1) Yes2713.6
TOTAL198100.0
272) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, what is the motivating force or identity of social movements: other (specify in notes)? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MVID5AG)
TOTAL%
0) No16482.8
.333) 2713.6
.5) 10.5
.667) 52.5
1) Yes10.5
TOTAL198100.0
273) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, how are social movements financed? [Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2.] (MVFINAG)
TOTAL%
0) None17387.4
1) Local donations105.1
2) Local and foreign donations73.5
3) Government funding42.0
4) Local, foreign and government funding42.0
TOTAL198100.0
274) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, how are social movements led? [Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2.]\ (MVLEDAG)
TOTAL%
0) None15980.3
1) By a cleric or religious person178.6
2) By a lay activist52.5
3) Political party94.5
4) Other84.0
TOTAL198100.0
275) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, what is the primary motivating force or identity of social movements? [Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2.]\ (MVIDAG)
TOTAL%
0) None10653.5
1) By a cleric or religious person84.0
2) By a lay activist21.0
3) Political party73.5
4) Other4522.7
5) Combination of these2814.1
6) Other21.0
TOTAL198100.0
276) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, how long have social movements been operating in the nation? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MVOLDAG)
TOTAL%
0) Unclear10553.0
.333) 10.5
.667) 84.0
1) Less than 1 year94.5
1.333) 1.3332613.1
2) 1 to 3 years63.0
2.333) 2.33321.0
2.667) 2.6672613.1
3) 4 to 5 years10.5
3.333) 3.33310.5
3.667) 3.66710.5
4) More than 5 years126.1
TOTAL198100.0
277) If the Report indicates that there are social movements that have religious agendas, are social movements violent? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MVTYPAG)
TOTAL%
0) No9648.5
.333) 3316.7
.667) 2512.6
1) Yes at times157.6
1.333) 1.333136.6
1.667) 1.66773.5
2) Yes as a regular practice94.5
TOTAL198100.0
278) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: rhetoric/statements/preaching? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (RHETORAG)
TOTAL%
0) No10251.5
.333) 157.6
.667) 2512.6
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions157.6
1.333) 1.333189.1
1.667) 1.667147.1
2) Yes, and happens throughout the country94.5
TOTAL198100.0
279) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: threats? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (THREA2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No11960.1
.333) 2010.1
.667) 2412.1
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions84.0
1.333) 1.33394.5
1.667) 1.66773.5
2) Yes, and happens throughout the country115.6
TOTAL198100.0
280) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: demolition or defacement of property? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DEMO2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No11357.1
.333) 2713.6
.667) 2110.6
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions126.1
1.333) 1.33384.0
1.667) 1.667105.1
2) Yes, and happens throughout the country73.5
TOTAL198100.0
281) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: extortion of fines? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (FINE2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No18492.9
.333) 63.0
.5) 10.5
.667) 52.5
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
TOTAL198100.0
282) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: protest events or public demonstrations? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (PROTSTAG)
TOTAL%
0) No13568.2
.333) 2412.1
.667) 199.6
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions126.1
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66742.0
2) Yes, and happens throughout the country31.5
TOTAL198100.0
283) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: detention of persons? [Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DETEN2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No16281.8
.333) 147.1
.667) 126.1
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions31.5
1.333) 1.33342.0
1.667) 1.66731.5
TOTAL198100.0
284) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: beatings or torture of persons? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2.[Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (BEATN2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No13065.7
.333) 3015.2
.667) 178.6
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions115.6
1.333) 1.33331.5
1.667) 1.66742.0
2) Yes, and happens throughout the country31.5
TOTAL198100.0
285) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: distribution of information? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (INFOAG)
TOTAL%
0) No12563.1
.333) 189.1
.667) 2814.1
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions115.6
1.333) 1.33373.5
1.667) 1.66742.0
2) Yes, and happens throughout the country52.5
TOTAL198100.0
286) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: excessive force? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (EXFOR2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No12261.6
.333) 3618.2
.667) 157.6
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions157.6
1.333) 1.33331.5
1.667) 1.66721.0
2) Yes, and happens throughout the country52.5
TOTAL198100.0
287) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: marching? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MARCHAG)
TOTAL%
0) No17085.9
.333) 126.1
.667) 126.1
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions21.0
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
TOTAL198100.0
288) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: restricting the movement of certain persons? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MOBLT2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No15980.3
.333) 157.6
.667) 157.6
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions21.0
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Yes, and happens throughout the country31.5
TOTAL198100.0
289) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: pressuring the family and/or social/job networks of religious believers? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (FAMIL2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No17186.4
.333) 42.0
.667) 157.6
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions42.0
1.333) 1.33321.0
2) Yes, and happens throughout the country21.0
TOTAL198100.0
290) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: persistent activities that happen repeatedly over time? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (PERSISAG)
TOTAL%
0) No14171.2
.333) 94.5
.667) 199.6
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions115.6
1.333) 1.333115.6
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Yes, and happens throughout the country42.0
TOTAL198100.0
291) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: momentary flashes of emotion or protest? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2.[Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ISOLATAG)
TOTAL%
0) No13970.2
.333) 2814.1
.667) 147.1
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions115.6
1.333) 1.33331.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Yes, and happens throughout the country21.0
TOTAL198100.0
292) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: collective events with a small number of persons (less than 8)? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2.[Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (SMALLAG)
TOTAL%
0) No14472.7
.333) 199.6
.667) 2311.6
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions94.5
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Yes, and happens throughout the country10.5
TOTAL198100.0
293) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: collective events with moderate numbers of persons (9-20)? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2.[Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MODSZAG)
TOTAL%
0) No15075.8
.333) 2010.1
.667) 189.1
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions52.5
1.333) 1.33331.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Yes, and happens throughout the country10.5
TOTAL198100.0
294) If the Report mentions that there are social movements that have religious agendas, do their activities include: collective events with larger numbers of persons (more than 20)? Answered if SOCMVAG = 1 or 2 and if MVTYPAG = 1 or 2.[Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LGSZAG)
TOTAL%
0) No13970.2
.333) 2412.1
.667) 2110.6
1) Yes, but isolated or only in certain regions84.0
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66742.0
2) Yes, and happens throughout the country10.5
TOTAL198100.0
295) According to the Report, what influence do international religious or internationally religiously charged political situations have for people in the country? (EXTEAG)
TOTAL%
0) No tensions in the country9749.0
.333) 4321.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 2713.6
1) Cause some tensions136.6
1.333) 1.33394.5
1.667) 1.66752.5
2) Cause severe tensions31.5
TOTAL198100.0
296) According to the Report, are tensions related to religion reported? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TENSAG)
TOTAL%
0) No105.1
.333) 2010.1
.5) 10.5
.667) 168.1
1) Yes, but only 1 example given2311.6
1.333) 1.3332512.6
1.5) 1.510.5
1.667) 1.6679950.0
2) Yes, more than 1 example of tensions given31.5
TOTAL198100.0
297) According to the Report, are or have women been harassed for 'immodest dress?' [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DRESAG)
TOTAL%
0) Never17487.9
.333) 115.6
.667) 42.0
1) In certain neighborhoods or parts of the country63.0
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Throughout the country10.5
TOTAL198100.0
298) According to the Report, are employees discriminated against if they wish to keep their own Sabbath? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (SAB2AG)
TOTAL%
0) Never17487.9
.333) 84.0
.667) 63.0
1) One limited case mentioned52.5
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) More than a limited case mentioned10.5
2.333) 2.33310.5
2.667) 2.66710.5
TOTAL198100.0
299) According to the Report, is there a correlation between religion and participation in the military? e.g., Does religious belief affect ability to participate in the military (and thus receive, e.g., veteran's benefits)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MILPAG)
TOTAL%
0) No14171.2
.333) 2512.6
.667) 94.5
1) Sometimes73.5
1.333) 1.33363.0
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Often42.0
2.667) 2.66731.5
TOTAL198100.0
300) According to the Report, how are attitudes to missionary activity from other religions generally characterized? Consider hostile if the Report says "hostile" or if any aggression is present. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MSSNAG)
TOTAL%
0) Positive or neutral11055.6
.333) 2311.6
.5) 10.5
.667) 2010.1
1) Negative199.6
1.333) 1.333168.1
1.667) 1.66752.5
2) Hostile42.0
TOTAL198100.0
301) According to the Report, what are social attitudes towards conversions to other religions? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (CONVAG)
TOTAL%
0) No problems reported10653.5
.333) 157.6
.667) 2211.1
1) Some tension52.5
1.333) 1.33384.0
1.667) 1.66784.0
2) Negative126.1
2.333) 2.33373.5
2.667) 2.66784.0
3) Hostile73.5
TOTAL198100.0
302) According to the Report, are religious brands harassed by members of other religious groups? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (HARAAG)
TOTAL%
0) Never5025.3
.667) 31.5
1) Within past 100 years3618.2
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Not presently but within past 10 years3919.7
2.667) 2.66752.5
3) Yes6130.8
TOTAL198100.0
303) According to the Report, are religious brands harassed by nonreligious social movements within society? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (THREAG)
TOTAL%
0) Never7336.9
.667) 84.0
1) Within past 100 years5125.8
1.333) 1.33331.5
1.667) 1.66721.0
2) Not presently but within past 10 years3819.2
3) Yes2311.6
TOTAL198100.0
304) According to the Report, are religious groups' properties vandalized including arson directed against their buildings or facilities? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (VANDAG)
TOTAL%
0) Never8643.4
.333) 10.5
.667) 31.5
1) Within past 100 years2914.6
1.333) 1.33310.5
1.667) 1.66773.5
2) Not presently but within past 10 years2110.6
2.333) 2.33310.5
2.667) 2.66742.0
3) Yes4522.7
TOTAL198100.0
305) How does the Report characterize citizens' receptivity to proselytizing by non-traditional faiths or faiths other than their own? (NONTRAAG)
TOTAL%
0) Receptive115.6
.333) 73.5
.667) 8241.4
1) Yes with concerns2311.6
1.333) 1.3332311.6
1.667) 1.66794.5
2) Negative4321.7
TOTAL198100.0
306) According to the Report, are citizens intolerant of "nontraditional" faiths, i.e., what they perceive as new religions? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (INTOLEAG)
TOTAL%
0) No4824.2
.333) 3115.7
.667) 3216.2
1) Yes, but only one case cited3417.2
1.333) 1.3332110.6
1.667) 1.6673216.2
TOTAL198100.0
307) According to the Report, do immigrants or refugees encounter difficulties in practicing their faiths? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (IMMRELAG)
TOTAL%
0) No11558.1
.333) 4522.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 2110.6
1) Yes168.1
TOTAL198100.0
308) According to the Report, does society view its social system as religiously moral? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MORALAG)
TOTAL%
0) No16382.3
.333) 2311.6
.667) 105.1
1) Yes21.0
TOTAL198100.0
309) According to the Report, was there a civil war or other armed conflict (past or present)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (CIVWARAG)
TOTAL%
0) No10854.5
.333) 2110.6
.5) 10.5
.667) 2412.1
1) Yes, no mention of religion105.1
1.333) 1.333178.6
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Yes, with religion cited as part of it147.1
TOTAL198100.0
310) In the Report, what year is mentioned when the nation last had a war or revolution? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (WARAG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL198446.625642
311) In the Report, what year is mentioned when the nation last had a religiously-related war or revolution? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (RELWARAG)
TOTAL%
0) No mention14573.2
646.667) 646.66710.5
648.333) 648.33352.5
649) 64910.5
649.333) 649.33321.0
652) 65210.5
653.333) 653.33310.5
658.333) 658.33310.5
659.667) 659.66710.5
663) 66310.5
663.667) 663.66710.5
665.667) 665.66710.5
666.667) 666.66710.5
667) 66742.0
667.333) 667.33310.5
667.667) 667.66731.5
668.333) 668.33331.5
1295.333) 1295.33310.5
1312.333) 1312.33310.5
1316.333) 1316.33310.5
1329.333) 1329.33310.5
1330) 133010.5
1332.667) 1332.66710.5
1333) 133321.0
1333.667) 1333.66710.5
1334.333) 1334.33321.0
1334.667) 1334.66721.0
1336) 133631.5
1965) 196510.5
1990) 199010.5
1991) 199110.5
1995) 199510.5
1999) 199921.0
2000) 200010.5
2001.667) 2001.66710.5
2003) 200310.5
TOTAL198100.0
312) In the Report, what year is mentioned when the nation last experienced or perpetrated terrorism? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (TERRO2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No mention16884.8
646) 64610.5
659.667) 659.66710.5
664.667) 664.66710.5
666.667) 666.66710.5
667.333) 667.33321.0
667.667) 667.66721.0
668) 66821.0
668.333) 668.33384.0
1330) 133010.5
1334.333) 1334.33310.5
1334.667) 1334.66710.5
1335) 133510.5
1335.333) 1335.33331.5
1336) 133631.5
2003) 200321.0
TOTAL198100.0
313) In the Report, what year is mentioned when the nation last experienced or perpetrated religiously related terrorism? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (RELTERAG)
TOTAL%
0) No mention17085.9
659.667) 659.66710.5
664.667) 664.66710.5
666.333) 666.33310.5
666.667) 666.66710.5
667.333) 667.33331.5
667.667) 667.66721.0
668) 66810.5
668.333) 668.33384.0
1330) 133010.5
1335) 133510.5
1335.333) 1335.33331.5
1336) 133631.5
2003) 200321.0
TOTAL198100.0
314) According to the Report, do traditional attitudes and/or edicts of the clerical establishment strongly discourage proselytizing (trying to win converts)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (PROSE2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No12563.1
.333) 42.0
.667) 10.5
1) Attitudes only136.6
1.333) 1.33384.0
1.5) 1.510.5
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Clerics only126.1
2.333) 2.33363.0
3) Both2713.6
TOTAL198100.0
315) According to the Report, is there an organized interfaith dialog? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (DIALO2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No4321.7
.333) 4120.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 5326.8
1) Yes6030.3
TOTAL198100.0
316) According to the Report, were there cases of vandalism towards religious properties or cemeteries by citizens? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (VANDALAG)
TOTAL%
0) No9849.5
.333) 3015.2
.667) 2613.1
1) Yes4422.2
TOTAL198100.0
317) According to the Report, were there cases of bombings or burnings of religious buildings or murders of religious persons by citizens? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (BOMBAG)
TOTAL%
0) No11256.6
.333) 2311.6
.5) 10.5
.667) 168.1
1) Bombings or burnings105.1
1.333) 1.333126.1
1.667) 1.66794.5
2) Murders147.1
3) Bombings/burnings and murders10.5
TOTAL198100.0
318) According to the Report, are or were there religious militias/vigilante groups or is the military (including de facto structure) structured along religious lines? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MALITIAG)
TOTAL%
0) No12161.1
.333) 2613.1
.5) 10.5
.667) 2613.1
1) Yes, groups147.1
1.333) 1.33352.5
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) Yes, the military21.0
TOTAL198100.0
319) According to the Report, are certain parts of the country or its cities strongly associated with certain religions? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LAND_AG)
TOTAL%
0) No6532.8
.333) 2311.6
.667) 3115.7
1) Yes, but it is amicable.168.1
1.333) 1.333189.1
1.667) 1.667105.1
2) Yes, and it is a source of tension.3517.7
TOTAL198100.0
320) According to the Report, do religious communities in the country reflect an ethnic identity? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ETHNI2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No4422.2
.333) 5125.8
.667) 3417.2
1) Yes, and some exceptions are mentioned.4723.7
1.333) 1.33373.5
1.667) 1.66784.0
2) Yes, but just one exception is mentioned.21.0
2.333) 2.33342.0
3) Yes, and no exceptions are mentioned.10.5
TOTAL198100.0
321) According to the Report, do established or existing religions try to shut out other religions in any way? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ESTABAG)
TOTAL%
0) No5427.3
.333) 4120.7
.5) 10.5
.667) 4924.7
1) Yes5326.8
TOTAL198100.0
322) Does the Report mention that societal discrimination is more likely to be based upon ethnic than upon religious prejudice? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ETHDISAG)
TOTAL%
0) No15276.8
.333) 2713.6
.667) 105.1
1) Yes94.5
TOTAL198100.0
323) According to the Report, were there reports of derogatory graffiti being put on religious properties? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (GRAFFIAG)
TOTAL%
0) No15377.3
.333) 2311.6
.667) 136.6
1) Yes94.5
TOTAL198100.0
324) According to the Report, were there any hunts for 'witches' or others who were identified as being possessed or spiritually wicked? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (WITCHAG)
TOTAL%
0) No18191.4
.333) 73.5
.667) 31.5
1) Yes73.5
TOTAL198100.0
325) [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] According to the Report, the U.S. Government discusses religious freedom with… (DISCUSAG)
TOTAL%
0) No discussions31.5
.667) 21.0
1) Government only199.6
1.333) 1.3332914.6
1.667) 1.6673015.2
2) With Government and local groups11558.1
TOTAL198100.0
326) [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] According to the Report, the U.S. Embassy objected to denying U.S. citizens entry based on religious and ethnic grounds… (ENTRYAG)
TOTAL%
0) No objections19397.5
.667) 31.5
1) One case involving one person21.0
TOTAL198100.0
327) [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] According to the Report, U.S. Embassy officials meet with religious officials… (MEETAG)
TOTAL%
0) No or unable2613.1
.667) 3718.7
1.333) 1.3332713.6
1.667) 1.66752.5
2) Yes10352.0
TOTAL198100.0
328) [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] According to the Report, the U.S. Ambassador meets with religious officials… (AMBASAG)
TOTAL%
0) No or unable11055.6
.667) 3316.7
1.333) 1.3332010.1
2) Yes3517.7
TOTAL198100.0
329) [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.]According to the Report, U.S. Embassy officials maintain a dialogue with human rights NGOs in the country… (NGOSAG)
TOTAL%
0) No or unable7738.9
.667) 4924.7
1) Strictly limited21.0
1.333) 1.3332211.1
1.667) 1.66710.5
2) Yes4723.7
TOTAL198100.0
330) [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] According to the Report, the U.S. Government provides… (MONEY3AG)
TOTAL%
0) Its own U.S. Government programs or brings in people from outside15176.3
1) Money or grants to locals94.5
2) Both3819.2
TOTAL198100.0
331) Does the Report mention that the U.S. government provides money, grants, or programs/personnel? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MONEY1AG)
TOTAL%
0) No17688.9
.5) 2110.6
1) U.S. Government provides programs of people10.5
TOTAL198100.0
332) Does the Report mention that the U.S. government provides money, grants, or programs/personnel? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MONEY2AG)
TOTAL%
0) No19196.5
.5) 63.0
1) U.S. Government provides money or grants to locals10.5
TOTAL198100.0
333) According to the Report, to what extent is there a Favored (or Established) Religious Brand? 0 = None or all religious brands are treated the same; 1 = Cultural or Historical legacies only, e.g., former established religious brand inherits buildings or properties; 2 = Some religious brands have privileges or government access unavailable to other religious brands; 3 = One religious brand has privileges or government access unavailable to other religions; 4 = One single State or Official (Established) Religious Brand/Religion. [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (ESTRLAG)
TOTAL%
0) 157.6
.333) 105.1
.667) 136.6
1) 73.5
1.333) 2110.6
1.667) 126.1
2) 2412.1
2.333) 136.6
2.5) 10.5
2.667) 168.1
3) 2110.6
3.333) 42.0
3.667) 73.5
4) 3417.2
TOTAL198100.0
334) According to the Report, to what extent does the Law regulate religion? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LAW_AG)
TOTAL%
0) 02110.6
.333) 84.0
.667) 2512.6
1) Laws do not interfere with the free exercise of religion.105.1
1.333) 1.333136.6
1.667) 1.667189.1
2) Laws inadvertently cause difficulty to all religions equally, e.g., in registration.2914.6
2.333) 2.333136.6
2.667) 2.667147.1
3) Laws cause problems, but only for some religions.94.5
3.333) 3.333126.1
3.667) 3.667189.1
4) Laws cause problems for all but one religion.84.0
TOTAL198100.0
335) According to the Report, how does the Government subsidize Religion, including "in kind" to organizations run by religions, e.g., hospitals, schools, etc.? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (SUBSDYAG)
TOTAL%
0) No subsidies or equal to all (e.g., all are tax exempt)2914.6
.333) 84.0
.667) 84.0
1) Subsidies not mentioned, but subsidies are implied by level of government support for a particular religion115.6
1.333) 1.333115.6
1.667) 1.66752.5
2) Cultural or historical legacies only (e.g., religion inherits cathedrals from previous Government spendin94.5
2.333) 2.333126.1
2.667) 2.66773.5
3) Only some religions are excluded from available subsidies.178.6
3.333) 3.33384.0
3.667) 3.667115.6
4) Only an approved set of religions receive government subsidies.2211.1
4.333) 4.3332110.6
4.667) 4.66794.5
5) Only one religion is subsidized (including "in kind" subsidies).105.1
TOTAL198100.0
336) According to the Report, to what extent does one religious brand seem to monopolize or strongly influence religiously related activities within society? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (MONOPLAG)
TOTAL%
0) Religious brands do not seem to monopolize or influence society at all.21.0
.333) 63.0
.5) 10.5
.667) 157.6
1) Religious influence is shared among various religion "brands."126.1
1.333) 1.33384.0
1.667) 1.667168.1
2) Religious influence is shared among various religion brands that dominate in particular regions.168.1
2.333) 2.333189.1
2.5) 2.510.5
2.667) 2.6672311.6
3) One religious brand seems to dominate.189.1
3.333) 3.3332110.6
3.667) 3.667157.6
4) Society is centered on one religious brand.2613.1
TOTAL198100.0
337) According to the Report, to what extent are societal attitudes open to all religious brands? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (OPENRLAG)
TOTAL%
0) Benign or equal to all115.6
.333) 73.5
.667) 84.0
1) Inadvertent insensitivity to other religious brands (other than the dominant religious brand)94.5
1.333) 1.333147.1
1.667) 1.66784.0
2) Instances of discrimination towards other religious brands73.5
2.333) 2.333168.1
2.667) 2.667126.1
3) Prejudices toward other religious brands that are real but hard to document105.1
3.333) 3.333168.1
3.667) 3.667168.1
4) Instances of aggression towards other religious brands105.1
4.333) 4.333115.6
4.5) 4.510.5
4.667) 4.667115.6
5) Instances of fatal aggression to other religious brands115.6
5.333) 5.33373.5
5.667) 5.66794.5
6) Open warfare or ongoing violent conflict along religious lines or between religious brands42.0
TOTAL198100.0
338) According to the Report, to what extent is there religiously related violence in the nation (victim and/or perpetrator)? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (RELVIOAG)
TOTAL%
0) Isolated acts of religiously related violence7939.9
.333) 2713.6
.667) 3216.2
1) Widespread acts or covering several regions with religiously related violence2311.6
1.333) 1.333136.6
1.5) 1.510.5
1.667) 1.667147.1
2) Ongoing war with religiously-related violence73.5
2.333) 2.33310.5
2.667) 2.66710.5
TOTAL198100.0
339) [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] According to the Report, the legal/policy framework of the country in regard to giving privileges, favors, resources, and/or finances is… (LEGPOAG)
TOTAL%
0) Does not give to any religion2110.6
.333) 63.0
.667) 147.1
1) Gives to any religion that asks or applies115.6
1.333) 1.333136.6
1.667) 1.667157.6
2) Gives disproportionately to a select group of religions157.6
2.333) 2.333105.1
2.5) 2.510.5
2.667) 2.66784.0
3) Gives disproportionately to only 3 religions157.6
3.333) 3.33373.5
3.667) 3.66721.0
4) Gives disproportionately to only 2 religions94.5
4.333) 4.33342.0
4.667) 4.66752.5
5) Gives disproportionately to only 1 religion178.6
5.333) 5.333157.6
5.667) 5.66784.0
6) Gives to only 1 brand of a larger religious tradition, e.g., only to one denomination or religious bran21.0
TOTAL198100.0
340) According to the Report, which best describes the religious situation in the country? (DEMOG_AG)
TOTAL%
0) There are different religious brands, and it seems that people freely change brands.10.5
.333) 52.5
.667) 2010.1
1) There are different religious brands, but people generally do not seem to change religious brands9849.5
1.333) 1.3333819.2
1.5) 1.510.5
1.667) 1.6672814.1
2) Theoretically, people can choose, but they all seem to prefer one religion or religious brand52.5
2.333) 2.33310.5
2.667) 2.66710.5
TOTAL198100.0
341) According to the Report, what is the situation regarding social movements in relation to religious brands in the nation? [Category labels are the following: 0 = Such movements are amicable and do not intimidate people from (other) religious brands. 1 = Such movements are generally amicable but try to influence people from (other) religious brands through acts of charity or mercy. 2 = Such movements try to influence people from (other) religious brands through proselytizing or other such propagation methods, but they do so peacefully and without physical or social intimidation. 3 = Such movements are confrontative and try to influence or intimidate people from (other) religious brands, but stop short of physical violence to persons (e.g., they may cause property damage). 4 = Such movements are militant and try to influence or intimidate people from (other) religious brands using physical violence to persons and property.] (SOCMOVAG)
TOTAL%
0) 5527.8
.333) 42.0
.667) 105.1
1) 199.6
1.333) 2211.1
1.667) 52.5
2) 94.5
2.333) 105.1
2.667) 115.6
3) 31.5
3.333) 94.5
3.667) 157.6
4) 2613.1
TOTAL198100.0
342) According to the Report, what is the situation regarding social movements in relation to religious brands in the country? [Category labels are the following: 0 = All social movement(s) exist that are reported either promote religious freedom or are amicable and do not intimidate people from (other) religious brands. 1 = Social movement(s) exist that seek national or regional hegemony for a religious brand, but they are uncoordinated at either national or regional levels. (flashes of activity) 2 = Social movement(s) exist that seek national or regional hegemony for a religious brand though unconnected, but regionally coordinated means. (regional & organized activity) 3 = Social movement(s) exist that seek national or regional hegemony for a religious brand through nationally coordinated means. (national & organized activity)] (SOCMV2AG)
TOTAL%
0) 6030.3
.333) 2713.6
.667) 84.0
1) 94.5
1.333) 52.5
1.667) 2311.6
2) 2110.6
2.333) 84.0
2.667) 42.0
3) 105.1
3.333) 84.0
3.667) 73.5
4) 84.0
TOTAL198100.0
343) According to the Report, what is the situation regarding social movements in relation to religious brands in the country? [Category labels are the following: 0.0 = All social movement(s) that are reported either promote religious freedom or are amicable and do not intimidate people from (other) religious brands. 1.1 = Social movement(s) exist that campaign against certain religious brands, but they are uncoordinated at either national or regional levels. (flashes of activity) 2.1 = Social movement(s) exist that campaign against certain religious brands through unconnected, but regionally coordinated means. (regional & organized activity) 3.1 = Social movement(s) exist that campaign against certain religious brands through nationally coordinated means. (national & organized activity)] (SOCMV3AG)
TOTAL%
0) 9749.0
.333) 21.0
.367) 52.5
.55) 115.6
.667) 21.0
.7) 52.5
1) 73.5
1.033) 10.5
1.05) 73.5
1.1) 21.0
1.367) 63.0
1.4) 10.5
1.55) 105.1
1.6) 21.0
1.7) 42.0
1.733) 10.5
2.033) 21.0
2.067) 21.0
2.1) 31.5
2.4) 73.5
2.6) 21.0
2.733) 63.0
3.067) 84.0
3.1) 52.5
TOTAL198100.0
344) According to the Report, what is the situation regarding social movements in relation to religious brands in the country? [Answers to SOCMV2AG + SOCMV3AG are combined.] [Category responses are the following: 0 = [Either A or B]: a) All social movement(s) exist that are reported either promote religious freedom or are amicable and do not intimidate people from (other) religious brands, or b) All social movement(s) that are reported either promote religious freedom or are amicable and do not intimidate people from (other) religious brands. 1 = [Either A or B]: a) Social movement(s) exist that seek national or regional hegemony for a religious brand, but they are uncoordinated at either national or regional levels. (flashes of activity), or b) Social movement(s) exist that campaign against certain religious brands, but they are uncoordinated at either national or regional levels. (flashes of activity). 2 = [Either A or B]: a) Social movement(s) exist that seek national or regional hegemony for a religious brand through unconnected, but regionally coordinated means. (regional & organized activity), or b) Social movement(s) exist that campaign against certain religious brands through unconnected, but regionally coordinated means. (regional & organized activity). 3 = [Either A or B]: a) Social movement(s) exist that seek national or regional hegemony for a religious brand through nationally coordinated means. (national & organized activity), or b) Social movement(s) exist that campaign against certain religious brands through nationally coordinated means. (national & organized activity)] (SOCMV5AG)
TOTAL%
0) 5829.3
.333) 2613.1
.667) 168.1
1) 2412.1
1.333) 189.1
1.5) 10.5
1.667) 94.5
2) 136.6
2.333) 115.6
2.667) 73.5
3) 157.6
TOTAL198100.0
345) According to the Report, what is the situation regarding social movements in relation to religious brands in the country? 0 = Movements are amicable; 1.10 = Hegemonic flashes of activity; 3.1 = hegemonic national and organized activity (SOCMV4AG)
TOTAL%
0) 12060.6
1.1) 3316.7
2.1) 126.1
3.1) 3316.7
TOTAL198100.0
346) [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] The Report mentions the following about foreign religious missionaries and/or clergy from minority religious brands in this country… (MSSY2AG)
TOTAL%
0) Only positive observations are mentioned.4924.7
.333) 63.0
.667) 115.6
1) They have similar visa or residency problems as other expatriates.126.1
1.333) 1.33363.0
1.667) 1.66763.0
1.7) 1.710.5
2) They experience bureaucratic delays because of their religious brand.105.1
2.333) 2.33373.5
2.667) 2.66773.5
3) They experience concrete restrictions on their activities.147.1
3.333) 3.33394.5
3.667) 3.66773.5
4) They are harassed.147.1
4.333) 4.33363.0
4.667) 4.66731.5
5) They are physically abused or imprisoned.94.5
5.333) 5.33342.0
5.667) 5.66731.5
6) They are killed, banished, or completely prevented from entering the country due to their religious capacity.147.1
TOTAL198100.0
347) According to the Report, what is the highest level of religious violence reported? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (RELVI2AG)
TOTAL%
0) None6130.8
.333) 31.5
.667) 52.5
1) Anti-religious brand graffiti63.0
1.333) 1.33373.5
1.667) 1.667136.6
2) Vandalism to religious brand property136.6
2.333) 2.33394.5
2.667) 2.66752.5
3) Bombing or burning of religious brand property21.0
3.333) 3.333136.6
3.667) 3.66731.5
4) Beating, rape or physical assault of person(s) due to religious brand52.5
4.333) 4.33363.0
4.5) 4.510.5
4.667) 4.66752.5
5) Torture or killing of person(s) due to religious brand2010.1
5.333) 5.33394.5
5.667) 5.66752.5
6) Massacre of and/or war between religious brands73.5
TOTAL198100.0
348) According to the Report, what is the highest level of restrictions reported? [Category labels are the following: 0 = None reported. 1 = Difficulties for certain religious brands, e.g., registering or having legally recognized status, but these difficulties do not proscribe those religious brands. 2 = Restrictions on certain religious brands e.g., the use and/or ownership of property which are not equitable for all religious brands, and/or, e.g., "national patrimony" care or Government ownership of religious buildings. 3 = The Government targets certain religious brands to be controlled or proscribed. 4 = Government involvement in the internal and/or international affairs of religious brands. 5 = Prohibition of religious practice except for that which is approved by the Government.] [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (RELREGAG)
TOTAL%
0) 2110.6
.333) 63.0
.667) 189.1
1) 126.1
1.333) 147.1
1.667) 94.5
2) 199.6
2.333) 115.6
2.5) 10.5
2.667) 115.6
3) 84.0
3.333) 63.0
3.667) 157.6
4) 147.1
4.333) 126.1
4.667) 94.5
5) 126.1
TOTAL198100.0
349) [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] According to the Report, the religious legal/policy framework primarily responds to… (LAWRE1AG)
TOTAL%
0) The ideal of assuring that no religion is established by regulations, subsidies or favoritism.4120.7
.333) 2311.6
.667) 2211.1
1) Concerns that certain religious brands cause violence, instability or perceived threats to the well-being of some citizens.136.6
1.333) 1.333178.6
1.667) 1.667178.6
2) Concerns that certain religious brands cause violence, instability or perceived threats to the order of society.147.1
2.333) 2.333157.6
2.667) 2.667178.6
3) Concerns that certain religious brands cause violence, instability or perceived threats to the legitimacy of the Government.199.6
TOTAL198100.0
350) [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] According to the Report, the religious legal/policy framework primarily responds to… [Category labels are the following: 0.0 = The ideal of assuring that no religion is established by regulations, subsidies or favoritism. 0.1 = The needs and aims of most religious brands. 0.2 = The needs and aims of the historically established religious brand(s) of the country. 0.3 = The needs and aims of one religious brand above all others.] (LAWRE2AG)
TOTAL%
0) 189.1
.367) 199.6
.55) 10.5
.7) 63.0
.733) 2211.1
1.033) 21.0
1.067) 126.1
1.1) 63.0
1.4) 189.1
1.433) 63.0
1.733) 94.5
1.767) 105.1
2.067) 2613.1
2.1) 157.6
2.433) 94.5
2.767) 21.0
3.067) 10.5
3.1) 168.1
TOTAL198100.0
351) Considering the Report, what best describes the position of religious law (e.g., Shari'a, Cannon Law, The Decalogue) in the country? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (RELAW1AG)
TOTAL%
0) It does not rule the country in whole or part.14774.2
.333) 94.5
.667) 52.5
1) Political or social movements advocate its adoption for the entire country.52.5
1.333) 1.33384.0
1.367) 1.36710.5
1.667) 1.66731.5
2) It is the law in all regions in the country, but some groups are exempt from certain applications of the law.84.0
2.333) 2.33342.0
2.667) 2.66752.5
3) It is the unqualified law in all regions in the country.31.5
TOTAL198100.0
352) Considering the Report, what best describes the position of religious law (e.g., Shari'a, Cannon Law, The Decalogue) in the country? [Category labels are the following: 0.0 = It does not rule the country in whole or part. 1.1 = Political or social movements advocate its adoption for some regions of the country. 2.1 = It is the law in some regions in the country, but some groups in those regions are exempt from certain applications of the law. 3.1 = It is the unqualified law in some regions in the country.] (RELAW2AG)
TOTAL%
0) 14372.2
.367) 105.1
.7) 31.5
1.033) 31.5
1.067) 21.0
1.4) 31.5
1.733) 157.6
1.767) 21.0
2.067) 84.0
2.1) 31.5
2.433) 52.5
3.1) 10.5
TOTAL198100.0
353) What best describes how people are religiously identified in the Report? (RLETH1AG)
TOTAL%
0) Ethnic tensions are not related to abuses or conflict.14472.7
1) Ethnic tensions difficult to separate from religious identities have resulted in occasional tensions that have not triggered serious abuses.147.1
2) Ethnic tensions difficult to separate from religious identities have resulted in serious abuses (bombing/burning or worse) that fall short of war, massacre or lethal conflict.178.6
3) Ethnic tensions difficult to separate from religious identities have resulted in war, massacre or lethal conflict that is mentioned in the Report.2311.6
TOTAL198100.0
354) What best describes how people are religiously identified in the Report? 0 = Ethnicity does not determine religious brand choice; 1 = Religious identity and ethnic identity are mostly synonymous (51-84%); 2 = Religious identity and ethnic identity are overwhelmingly synonymous (85-95%); 3 =Religious identity and ethnic identity are virtually synonymous (less than 95%). (RLETH2AG)
TOTAL%
0) 10251.5
1.1) 3517.7
2.1) 3015.2
3.1) 3115.7
TOTAL198100.0
355) According to the Report, what best describes the relationship between land and religion in the nation? [A holy site is often a place of religious pilgrimage (e.g., the site itself is associated with religious power) to e.g., a shrine, a holy person's mausoleum, a religion's holy (sacred) location. It is more than a local meeting place or religious school/seminary. It is a place (building or location) that is viewed as having religious power.] [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LAND1AG)
TOTAL%
0) There are no holy sites mentioned, the defilement of which would result in violence.16784.3
.333) 63.0
.367) 10.5
.667) 73.5
1) There is a local holy site(s), the defilement of which would result in certain but limited violence.105.1
1.333) 1.33310.5
2) There is a national holy site(s), the defilement of which would result in certain and uncontrollable national violence42.0
3) There is an international holy site(s), the defilement of which would result in certain and uncontrollable international violence.21.0
TOTAL198100.0
356) According to the Report, what best describes the relationship between land and religion in the nation? [Category labels are the following: 0 = There are no land or property disputes related to religion. 1.1 = There is an unresolved property dispute(s) with religious significance. 2.1 = There is an unresolved internal land or border dispute with religious significance. 3.1 = There is an unresolved international land or border dispute with religious significance.] [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (LAND2AG)
TOTAL%
0) 9950.0
.367) 2814.1
.55) 10.5
.7) 63.0
.733) 168.1
1.033) 10.5
1.067) 73.5
1.1) 147.1
1.4) 31.5
1.433) 52.5
1.767) 84.0
2.067) 10.5
2.1) 52.5
2.4) 10.5
3.1) 31.5
TOTAL198100.0
357) According to the Report, what best describes the religious coverage of the country? (RELMONAG)
TOTAL%
0) No single religious brand dominates the population.199.6
.333) 94.5
.667) 94.5
1) The two leading religious brands dominate the population.105.1
1.333) 1.333105.1
1.667) 1.667115.6
2) One religious brand dominates the population.94.5
2.333) 2.333105.1
2.5) 2.510.5
2.667) 2.6672412.1
3) 32110.6
3.333) 3.3336532.8
TOTAL198100.0
358) According to the Report, what best descries religious participation in the country? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (PARTICAG)
TOTAL%
0) The population does not participate widely.2211.1
.333) 3115.7
.667) 6633.3
1) The population participates somewhat (e.g., mostly as part of a historical tradition).3015.2
1.333) 1.3334924.7
TOTAL198100.0
359) [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] Considering the Report, characterize this country's religious participation [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.]: (RELGRWAG)
TOTAL%
0) Very low18693.9
1) Moderate31.5
2) Very high94.5
TOTAL198100.0
360) According to the Report, what is the direction of religious participation in the country? [Non-integer responses indicate that the response to this question changed in one or more of the IRF Reports.] (INCRESAG)
TOTAL%
0) Participation is stable, neither increasing nor decreasing.14774.2
.333) 2512.6
.667) 2211.1
1) Participation is increasing.10.5
1.333) 1.33331.5
TOTAL198100.0
361) According to the Report, what is the direction of religious participation in religions other than the main religion of the country? (MININCAG)
TOTAL%
0) Participation is stable, neither increasing nor decreasing.11357.1
.333) 4824.2
.667) 3316.7
1) Participation is increasing.31.5
1.333) 1.33310.5
TOTAL198100.0
362) According to the Report, to what extent do the official laws, policies, or administrative actions of the state restrict the practice, profession, or selection of religion? (RSTRCTAG)
TOTAL%
0) None189.1
.333) 189.1
.5) 10.5
.667) 199.6
1) 1178.6
1.333) 1.333147.1
1.667) 1.66784.0
2) 2115.6
2.333) 2.33394.5
2.5) 2.510.5
2.667) 2.667115.6
3) 342.0
3.333) 3.33342.0
3.667) 3.66742.0
4) 463.0
4.333) 4.33394.5
4.667) 4.66742.0
5) 5126.1
5.333) 5.33394.5
5.667) 5.66752.5
6) 642.0
6.333) 6.33363.0
6.667) 6.66742.0
TOTAL198100.0
363) According to the Report, to what extent does the state provide a select religion or small group of religions with privileges, financial support, or favorable sanctions? (FAVORAG)
TOTAL%
0) None105.1
.333) 126.1
.667) 73.5
1) 1178.6
1.333) 1.33394.5
1.667) 1.667126.1
2) 294.5
2.333) 2.333115.6
2.5) 2.510.5
2.667) 2.66773.5
3) 3126.1
3.333) 3.33384.0
3.667) 3.66794.5
4) 473.5
4.333) 4.333147.1
4.667) 4.667105.1
5) 573.5
5.333) 5.33384.0
5.667) 5.667105.1
6) 673.5
6.333) 6.33352.5
6.667) 6.66763.0
TOTAL198100.0
364) According to the Report, to what extent do the society's religious groups, associations, or the culture at large restrict the practice, profession, or selection of religion? [Society includes religious groups, movements, associations, culture, etc.] (PROTECAG)
TOTAL%
0) None84.0
.333) 147.1
.5) 10.5
.667) 136.6
1) 1157.6
1.333) 1.33394.5
1.667) 1.667147.1
2) 2136.6
2.333) 2.333157.6
2.667) 2.667115.6
3) 3136.6
3.333) 3.333168.1
3.667) 3.66794.5
4) 452.5
4.333) 4.33394.5
4.667) 4.66773.5
5) 552.5
5.333) 5.33342.0
5.667) 5.66784.0
6) 663.0
6.667) 6.66710.5
8) 810.5
10) Extensive restrictions by society10.5
TOTAL198100.0
365) I-GVTFAV: GFI: Government Favoritism Index (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-GVTFAV)
TOTAL%
1) Low government favoritism6231.3
2) Medium government favoritism6331.8
3) High government favoritism7336.9
TOTAL198100.0
366) I-GVTREG: GRI: Government Regulation Index. (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-GVTREG)
TOTAL%
1) Low government regulation11558.1
2) Medium government regulation4020.2
3) High government regulation4321.7
TOTAL198100.0
367) I-SOCREG: SRI: Social Regulation Index (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-SOCREG)
TOTAL%
1) Low social regulation10050.5
2) Medium social regulation6030.3
3) High social regulation3819.2
TOTAL198100.0
368) I-REGION: State Department Reporting Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Africa4824.2
2) East Asia and Pacific3417.2
3) Europe and Eurasia5427.3
4) Near East and North Africa2010.1
5) South Asia84.0
6) Western Hemisphere3417.2
TOTAL198100.0