World Religion Dataset: National Religion Dataset

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Year (YEAR)
2) Correlates of War State Code (STATE) (COWCODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995449.595258
3) ARDA country code (Note: 999 denotes no ARDA code) (ARDACODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995130.51293
4) ISO 3-alpha (ISO3)
5) Numeric ISO (NUMISO)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1942423.427251
6) Country name (COUNTRY)
7) Christianity: Protestants, number of adherents (CHRSTPROT) (CHRSPROT)
8) Christianity: Roman Catholics, number of adherents (CHRSTCAT) (CHRSCAT)
9) Christianity: Eastern Orthodox, number of adherents (CHRSTORTH) (CHRSORTH)
10) Christianity: Anglican, number of adherents (CHRSTANG) (CHRSANG)
11) Christianity: Other, number of adherents (CHRSTOTHR) (CHRSOTHR)
12) Christianity: Total number of adherents (CHRSTGEN) (CHRSGEN)
13) Judaism: Orthodox, number of adherents (JUDORTH)
14) Judaism: Conservative, number of adherents (JDCONS)
15) Judaism: Reform, number of adherents (JUDREF)
16) Judaism: Other, number of adherents (JUDOTHR)
17) Judaism: Total number of adherents (JUDGEN)
18) Islam: Sunni, number of adherents (ISLMSUN)
19) Islam: Shi'a, number of adherents (ISLMSHI)
20) Islam: Ibadhi, number of adherents (ISLMIBD)
21) Islam: Nation of Islam, number of adherents (ISLMNAT)
TOTAL%
0) 1995100.0
TOTAL1995100.0
22) Islam: Alawite, number of adherents (ISLMALW)
23) Islam: Ahmadiyya, number of adherents (ISLMAHM)
24) Islam: Other, number of adherents (ISLMOTHR)
25) Islam: Total number of adherents (ISLMGEN)
26) Buddhism: Mahayana, number of adherents (BUDMAH)
27) Buddhism: Theravada, number of adherents (BUDTHR)
28) Buddhism: Other, number of adherents (BUDOTHR)
29) Buddhism: Total number of adherents (BUDGEN)
30) Zoroastrian: Total number of adherents (ZOROGEN)
31) Hindu: Total number of adherents (HINDGEN)
32) Sikh: Total number of adherents (SIKHGEN)
33) Shinto: Total number of adherents (SHNTGEN)
34) Baha'i: Total number of adherents (BAHGEN)
35) Taoism: Total number of adherents (TAOGEN)
36) Jain: Total number of adherents (JAINGEN)
37) Confucianism: Total number of adherents (CONFGEN)
38) Syncretic religions: Total number of adherents (SYNCGEN)
39) Animist religions: Total number of adherents (ANMGEN)
40) Non-religious: Total number (NONRELIG)
41) Other religions: Total number of adherents (OTHRGEN)
42) Sum of religion adherents (SUMRELIG)
43) Total population (POP)
44) Christianity: Protestants, percentage adherents (CHRSTPROTPCT) (CHPRTPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.1220
45) Christianity: Roman Catholics, percentage adherents (CHRSTCATPCT) (CHCATPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.3110
46) Christianity: Eastern Orthodox, percentage adherents (CHRSTORTHPCT) (CHORTPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.050
47) Christianity: Anglican, percentage adherents (CHRSTANGPCT) (CHANGPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.0220
48) Christianity: Other, percentage adherents (CHRSTOTHRPCT) (CHOTHPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.040
49) Christianity: Total percentage adherents (CHRSTGENPCT) (CHGENPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.5450
50) Judaism: Orthodox, percentage adherents(JUDORTHPCT) (JDORPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 195497.9
.002) 10.1
.0021) 10.1
.0024) 20.1
.0025) 30.2
.0026) 20.1
.0027) 10.1
.0028) 20.1
.0029) 10.1
.0031) 10.1
.0032) 10.1
.0033) 10.1
.0034) 10.1
.0035) 10.1
.0039) 10.1
.0051) 10.1
.0054) 20.1
.0055) 10.1
.0056) 10.1
.0057) 20.1
.0059) 10.1
.0071) 10.1
.719) 10.1
.7193) 10.1
.7237) 10.1
.7466) 10.1
.7478) 10.1
.7537) 10.1
.7618) 10.1
.7709) 10.1
.8466) 10.1
.8476) 10.1
.8633) 10.1
.8666) 10.1
.8767) 10.1
TOTAL1995100.0
51) Judaism: Conservative, percentage adherents (JDCONSPCT) (JDCNPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 195497.9
.0035) 10.1
.0037) 10.1
.0042) 20.1
.0043) 10.1
.0044) 30.2
.0046) 30.2
.0047) 10.1
.0048) 10.1
.005) 10.1
.0051) 40.2
.0053) 30.2
.0054) 10.1
.0055) 10.1
.0056) 10.1
.0059) 10.1
.0065) 10.1
.0085) 10.1
.0089) 10.1
.009) 20.1
.0091) 10.1
.0094) 20.1
.0098) 10.1
.0118) 10.1
.0395) 20.1
.041) 10.1
.0499) 10.1
.0508) 10.1
.0514) 10.1
TOTAL1995100.0
52) Judaism: Reform, percentage adherents (JUDREFPCT) (JDRFPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 195497.9
.0015) 10.1
.0016) 10.1
.0018) 30.2
.0019) 20.1
.002) 30.2
.0021) 20.1
.0022) 10.1
.0023) 10.1
.0029) 10.1
.003) 10.1
.0034) 30.2
.0035) 20.1
.0074) 10.1
.0077) 10.1
.0078) 10.1
.0082) 10.1
.009) 10.1
.0118) 10.1
.0125) 10.1
.0126) 10.1
.0127) 10.1
.0131) 20.1
.0132) 10.1
.0136) 10.1
.0164) 10.1
.0316) 20.1
.0328) 10.1
.0332) 10.1
.0339) 10.1
.0343) 10.1
TOTAL1995100.0
53) Judaism: Other, percentage adherents (JUDOTHRPCT) (JDOTPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.0010
54) Judaism: Total percentage adherents (JUDGENPCT) (JDGENPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.0070
55) Islam: Sunni, percentage adherents (ISLMSUNPCT) (ISSUNPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.1380
56) Islam: Shi'a, percentage adherents (ISLMSHIPCT) (ISSHIPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.0260
57) Islam: Ibadhi, percentage adherents (ISLMIBDPCT) (ISIBDPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 198599.5
.0034) 10.1
.5) 10.1
.502) 10.1
.5123) 10.1
.5328) 10.1
.539) 10.1
.5444) 10.1
.5475) 10.1
.5914) 10.1
.6312) 10.1
TOTAL1995100.0
58) Islam: Nation of Islam, percentage adherents (ISLMNATPCT) (ISNATPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 1995100.0
TOTAL1995100.0
59) Islam: Alawite, percentage adherents (ISLMALWPCT) (ISALAPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 197498.9
.0041) 10.1
.0043) 10.1
.005) 10.1
.0061) 10.1
.111) 10.1
.1111) 10.1
.1123) 20.1
.116) 10.1
.1171) 10.1
.1187) 10.1
.1253) 10.1
.1269) 10.1
.137) 10.1
.15) 10.1
.155) 10.1
.16) 30.2
.1693) 10.1
.17) 10.1
TOTAL1995100.0
60) Islam: Ahmadiyya, percentage adherents (ISLMAHMPCT) (ISAHMPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 196098.2
.0001) 50.3
.0002) 50.3
.0003) 30.2
.0004) 20.1
.0005) 30.2
.0007) 10.1
.001) 10.1
.0011) 20.1
.0019) 10.1
.002) 10.1
.0021) 10.1
.0028) 10.1
.0038) 10.1
.0044) 10.1
.0062) 20.1
.0064) 10.1
.0079) 10.1
.008) 10.1
.018) 10.1
.0837) 10.1
TOTAL1995100.0
61) Islam: Other, percentage adherents (ISLMOTHRPCT) (ISLOTPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.0660
62) Islam: Total percentage adherents (ISLMGENPCT) (ISGENPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.2330
63) Buddhism: Mahayana, percentage adherents (BUDMAHPCT) (BUMAHPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 197999.2
.0017) 10.1
.0029) 30.2
.0031) 10.1
.0073) 10.1
.0077) 10.1
.0079) 10.1
.12) 20.1
.1376) 10.1
.1397) 10.1
.1462) 10.1
.733) 10.1
.7478) 10.1
.7562) 10.1
TOTAL1995100.0
64) Buddhism: Theravada, percentage adherents (BUDTHRPCT) (BUTHRPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 196098.2
.0831) 10.1
.084) 10.1
.0872) 10.1
.37) 10.1
.38) 10.1
.5507) 10.1
.563) 10.1
.6132) 10.1
.65) 10.1
.67) 20.1
.7395) 10.1
.7478) 10.1
.7479) 10.1
.75) 20.1
.7559) 10.1
.76) 20.1
.7654) 10.1
.7717) 10.1
.775) 20.1
.7869) 10.1
.7961) 10.1
.8) 10.1
.8196) 10.1
.8466) 10.1
.8469) 10.1
.87) 30.2
.9324) 10.1
.96) 10.1
.9639) 10.1
TOTAL1995100.0
65) Buddhism: Other, percentage adherents (BUDOTHRPCT) (BUOTHPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.0310
66) Buddhism: Total percentage adherents (BUDGENPCT) (BUGENPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.0440
67) Zoroastrian: Total percentage adherents (ZOROGENPCT) (ZOGENPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 190195.3
.0001) 422.1
.0002) 170.9
.0003) 140.7
.0004) 50.3
.0007) 10.1
.0008) 20.1
.0012) 10.1
.0022) 10.1
.0029) 10.1
.0033) 10.1
.005) 10.1
.0053) 30.2
.0066) 10.1
.0067) 10.1
.0069) 10.1
.0077) 10.1
.0092) 10.1
TOTAL1995100.0
68) Hindu: Total percentage adherents (HINDGENPCT) (HIGENPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.0220
69) Sikh: Total percentage adherents (SIKHGENPCT) (SIGENPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL199500
70) Shinto: Total percentage adherents (SHNTGENPCT) (SHGENPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 196098.2
.0001) 10.1
.0002) 90.5
.0003) 10.1
.0005) 30.2
.0006) 50.3
.0007) 10.1
.0008) 10.1
.7655) 120.6
.8374) 10.1
.8474) 10.1
TOTAL1995100.0
71) Baha'i: Total percentage adherents (BAHGENPCT) (BAGENPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.0020
72) Taoism: Total percentage adherents (TAOGENPCT) (TAGENPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 188394.4
.0001) 261.3
.0002) 140.7
.0003) 100.5
.0004) 80.4
.0005) 30.2
.0006) 20.1
.0007) 20.1
.0008) 20.1
.001) 10.1
.0012) 10.1
.0013) 20.1
.0016) 10.1
.0017) 10.1
.0019) 30.2
.002) 20.1
.0022) 10.1
.0025) 10.1
.0026) 20.1
.0027) 30.2
.0029) 10.1
.003) 10.1
.0034) 20.1
.0039) 10.1
.004) 10.1
.0041) 30.2
.0048) 10.1
.0101) 10.1
.0146) 10.1
.0607) 10.1
.1058) 10.1
.1085) 10.1
.11) 10.1
.1134) 10.1
.12) 60.3
.1203) 10.1
.2078) 20.1
.33) 10.1
TOTAL1995100.0
73) Jain: Total percentage adherents (JAINGENPCT) (JAGENPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 190795.6
.0001) 361.8
.0002) 170.9
.0003) 50.3
.0004) 40.2
.0005) 10.1
.0008) 10.1
.0017) 20.1
.0019) 30.2
.002) 10.1
.0022) 10.1
.0024) 10.1
.0026) 10.1
.0028) 20.1
.0041) 40.2
.0044) 10.1
.0046) 10.1
.0047) 30.2
.0048) 30.2
.0051) 10.1
TOTAL1995100.0
74) Confucianism: Total percentage adherents (CONFGENPCT) (COGENPCT)
TOTAL%
0) 191696.0
.0001) 70.4
.0002) 20.1
.0003) 70.4
.0004) 20.1
.0005) 10.1
.0006) 40.2
.0007) 20.1
.0008) 20.1
.0009) 10.1
.001) 40.2
.0011) 40.2
.0012) 20.1
.0015) 10.1
.0017) 10.1
.0018) 20.1
.002) 20.1
.0021) 20.1
.0026) 10.1
.0029) 10.1
.0033) 10.1
.0035) 10.1
.0036) 10.1
.0047) 10.1
.005) 10.1
.0057) 10.1
.0067) 20.1
.0075) 10.1
.0089) 10.1
.0107) 10.1
.0109) 10.1
.0116) 10.1
.0141) 10.1
.0145) 10.1
.0174) 10.1
.0178) 10.1
.018) 10.1
.0191) 30.2
.13) 60.3
.1306) 10.1
.1397) 10.1
.1416) 10.1
.1513) 10.1
TOTAL1995100.0
75) Syncretic religions: Total percentage adherents (SYNCGENPCT) (SYGENPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.0190
76) Animist religions: Total percentage adherents (ANMGENPCT) (ANGENPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.0620
77) Non-religious: Total percentage (NONRELIGPCT) (NORELPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.0540
78) Other religions: Total percentage adherents (OTHRGENPCT) (OTGENPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.0160
79) Sum of religious percentages (SUMRELIGPCT) (SUMPCT)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1995.9950
80) Total population percentage check (SUMPCT + OTGENPCT + NORELPCT; should equal 1 unless DUALREL = 1) (TOTAL)
TOTAL%
1) 195397.9
1.2935) 10.1
1.304) 10.1
1.3552) 10.1
1.3711) 10.1
1.3853) 10.1
1.4034) 10.1
1.423) 10.1
1.4503) 10.1
1.4506) 10.1
1.4625) 10.1
1.4633) 10.1
1.4645) 10.1
1.4655) 10.1
1.4786) 10.1
1.4805) 10.1
1.4921) 10.1
1.5133) 10.1
1.5654) 10.1
1.5667) 10.1
1.5708) 10.1
1.574) 10.1
1.5841) 10.1
1.5882) 10.1
1.6021) 10.1
1.6068) 10.1
1.6172) 10.1
1.6321) 10.1
1.6413) 10.1
1.6441) 10.1
1.645) 10.1
1.6515) 10.1
1.6552) 10.1
1.658) 10.1
1.6805) 10.1
1.6825) 10.1
1.6851) 10.1
1.6877) 10.1
1.689) 10.1
1.6893) 10.1
1.6938) 10.1
1.6959) 10.1
1.7277) 10.1
TOTAL1995100.0
81) Dual religion is a common practice (DUALRELIG) (DUALREL)
TOTAL%
0) No193797.1
1) Yes582.9
TOTAL1995100.0
82) Type of data generation process (DATATYPE)
TOTAL%
1) From a single source70.4
2) From multiple sources211.1
4) Hand-adjusted to match trend231.2
13) Some entries from a single source, some interpolated462.3
23) Multiple entries interpolated110.6
24) Multiple entries hand-adjusted to match trend96048.1
34) Interpolated and hand-adjusted to match trend40620.4
99) Sources unclear130.7
123) Some from a single source, some from multiple sources, some interpolated140.7
124) Some from a single source, some from multiple sources, some hand-adjusted to match trend60.3
134) Some from a single source, some interpolated, some hand-adjusted to match trend26213.1
234) Some from multiple sources, some interpolated, some hand-adjusted to match trend22111.1
1234) Some from a single source, some from multiple sources, some interpolated, some hand-adjusted to match trend50.3
TOTAL1995100.0
83) Reliability estimate of sources [Values range from 1 (very high) to 10 (very low), and 99 denotes an interpolated value.] (SOURCERELIAB) (SRELIAB)
TOTAL%
1) 140.7
2) 1517.6
3) 271.4
4) 66333.2
5) 48624.4
6) 281.4
7) 301.5
8) 995.0
9) 26113.1
10) 371.9
34) 10.1
79) 20.1
80) 10.1
99) 1959.8
TOTAL1995100.0
84) Reliability of record, a function of the SOURCE and DATATYPE variables [Values range from 1 (very high) to 35 (very low)] (RECRELIAB) (RRELIAB)
TOTAL%
1) 130.7
2) 30.2
5) 1829.1
7) 1587.9
8) 1417.1
10) 47123.6
18) 60.3
20) 26813.4
24) 25612.8
25) 30.2
28) 28114.1
30) 251.3
35) 1889.4
TOTAL1995100.0
85) Level of reliability of record (RELIABLEV) (RELIAB)
TOTAL%
1) High49124.6
2) Medium125062.7
3) Low25412.7
TOTAL1995100.0
86) Source Code - see the download in the summary file for a detailed list of source (SOURCECOD) (SOURCECD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL199553.01189
87) Version number of dataset (VERSION)
TOTAL%
1.1) 1995100.0
TOTAL1995100.0