Government Favoritism of Religion (2003)
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The following list ranks regions on the extent to which government provides one religion or a small group of religions with special privileges, support or favorable sanctions. Higher values indicate greater government favoritism for religion(s). (Coded from the International Religious Freedom Report, 2003)

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RankingRegionRate
22Australia/New Zealand 0.6
20Caribbean 1.3
7Central America 4.5
14Eastern Africa 3.4
15Eastern Asia 3.3
4Eastern Europe 5.9
12Melanesia 3.7
21Micronesia (Region) 1.0
18Middle Africa 1.8
2Northern Africa 7.1
16Northern America 3.0
9Northern Europe 4.4
17Polynesia 2.2
10South America 3.8
5South-Central Asia 5.8
8South-Eastern Asia 4.4
19Southern Africa 1.7
3Southern Europe 6.1
11The World 3.8
13Western Africa 3.7
1Western Asia 7.4
6Western Europe 5.4


Source

The data presented in QuickLists are from a variety of sources including the U.S. Census Bureau's International Data Base, the U.S. State Department's International Religious Freedom Report, the United Nations Human Development Reports, and others.

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