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World Religion Project - Global Religion Dataset - Codebook

All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).

1) Year (YEAR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total141,977.5020.92
2) Christianity: Protestants, number of adherents (CHRSTPROT) (CHRSPROT)
3) Christianity: Roman Catholics, number of adherents (CHRSTCAT) (CHRSCAT)
4) Christianity: Eastern Orthodox, number of adherents (CHRSTORTH) (CHRSORTH)
5) Christianity: Anglican, number of adherents (CHRSTANG) (CHRSANG)
6) Christianity: Other, number of adherents (CHRSTOTHR) (CHRSOTHR)
7) Christianity: Total number of adherents (CHRSTGEN) (CHRSGEN)
8) Judaism: Orthodox, number of adherents (JUDORTH)
9) Judaism: Conservative, number of adherents (JDCONS)
10) Judaism: Reform, number of adherents (JUDREF)
11) Judaism: Other, number of adherents (JUDOTHR)
12) Judaism: Total number of adherents (JUDGEN)
13) Islam: Sunni, number of adherents (ISLMSUN)
14) Islam: Shi'a, number of adherents (ISLMSHI)
15) Islam: Ibadhi, number of adherents (ISLMIBD)
16) Islam: Nation of Islam, number of adherents (ISLMNAT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
17) Islam: Alawite, number of adherents (ISLMALW)
18) Islam: Ahmadiyya, number of adherents (ISLMAHM)
19) Islam: Other, number of adherents (ISLMOTHR)
20) Islam: Total number of adherents (ISLMGEN)
21) Buddhism: Mahayana, number of adherents (BUDMAH)
22) Buddhism: Theravada, number of adherents (BUDTHR)
23) Buddhism: Other, number of adherents (BUDOTHR)
24) Buddhism: Total number of adherents (BUDGEN)
25) Zoroastrian: Total number of adherents (ZOROGEN)
26) Hindu: Total number of adherents (HINDGEN)
27) Sikh: Total number of adherents (SIKHGEN)
28) Shinto: Total number of adherents (SHNTGEN)
29) Baha'i: Total number of adherents (BAHGEN)
30) Taoism: Total number of adherents (TAOGEN)
31) Jain: Total number of adherents (JAINGEN)
32) Confucianism: Total number of adherents (CONFGEN)
33) Syncretic religions: Total number of adherents (SYNCGEN)
34) Animist religions: Total number of adherents (ANMGEN)
35) Non-religious: Total number (NONRELIG)
36) Other religions: Total number of adherents (OTHRGEN)
37) Sum of religious adherents (SUMRELIG)
38) Total population (POP)
39) World population (WPOP)
40) Christianity: Protestants, percentage adherents (CHRSTPROTPCT) (CHPRTPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.070.01
41) Christianity: Roman Catholics, percentage adherents (CHRSTCATPCT) (CHCATPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.180.02
42) Christianity: Eastern Orthodox, percentage adherents (CHRSTORTHPCT) (CHORTPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.040.01
43) Christianity: Anglican, percentage adherents (CHRSTANGPCT) (CHANGPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.010.00
44) Christianity: Other, percentage adherents (CHRSTOTHRPCT) (CHOTHPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.020.01
45) Christianity: Total percentage adherents (CHRSTGENPCT) (CHGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.330.03
46) Judaism: Orthodox, percentage adherents (JUDORTHPCT) (JDORPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
47) Judaism: Conservative, percentage adherents (JDCONSPCT) (JDCNPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
48) Judaism: Reform, percentage adherents (JUDREFPCT) (JDRFPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
49) Judaism: Other, percentage adherents (JUDOTHRPCT) (JDOTPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
50) Judaism: Total percentage adherents (JUDGENPCT) (JDGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
51) Islam: Sunni, percentage adherents (ISLMSUNPCT) (ISSUNPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.080.06
52) Islam: Shi'a, percentage adherents (ISLMSHIPCT) (ISSHIPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.020.01
53) Islam: Ibadhi, percentage adherents (ISLMIBDPCT) (ISIBDPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
54) Islam: Nation of Islam, percentage adherents (ISLMNATPCT) (ISNATPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
55) Islam: Alawite, percentage adherents (ISLMALWPCT) (ISALAPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
56) Islam: Ahmadiyya, percentage adherents (ISLMAHMPCT) (ISAHMPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
57) Islam: Other, percentage adherents (ISLMOTHRPCT) (ISLOTPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.070.04
58) Islam: Total percentage adherents (ISLMGENPCT) (ISGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.170.04
59) Buddhism: Mahayana, percentage adherents (BUDMAHPCT) (BUMAHPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
60) Buddhism: Theravada, percentage adherents (BUDTHRPCT) (BUTHRPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.010.01
61) Buddhism: Other, percentage adherents (BUDOTHRPCT) (BUOTHPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.060.01
62) Buddhism: Total percentage adherents (BUDGENPCT) (BUGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.070.00
63) Zoroastrian: Total percentage adherents (ZOROGENPCT) (ZOGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
64) Hindu: Total percentage adherents (HINDGENPCT) (HIGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.120.04
65) Sikh: Total percentage adherents (SIKHGENPCT) (SIGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
66) Shinto: Total percentage adherents (SHNTGENPCT) (SHGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.020.01
67) Baha'i: Total percentage adherents (BAHGENPCT) (BAGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
68) Taoism: Total percentage adherents (TAOGENPCT) (TAGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
69) Jain: Total percentage adherents (JAINGENPCT) (JAGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
70) Confucianism: Total percentage adherents (CONFGENPCT) (COGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.000.00
71) Syncretic religions: Total percentage adherents (SYNCGENPCT) (SYGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.120.05
72) Animist religions: Total percentage adherents (ANMGENPCT) (ANGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.040.01
73) Non-religious: Total percentage (NONRELIGPCT) (NORELPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.140.03
74) Other Religions: Total percentage adherents (OTHRGENPCT) (OTGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.010.00
75) Sum of religious percentages (Total number of religious adherents [SUMRELIG] divided by population [POP]) (SUMRELIGPCT) (SUMPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total141.010.01
76) Total percentage adherents (Sum of CHPRTPCT through OTGENPCT, minus total percentage adherents variables [e.g., CHGENPCT]) (TOTAL)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total140.910.08
77) Dataset version number (VERSION)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total141.100.00

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