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World Religion Project - Regional Religion Dataset - Codebook

All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).

1) Year (YEAR)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total701,977.5020.30
2) Region (REGION)
 TOTAL%
1) Western Hemisphere1420.0
2) Europe1420.0
3) Africa1420.0
4) Middle East1420.0
5) Asia1420.0
Total70100.0
3) Christianity: Protestants, number of adherents (CHRSTPROT) (CHRSPROT)
4) Christianity: Roman Catholics, number of adherents (CHRSTCAT) (CHRSCAT)
5) Christianity: Eastern Orthodox, number of adherents (CHRSTORTH) (CHRSORTH)
6) Christianity: Anglican, number of adherents (CHRSTANG) (CHRSANG)
7) Christianity: Other, number of adherents (CHRSTOTHR) (CHRSOTHR)
8) Christianity: Total number of adherents (CHRSTGEN) (CHRSGEN)
9) Judaism: Orthodox, number of adherents (JUDORTH)
10) Judaism: Conservatives, number of adherents (JDCONS)
11) Judaism: Reform, number of adherents (JUDREF)
12) Judaism: Other, number of adherents (JUDOTHR)
13) Judaism: Total number of adherents (JUDGEN)
14) Islam: Sunni, number of adherents (ISLMSUN)
15) Islam: Shi'a, number of adherents (ISLMSHI)
16) Islam: Ibadhi, number of adherents (ISLMIBD)
17) Islam: Nation of Islam, number of adherents (ISLMNAT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.00
18) Islam: Alawite, number of adherents (ISLMALW)
19) Islam: Ahmadiyya, number of adherents (ISLMAHM)
20) Islam: Other, number of adherents (ISLMOTHR)
21) Islam: Total number of adherents (ISLMGEN)
22) Buddhism: Mahayana, number of adherents (BUDMAH)
23) Buddhism: Theravada, number of adherents (BUDTHR)
24) Buddhism: Other, number of adherents (BUDOTHR)
25) Buddhism: Total number of adherents (BUDGEN)
26) Zoroastrian: Total number of adherents (ZOROGEN)
27) Hindu: Total number of adherents (HINDGEN)
28) Sikh: Total number of adherents (SIKHGEN)
29) Shinto: Total number of adherents (SHNTGEN)
30) Baha'i: Total number of adherents (BAHGEN)
31) Taoism: Total number of adherents (TAOGEN)
32) Jain: Total number of adherents (JAINGEN)
33) Confucianism: Total number of adherents (CONFGEN)
34) Syncretic religions: Total number of adherents (SYNCGEN)
35) Animist religions: Total number of adherents (ANMGEN)
36) Non-religious: Total number (NONRELIG)
37) Other Religions: Total number of adherents (OTHRGEN)
38) Sum of religion adherents (SUMRELIG)
39) Total regional population (POP)
40) Total world population in independent states (WORLDPOP)
41) Christianity: Protestants, percentage adherents (CHRSTPROTPCT) (CHPRTPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.100.09
42) Christianity: Roman Catholics, percentage adherents (CHRSTCATPCT) (CHCATPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.230.24
43) Christianity: Eastern Orthodox, percentage adherents (CHRSTORTHPCT) (CHORTPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.060.08
44) Christianity: Anglican, percentage adherents (CHRSTANGPCT) (CHANGPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.020.02
45) Christianity: Others, percentage adherents (CHRSTOTHRPCT) (CHOTHPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.040.05
46) Christianity: Total percentage adherents (CHRSTGENPCT) (CHGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.440.34
47) Judaism: Orthodox, percentage adherents (JUDORTHPCT) (JDORPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.01
48) Judaism: Conservatives, percentage adherents (JUDCONSPCT) (JDCNPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.00
49) Judaism: Reform, percentage adherents (JUDREFPCT) (JDRFPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.00
50) Judaism: Others, percentage adherents (JUDOTHRPCT) (JDOTPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.00
51) Judaism: Total percentage adherents (JUDGENPCT) (JDGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.010.01
52) Islam: Sunni, percentage adherents (ISLMSUNPCT) (ISSUNPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.170.27
53) Islam: Shi'a, percentage adherents (ISLMSHIPCT) (ISSHIPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.040.09
54) Islam: Ibadhi, percentage adherents (ISLMIBDPCT) (ISIBDPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.00
55) Islam: Nation of Islam, percentage adherents (ISLMNATPCT) (ISNATPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.00
56) Islam: Alawite, percentage adherents (ISLMALWPCT) (ISALAPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.01
57) Islam: Ahmadiyya, percentage adherents (ISLMAHMPCT) (ISAHMPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.00
58) Islam: Other, percentage adherents (ISLMOTHRPCT) (ISLOTPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.060.08
59) Islam: Total percentage adherents (ISLMGENPCT) (ISGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.280.33
60) Buddhism: Mahayana, percentage adherents (BUDMAHPCT) (BUMAHPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.00
61) Buddhism: Theravada, percentage adherents (BUDTHRPCT) (BUTHRPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.01
62) Buddhism: Other, percentage adherents (BUDOTHRPCT) (BUOTHPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.020.04
63) Buddhism: Total percentage adherents (BUDGENPCT) (BUGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.030.05
64) Zoroastrian: Total percentage adherents (ZOROGENPCT) (ZOGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.00
65) Hindu: Total percentage adherents (HINDGENPCT) (HIGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.050.09
66) Sikh: Total percentage adherents (SIKHGENPCT) (SIGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.00
67) Shinto: Total percentage adherents (SHNTGENPCT) (SHGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.010.02
68) Baha'i: Total percentage adherents (BAHGENPCT) (BAGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.00
69) Taoism: Total percentage adherents (TAOGENPCT) (TAGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.00
70) Jain: Total percentage adherents (JAINGENPCT) (JAGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.00
71) Confucianism: Total percentage adherents (CONFGENPCT) (COGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.000.00
72) Syncretic religions: Total percentage adherents (SYNCGENPCT) (SYGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.050.10
73) Animist religions: Total percentage adherents (ANMGENPCT) (ANGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.050.09
74) Non-religious: Total percentage (NONRELIGPCT) (NORELPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.090.09
75) Other religions: Total percentage adherents (OTHRGENPCT) (OTGENPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.010.01
76) Sum of religious percentages (SUMRELIGPCT) (SUMPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.920.09
77) Total reported, divided by regional population (may be greater than 1 if DUALREL = 1 in the WRD National Dataset) (TOTALPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total701.010.01
78) Total regional population divided by world population (TOTALREGPCT) (REGPCT)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total700.200.18
79) Version number of dataset (VERSION)
 NMeanStd. Deviation
Total701.100.00
80) Region (for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
 TOTAL%
1) Western Hemisphere1420.0
2) Europe1420.0
3) Africa1420.0
4) Middle East1420.0
5) Asia1420.0
Total70100.0

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