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Variables: RAS3 State Regulation of Majority or All Religions Summary (0-10, lower means less regulation) (nxx_10c)1

Religious Regulation: Summary Score (0-10)



nxx_10c1 [X]

Afghanistan South-Central Asia 3.68421053886414
Akrotiri Western Asia
Albania Southern Europe 0.70175439119339
Algeria Northern Africa 4.56140327453613
American Samoa Polynesia
Andorra Southern Europe 0
Angola Middle Africa 0.350877195596695
Anguilla Caribbean
Antarctica Antarctica
Antigua and Barbuda Caribbean
Argentina South America 0
Armenia Western Asia 0.526315808296204
Aruba Caribbean
Australia Australia/New Zealand 0.175438597798347
Austria Western Europe 0.350877195596695
Azerbaijan Western Asia 8.07017517089844
Bahamas, The Caribbean 0.175438597798347
Bahrain Western Asia 2.98245620727539
Bangladesh South-Central Asia 3.15789484977722
Barbados Caribbean 0.70175439119339
Belarus Eastern Europe 4.73684215545654
Belgium Western Europe 0.70175439119339
Belize Central America 0.350877195596695
Benin Western Africa 0.175438597798347
Bermuda Northern America
Bhutan South-Central Asia 1.92982459068298
Bolivia South America 2.10526323318481
Bosnia and Herzegovina Southern Europe 0.70175439119339
Botswana Southern Africa 0.175438597798347
Bougainville Melanesia
Brazil South America 0.526315808296204
British Indian Ocean Territory Eastern Africa
British Virgin Islands Caribbean
Brunei South-Eastern Asia 5.61403512954712
Bulgaria Eastern Europe 2.80701756477356
Burkina Faso Western Africa 0.175438597798347
Burma (Myanmar) South-Eastern Asia 6.84210538864136
Burundi Eastern Africa 1.75438594818115
Cambodia South-Eastern Asia 2.10526323318481
Cameroon Middle Africa 0
Canada Northern America 0.350877195596695
Cape Verde Western Africa 0.70175439119339
Caribbean Netherlands Caribbean
Cayman Islands Caribbean
Central African Republic Middle Africa 0.70175439119339
Chad Middle Africa 2.28070163726807
Channel Islands Northern Europe
Chile South America 0.175438597798347
China Eastern Asia 8.24561405181885
China-Tibet Eastern Asia
Christmas Island Australia/New Zealand
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Australia/New Zealand
Colombia South America 0.350877195596695
Comoros Eastern Africa 0.877192974090576
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Middle Africa 0.526315808296204
Congo, Republic of the Middle Africa 0.70175439119339
Cook Islands Polynesia
Costa Rica Central America 1.75438594818115
Cote d'Ivoire Western Africa 1.22807013988495
Croatia Southern Europe 0.526315808296204
Cuba Caribbean 4.73684215545654
Curacao Caribbean
Cyprus Western Asia 1.05263161659241
Czech Republic Eastern Europe 0.877192974090576
Denmark Northern Europe 2.98245620727539
Dhekelia Western Asia
Djibouti Eastern Africa 3.85964918136597
Dominica Caribbean
Dominican Republic Caribbean 0
Ecuador South America 0.526315808296204
Egypt Northern Africa 5.08771944046021
El Salvador Central America 1.57894742488861
Equatorial Guinea Middle Africa 2.63157892227173
Eritrea Eastern Africa 3.85964918136597
Estonia Northern Europe 1.22807013988495
Ethiopia Eastern Africa 2.4561402797699
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) South America
Faroe Islands Northern Europe
Fiji Melanesia 0.70175439119339
Finland Northern Europe 0.70175439119339
France Western Europe 1.92982459068298
French Guiana South America
French Polynesia Polynesia
Gabon Middle Africa 0.175438597798347
Gambia, The Western Africa 1.22807013988495
Georgia Western Asia 1.05263161659241
Germany Western Europe 1.57894742488861
Ghana Western Africa 1.57894742488861
Gibraltar Southern Europe
Greece Southern Europe 1.92982459068298
Greenland Northern America
Grenada Caribbean
Guadeloupe Caribbean
Guam Micronesia (region)
Guatemala Central America 1.05263161659241
Guernsey Northern Europe
Guinea Western Africa 0.70175439119339
Guinea-Bissau Western Africa 1.05263161659241
Guyana South America 0.526315808296204
Haiti Caribbean 2.10526323318481
Honduras Central America 1.92982459068298
Hong Kong Eastern Asia
Hungary Eastern Europe 0.526315808296204
Iceland Northern Europe 0.70175439119339
India South-Central Asia 2.80701756477356
Indonesia South-Eastern Asia 4.03508758544922
Iran South-Central Asia 5.96491241455078
Iraq Western Asia 0.70175439119339
Ireland Northern Europe 0.175438597798347
Isle of Man Northern Europe
Israel Western Asia 2.28070163726807
Italy Southern Europe 0
Jamaica Caribbean 0.175438597798347
Japan Eastern Asia 0
Jersey Northern Europe
Jordan Western Asia 4.56140327453613
Kazakhstan South-Central Asia 6.31578969955444
Kenya Eastern Africa 1.05263161659241
Kiribati Micronesia (region)
Korea, (North) Democratic Republic of Eastern Asia
Korea, (South) Republic of Eastern Asia
Kosovo Southern Europe 1.22807013988495
Kuwait Western Asia 3.15789484977722
Kyrgyzstan South-Central Asia 6.84210538864136
Laos South-Eastern Asia 3.33333325386047
Latvia Northern Europe 1.40350878238678
Lebanon Western Asia 0.70175439119339
Lesotho Southern Africa 0.350877195596695
Liberia Western Africa 0.877192974090576
Libya Northern Africa 1.92982459068298
Liechtenstein Western Europe 0.70175439119339
Lithuania Northern Europe 0.877192974090576
Luxembourg Western Europe 1.22807013988495
Macau Eastern Asia
Macedonia Southern Europe 3.15789484977722
Madagascar Eastern Africa 1.40350878238678
Malawi Eastern Africa 0.175438597798347
Malaysia South-Eastern Asia 5.08771944046021
Maldives South-Central Asia 5.78947353363037
Mali Western Africa 0.70175439119339
Malta Southern Europe 0.350877195596695
Marshall Islands Micronesia (region)
Martinique Caribbean
Mauritania Western Africa 2.63157892227173
Mauritius Eastern Africa 0.175438597798347
Mayotte Eastern Africa
Mexico Central America 3.5087718963623
Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia (region)
Moldova Eastern Europe 2.80701756477356
Monaco Western Europe
Mongolia Eastern Asia 0.350877195596695
Montenegro Southern Europe 0.877192974090576
Montserrat Caribbean
Morocco Northern Africa 3.5087718963623
Mozambique Eastern Africa 1.22807013988495
Namibia Southern Africa 0
Nauru Micronesia (region)
Nepal South-Central Asia 0.877192974090576
Netherlands Western Europe 0.526315808296204
New Caledonia Melanesia
New Zealand Australia/New Zealand 0.175438597798347
Nicaragua Central America 1.40350878238678
Niger Western Africa 2.80701756477356
Nigeria Western Africa 2.10526323318481
Niue Polynesia
Norfolk Island Australia/New Zealand
Northern Cyprus Western Asia 1.40350878238678
Northern Mariana Islands Micronesia (region)
Norway Northern Europe 0.70175439119339
Occupied Palestinian Territories Western Asia
Oman Western Asia 4.38596487045288
Pakistan South-Central Asia 3.5087718963623
Palau Micronesia (region)
Panama Central America 1.40350878238678
Papua New Guinea Melanesia 0.877192974090576
Paraguay South America 1.05263161659241
Peru South America 0.877192974090576
Philippines South-Eastern Asia 0.877192974090576
Pitcairn Islands Polynesia
Poland Eastern Europe 1.05263161659241
Portugal Southern Europe 1.57894742488861
Puerto Rico Caribbean
Qatar Western Asia 4.38596487045288
Reunion Eastern Africa
Romania Eastern Europe 1.05263161659241
Russia Eastern Europe 2.98245620727539
Rwanda Eastern Africa 2.28070163726807
Saint Barthelemy Caribbean
Saint Helena Western Africa
Saint Kitts and Nevis Caribbean
Saint Lucia Caribbean
Saint Martin Caribbean
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Northern America
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Caribbean
Samoa Polynesia
San Marino Southern Europe
Sao Tome and Principe Middle Africa
Saudi Arabia Western Asia 7.19298267364502
Senegal Western Africa 0.526315808296204
Serbia Southern Europe 0.877192974090576
Seychelles Eastern Africa
Sierra Leone Western Africa 0.70175439119339
Singapore South-Eastern Asia 3.33333325386047
Sint Maarten Caribbean
Slovakia Eastern Europe 0.526315808296204
Slovenia Southern Europe 0.526315808296204
Solomon Islands Melanesia 0
Somalia Eastern Africa 1.22807013988495
Somaliland Eastern Africa
South Africa Southern Africa 0
South Sudan Eastern Africa
Spain Southern Europe 0.350877195596695
Spanish North Africa Northern Africa
Sri Lanka South-Central Asia 0.175438597798347
Sudan Northern Africa 3.15789484977722
Suriname South America 0.350877195596695
Svalbard Northern Europe
Swaziland Southern Africa 0.350877195596695
Sweden Northern Europe 1.05263161659241
Switzerland Western Europe 1.05263161659241
Syria Western Asia 7.01754379272461
Taiwan Eastern Asia 0.175438597798347
Tajikistan South-Central Asia 8.24561405181885
Tanzania Eastern Africa 1.75438594818115
Thailand South-Eastern Asia 2.98245620727539
Timor-Leste South-Eastern Asia 0.175438597798347
Togo Western Africa 1.05263161659241
Tokelau Polynesia
Tonga Polynesia
Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean 0.877192974090576
Tunisia Northern Africa 5.61403512954712
Turkey Western Asia 6.66666650772095
Turkmenistan South-Central Asia 7.89473676681519
Turks and Caicos Islands Caribbean
Tuvalu Polynesia
Uganda Eastern Africa 0.877192974090576
Ukraine Eastern Europe 2.63157892227173
United Arab Emirates Western Asia 3.5087718963623
United Kingdom Northern Europe 1.75438594818115
United States (General) Northern America 0.175438597798347
Uruguay South America 0.175438597798347
Uzbekistan South-Central Asia 10
Vanuatu Melanesia 0.175438597798347
Vatican City Southern Europe
Venezuela South America 0.877192974090576
Vietnam South-Eastern Asia 9.6491231918335
Virgin Islands (U.S.) Caribbean
Wallis and Futuna Polynesia
Western Sahara Northern Africa 3.5087718963623
Yemen Western Asia 4.21052646636963
Zambia Eastern Africa 1.40350878238678
Zimbabwe Eastern Africa 1.75438594818115


1 The Religion and State (RAS) Project is a university-based project located at Bar Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel and is directed by Jonathan Fox. Round 3 of the RAS includes all countries with populations of 250,000 or more as well as a sampling of smaller states and offers annual measures from 1990 to 2014. The methods used for conducting the RAS3 collection and the complete codebook can be reviewed online. Or, the codebook and data file can be downloaded free of charge here. For details on how the RAS indexes reported on the ARDA’s National Profiles were coded, constructed, and placed into categories, click here.

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