Evangelical Growth

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Countries with the Fastest Growing Evangelical Population

Rank Country Ann Gr*
1 Iran 19.6%
2 Afghanistan 16.7%
3 Gambia, The 8.9%
4 Cambodia 8.8%
5 Greenland 8.4%
6 Algeria 8.1%
7 Somalia 8.1%
8 Mongolia 7.9%
9 Kuwait 7.3%
10 Tajikistan 6.9%
11 Laos 6.8%
12 Mauritania 6.7%
13 Sao Tome & Principe 6.5%
14 Sudan 6.4%
15 Suriname 6.3%
16 Guinea-Bissau 6.2%
17 Senegal 6.1%
18 Korea, North 6.0%
19 Colombia 6.0%
20 Andorra 5.9%
21 Oman 5.9%
22 Israel 5.6%
23 San Marino 5.6%
24 Nicaragua 5.5%
25 United Arab Emirates 5.5%
26 Mozambique 5.4%
27 Nepal 5.3%
28 Equatorial Guinea 5.3%
29 Montenegro 5.2%
30 Libya 5.2%
31 Yemen 5.1%
32 Ecuador 4.9%
33 Belize 4.8%
34 Tunisia 4.7%
35 Togo 4.7%
36 Egypt 4.6%
37 Liberia 4.6%
38 Albania 4.6%
39 Luxembourg 4.6%
40 Bolivia 4.6%

*For many of these countries, evangelical growth rates appear high because the evangelical population base is so small to begin with, borne out by the fact that many countries with the highest evangelical growth rates are also found on p914 in the list Countries with the Lowest % of Evangelicals (% Total Pop).

Countries with the Slowest Growing (or Fastest Declining) Evangelical Population

 

Rank Country Ann Gr
1 Niue -4.1%
2 Sweden -0.6%
3 Georgia -0.6%
4 Japan -0.4%
5 Slovenia -0.2%
6 Tokelau Islands -0.1%
7 Falkland Islands -0.1%
8 Finland -0.1%
9 United Kingdom 0.0%
10 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 0.0%
11 Saint Pierre & Miquelon 0.0%
12 Palestine 0.0%
13 Denmark 0.2%
14 Swaziland 0.2%
15 Czech Republic 0.3%
16 US Virgin Islands 0.3%
17 Tonga 0.4%
18 Saint Helena 0.5%
19 Estonia 0.5%
20 New Zealand 0.5%
21 Croatia 0.5%
22 Netherlands 0.6%
23 Bermuda 0.6%
24 Guam 0.6%
25 Bulgaria 0.7%
26 Korea, South 0.7%
27 Grenada 0.7%
28 Samoa 0.7%
29 Barbados 0.8%
30 USA 0.8%
31 Canada 0.8%
32 Hungary 0.8%
33 Micronesia 0.9%
34 Germany 0.9%
35 Guyana 1.0%
36 Norway 1.0%
37 Australia 1.1%
38 Portugal 1.1%
39 Switzerland 1.2%
40 Botswana 1.2%