Statistics by Country

by Catholic Population

http://www.catholic-hierarchy.org/country/sc1.html


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Catholics

Population

Percent Catholic

Country

Dioceses

Diocesan Priests

Religious Priests

Total Priests

Permanent Deacons

Male Religious

Female Religious

Parishes

1

145,446,000

184,227,000

78.95%

Brazil

268

9,951

6,902

16,853

1,456

13,282

32,827

9,222

2

123,393,000

142,364,000

86.67%

México

90

11,016

3,602

14,618

744

6,509

29,051

6,101

3

69,630,000

85,930,000

81.03%

Philippines

86

5,037

2,298

7,335

11

5,694

12,102

2,909

4

64,621,000

285,538,000

22.63%

USA

194

30,207

14,699

44,906

14,362

21,698

71,250

19,081

5

57,665,000

59,725,000

96.55%

Italy

225

32,974

17,174

50,148

2,850

23,719

102,089

25,694

6

44,499,000

58,905,000

75.54%

France

98

17,238

4,692

21,930

1,857

8,361

42,442

18,844

7

38,406,000

44,508,000

86.29%

Colombia

75

5,661

2,259

7,920

278

4,163

15,178

3,831

8

37,165,000

42,335,000

87.79%

Spain

70

16,920

7,944

25,281

176

13,364

52,243

22,680

9

35,010,000

37,109,000

94.34%

Poland

44

22,556

5,901

28,457

3

9,356

23,967

10,421

10

34,480,000

38,631,000

89.25%

Argentina

69

3,577

2,071

5,648

626

3,385

9,070

2,642

11

29,500,000

59,293,000

49.75%

Congo (Dem. Rep.)

47

2,671

1,635

4,306

3,649

7,883

1,258

12

28,160,000

32,079,000

87.78%

Peru

45

1,502

1,267

2,769

57

2,569

5,589

1,421

13

26,297,000

82,727,000

31.79%

Germany

29

14,323

4,042

18,365

2,494

5,875

31,811

12,488

14

24,815,000

28,256,000

87.82%

Venezuela

38

1,493

1,064

2,557

138

1,628

3,775

1,256

15

17,906,000

124,517,000

14.38%

Nigeria

50

3,678

759

4,437

6

1,938

3,716

2,041

16

17,005,000

1,098,096,000

1.55%

India

149

11,437

8,509

19,946

8

17,352

82,348

8,583

17

13,070,000

29,503,000

44.30%

Canada

71

5,296

3,145

8,441

902

5,181

19,880

4,865

18

11,749,000

13,112,000

89.60%

Ecuador

24

1,076

721

1,797

74

1,381

4,617

1,208

19

11,219,000

26,537,000

42.28%

Uganda

19

1,253

331

1,584

2

1,183

2,989

436

20

11,021,000

15,488,000

71.16%

Chile

27

1,177

1,155

2,332

685

1,984

5,086

931

21

10,465,000

39,204,000

26.69%

Tanzania

30

1,441

699

2,140

1

1,745

7,591

847

22

10,304,000

13,453,000

76.59%

Guatemala

14

430

641

1,071

7

1,040

2,645

448

23

10,302,000

20,589,000

50.04%

Angola

16

336

293

629

1

723

1,731

271

24

9,457,000

10,460,000

90.41%

Portugal

21

3,000

936

3,936

147

1,376

5,963

4,395

25

8,253,000

9,737,000

84.76%

Bolivia

18

482

631

1,113

83

1,130

2,563

583

26

8,039,000

9,344,000

86.03%

Dominican Republic

12

424

454

878

363

605

1,723

569

27

8,018,000

32,296,000

24.83%

Kenya

26

1,083

814

1,897

1

2,204

3,747

708

28

7,775,000

10,292,000

75.54%

Belgium

9

4,410

2,869

7,279

558

3,971

13,288

3,949

29

6,743,000

10,316,000

65.36%

Haïti

9

400

291

691

4

682

1,789

296

30

6,439,000

204,229,000

3.15%

Indonesia

37

1,317

1,721

3,038

13

4,146

7,372

1,130

31

6,330,000

12,544,000

50.46%

Cuba

11

180

119

299

60

152

650

290

32

6,056,000

10,402,000

58.22%

Hungary

16

1,845

330

2,175

52

483

1,237

2,221

33

5,790,000

7,288,000

79.45%

Honduras

8

203

214

417

1

243

779

182

34

5,755,000

7,982,000

72.10%

Austria

12

2,629

1,731

4,360

425

2,374

5,220

3,058

35

5,658,000

82,312,000

6.87%

Viêt Nam

25

2,194

474

2,668

11

2,793

11,443

2,228

36

5,436,000

7,144,000

76.09%

El Salvador

9

469

238

707

4

344

1,491

418

37

5,239,000

18,841,000

27.81%

Australia

32

1,943

1,172

3,115

53

2,138

6,876

1,378

38

5,239,000

5,722,000

91.56%

Paraguay

15

333

766

1,099

112

1,011

2,127

374

39

5,212,000

6,385,000

81.63%

Nicaragua

8

296

123

419

27

219

1,028

252

40

5,042,000

16,117,000

31.28%

Netherlands

8

1,387

2,031

3,418

310

3,383

9,128

1,520

41

4,787,000

56,276,000

8.51%

Great Britain

32

4,031

1,622

5,653

612

2,177

7,109

3,099

42

4,766,000

64,915,000

7.34%

Ukraine

19

2,348

411

2,770

11

665

1,095

4,026

43

4,701,000

20,072,000

23.42%

Madagascar

20

498

645

1,143

1,494

3,930

314

44

4,567,000

6,999,000

65.25%

Burundi

7

340

95

435

302

1,093

132

45

4,377,000

49,409,000

8.86%

Korea (South)

18

2,672

539

3,211

1,472

8,397

1,366

46

4,314,000

19,318,000

22.33%

Mozambique

12

186

312

498

1

536

979

280

47

4,287,000

17,109,000

25.06%

Cameroon

23

902

504

1,406

16

1,019

1,958

740

48

4,161,000

5,467,000

76.11%

Ireland

26

3,097

1,593

4,690

1

2,460

8,088

1,312

49

4,133,000

8,625,000

47.92%

Rwanda

9

413

124

537

331

1,390

138

50

4,019,000

44,028,000

9.13%

Sudan

9

269

95

364

4

167

343

195

51

3,942,000

5,395,000

73.07%

Slovakia

9

2,037

591

2,628

20

996

3,018

1,507

52

3,867,000

5,259,000

73.53%

Croatia

15

1,496

833

2,329

1

1,018

3,288

1,603

53

3,763,000

4,513,000

83.38%

Costa Rica

8

549

212

761

3

327

948

307

54

3,519,000

10,284,000

34.22%

Czech Republic

9

1,376

620

1,996

152

798

1,935

3,139

55

3,425,000

12,138,000

28.22%

Zambia

10

283

354

637

1

596

1,596

265

56

3,281,000

15,081,000

21.76%

Malawi

7

281

127

408

265

963

147

57

3,186,000

6,914,000

46.08%

Switzerland

8

1,775

1,225

3,000

157

1,606

5,679

1,662

58

3,101,000

48,770,000

6.36%

South Africa

27

453

645

1,098

213

1,132

2,577

736

59

2,964,000

397,673,000

.75%

China

117

2,270

2,289

4,559

6

1,933

6,079

2,335

60

2,841,000

18,805,000

15.11%

Côte d'Ivoire

14

652

237

889

6

533

831

287

61

2,799,000

3,823,000

73.21%

Puerto Rico

5

369

365

734

418

469

1,158

327

62

2,766,000

3,457,000

80.01%

Lithuania

8

681

98

779

4

145

773

677

63

2,675,000

21,520,000

12.43%

Ghana

18

876

193

1,069

1

476

794

366

64

2,315,000

3,176,000

72.89%

Uruguay

10

203

256

459

76

382

1,089

226

65

2,233,000

8,241,000

27.10%

Antilles

21

287

337

624

81

518

1,055

465

66

2,077,000

4,114,000

50.49%

Congo

7

176

62

238

1

152

232

158

67

1,883,000

-

Lebanon

23

1,001

602

1,603

4

1,030

2,728

1,253

68

1,875,000

21,709,000

8.64%

Romania

12

1,551

182

1,733

4

437

1,326

1,430

69

1,799,000

2,107,000

85.38%

Panama

8

199

197

396

64

270

447

186

70

1,688,000

4,968,000

33.98%

Papua New Guinea

19

185

328

513

7

672

861

305

71

1,646,000

7,155,000

23.00%

Benin

10

394

107

501

227

939

212

72

1,623,000

1,997,000

81.27%

Slovenia

3

854

296

1,150

8

372

741

803

73

1,545,000

13,169,000

11.73%

Burkina Faso

13

559

157

716

491

1,218

141

74

1,483,000

5,968,000

24.85%

Togo

7

321

127

448

337

735

151

75

1,364,000

20,204,000

6.75%

Sri Lanka

11

648

307

955

626

2,300

391

76

1,300,000

47,760,000

2.72%

Yemen

1

9

36

45

1

36

64

20

77

1,282,000

14,580,000

8.79%

Zimbabwe

8

183

220

403

12

528

1,049

208

78

1,191,000

165,809,000

.72%

Pakistan

7

122

112

234

1

208

662

114

79

1,030,000

10,310,000

9.99%

Belarus

4

214

157

371

207

354

402

80

971,000

1,811,000

53.62%

Lesotho

4

67

80

147

150

653

86

81

793,000

3,492,000

22.71%

Central African Republic

9

139

138

277

189

334

114

82

789,000

147,125,000

.54%

Russian Federation

5

126

142

268

3

193

309

426

83

784,000

24,740,000

3.17%

Malaysia

8

179

48

227

1

101

558

142

84

767,000

823,000

93.20%

East Timor

2

44

69

113

195

289

37

85

720,000

8,178,000

8.80%

Chad

8

131

111

242

157

375

109

86

703,000

2,500,000

28.12%

Pacific (Oceania)

17

213

260

473

141

463

837

345

87

673,000

10,357,000

6.50%

Senegal

7

267

127

394

336

719

125

88

615,000

1,325,000

46.42%

Gabon

6

57

61

118

1

95

167

64

89

603,000

58,304,000

1.03%

Myanmar

12

515

29

544

159

1,454

290

90

595,000

645,000

92.25%

Réunion

1

58

52

110

13

86

505

75

91

548,000

586,000

93.52%

Equatorial Guinea

3

63

45

108

2

86

208

69

92

541,000

9,878,000

5.48%

Serbia and Montenegro

7

205

46

251

7

57

319

265

93

533,000

59,862,000

.89%

Ethiopia

10

189

289

478

1

461

596

246

94

509,000

127,851,000

.40%

Japan

16

501

1,088

1,589

12

1,407

6,263

848

95

464,000

2,981,000

15.57%

Bosnia and Herzegovina

3

266

361

627

1

437

499

276

96

459,000

3,945,000

11.63%

New Zealand

7

317

201

518

9

366

944

271

97

432,000

465,000

92.90%

Cape Verde

2

17

35

52

42

134

31

98

430,000

2,381,000

18.06%

Latvia

4

108

27

135

1

32

109

267

99

425,000

1,000,000

42.50%

Syria

17

199

77

276

12

96

375

227

100

414,000

3,500,000

11.83%

Iraq

15

142

37

179

9

71

424

119

101

388,000

448,000

86.61%

Luxembourg

1

180

68

248

7

80

566

275

102

375,000

2,235,000

16.78%

Namibia

3

19

63

82

45

97

399

91

103

368,000

386,000

95.34%

Malta

2

477

448

925

524

1,047

79

104

310,000

1,178,000

26.32%

Mauritius

2

61

40

101

74

244

49

105

303,000

22,158,000

1.37%

Taiwan

7

226

479

705

644

1,056

452

106

299,000

-

Egypt

12

205

327

532

462

1,323

205

107

292,000

63,922,000

.46%

Thailand

10

433

229

662

434

1,439

436

108

283,000

119,062,000

.24%

Bangladesh

6

126

131

257

226

1,059

81

109

270,000

-

Armenia

2

6

17

23

27

43

48

110

235,000

2,460,000

9.55%

Albania

4

22

26

48

35

177

72

111

227,000

15,039,000

1.51%

Mali

6

79

71

150

88

280

42

112

186,000

5,966,000

3.12%

Sierra Leone

3

69

51

120

80

39

61

113

182,000

15,889,000

1.15%

Kazakhstan

4

45

29

74

40

100

46

114

171,000

6,646,000

2.57%

Guinea

3

80

19

99

36

100

56

115

165,000

2,850,000

5.79%

Liberia

3

36

16

52

29

42

49

116

162,000

4,185,000

3.87%

Singapore

1

70

67

137

132

202

30

117

158,000

2,650,000

5.96%

Kuwait

1

2

8

10

1

8

13

4

118

148,000

4,968,000

2.98%

Eritrea

3

80

252

332

347

562

110

119

144,000

8,977,000

1.60%

Sweden

1

73

78

151

23

96

215

41

120

123,000

11,862,000

1.04%

Greece

11

53

37

90

3

65

124

86

121

121,000

138,000

87.68%

São Tomé and Príncipe

1

2

7

9

15

36

12

122

120,000

1,300,000

9.23%

Guinea-Bissau

2

13

54

67

78

133

30

123

91,000

437,000

20.82%

Solomon Islands

3

38

29

67

43

95

27

124

83,000

1,735,000

4.78%

Botswana

2

16

40

56

1

44

72

33

125

83,000

-

Palestine

2

86

304

390

509

1,209

74

126

75,000

5,939,000

1.26%

Libya

4

3

20

23

20

133

13

127

74,000

8,000,000

.93%

Bulgaria

3

17

35

52

43

87

56

128

74,000

-

Israel

2

58

30

88

38

612

18

129

70,000

82,000

85.37%

Seychelles

1

8

8

16

1

9

53

17

130

55,000

4,556,000

1.21%

Norway

3

27

43

70

3

48

173

32

131

55,000

990,000

5.56%

Swaziland

1

11

15

26

23

58

15

132

39,000

6,524,000

.60%

Laos

4

12

12

2

83

77

133

35,000

5,501,000

.64%

Denmark

1

39

38

77

5

43

222

50

134

35,000

1,680,000

2.08%

Gambia

1

15

10

25

21

42

54

135

31,000

-

Jordan

1

23

5

28

5

15

28

136

29,000

32,000

90.63%

Monaco

1

13

5

18

1

5

15

6

137

28,000

-

Turkey

6

11

50

61

2

68

115

43

138

25,000

33,000

75.76%

Liechtenstein

1

19

10

29

10

57

10

139

24,000

-

Iran

5

6

11

17

3

11

30

17

140

23,000

31,700,000

.07%

Morocco

2

6

40

46

56

239

40

141

21,000

347,000

6.05%

Brunei Darussalam

1

3

1

4

1

2

3

142

21,000

28,000

75.00%

Gibraltar

1

9

1

10

4

9

6

143

21,000

12,571,000

.17%

Cambodia

3

6

36

42

47

72

36

144

20,000

4,247,000

.47%

Moldova

1

6

8

14

1

18

40

11

145

20,000

9,700,000

.21%

Tunisia

1

13

21

34

25

139

11

146

16,000

11,880,000

.13%

Niger

2

14

30

44

35

81

17

147

14,000

2,350,000

.60%

Macedonia

2

12

3

15

3

32

7

148

10,000

780,000

1.28%

Cyprus

1

5

2

7

5

3

9

149

8,000

5,206,000

.15%

Finland

1

6

10

16

1

12

36

7

150

7,000

557,000

1.26%

Djibouti

1

2

5

7

9

19

6

151

7,000

24,421,000

.03%

Nepal

1

9

40

49

56

115

42

152

6,000

6,000

100.00%

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

1

2

2

2

6

2

153

5,000

1,370,000

.36%

Estonia

1

9

5

14

5

21

6

154

5,000

290,000

1.72%

Iceland

1

6

5

11

5

34

4

155

4,000

907,000

.44%

Comoros

1

1

3

4

4

4

2

156

4,000

2,600,000

.15%

Mauritania

1

3

10

13

10

34

6

157

3,000

31,135,000

.01%

Algeria

4

36

56

92

1

77

195

37

Note: The table above is generated with the most recent data available for each diocese. Dioceses with incomplete data may be excluded which will lower the totals for its Country.