Religion in North America

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Religion in North America spans the period of Native American dwelling, European settlement, and the present day. Its various faiths have been a major influence on art, culture, philosophy and law.

Between them, the United States, Mexico and Canada account for 85 percent of the population of North America. Religion in each of these countries is dominated by Christianity, making it the largest religion in North America.

Abrahamic religion[edit]

Bahá'í Faith[edit]

  • United States: 0.2%[1]
  • Canada: 0.1%[1]
  • Mexico: <0.1%[1]

Islam[edit]

  • United States: 1.8%[2]
  • Canada: 3.2%[3]
  • Mexico: 0.2%[4]

Judaism[edit]

  • United States: 1.2%[5] to 1.7%[6][7]
  • Canada: 1.1%
  • Mexico: 0.02%

Indian religions[edit]

Buddhism[edit]

Hinduism[edit]

  • United States: 0.4%
  • Canada: 1.6%

Sikhism[edit]

  • United States: 0.2%

Other[edit]

  • United States: 1.9%

By country[edit]

Canada[edit]

Main article: Religion in Canada

Mexico[edit]

Main article: Religion in Mexico

United States[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Most Baha'i Nations (2010)". QuickLists > Compare Nations > Religions >. The Association of Religion Data Archives. 2010. Retrieved Oct 26, 2013. 
  2. ^ The Future of the Muslim Population - United States Pew Forum.
  3. ^ http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/canadians-losing-their-religion-and-other-survey-highlights/article11778320/
  4. ^ [1] Pew Forum.
  5. ^ a b Barry A. Kosmin and Ariela Keysar (2009). "AMERICAN RELIGIOUS IDENTIFICATION SURVEY (ARIS) 2008" (PDF). Hartford, Connecticut, USA: Trinity College. Retrieved 2009-04-01. 
  6. ^ a b "CIA Fact Book". CIA Wololrld Fact Book. 2002. Retrieved 2007-12-30. 
  7. ^ a b "Religious Composition of the U.S.". U.S. Religious Landscape Survey. Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life. 2007. Retrieved 2010-11-29.