Religion in Qatar
Islam is the majority religion in Qatar. According to the 2004 census, 77.5% of the population are Muslim, 8.5% are Christian and 14% are "other" (mostly followers of Hinduism and other Indian religions).
There are more Sunnites than Shiites in Qatar. Qatar has a Ministry of Islamic Affairs.  Islam is the state religion. Islamic instruction is compulsory for Muslims in state-sponsored schools. 
The Vatican estimates the Catholic minority at 11% of the population of the country. Most of the Catholics are temporary workers from the Philippine. Orthodox churches are among the churches that have been recognised.
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