Protestantism in Poland

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Protestantism in Poland

  Lutherans (42%)
  Pentecostals (34%)
  Baptists (4%)
  Methodists (3%)
  Calvinists (2%)
  Other Protestants (8%)

Protestantism in Poland is the third largest faith in Poland, after the Roman Catholic Church (32,910,865) and the Polish Orthodox Church (507,196).[1] As of 2011 there were approximately 80 registered Protestant denominations in Poland, with a total of 145,600 members.[2] Most Protestants (mainly Lutherans) in the country live in historically Protestant regions such as Cieszyn Silesia and Warmia-Masuria and in major urban areas. However, almost all urban and rural areas in Poland are predominantly Roman Catholic. The only town in the country with a majority Protestant population is Wisła.[3]

Major denominations (with at least two thousand followers) classified as Protestant by Poland's Central Statistical Office (as of 2018) include:[1]

Poland's Central Statistical Office lists 15 more Protestant denominations with at least 200 members and 57 smaller religious groups that it classifies as Protestant.[4]

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  1. ^ a b "Niektóre wyznania religijne w Polsce w 2018 r. (Selected religious denominations in Poland in 2018)". Mały Rocznik Statystyczny Polski 2019 (Concise Statistical Yearbook of Poland 2019) (PDF) (in Polish and English). Warszawa: Główny Urząd Statystyczny. 2019. p. 114. ISSN 1640-3630.
  2. ^ "Wyznania religijne stowarzyszenia narodowościowe i etniczne w Polsce 2009–2011" (PDF). Warszawa: Główny Urząd Statystyczny. 2013. pp. 14–15. Retrieved 2013-04-19. (in Polish)/(in English)
  3. ^ "Prezydent na nabożeństwie ekumenicznym w Wiśle". Polish Ecumenical Council. 1 January 2011. Retrieved 4 August 2017.
  4. ^ Ciecieląg, Paweł, ed. (2016). Wyznania religijne w Polsce 2012-2014 (PDF). Warszawa: Główny Urząd Statystyczny. pp. 23–28. ISBN 9788370276126.