Religion in Norway is dominated by Lutheran Christianity, with 68.7% of the population belonging to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Norway in 2019. The Catholic Church is the next largest Christian church at 3.1%. The unaffiliated make up 18.3% of the population. Islam is followed by 3.4% of the population.
In Scandinavia, Evangelical Lutheran is the most prominent religious group. Yet other expressions of Christianity, the ever-expanding Muslim population, and the revitalization of traditional Norse religion, has created a diverse array spiritual communities in the region.
The main religion historically was Norse paganism. This gave way to Roman Catholicism after the Christianization of Scandinavia. Following the Protestant Reformation the main religion became Lutheran Christianity, which is the state religion of several Nordic countries to this day.
Do Swedes believe in God?
How many Swedes believe in God? The share of Swedes who believed in God declined continuously between 2010 and 2019. While 47 percent of the respondents believed in God in 2010, the share had dropped by more than ten percent in 2019, amounting to 36 percent.
Which country has no religion?
According to sociologist Phil Zuckerman, broad estimates of those who have an absence of belief in a god range from 500 to 750 million people worldwide.
By population as of 2004.
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What is the oldest religion?
The word Hindu is an exonym, and while Hinduism has been called the oldest religion in the world, many practitioners refer to their religion as Sanātana Dharma (Sanskrit: सनातन धर्म, lit.
Muslims make up about eight percent of Sweden’s population, or around 800,000.
Is Denmark an atheist country?
Atheism is only the absence of belief in deities. Because atheists will refer to themselves as agnostics, cultural Catholics, humanists, non-religious and other terms, it is hard to accurately estimate the exact number of atheists.
Most Atheist Countries 2021.
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