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Summary of Religious Bodies in New Zealand*

    Christian 83.5%
          Protestant 24.1%
          Anglican 21.4%
          Roman Catholic 12.8%
          Unaffiliated 17.1%
          Independent 4.9%
          Marginal 3.0%
          Orthodox 0.2%
    Nonreligious 12.7%
    Buddhist 1.0%
    Atheist 0.0%
    Hindu 0.6%
    Ethnoreligious 0.5%
    Muslims 0.2%
    Chinese Folk-religions 0.2%
    New-Religions 0.1%
    Jewish 0.1%
    Baha'i 0.1%

    *Source: World Christian Encyclopedia, 2001, Oxford University Press. Vol 1: p 540



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