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Summary of Religious Bodies in South Africa*

    Christian 83.1%
          Independent 45.8%
          Protestant 30.7%
          Roman Catholic 8.3%
          Anglican 6.6%
          Unaffiliated 4.4%
          Marginal 0.5%
          Orthodox 0.4%
          Double-affiliated [ 13.5%]

    Ethnoreligions 8.4%
    Hindu 2.4%
    Nonreligious 2.4%
    Muslims 2.4%
    Baha'i 0.6%
    Jewish 0.4%
    Atheist 0.2%
    Buddhist 0.1%

    *Source: World Christian Encyclopedia, 2001, Oxford University Press. Vol 1: p 625



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