Religion in Trinidad and Tobago

Religion in Trinidad and Tobago, which is a multi-religious nation, is distributed as follows: The largest religious group is Christianity with 63.2 percent of the population. This includes Protestant Christians with Anglicans, Presbyterians, Methodists, Evangelicals, Pentecostals, Shouter or Spiritual Baptists and regular Baptists as well as Roman Catholics. Hindus are 20.4 percent, Muslims 5.6 percent. There is an Afro-Caribbean syncretic faith, the Orisha faith with 1 percent and there are Rastafaris with 0.3 percent. Other Religions account for 7.0 percent and "None/not shared" for 2.5.
The fastest growing groups are a host of American-style Evangelical and Fundamentalist churches usually grouped as "Pentecostal" by most Trinidadians. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has also expanded its presence in the country since the late 1970s.
According to the 2011 Census, 33.4% of the population was Protestant, 21.6% was Roman Catholic, 18.2% was Hindu and 5.0% were Muslim. A small number of individuals subscribed to traditional Caribbean religions with African roots, such as the Spiritual Baptists; and the Orisha.
Show lessRead more
Wikipedia
Google apps