GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Must-Know Egypt Religions Statistics [Latest Report]

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"Approximately 90% of the Egyptian population is Muslim."

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"Around 10% of Egyptians are Coptic Christians."

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"There are around 4 million Egyptians (4.4% of the total population) who are Coptic Christians outside the Orthodox denomination."

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"Islam spread across Egypt within 50 years of the Prophet Muhammad’s death in 632 A.D."

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"Christianity spread to Egypt in the 1st century A.D."

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"There are 2,869 recognized mosques in the Cairo region."

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"Around 1% of Egyptians are Baha’i, which is one of the country’s unrecognized religious minorities."

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"There are an estimated 1,000 to 1,500 Egyptian Jews living in Egypt today."

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"About 104 new churches were licensed in Egypt in 2019."

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"An estimated 5,000 Mormons live in Egypt."

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"There are about 40 registered non-Muslim religious institutions in Egypt."

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"The Coptic Pope Tawadros II heads Egypt’s largest Christian church, the Coptic Orthodox Church."

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"Egypt’s constitution ensures freedom of belief and practice for the three monotheistic religions (Islam, Christianity, and Judaism)."

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"Egypt’s highest Islamic authority, Al-Azhar, is the world’s largest Arabic-language education institution."

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"The total number of churches in Egypt has increased from 2,623 in 2011 to 3,195 in 2021."

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"In Egypt, public expression of non-Muslim religious beliefs is not fully protected, despite constitutional guarantees for religious freedom."

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"Egypt ranks 16th on the 2021 World Watch List for Christian persecution, with a persecution score of 77/100."

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