How many church denominations are there in South Africa?
|Denomination||Adherents||% of Christians|
|Total African Independent||8,644,961||24.2%|
Which religion is majority in South Africa?
Almost 80% of South African population adheres to the Christian faith. Other major religious groups are Hindus, Muslims and Jews. A minority of South African population does not belong to any of the major religions, but regard themselves as traditionalists or of no specific religious affiliation.
What are the 7 main religions in South Africa?
The major faiths practiced in South Africa are Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, traditional African religions and Judaism.
What is the richest church in the world?
|Organization||Worth (billion USD)||Country|
|The Vatican (part of the Catholic Church)||4.0||Vatican City|
|Opus Dei (part of the Catholic Church)||2.0||worldwide|
|Catholic Church in the Philippines||2.0||Philippines|
|Church of Scientology||2.0||United States|
What was Africa’s first religion?
Christianity came first to the continent of Africa in the 1st or early 2nd century AD. Oral tradition says the first Muslims appeared while the prophet Mohammed was still alive (he died in 632). Thus both religions have been on the continent of Africa for over 1,300 years.
How many Indians live in South Africa?
South Africa is home to the largest population of people of Indian descent in Africa, at 1.3 million, mainly in Durban.