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English: freedom of religion by country, based on the report Global Restrictions on Religion, The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life, December 2009

taking into account both governmental restrictions on the freedom of religion and social hostility related to religion.

light yellow: low restrictions
dark yellow: moderate restrictions
orange: high restrictions
red: very high restrictions

todo: improve color coding. this is an overlay of two datasets, see p. 28 of report.

Data for 50 most populous countries:

very high
Saudi Arabia , Iran
high to very high
Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, Sudan, Somalia, Israel, Burma
Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Yemen, Turkey, Algeria, Russia, Uzbekistan, Maldives
moderate to high
Eritrea, China, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam, Morocco, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria,
India,Ukraine, Germany, Thailand, France, Tanzania, Congo, Philippines, Ghana
low to moderate
USA, Uganda, Venezuela, Italy, UK, South Africa, Colombia
Taiwan, Spain, South Korea, Scandinavia, Peru, Mozambique, Brazil, Poland, Argentina, Canada, Ecuador
Source based on File:BlankMap-World-v5.png
Author Dbachmann


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current16:01, 23 March 2020Thumbnail for version as of 16:01, 23 March 2020500 × 219 (39 KB)SADIQUIReverted to version as of 18:33, 26 January 2010 (UTC) this file is for 2009 data only, update in a new file
08:41, 29 October 2015Thumbnail for version as of 08:41, 29 October 2015500 × 219 (44 KB)Do.Lew.83Update Iraq 2015.
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