Major religious affiliations in SA

2001
% OF
SA
0.3

2011
% OF
NUMBER ADULTS
N/A
N/A

RELIGION
African traditional belief

NUMBER
125 898

Anglican

1 722 076

3.8

1 743 286

5.0

Apostolic

N/A

N/A

3 537 092

10.1

246 193

0.5

1 142 293

3.3

N/A

N/A

620 302

1.8

Bandla LamaNazaretha

248 825

0.6

678 963

1.9

Baptist

691 235

1.5

435 917

1.2

Catholic

3 181 332

7.1

2 635 503

7.5

Congregational

508 826

1.1

531 659

1.5

3 005 697

6.7

2 447 886

7.0

1 150 102

2.0

189 046

0.5

Apostolic Faith Mission
Assembly of God

Dutch Reformed/Reformed
Ethiopian
Greek Orthodox

42 253

0.1

12 897

0.0

Hinduism

551 668

1.2

425 618

1.2

Islam

654 064

1.5

679 826

1.9

N/A

N/A

225 933

0.6

Judaism

75 549

0.2

15 096

0.0

Lutheran

1 130 983

2.5

970 688

2.8

Methodist

3 035 719

7.4

2 543 944

7.3

Pentecostal/Charismatic

3 695 211

7.6

1 445 940

4.1

Jehova’s Witness

Presbyterian

832 497

1.9

575 875

1.6

N/A

N/A

208 810

0.6

Zion Christian

4 971 931

11.1

5 306 755

15.2

Other African Independent churches

656 644

1.5

N/A

N/A

Other Apostolic

5 627 320

12.5

N/A

N/A

Other Christian churches

2 890 151

7.1

N/A

N/A

Other faith

283 815

0.6

4 509 891

12.9

Other Reformed churches

226 499

0.5

N/A

N/A

Seventh-Day Adventist

Other Zionist churches

1 887 147

4.2

N/A

N/A

No religion

6 767 165

15.1

3 817 089

10.9

No response
TOTAL
Source: SA Institute of Race Relations

610 974

1.4

233 500

0.7

44 819 774

100

34 933 809

100
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