Religion in the Central African Republic Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_the_Central_African_Republic

Religion in Central African Republic (2020)

  Christianity (89.5%)
  Islam (8.5%)
  Traditional Religions (1%)
  Other religions (2%)
A Christian church in the Central African Republic.

Christianity is the largest religion in Central African Republic, with Catholicism being the largest branch. Islam is practiced by 9 percent of the population.[1][2] The vast majority of Muslims are Malikite Sunni. It is believed that many of these followers incorporate traditional indigenous elements into their faith practices.[3] According to a 2019 study Protestants outnumber Catholics in the Central African Republic.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Table: Christian Population as Percentages of Total Population by Country". Pew Research Center. 19 December 2011. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  2. ^ "Table: Muslim Population by Country". Pew Research Center. 27 January 2011. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  3. ^ International Religious Freedom Report 2010 - Central African Republic
  4. ^ "Central African Republic".