Does Sweden have a state religion?

Separation of church and state While most countries in the world have no official religion, Sweden is in fact the only Nordic country without a state church, as Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Finland have all retained theirs. Around 55 per cent of the Swedish population are members of the Church of Sweden.

What are the top 3 religions in Sweden?

Religion in Sweden

  • Lutheranism (56.4%)
  • Other Protestants (3.4%)
  • Eastern Orthodox (1.7%)
  • Catholic Church (1.2%)
  • Other Christian (0.3%)
  • Islam (1.9%)
  • Other religions (0.3%)
  • Unaffiliated (34.8%)

How many Muslims are there in Stockholm?

The Muslim population of Sweden is estimated at between 250,000 and 400,000, representing between 1.8 and 4.4 per cent of the Swedish population (around 9 million people). About half of the Muslim population is concentrated in the capital, Stockholm, and 10-15 per cent live in Göteborg, the second city.

How many Hindus are there in Sweden?

Hinduism is a minority religion in Sweden practised by 0.3% of the population or 30,000 people out of a population of 10 million.

Which city of Sweden has most Muslims?

List of cities in the European Union by Muslim population

City Member state % Muslim (est.)
Malmö Sweden 25.4%
Marseille France 20%, 25%
Medgidia Romania 16.7%
Melilla Spain 51.98%

What are the largest religious denominations in Sweden?

Other religious organizations keep count of their registered membership, and as reported in the table, as of 2019 the largest religious denominations after the Church of Sweden (56.4%) were the officially registered Muslims (1.9%), members of the Orthodox Church (1.5%), Catholics (1.2%) and members of the Uniting Church in Sweden (1.1%).

What is the current state of religious freedom in Turkey?

Religious freedom conditions in Turkey remain worrisome, with the perpetuation of restrictive and intrusive governmental policies on religious practice and a marked increase in incidents of vandalism and societal violence against religious minorities.

What is the largest religion in Turkey?

Alawites (1.0%) Islam is the largest religion in Turkey according to the state, with 99.8% of the population being initially registered by the state as Muslim, for anyone whose parents are not of any other officially recognised religion and the remaining 0.2% are Christians or adherents of other officially recognised religions like Judaism.

Is there freedom of religion in Sweden?

Church of Scientology in Malmö. The constitution of Sweden provides for freedom of religion, and the government generally respects this right in practice. The government at all levels seeks to protect this right in full and does not tolerate its abuse, either by governmental or private actors.