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In Germany One in Four Belongs to the Protestant Church

Chart of the Month – October 2017

Date 25 Oct 2017

Approximately 22 million people in Germany belong to the Protestant Church. This corresponds to about 27% of the total population. This makes the Protestant Church about as large as the Catholic Church with slightly more than 23 million members (28%), so that the Christian churches unite more than half of the people in Germany. Nevertheless, their total number of members has been falling in the last decades ... More

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