Top 10 Christian Dominated Countries in Africa


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"Top 10 Christian Dominated Countries in Africa Hello Displorers, welcome to another exciting video presented to you by Displore and thanks for watching. In this video, we shall be presenting the top 10 Christian dominated countries in Africa. As of 2020, Christianity is still the world's largest religion, according to the Pew Research Center. Christians make up 31 percent of the world's entire population which translates to 2.6 billion people, while1.8 billion people in the world are Muslims, 1.1 billion people follow Hinduism, and 1.2 billion people are not affiliated with any specific religion. The Christian population growth is the population growth of the global Christian community. According to the World Christian Encyclopedia, approximately 2.7 million people convert to Christianity annually from another religion. While, according to "The Oxford Handbook of Religious Conversion", approximately 15.5 million people convert to Christianity annually from another religion, while almost 11.7 million leave Christianity annually, and most of them become irreligious, resulting in a net gain of 3.8 million people. Christianity adds about 65.1 million people annually due to factors such as birth rate and religious conversion, while losing 27.4 million people annually due to factors such as death rate and religious apostasy. Most of the net growth in the numbers of Christians is in Africa, Latin America and Asia. Christianity arrived in Africa in the late 1st or early 2nd century AD, making these Christian communities some of the earliest in the world. It is believed that Mark the Evangelist brought Christianity from Jerusalem to Alexandria in the year 43 before becoming the first bishop to serve the Alexandria Orthodox Church. Once it was introduced to Africa, Christianity slowly spread from Alexandria to Ethiopia and is now the biggest religion in the African continent. If your new here, welcome. Be sure to subscribe and turn on notifications so that you don’t miss any of our videos. Today, there are more Christians living in Africa than any other continent in the world. According to data published by the Center for the Study of Global Christianity, there are more than 631 million Christians that currently reside in Africa, accounting for 45 percent of the continent’s population. Although Christianity in Africa is widespread, the countries situated in the Southern, Southeast, and Central regions of the continent are particularly dominated by Christians. The countries considered as Christian dominated in this video are compiled looking at the percentage of the total population of the country who are Christians. So, without any further delay, here are the top 10 Christian dominated countries in Africa. 10. DR. Congo – Population of Muslim Population - 84% The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as DR Congo, is a country located in Central Africa. It is, by area, the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa, the second-largest in all of Africa after Algeria, and the 11th-largest in the world. With a population of over 90 million, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most populous officially Francophone country, the fourth-most-populous country in Africa, and the 16th-most-populous country in the world. The population of DR Congo is currently estimated at 91.9 million people and this population is made up of 84% Christians. 9. Cape Verde – Percentage of Christian Population – 85% Christianity constitutes the majority religion in Cape Verde, an island nation located off the western coast of Africa. More than 85% of the population of Cape Verde are Christians with a large Roman Catholic population. About 5% of the population is Protestant. The largest Protestant denomination is the Church of the Nazarene. Other groups include the Seventh-day Adventist Church, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), the Assemblies of God, the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, the New Apostolic Church and various other Pentecostal and evangelical groups 8. Namibia – Percentage of Christian Population - 85.5% Namibia officially the Republic of Namibia, is a country in Southern Africa. Its western border is the Atlantic Ocean, and shares land borders with Zambia and Angola to the north, Botswana to the east and South Africa to the south and east. Namibia gained independence from South Africa on 21st of March 1990, following the Namibian War of Independence. Its capital and largest city is Windhoek, and it is a member state of the United Nations (UN), the Southern African Development Community (SADC), the African Union (AU), and the Commonwealth of Nations. 85.5% of its 2.6 million people are Christian." from Video

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