19 million Abrahamic people
Most Romanians are from abrahamic religion, that is, they belong to one of the three great monotheistic religions that have their origin in the biblical patriarch Abraham: Christianity, Judaism and Islam.
From whati 20.121.641 of Romanian inhabitants, 19,870,647 (98.75%) they declared themselves Christians (Orthodox, Catholic, Protestant, etc.), 64,337 (0.34%) Muslims and 3,271 (0.02%) HEBREW .
right the 2011 census, most of the population of Romania is Orthodox Christian (16,307,004 people or 89.45% of the population).
Other Christian religions present in Romania are Catholicism (870,774 people or 4.62% of the population, of which 150,593 are Greek Catholics), Protestantism (600,932 people or 3.19% of the population, most of whom are reformed), Pentecostalism (362,314 people or 1.92% of the population), baptism (112,850 people or 0.6% of the population), reformed Church (600932), adventism (80944), Unitarian (57686), Jehovah’s Witnesses (49820), Christian according to the gospel (42495), rit vechi (32558), luteranism (20168), Evangelical Church (15514), evangelical of the Augustan confession (5399), Serbian Orthodox Church (14385), Armenian Apostolic Church (393)
Non-Christian Abrahamic religions are a minority in Romania
63,337 people I am religious Islam (0.34% of the population, the majority being Turks and Tatars from Dobrogea).
According to other sources, in 2020 more than 136,500 Muslims, representing 0.65% of the country’s population, probably as a result of the Muslim refugee crisis of 2015, when millions of Syrians and Iraqis entered the European Union.
There is also a small Jewish community (3,271 people or 0.02% of the population).
Non-Hebrews are a minority
There are also Romanians of other non-Abrahamic religions such asand Buddhism, Hinduism, Neopaganism etc., but their number is very low and is not reported by the census.
There are no official and exact data on the number of Romanians pagan religion.
The term paganism is generally used to denote the various polytheistic, idolatrous, indigenous, ethnic, and non-Abrahamic religious traditions.
In Romania, there are some neopagan or neoshamanic movements that try to revitalize or reinterpret the old beliefs and practices of the pre-Christian peoples of Europe.
Some of these movements are: Zalmoxianismwhich is inspired by the religion of the Dacians and Geto-Thracians; Rodnoveriawhich is based on the religion of the Slavs; Wiccawhich is a form of modern witchcraft; Druidismwhich refers to the Celtic religion; Asatruwhich deals with Nordic religion; Hellenismos, which represents the ancient Greek religion etc.
However, these movements are very marginal and are not officially recognized as religions in Romania. Their number is very low and does not exceed several hundred or thousands of people.
Over 60,000 atheistic and agonistic Romanians
Also, there are people who declare themselves atheists (20,743 people or 0.11% of the population), agnostics (24,811 people or 0.13% of the population), non-religious (18,917 people or 0.1% of the population).
1,259,739 Romanians did not declare their religion in the 2011 census.
More accurate and current data will come in the next period, when the census carried out between the years 2021-2022 will be published.
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