What Is Argentina's Main Religion?

What Is Argentina's Main Religion?

What Is Argentina's Main Religion?

The main religion of Argentina is Roman Catholicism. Because Argentina does not keep official records of religious affiliation, estimates vary, but the Roman Catholic population is somewhere between 76 and 92 percent of Argentina's population. However, only around 20 percent of Argentines are practicing Catholics.

Argentina is also home to a number of minority religions. Members of the various branches of Protestantism make up around 2 percent of the population, though experts say this number is growing, especially among evangelical communities. The country is also home to between 250,000 and 300,000 Jewish people and between 400,000 and 1 million Muslims. One recent poll found that 11.3 percent of Argentines were agnostic or atheist.