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1 SOURCE: Note: The term country is used to describe all geographic areas that may or may not be an official country according to the UN list of world countries.

2 7 Match the description of religions (-) with the correct SOUTH AMERICAN country below. Argentina Brazil Chile Peru Suriname Uruguay nominally Roman Catholic 9% (less than 0% practicing), Protestant %, Jewish %, other % Roman Catholic.%, other Catholic 0.%, Protestant.%, other Christian 0.7%, Spiritist.%, other.%, none 8%, unspecified 0.% Hindu 7.%, Protestant.% (predominantly Moravian), Roman Catholic.8%, Muslim 9.%, indigenous beliefs % Roman Catholic.7%, Evangelical or Protestant.%, Jehovah's Witnesses %, other.%, none.%, unspecified.% Roman Catholic 8.%, Evangelical.%, other.%, none.9% Roman Catholic 7.%, non-catholic Christians.%, nondenominational.%, Jewish 0.%, atheist or agnostic 7.%, other.%

3 8 Canada Match the description of religions (-) with the correct NORTH AMERICAN country below. Dominican Republic Jamaica Mexico Trinidad and Tobago United States Roman Catholic 8.7%, Pentecostal.%, Jehovah's Witnesses.%, other Evangelical Churches %, other.9%, none.7%, unspecified.7% Roman Catholic 9%, other % Catholic 9%, Protestant 0.% (includes Anglican %), Orthodox.%, other Christian.%, Muslim.%, Hindu.%, Sikh.%, Buddhist.%, Jewish %, other 0.%, none.9% Protestant.%, Roman Catholic.9%, Mormon.7%, other Christian.%, Jewish.7%, Buddhist 0.7%, Muslim 0.%, other or unspecified.%, unaffiliated.%, none % Protestant.%, Roman Catholic.%, Hindu 8.%, Muslim %, Jehovah's Witness.%, other 8.%, none.%, unspecified.% Protestant.8%, Roman Catholic.%, Jehovah's Witness.9%, Rastafarian.%, other.%, none.%, unspecified.%

4 9 Match the description of religions (-) with the correct former Soviet Union country below. Armenia Azerbaijan Kazakhstan Latvia Lithuania Ukraine Lutheran 9.%, Orthodox.%, other Christian %, other 0.%, unspecified.7% ( ) Apostolic 9.%, Evangelical %, other.%, none.%, unspecified.9% Roman Catholic 77.%, Russian Orthodox.%, Old Believer 0.8%, Evangelical Lutheran 0.%, Evangelical Reformist 0.%, other 0.8%, none.%, unspecified 0.% Muslim 9.9% (predominantly Shia), Christian %, other <0., unaffiliated <0. population is overwhelmingly Christian; the vast majority - up to two-thirds - identify themselves as Orthodox for; Muslim and Jewish adherents each compose less than % of the total population Muslim 70.%, Christian.% (mainly Russian Orthodox), other 0.%, atheist.8%, unspecified 0.%

5 0 Indonesia Match the description of religions (-) with the correct SOUTHEAST ASIAN country below. Myanmar (Bruma) Philippines Singapore Thailand Timor Leste Buddhist 7.9%, Catholic.%, Hoa Hao.7%, Cao Dai 0.9%, Protestant 0.9%, Muslim 0.%, none 8.8% Buddhist.9%, Muslim.%, Taoist.%, Catholic 7.%, Hindu.%, other Christian %, other 0.7%, none.% Buddhist 87.9%, Christian.%, Muslim.%, Animist 0.8%, Hindu 0.%, other 0.%, none 0.% Muslim 87.%, Christian 7%, Roman Catholic.9%, Hindu.7%, other 0.9% (includes Buddhist and Confucian), unspecified 0.% Catholic 8.9%, Muslim %, Evangelical.8%, Iglesia ni Kristo.%, other Christian.%, other.8%, unspecified 0.%, none 0.% Buddhist (official) 9.%, Muslim.9%, Christian.%, other 0.%, none 0.%

6 Match the description of religions (-) with the correct NORTH AFRICAN / MIDDLE EASTERN country below. Iran Iraq Israel Lebanon Morocco Qatar Muslim 99% (official; virtually all Sunni, <0.% Shia), other % Muslim (official) 99.% (Shia 90-9%, Sunni -0%), other 0.%, unspecified 0.% Muslim (official) 99% (Shia 0%-%, Sunni %-7%), Christian 0.8%, Hindu <0., Buddhist <0., Jewish <0., folk religion <0., unafilliated 0. Jewish 7.8%, Muslim 7.%, Christian %, Druze.%, other % Muslim 77.%, Christian 8.%, other (includes mainly Hindu and other Indian religions) % Muslim % (7% Sunni, 7% Shia), Christian 0.%, Druze.%, very small numbers of Jews, Baha'is, Buddhists, Hindus, and Mormons

7 Match the description of religions (-) with the correct OCEANIC country below. Australia Fiji French Polynesia Marshall Islands New Zealand Tuvalu Protestant %, Roman Catholic 0%, other 0%, no religion % Protestant %, Hindu 7.9%, other Christian 0.%, Roman Catholic 9.%, Muslim.%, Sikh 0.%, other 0.%, none 0.8% Protestant 0.%, Catholic.%, other Christian.9%, Orthodox.8%, Buddhist.%, Muslim.%, Hindu.%, other.%, none.%, unspecified 9.% Protestant 98.%, Baha'i %, other 0.% United Church of Christ.8%, Assembly of God.8%, Roman Catholic 8.%, Bukot nan Jesus.8%, Mormon.%, other Christian.%, other %, none.% Christian.%, Hindu.%, Buddhist.%, Maori Christian.%, Islam.%, other religion.%, no religion 8.%, not stated or unidentified 8.%, objected to answering.%

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