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Number of countries that require their rulers to belong to a particular religion

Number of countries that require their rulers to belong to a particular religion

Percentage of U.S. Muslim doctors who say their religion has caused patients to refuse their care

Percentage of U.S. Muslim doctors who say their religion has caused patients to refuse their care

Internal code number the British census has assigned to citizens who cited their religion as “Jedi Knight”: 896

Internal code number the British census has assigned to citizens who cited their religion as “Jedi Knight”: 896

Percentage of doctors who say they would allow a woman to choose a sperm donor based on his religion: 56

Percentage of doctors who say they would allow a woman to choose a sperm donor based on his religion: 56

Average number of religions practiced in each world nation: 32

Average number of religions practiced in each world nation: 32

Estimated number in Papua New Guinea, which has the most: 648

Estimated number in Papua New Guinea, which has the most: 648

Number of different religions Chinese citizens are allowed to practice: 5

Number of different religions Chinese citizens are allowed to practice: 5

Chances that an American has switched religions at least once: 1 in 4

Chances that an American has switched religions at least once: 1 in 4

Rank of “no religion” among responses given in 1990 by Americans asked to identify their religious grouping: 5

Rank of “no religion” among responses given in 1990 by Americans asked to identify their religious grouping: 5

Rank today: 3

Rank today: 3

Rank of non-denominational Christianity among the fastest-growing religions in America during the past two decades: 2

Rank of non-denominational Christianity among the fastest-growing religions in America during the past two decades: 2

Rank of “none”: 1

Rank of “none”: 1

Rank of Richard Dawkins’s The God Delusion among Amazon.co.uk’s top-selling “Religion and Spirituality‚” books this year: 1

Rank of Richard Dawkins’s The God Delusion among Amazon.co.uk’s top-selling “Religion and Spirituality‚” books this year: 1

Rank of Christopher Hitchens’s God Is Not Great: 2

Rank of Christopher Hitchens’s God Is Not Great: 2

Estimated temperature of Hell, according to two Spanish physicists ‘ interpretation of the Bible: 832°F

Estimated temperature of Hell, according to two Spanish physicists ‘ interpretation of the Bible: 832°F

Estimated temperature of Heaven: 448°F

Estimated temperature of Heaven: 448°F

Percentage of Americans who regularly attend religious services: 42

Percentage of Americans who regularly attend religious services: 42

Percentage of American chief executive officers who do: 65

Percentage of American chief executive officers who do: 65

Percentage of U.S. Jews who rank the separation of church and state among the top reasons for the country’s success: 86

Percentage of U.S. Jews who rank the separation of church and state among the top reasons for the country’s success: 86

Percentage of the total U.S. population who believe this: 61

Percentage of the total U.S. population who believe this: 61

Number of members in the world’s only remaining Shaker community: 4

Number of members in the world’s only remaining Shaker community: 4

Percentage of college students who attended a religious service last year: 86.2

Percentage of college students who attended a religious service last year: 86.2

Number of tourists in Jerusalem who received psychiatric treatment for religious delusions last year: 152

Number of tourists in Jerusalem who received psychiatric treatment for religious delusions last year: 152

Percentage of Jewish settlers on the West Bank who consider themselves “religious”: 8

Percentage of Jewish settlers on the West Bank who consider themselves “religious”: 8

Estimated size of heaven, in cubic miles, according to the Reverend Billy Graham: 1,500

Estimated size of heaven, in cubic miles, according to the Reverend Billy Graham: 1,500

Percentage change in enrollment in college-level Arabic and Biblical Hebrew courses: +44.7

Percentage change in enrollment in college-level Arabic and Biblical Hebrew courses: +44.7

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