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Religion in Jamaica

Summary
Christianity is predominant religion in Jamaica. Jamaica's laws establish freedom of religion and prohibit religious discrimination. According to the census of 2011, 69% of the population are Christians of various denominations, while 21% stated they had no religion. Christian Christianity in Jamaica Protestantism Protestantism in Jamaica 65% of the Jamaican population are Protestants. Jamaican Protestantism is composed of several denominations: 24% Church of God, 11% Seventh-day Adventist, 10% Pentecostal, 7% Baptist, 4% Anglican, 2% United Church, 2% Methodist, 1% Moravian and 1% Brethren Christian. The Church of God has 111 congregations in six regions:
  • Western: 10 congregations in the parishes of St. James, St. Elizabeth, Westmoreland and Trelawny
  • South Central: 27 congregations in the parishes of Manchester and St. Elizabeth
  • North Central: 17 congregations in the parishes of St. Ann, Manchester and Clarendon
  • Central: 21 congregations in the parishes o
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