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Myanmar: 6.2% Christian

Myanmar’s Christian population has seen the most dramatic shift in numbers, according to latest figures revealed in a supplement to the 2014 Population and Housing Census conducted by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA).

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Christians now make up 6.2% of the population – more than three million people – compared to 4.9% recorded the last time a full census was conducted in 1983. The religious data is the latest in a staggered release of volumes published over the last two years.