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U.S. Government Reports

International Religious Freedom Report

The International Religious Freedom report is submitted to Congress annually by the Department of State in compliance with Section 102(b) of the International Religious Freedom Act (IRFA) of 1998. This report supplements the most recent Human Rights Reports by providing additional detailed information with respect to matters involving international religious freedom. It includes individual country chapters on the status of religious freedom worldwide.

  • Antigua and Barbuda
    Antigua and Barbuda

    The country has an area of 170 square miles and a population of 86,800. According to the 2001 census, 74 percent of the population is Christian. 

  • Barbados
    Barbados

    The country has an area of 166 square miles and a population of 280,000. According to the 2000 official census, more than 95 percent of the population is Christian;  

  • Dominica
    Dominica

    The country has an area of 291 square miles and a population of 70,000. According to the 2001 population and housing census, approximately 61 percent of the population was Roman Catholic.  

  • Grenada
    Grenada

    The country, including the islands of Grenada, Carriacou, and Petite Martinique, has an area of 133 square miles and a population of 105,000 (as of 2004). According to the 2001 census, 44 percent of the population is Roman Catholic.  

  • St. Kitts and Nevis
    St. Kitts and Nevis

    The country has an area of 104 square miles and a population of 46,000. Christianity is the dominant religion. An estimated 50 percent of the population adheres to Anglican beliefs, and 25 percent is Roman Catholic.  

  • St. Lucia
    St. Lucia

    The country has an area of 238 square miles and a population of 160,000. Christianity is the dominant religion. According to the 2001 population and housing census, Roman Catholics accounted for approximately 67 percent of the population.  

  • St. Vincent and the Grenadines
    St. Vincent and the Grenadines

    The country has an area of 150 square miles and a population of 119,000. Christianity is the dominant religion. According to the 2001 census, the Anglican Church and Pentecostal congregations each consisted of approximately 19,000 members.