Data from the ARDA National Profiles, 2011 Update: Religion Indexes, Adherents and Other Data

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All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) ARDA code for country (ARDACODE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL273875.9232475
2) Wave: Approximate year(s) for the data (primary year of data, then numbers after decimal indicate range of years covered by variables) (WAVE)
TOTAL%
2008.19002011) 273100.0
TOTAL273100.0
3) ARDA country name (ICOUNTRY)
4) United Nations region (UNREGION)
TOTAL%
1) Antarctica10.4
2) Australia/New Zealand52.0
3) Caribbean2710.8
4) Central America83.2
5) Eastern Africa218.4
6) Eastern Asia93.6
7) Eastern Europe104.0
8) Melanesia62.4
9) Micronesia (Region)72.8
10) Middle Africa93.6
11) Northern Africa83.2
12) Northern America52.0
13) Northern Europe166.4
14) Polynesia104.0
15) South-Central Asia145.6
16) South-Eastern Asia114.4
17) South America145.6
18) Southern Africa52.0
19) Southern Europe176.8
20) Western Africa176.8
21) Western Asia218.4
22) Western Europe93.6
Missing23 
TOTAL250100.0
5) Total area in square miles (CIA: The World Factbook) (DAREA2)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL262664983.7483762728
6) Population, 2010 (U.S. Census Bureau's International Data Base) (CENPOP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL24583913129.086476521108
7) Life expectancy at birth, 2010 (U.N. Human Development Report 2010) (LIFE_EPC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20268.96810
8) Gross national income per capita (PPP 2008 US $), 2010 (U.N. Human Development Report 2010) (PPP2010)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL20213596.5415152
9) Official religion(s) or church(es) (U.S. International Religious Freedom Report 2008) (OFFREL)
10) Population estimate, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (POP_WCD)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25381920379.012473349230
11) Estimate of Baha'i population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (BAHAIS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25386767.04506966
12) Estimate of Buddhist population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (BUDDHIST)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2535493958.41537267430
13) Estimate of Chinese Universalist population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (CHINUNI)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2535388194.98447810563
14) Estimate of Christian population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (CHSTIAN)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25327042150.64149721901
15) Estimate of Confucianist population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (CONFUCIA)
TOTAL%
0) 22890.1
71) 10.4
103) 10.4
177) 10.4
280) 10.4
488) 20.8
1474) 10.4
2027) 10.4
2247) 10.4
5991) 10.4
6040) 20.8
7656) 10.4
9492) 10.4
20197) 20.8
47319) 20.8
121915) 10.4
246966) 10.4
748752) 10.4
1005621) 10.4
5305001) 10.4
5426987) 10.4
6516424) 10.4
Missing20 
TOTAL253100.0
16) Estimate of ethnoreligionist population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (ETHNOREL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2533198291.45118864729
17) Estimate of Hindu population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (HINDUS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25311180287.02899729887
18) Estimate of Jain population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (JAINS)
TOTAL%
0) 22187.4
35) 10.4
263) 20.8
839) 20.8
1046) 10.4
1409) 20.8
1524) 20.8
1535) 20.8
1623) 20.8
2020) 20.8
2233) 10.4
2525) 10.4
3109) 10.4
4758) 10.4
7493) 10.4
9879) 10.4
14268) 10.4
17951) 20.8
79029) 10.4
87351) 10.4
93098) 10.4
101619) 10.4
5042370) 10.4
5049863) 10.4
5276502) 10.4
Missing20 
TOTAL253100.0
19) Estimate of Jewish population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (JEWS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL253175779.2061158063
20) Estimate of Muslim population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (MUSLIMS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL25318420898.466109802347
21) Estimate of Shintoist population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (SHINTO)
TOTAL%
0) 23994.5
163) 20.8
178) 10.4
409) 10.4
1178) 10.4
1765) 10.4
7817) 20.8
29101) 10.4
64154) 20.8
2669185) 10.4
2698286) 10.4
2772185) 10.4
Missing20 
TOTAL253100.0
22) Estimate of Sikh population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (SIKHS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL253281481.6882461903
23) Estimate of Spiritist population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (SPIRITIS)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL253162830.6481244317
24) Estimate of Taoist population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (TAOISTS)
TOTAL%
0) 24295.7
163) 10.4
290) 10.4
453) 10.4
4404) 20.8
12706) 20.8
2972513) 10.4
5439169) 10.4
8411682) 10.4
8429245) 10.4
Missing20 
TOTAL253100.0
25) Estimate of Zoroastrian population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (ZOROASTR)
TOTAL%
0) 21685.4
11) 10.4
12) 10.4
25) 10.4
67) 10.4
71) 10.4
125) 10.4
135) 10.4
150) 10.4
242) 10.4
300) 10.4
378) 10.4
626) 10.4
732) 10.4
817) 10.4
832) 10.4
937) 10.4
974) 10.4
977) 10.4
1043) 10.4
1229) 10.4
1354) 10.4
2363) 10.4
2449) 10.4
2475) 20.8
2547) 10.4
3389) 10.4
4006) 10.4
4754) 20.8
9238) 10.4
18048) 10.4
21437) 10.4
69409) 10.4
72831) 10.4
165096) 10.4
198154) 10.4
Missing20 
TOTAL253100.0
26) Estimate of neoreligionist population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (NEORELIG)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL253755150.0955421963
27) Estimate of atheist population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (ATHEIST)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2531634468.16612425867
28) Estimate of agnostic population, 2010 (World Christian Database 2010) (AGNOSTIC)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2537824873.38357104084
29) GRI: Government Regulation of Religion Index, 2008 (0-10, lower is less regulation) (GRI_08)
TOTAL%
0) 8739.9
.417) 10.5
.472) 10.5
.556) 52.3
.625) 10.5
.677) 10.5
.778) 10.5
.791) 10.5
.833) 167.3
1.049) 10.5
1.389) 52.3
1.445) 10.5
1.667) 115.0
1.79) 10.5
2.222) 83.7
2.5) 31.4
2.552) 10.5
2.667) 10.5
2.99) 10.5
3.056) 31.4
3.519) 10.5
3.889) 94.1
4.167) 10.5
4.444) 10.5
4.722) 41.8
4.985) 10.5
5.278) 31.4
5.556) 31.4
5.859) 10.5
6.111) 31.4
6.389) 41.8
6.944) 41.8
7.103) 10.5
7.222) 31.4
7.778) 62.8
7.963) 10.5
8.611) 125.5
9.167) 41.8
9.444) 41.8
10) 20.9
Missing55 
TOTAL218100.0
30) GRI: Government Regulation of Religion Index, averages from 2003, 2005 and 2008 International Religious Freedom Reports (0-10, lower is less regulation) (GRI0308)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2192.9563
31) Did the government interfere with an individual's right to worship? (2008) (GVINTF08)
TOTAL%
0) No12663.6
1) Some interference4321.7
2) Severe interference2914.6
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
32) How is freedom of religion described in the U.S. Department of State's International Religious Freedom (IRF) Report for 2008? (FREEIR08)
TOTAL%
0) Law/Constitution provides for freedom of religion and the government generally respects this right in practice11558.1
1) Law/Constitution provides for freedom of religion and the government generally respects this right in practice, but some problems exist, e.g., in certain localities4422.2
2) Limited and/or rights restricted or not protected3316.7
3) Does not exist63.0
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
33) Is it mentioned that the government 'generally respects' freedom of religion in practice in the Introduction section of the IRF Report for 2008? (GVRSP08)
TOTAL%
0) Yes13166.2
1) Yes, but exceptions or restrictions are mentioned189.1
2) The phrase 'generally respects' is not used4924.7
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
34) Is it specifically mentioned that the government policy contributes to the generally free practice of religion in the Introduction section of the IRF Report for 2008? (GPOLIR8)
TOTAL%
0) Yes13568.2
1) Yes, but exceptions are mentioned2010.1
2) No4321.7
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
35) Are foreign missionaries allowed to operate, according to the IRF Report for 2008? (MSSYIR08)
TOTAL%
0) Allowed with no limits reported12462.6
1) Allowed, but within restrictive limits5427.3
2) Prohibited2010.1
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
36) Is proselytizing limited or restricted, according to the IRF Report for 2008? (PROSEL08)
TOTAL%
0) No13367.2
1) Yes, but for all religions3115.7
2) Yes, but only for some religions3417.2
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
37) Is public preaching limited or restricted, according to the IRF Report for 2008? (PREACH08)
TOTAL%
0) No15176.3
1) Yes, but for all religions2512.6
2) Yes, but only for some religions2211.1
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
38) Is conversion limited or restricted, according to the IRF Report for 2008? (CONVER08)
TOTAL%
0) No17085.9
1) Yes, but for all religions73.5
2) Yes, but only for some religions2110.6
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
39) GFI: Government Favoritism of Religion Index, 2008 (0-10, lower is less favoritism) (GFI_08)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2184.2813
40) GFI: Government Favoritism of Religion Index, averages from 2003, 2005 and 2008 International Religious Freedom Reports (0-10, lower is less favoritism) (GFI0308)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2194.6433
41) What is the balance of government funding (including 'in kind' such as funding buildings) to the religious sector, according to the IRF Report for 2008? (FUNDRL08)
TOTAL%
0) No funding7035.4
1) A proportional balance3015.2
2) Has imbalance7437.4
3) Only goes to one religion or belief2412.1
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
42) To what extent is there a favored or established religious brand, according to the IRF Report for 2008? (ESTREL08)
TOTAL%
0) None, or all religious brands are treated the same6834.3
1) Cultural or historical legacies only, e.g., former established religious brand inherits buildings or properties147.1
2) Some religious brands have privileges or government access unavailable to other religious brands4221.2
3) One religious brand has privileges or government access unavailable to other religions3015.2
4) One single state or official (established) religious brand or religion4422.2
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
43) How does the government subsidize religion (including 'in kind' to organizations run by religions, e.g., hospitals or schools), according to the IRF Report for 2008? (SUBSDY08)
TOTAL%
0) No subsidies or subsidies are equal for all (e.g., all are tax-exempt)7537.9
1) Subsidies not mentioned in the Report but are implied by the level of government support for a particular religion2713.6
2) Cultural or historical legacies only, e.g., religion inherits cathedrals from previous government spending115.6
3) Only some religions are excluded from available subsidies168.1
4) Only an approved set of religions receive government subsidies4120.7
5) Only one religion is subsidized, including 'in kind' subsidies2814.1
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
44) Does the government fund some things related to religion, according to the IRF Report for 2008? (GVFUND08)
TOTAL%
0) No6130.8
1) The Report does not mention funding, but it gives support that probably includes funding2211.1
2) Yes, but equal funding for each religion2512.6
3) Yes, and funding is not equal for all9045.5
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
45) Sum of the following variables: SCHOOL08 + BLDGS08 + SALARY08 + MEDIA08 + CHARIT08 + ACTIV08 (FUNDEX08)
TOTAL%
0) 7336.9
1) 178.6
2) 3316.7
3) 115.6
4) 2110.6
5) 31.5
6) 157.6
7) 31.5
8) 157.6
10) 42.0
12) 31.5
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
46) If GVFUND08 = 2-3: What religious things does the 2008 IRF Report say are funded by the government? Education/schools (SCHOOL08)
TOTAL%
0) No9347.0
1) Yes, but equal funding for each religion3216.2
2) Yes, and funding is not equal for all7336.9
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
47) If GVFUND08 = 2-3: What religious things does the 2008 IRF Report say are funded by the government? Buildings/upkeep/repair (BLDGS08)
TOTAL%
0) No12663.6
1) Yes, but equal funding for each religion189.1
2) Yes, and funding is not equal for all5427.3
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
48) If GVFUND08 = 2-3: What religious things does the 2008 IRF Report say are funded by the government? Clergy salary/benefits (SALARY08)
TOTAL%
0) No15176.3
1) Yes, but equal funding for each religion63.0
2) Yes, and funding is not equal for all4120.7
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
49) If GVFUND08 = 2-3: What religious things does the 2008 IRF Report say are funded by the government? Print/broadcast media (MEDIA08)
TOTAL%
0) No17085.9
1) Yes, but equal funding for each religion31.5
2) Yes, and funding is not equal for all2512.6
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
50) If GVFUND08 = 2-3: What religious things does the 2008 IRF Report say are funded by the government? Charity/public service work (CHARIT08)
TOTAL%
0) No18392.4
1) Yes, but equal funding for each religion42.0
2) Yes, and funding is not equal for all115.6
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
51) If GVFUND08 = 2-3: What religious things does the 2008 IRF Report say are funded by the government? Religious practice or mission work (ACTIV08)
TOTAL%
0) No17085.9
1) Yes, but equal funding for each religion52.5
2) Yes, and funding is not equal for all2311.6
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
52) MSRI: Modified Social Regulation of Religion Index, 2008 (0-10, lower is less regulation) (MSRI_08)
TOTAL%
0) 5927.1
.267) 10.5
.641) 10.5
.667) 115.0
1) 41.8
1.333) 20.9
1.639) 10.5
1.667) 73.2
1.729) 10.5
2) 41.8
2.259) 10.5
2.333) 31.4
2.667) 83.7
2.834) 10.5
2.963) 10.5
3) 41.8
3.084) 10.5
3.222) 10.5
3.333) 52.3
3.667) 62.8
3.787) 10.5
4) 20.9
4.098) 10.5
4.333) 31.4
4.593) 10.5
4.667) 20.9
5) 20.9
5.333) 52.3
5.424) 10.5
5.667) 31.4
6) 188.3
6.333) 73.2
6.614) 10.5
6.667) 31.4
7) 20.9
7.19) 10.5
7.278) 10.5
7.333) 52.3
7.4) 10.5
8) 31.4
8.333) 31.4
8.667) 20.9
9) 20.9
9.333) 52.3
10) 219.6
Missing55 
TOTAL218100.0
53) MSRI: Modified Social Regulation of Religion Index, averages from 2003, 2005 and 2008 International Religious Freedom Reports (0-10, lower is less regulation) (MSRI0308)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2194.4493
54) How are societal attitudes toward other or nontraditional religions reported to be, according to the 2008 IRF Report? (OTHREL08)
TOTAL%
0) Open and tolerant6934.8
1) Isolated discrimination4120.7
2) Negative just in certain regions or just toward certain religious brands3718.7
3) Hostile5125.8
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
55) Do traditional attitudes and/or edicts of the clerical establishment strongly discourage proselytizing, that is, trying to win converts, according to the 2008 IRF Report? (PROSE208)
TOTAL%
0) No14874.7
1) Traditional attitudes only2311.6
2) Edicts of the clerical establishment only63.0
3) Both traditional attitudes and edicts of the clerical establishment2110.6
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
56) Do established or existing religions try to shut out new religions in any way, according to the 2008 IRF Report? (ESTAB08)
TOTAL%
0) No11055.6
1) Yes8844.4
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
57) Are citizens intolerant of 'nontraditional' faiths, that is, groups they perceive as new religions, according to the 2008 IRF Report? (INTOLE08)
TOTAL%
0) No8241.4
1) Yes, but only one case cited4321.7
2) Yes, and more than one case cited7336.9
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
58) How does the Report characterize citizens' receptivity to proselytizing by nontraditional faiths or faiths other than their own, according to the 2008 IRF Report? (NONTRA08)
TOTAL%
0) Receptive/no problems reported13869.7
1) Receptive with concerns105.1
2) Negative5025.3
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
59) Average number of people physically abused or displaced due to their religion in the 2005 and 2008 IRF reporting periods (PERS0508)
TOTAL%
0) None7638.4
1) 1 to 104120.7
2) 11 to 2094.5
3) 21 to 1003216.2
4) 101 to 500168.1
5) 501 to 1,00010.5
6) 1,001 to 5,00073.5
7) 5,001 to 10,00021.0
8) 10,001 to 50,00042.0
9) 50,001 to 100,00063.0
10) More than 100,00042.0
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
60) Religious Freedom Scale, lower score indicates higher level of freedom (Marshall 2007) (RFFH2007)
TOTAL%
1) 43.5
1.5) 10.9
2) 2421.1
2.75) 10.9
2.857) 10.9
3) 1614.0
3.375) 10.9
4) 1714.9
4.03) 10.9
4.714) 10.9
4.867) 10.9
5) 2421.1
5.167) 10.9
5.769) 10.9
6) 97.9
7) 119.6
Missing159 
TOTAL114100.0
61) Religion and State Score, 2002 (0-100, lower means less interaction and greater separation of religion and state) (Religion and State Project) (RSSCORE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL19623.73817
62) Regulation and restrictions on majority religion or all religions, 2002 (0-33, lower means less government activity) (Religion and State Project) (RSRELREG)
TOTAL%
0) 8643.9
.2) 21.0
.333) 10.5
.5) 10.5
.636) 10.5
1) 178.7
1.875) 10.5
2) 105.1
2.2) 10.5
2.31) 10.5
2.5) 10.5
2.805) 10.5
3) 178.7
3.125) 10.5
4) 84.1
4.444) 10.5
5) 115.6
5.3) 10.5
5.5) 10.5
6) 42.0
7) 42.0
8) 42.0
9) 21.0
10) 42.0
10.429) 10.5
11) 63.1
12) 42.0
13) 10.5
14) 10.5
16) 10.5
19) 10.5
Missing77 
TOTAL196100.0
63) Religious discrimination toward minorities, 2002 (0-48, lower is less discrimination) (Religion and State Project) (RSDISCR)
TOTAL%
0) 4824.5
.25) 10.5
.5) 10.5
.8) 10.5
1) 2311.7
1.25) 10.5
1.4) 10.5
1.5) 10.5
1.625) 21.0
2) 2110.7
2.545) 10.5
3) 168.2
3.375) 10.5
4) 105.1
4.375) 10.5
5) 84.1
5.644) 10.5
6) 73.6
6.833) 10.5
8) 10.5
8.5) 10.5
9) 42.0
10) 42.0
11) 63.1
11.643) 10.5
11.9) 10.5
12) 10.5
12.778) 10.5
13) 42.0
14) 31.5
14.143) 10.5
15) 21.0
17) 31.5
18) 31.5
19) 21.0
20) 10.5
21) 10.5
22) 21.0
24) 10.5
25) 10.5
26) 10.5
27) 10.5
29) 10.5
30) 10.5
34) 10.5
38) 10.5
Missing77 
TOTAL196100.0
64) Proportion of country's laws influenced by religion/based directly on religious codes, 2002 (RSLEGIS)
TOTAL%
0) No religious laws are legislated as law3419.2
1) Most aspects of law are secular but there are isolated instances of religious legislation10861.0
2) Substantial portion of laws are religious, or state law based in great part on religious law but isn't 100% religious law1810.2
3) State law is religious law179.6
Missing96 
TOTAL177100.0
65) Freedom House Civil Liberties Scale, 2009 (1-7, lower is more freedom) (FHCIVLIB)
TOTAL%
1) 5725.7
2) 3114.0
2.067) 10.5
2.071) 10.5
2.5) 10.5
2.583) 10.5
2.625) 10.5
2.8) 10.5
3) 3314.9
3.204) 10.5
3.563) 10.5
3.625) 10.5
4) 2913.1
4.235) 10.5
4.316) 10.5
4.545) 10.5
4.929) 10.5
5) 3314.9
5.111) 10.5
5.571) 10.5
6) 156.8
7) 94.1
Missing51 
TOTAL222100.0
66) Freedom House Freedom of Expression and Belief score, 2009 (0-16, lower is less freedom) (FHEXPBE)
TOTAL%
0) 20.9
1) 20.9
2) 62.7
3) 31.4
4) 73.2
4.571) 10.5
5) 41.8
6) 83.6
6.857) 10.5
7) 104.5
8) 177.7
8.364) 10.5
8.421) 10.5
8.444) 10.5
8.706) 10.5
9) 83.6
9.375) 10.5
10) 125.4
11) 115.0
11.125) 10.5
11.308) 10.5
12) 115.0
12.6) 10.5
12.75) 10.5
13) 104.5
13.2) 10.5
13.667) 10.5
13.857) 10.5
13.875) 10.5
13.917) 10.5
14) 209.0
15) 2712.2
15.5) 10.5
15.6) 10.5
15.778) 10.5
16) 4520.3
Missing51 
TOTAL222100.0
67) Freedom House Associational and Organizational Rights score, 2009 (0-12, lower is less freedom) (FHASORG)
TOTAL%
0) 115.0
1) 31.4
2) 83.6
3) 135.9
3.143) 10.5
4) 104.5
4.545) 10.5
4.786) 10.5
4.889) 10.5
5) 115.0
5.053) 10.5
5.588) 10.5
6) 198.6
6.5) 10.5
7) 115.0
7.781) 10.5
7.938) 10.5
8) 198.6
8.25) 10.5
8.6) 10.5
8.75) 10.5
9) 104.5
9.2) 10.5
9.417) 10.5
9.929) 10.5
10) 146.3
10.4) 10.5
11) 2611.7
11.2) 10.5
11.5) 20.9
11.9) 10.5
12) 4721.2
Missing51 
TOTAL222100.0
68) 2009 POLITY score (-10 to 10, -10 is a strongly autocratic state and 10 is a strongly democratic state) (Polity IV Project) (POLITY)
TOTAL%
-10) 21.1
-9) 42.3
-8) 21.1
-7) 126.8
-6) 31.7
-5) 21.1
-4) 63.4
-3.667) 10.6
-3) 63.4
-2) 52.8
-1.5) 10.6
-1.25) 10.6
-1) 42.3
0) 21.1
.083) 10.6
1) 31.7
1.3) 10.6
2) 31.7
2.643) 10.6
2.667) 10.6
2.8) 10.6
3) 21.1
3.667) 10.6
4) 42.3
4.4) 10.6
5) 74.0
6) 105.7
6.8) 10.6
6.818) 10.6
7) 137.4
8) 2011.4
8.429) 10.6
9) 158.5
9.273) 10.6
9.5) 10.6
9.667) 10.6
10) 3519.9
Missing97 
TOTAL176100.0
69) Freedom House Political Typology, 2000 (Freedom House's 'Democracy's Century' Report) (DEM2000)
TOTAL%
1) Democracy12162.4
2) Restricted democratic practice168.2
4) Traditional monarchy105.2
6) Authoritarian regime4020.6
7) Totalitarian regime52.6
9) Protectorate21.0
Missing79 
TOTAL194100.0
70) Freedom House Political Typology, 1950 (Freedom House's 'Democracy's Century' Report) (DEM1950)
TOTAL%
1) Democracy2211.5
2) Restricted democratic practice2211.5
3) Constitutional monarchy94.7
4) Traditional monarchy42.1
5) Absolute monarchy21.0
6) Authoritarian regime105.2
7) Totalitarian regime3216.7
8) Colonial dependency6031.3
9) Protectorate3116.1
Missing81 
TOTAL192100.0
71) Freedom House Political Typology, 1900 (Freedom House's 'Democracy's Century' Report) (DEM1900)
TOTAL%
2) Restricted democratic practice2613.4
3) Constitutional monarchy2110.8
4) Traditional monarchy84.1
5) Absolute monarchy52.6
8) Colonial dependency8041.2
9) Protectorate2211.3
10) Empire3216.5
Missing79 
TOTAL194100.0
72) Freedom House Political Rights Scale, 2009 (1-7, less is more freedom) (FHPR)
TOTAL%
0) 10.5
1) 6127.5
1.1) 10.5
1.111) 10.5
2) 3114.0
2.125) 10.5
2.133) 10.5
2.333) 10.5
2.8) 10.5
3) 229.9
3.403) 10.5
3.813) 10.5
4) 2511.3
4.529) 10.5
4.789) 10.5
4.857) 10.5
5) 209.0
5.091) 10.5
5.667) 10.5
6) 2511.3
6.429) 10.5
7) 2310.4
Missing51 
TOTAL222100.0
73) Freedom House Electoral Process score, 2009 (0-12, lower is a less free process) (FHELEC)
TOTAL%
0) 219.5
1) 62.7
1.429) 10.5
2) 115.0
3) 104.5
4) 115.0
4.111) 10.5
4.737) 10.5
5) 62.7
5.412) 10.5
5.75) 10.5
6) 146.3
7) 104.5
7.652) 10.5
8) 62.7
8.2) 10.5
9) 198.6
9.3) 10.5
10) 83.6
10.333) 10.5
10.5) 10.5
10.625) 10.5
10.667) 10.5
11) 219.5
11.5) 10.5
11.778) 10.5
11.8) 10.5
12) 6428.8
Missing51 
TOTAL222100.0
74) Freedom House Political Pluralism and Participation score, 2009 (0 to 16, lower is less opportunity) (FHPLUR)
TOTAL%
0) 94.1
1) 94.1
2) 41.8
3) 135.9
3.286) 10.5
4) 83.6
4.889) 10.5
5) 83.6
5.728) 10.5
6) 41.8
6.286) 10.5
6.368) 10.5
7) 115.0
7.353) 10.5
8) 104.5
8.5) 10.5
9) 104.5
9.188) 10.5
9.8) 10.5
9.955) 10.5
10) 135.9
11) 94.1
11.7) 10.5
12) 94.1
12.375) 10.5
12.917) 10.5
13) 94.1
13.067) 10.5
13.357) 10.5
14) 115.0
15) 3817.1
15.4) 10.5
15.8) 10.5
16) 3013.5
Missing51 
TOTAL222100.0
75) Freedom House Functioning of Government score (0-12, lower is less freely functioning) (FHFUNC)
TOTAL%
0) 104.5
1) 135.9
2) 104.5
2.667) 10.5
3) 2310.4
3.714) 10.5
3.818) 10.5
4) 167.2
4.421) 10.5
4.588) 10.5
5) 146.3
5.688) 10.5
5.875) 10.5
6) 198.6
6.473) 10.5
7) 156.8
7.1) 10.5
7.4) 10.5
7.625) 10.5
8) 115.0
8.786) 10.5
8.933) 10.5
9) 156.8
9.6) 10.5
10) 219.5
11) 188.1
11.1) 10.5
11.556) 10.5
12) 219.5
Missing51 
TOTAL222100.0
76) Freedom House Rule of Law score (0 to 16, lower is weaker rule of law) (FHROLAW)
TOTAL%
0) 83.6
1) 62.7
2) 104.5
2.714) 10.5
3) 41.8
3.333) 10.5
4) 198.6
4.214) 10.5
4.727) 10.5
5) 135.9
5.421) 10.5
6) 198.6
6.294) 10.5
7) 156.8
7.25) 10.5
8) 146.4
8.375) 10.5
8.473) 10.5
8.667) 10.5
9) 73.2
9.8) 10.5
9.9) 10.5
10) 115.0
11) 83.6
11.533) 10.5
12) 146.4
13) 83.6
14) 115.0
14.5) 20.9
14.7) 10.5
15) 2712.3
15.222) 10.5
16) 94.1
Missing53 
TOTAL220100.0
77) Adult literacy rate (percent age 15 or older who are literate, most recent measure during 2005-2008) (U.N. Human Development Report) (LIT2008)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14182.00119
78) Net primary enrollment rate, 2009 (percent of children of official primary school age enrolled in primary school) (U.N. Human Development Report) (ENRP2009)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL17187.28513
79) Net secondary enrollment rate, 2009 (percent of children of official primary school age enrolled in primary school) (U.N. Human Development Report) (ENRS2009)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL15165.58328
80) 2008 Gross Domestic Product (in billions of PPP US dollars) (U.N. Human Development Report) (GDPTOTAL)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL1881077.6125321
81) Imports, 2006 (in millions of current U.S. dollars) (Correlates of War Project) (IMPORT06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL192188398.062930660
82) Exports, 2006 (in millions of current U.S. dollars) (Correlates of War Project) (EXPORT06)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL192181663.013893118
83) Heritage Foundation Index of Economic Freedom, 2010 (0-100, lower is less freedom) (ECF2010)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL19859.56912
84) Human Development Index, 2010 (U.N. Human Development Report) (HDI2010)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL188.640
85) Gender Inequality Index, 2008 (U.N. Human Development Report) (GII2008)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL156.5430
86) Income Gini coefficient (most recent measurement during 2000-2010) (U.N. Human Development Report (GINI2010)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL14640.8379
87) Military expenditures, 2007 (in thousands of current US dollars) (Correlates of War Project) (MILEXP07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL19719472055.838107655215
88) Military personnel, 2007 (in thousands) (Correlates of War Project) (MILPER07)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL207286.4061452
89) Net migration rate, 2010 (migrants per 1,000 population) (CIA: The World Factbook) (MIGRATE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL240-.5787
90) Urban population (percentage of total population living in urban areas) (most recent estimate during 2008-2010) (CIA: The World Factbook) (URBANPOP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL24757.06125
91) Annual rate of urbanization (most recent estimate over 2005-2010 or 2010-2015) (CIA: The World Factbook) (URBANRTE)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2251.9132
92) Total fertility rate, 2010-2015 (number of live births per woman) (U.N. Human Development Report) (FER2010)
TOTAL%
1) 10.6
1.2) 10.6
1.3) 73.9
1.4) 84.4
1.5) 116.1
1.6) 63.3
1.7) 52.8
1.8) 63.3
1.9) 1910.5
2) 84.4
2.1) 63.3
2.2) 95.0
2.3) 73.9
2.4) 84.4
2.5) 42.2
2.6) 31.7
2.7) 52.8
2.8) 42.2
2.9) 21.1
3) 21.1
3.1) 52.8
3.2) 42.2
3.4) 10.6
3.5) 21.1
3.6) 52.8
3.7) 31.7
3.8) 10.6
3.9) 21.1
4) 21.1
4.1) 10.6
4.2) 31.7
4.3) 21.1
4.5) 31.7
4.6) 21.1
4.7) 21.1
4.8) 21.1
5) 21.1
5.1) 42.2
5.2) 10.6
5.3) 31.7
5.4) 10.6
5.5) 10.6
5.6) 10.6
5.8) 10.6
5.9) 10.6
6) 10.6
6.2) 10.6
6.3) 10.6
6.9) 10.6
Missing92 
TOTAL181100.0
93) Infant mortality rate, 2010 (number of infant deaths per 1,000 live births) (U.N. Human Development Report) (INF2010)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL24161.84502
94) HIV prevalence, percentage of population age 15-49, 2007 (-.2 indicates less than 0.2%, -.1 indicates less than 0.1%) (UNAIDS) (HIVPREV)
TOTAL%
-.2) 147.7
-.1) 158.2
.1) 3016.5
.2) 2111.5
.3) 84.4
.4) 84.4
.5) 84.4
.6) 73.8
.7) 21.1
.8) 84.4
.9) 10.5
1) 21.1
1.1) 21.1
1.2) 31.6
1.3) 31.6
1.4) 31.6
1.5) 31.6
1.6) 42.2
1.7) 31.6
1.8) 10.5
1.9) 10.5
2) 10.5
2.1) 31.6
2.2) 10.5
2.4) 21.1
2.5) 21.1
2.8) 10.5
3) 10.5
3.1) 21.1
3.3) 10.5
3.4) 10.5
3.5) 21.1
3.9) 10.5
5.1) 10.5
5.4) 10.5
5.9) 21.1
6.2) 10.5
6.3) 10.5
7.8) 10.5
11.9) 10.5
12.5) 10.5
15.2) 10.5
15.3) 21.1
18.1) 10.5
18.5) 10.5
23.2) 10.5
23.9) 10.5
26.1) 10.5
Missing91 
TOTAL182100.0
95) Is the existence of a constitution mentioned in the Introduction section of the U.S. Department of State's IRF Report? (ICONST08)
TOTAL%
0) Yes18794.4
1) No constitution, but Report says 'law functions in its place'84.0
2) No31.5
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
96) Does the Introduction section of the IRF Report mention that the constitution provides for freedom of religion? (FREECO08)
TOTAL%
0) Yes17789.4
1) No constitution, but Report says 'law functions in its place'73.5
2) No147.1
Missing75 
TOTAL198100.0
97) GRI: Government Regulation of Religion Index, averages from 2003, 2005 and 2008 International Religious Freedom Reports (rounded to nearest whole number) (0-10, lower is less regulation) (GRI0308R)
TOTAL%
0) 6127.9
1) 4922.4
2) 167.3
3) 135.9
4) 125.5
5) 125.5
6) 188.2
7) 115.0
8) 125.5
9) 135.9
10) 20.9
Missing54 
TOTAL219100.0
98) GFI: Government Favoritism of Religion Index, averages from 2003, 2005 and 2008 International Religious Freedom Reports (rounded to nearest whole number) (0-10, lower is less favoritism) (GFI0308R)
TOTAL%
0) 167.3
1) 198.7
2) 2210.0
3) 219.6
4) 2210.0
5) 219.6
6) 3214.6
7) 2511.4
8) 3214.6
9) 94.1
Missing54 
TOTAL219100.0
99) MSRI: Modified Social Regulation of Religion Index, averages from 2003, 2005 and 2008 International Religious Freedom Reports (rounded to nearest whole number) (0-10, lower is less regulation) (MSRI38R)
TOTAL%
0) 41.8
1) 4319.6
2) 2210.0
3) 2210.0
4) 2611.9
5) 2511.4
6) 209.1
7) 167.3
8) 156.8
9) 156.8
10) 115.0
Missing54 
TOTAL219100.0
100) Original GRI_08 values, for replication purposes only (GRI08REP)
TOTAL%
0) 8940.8
.417) 10.5
.472) 10.5
.556) 52.3
.625) 10.5
.667) 10.5
.677) 10.5
.791) 10.5
.833) 156.9
1.049) 10.5
1.389) 52.3
1.444) 10.5
1.667) 104.6
1.79) 10.5
2.222) 94.1
2.5) 31.4
2.506) 10.5
2.667) 10.5
2.99) 10.5
3.056) 20.9
3.519) 10.5
3.889) 83.7
3.89) 10.5
4.167) 10.5
4.444) 10.5
4.722) 52.3
4.854) 10.5
5.278) 31.4
5.556) 41.8
5.783) 10.5
6.111) 31.4
6.389) 10.5
6.39) 10.5
6.944) 41.8
7.103) 10.5
7.222) 31.4
7.685) 10.5
7.778) 73.2
8.611) 115.0
9.167) 41.8
9.444) 41.8
10) 20.9
Missing55 
TOTAL218100.0
101) Original GRI0308 values, for replication purposes only (GRI38REP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2192.9233
102) Original MSRI0308 values, for replication purposes only (MSRI38RP)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL2193.9833
103) I-REGION: United Nations region (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-REGION)
TOTAL%
1) Africa6024.0
2) Asia5522.0
3) Europe5220.8
4) North America and the Caribbean3212.8
5) Central and South America228.8
6) Oceania2911.6
Missing23 
TOTAL250100.0
104) I-GVTREG: GRI: Government Regulation of Religion Index, averages from 2003, 2005 and 2008 International Religious Freedom Reports (rounded to nearest whole number) (0-10, lower is less regulation) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-GVTREG)
TOTAL%
0) No or virtually no regulation (GRI0308R=0)6127.9
1) Low level of regulation (GRI0308R=1-3)7936.1
2) Medium level of regulation (GRI0308R=4-6)4118.7
3) High level of regulation (GRI0308R=7-10)3817.4
Missing54 
TOTAL219100.0
105) I-GVTFAV: GFI: Government Favoritism of Religion Index, averages from 2003, 2005 and 2008 International Religious Freedom Reports (rounded to nearest whole number) (0-10, lower is less favoritism) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-GVTFAV)
TOTAL%
0) No or virtually no favoritism (GFI0308R=0)167.3
1) Low level of favoritism (GFI0308R=1-3)6228.3
2) Medium level of favoritism (GFI0308R=4-6)7534.2
3) High level of favoritism (GFI0308R=7-10)6630.1
Missing54 
TOTAL219100.0
106) I-SOCREG: MSRI: Modified Social Regulation of Religion Index, averages from 2003, 2005 and 2008 International Religious Freedom Reports (rounded to nearest whole number) (0-10, lower is less regulation) (Recoded for use with online analysis) (I-SOCREG)
TOTAL%
0) No or virtually no regulation (MSRI38R=0)41.8
1) Low level of regulation (MSRI38R=1-3)8739.7
2) Medium level of regulation (MSRI38R=4-6)7132.4
3) High level of regulation (MSRI38R=7-10)5726.0
Missing54 
TOTAL219100.0
107) I-GVTTYP: Freedom House Political Typology, 2000 (Freedom House's 'Democracy's Century' Report) (for use with online analysis) (I-GVTTYP)
TOTAL%
1) Democracy12162.4
2) Restricted democratic practice168.2
4) Traditional monarchy105.2
6) Authoritarian regime4020.6
7) Totalitarian regime52.6
9) Protectorate21.0
Missing79 
TOTAL194100.0