Samoa - Religions

Over 99% of Samoans profess some form of Christianity and religious observance is strong among all groups. The Congregational Christian Church of Western Samoa, a successor to the London Missionary Society, is self-supporting and is the largest religious body in the country, comprising about 43% of the population, according to a 2002 report. The Roman Catholic (21%) and Methodist churches (17%) also have large followings. The Mormon (10%) and Seventh-Day Adventist (about 3%) churches, the Baha'is, Muslims, and a number of other denominations have smaller congregations located in various parts of the country.

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