Caribbean Netherlands; Religious denomination, personal characteristics

Caribbean Netherlands; Religious denomination, personal characteristics

Personal characteristics Accuracy Caribbean Netherlands Periods Religious denomination No religion (%) Religious denomination Roman Catholic Church (%) Religious denomination Pentecostal Church (%) Religious denomination Protestant Church (%) Religious denomination Seventh-day Adventist Church (%) Religious denomination Methodism (%) Religious denomination Evangelical Church (%) Religious denomination Anglican Church (%) Religious denomination Islam (%) Religious denomination Jehovah's Witnesses (%) Religious denomination Hinduism (%) Religious denomination Other (%) Church visits of religious persons At least once a week (%) Church visits of religious persons 2 or 3 times a month (%) Church visits of religious persons Once a month (%) Church visits of religious persons Less than once a month (%) Church visits of religious persons Hardly or never (%)
Total persons Percentage/average Caribbean Netherlands 2013 13.3 58.4 6.0 2.4 3.8 3.7 3.7 1.4 0.8 1.2 0.7 4.6 29.6 11.8 11.1 13.3 34.2
Total persons Percentage/average Caribbean Netherlands 2017/2018 18.7 49.0 5.8 2.1 5.5 6.8 2.1 1.8 0.5 1.8 0.6 5.3 27.1 11.7 11.0 13.1 37.2
Total persons Percentage/average Bonaire 2013 12.0 68.2 6.7 2.7 1.2 . 4.5 . . 1.4 0.7 2.4 30.4 12.4 11.9 13.1 32.3
Total persons Percentage/average Bonaire 2017/2018 18.7 59.7 6.5 2.9 1.9 . 2.8 . . 2.1 0.6 4.2 26.7 10.5 12.4 15.6 34.9
Total persons Percentage/average St. Eustatius 2013 17.2 23.8 4.4 . 16.8 21.4 . 4.1 . . . 11.2 28.4 7.3 8.4 16.2 39.7
Total persons Percentage/average St. Eustatius 2017/2018 14.9 23.7 7.2 . 17.8 28.6 . 2.6 . 1.6 . 2.6 33.8 13.9 7.6 9.3 35.4
Total persons Percentage/average Saba 2013 17.0 42.0 3.4 3.0 . . 3.7 8.2 5.9 . . 10.2 25.7 15.0 8.7 9.5 41.2
Total persons Percentage/average Saba 2017/2018 24.2 43.7 . . 1.6 . 2.0 7.8 . . 1.9 13.5 17.8 13.3 10.6 8.6 49.7
Source: CBS.
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Table description


This table provides data on religious denomination and church visits of the population of the Caribbean Netherlands aged 15 years and older in private households. Breakdowns by sex, age and level of education are presented. These aspects are shown for the Caribbean Netherlands and also for the islands Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba separately.
The research is a sample survey. This means that the figures shown are estimates for which reliability margins apply. These margins are also included in the table.
The Omnibus survey was carried out for the first time on Bonaire, Saba and St. Eustatius in 2013 during the month of June and the first week of July. For the second time the Omnibus survey was carried out on Bonaire during the months of October and November 2017, and on Saba and St. Eustatius in the period January to March 2018.

Data available from: 2013

Status of the figures:
The figures in this table are final.

Changes as of 4 April 2019
None, this is a new table.

When will new figures be published?
New data will be published every four years.

Description topics

Religious denomination
Respondents were asked: Which religion or ideological group would you say you belong to? Answer possibilities: 10 religions and ideological groups are mentioned, as well as ‘other namely.....’ and ‘no religion’.

No religion
Roman Catholic Church
Pentecostal Church
Protestant Church
Seventh-day Adventist Church
Methodism
Evangelical Church
Anglican Church
Islam
Jehovah's Witnesses
Hinduism
Other
Church visits of religious persons
Respondents who answered that they belong to a religion or ideological group were asked: How often do you usually go to church, a synagogue or a mosque, or to a religious meeting? Do you go at least once a week, 2 to 3 times a month, once a month, less than once a month, or hardly or never?
At least once a week
2 or 3 times a month
Once a month
Less than once a month
Hardly or never