Chad

    Religious Affiliation
    Chart source: Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project, 2010
    Total Population
    15,353,184 1
    Urban
    23.1% 1
    Rural
    76.9% 1
    Immigrants as % of Population
    3.3% 2
    Level of Public Corruption
    20 (100 is very clean, 0 is highly corrupt) 4
    Gender Gap Ranking based on economy, health, education, and politics
    145 (146 is the lowest ranked country; 1 is the highest ranked country) 5
    Fertility Rate
    6.30 live births per woman 6
    Under-Five Mortality Rate
    107.00 deaths per 1,000 live births 6
    Life Expectancy at Birth
    53 years 6
    Adult Literacy Rate
    38.23% 6
    Internet Users
    18% 6
    GDP per Capita
    US$710 6
    Population Living Below US$2.15 per Day
    30.8% 6
    Religious Freedom: Government Restrictions Index (GRI)
    4.6 - High
    Religious Freedom: Social Hostilities Index (SHI)
    1.8 - Moderate

    These statistics are derived from the Vatican's official publication, Statistical Yearbook of the Church 2020 (Vatican City: Librera Editrice Vaticana, 2022). The numbers may differ from data reported by other sources on this site.

    Baptized Catholics
    1,624,000
    Baptized Catholics as % of Total Population
    10.00
    Baptisms per Year (Under age 7)
    2,963
    Baptisms per Year (Over age 7)
    27,488
    First Communions per Year
    8,539
    Confirmations per Year
    8,754
    Students Enrolled in Catholic Primary Schools
    51,863
    Students Enrolled in Catholic Secondary Schools
    17,487
    Students Enrolled in Catholic Higher Education
    8,381
    Church Marriages per Year
    2,024
    Church Marriages in Which Both Spouses are Catholics
    1,239
    Priests
    320
    Women Religious (Nuns & Sisters)
    339
    Catholics per Priest
    5,075
    Parishes
    138
    Mission Stations (no resident priests)
    342
    Catholic Hospitals
    6
    Homes for Aged, Handicapped, Invalids
    3