Equatorial Guinea

    Religious Affiliation
    Chart source: Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project, 2010
    Total Population
    1,313,894 1
    Urban
    72.10% 1
    Rural
    27.90% 1
    Immigrants as % of Population
    1.3% 2
    Homicides
    3.21 per 100,000 people (global median 6.9) 3
    Level of Public Corruption
    171 (1=lowest, 176=highest corruption) 4
    Fertility Rate
    4.75 births per adult woman 5
    Children Who Do Not Live to Age 5
    9.40% 5
    Life Expectancy at Birth
    58 years 5
    Adult Literacy Rate
    94.77% 5
    Internet Users
    19% 5
    Gross National Income per Capita
    US$10,210 5

    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
    1,088,000
    Baptized Catholics as % of Total Population
    74.78
    Baptisms per Year (Under age 7)
    9,730
    Baptisms per Year (Over age 7)
    877
    First Communions per Year
    4,820
    Confirmations per Year
    2,089
    Students Enrolled in Catholic Primary Schools
    10,834
    Students Enrolled in Catholic Secondary Schools
    7,851
    Students Enrolled in Catholic Higher Education
    112
    Church Marriages per Year
    110
    Church Marriages in Which Both Spouses are Catholics
    109
    Priests
    234
    Women Religious (Nuns & Sisters)
    181
    Catholics per Priest
    4,650
    Parishes
    94
    Mission Stations (no resident priests)
    544
    Homes for Aged, Handicapped, Invalids
    3
    • 1 United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2018). World Urbanization Prospects: The 2018 Revision, Online Edition.
    • 2 United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Trends in International Migrant Stock: The 2015 revision.
    • 3 United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime, Homicide Statistics 2015.
    • 4 Transparency International, Corruption Perceptions Index 2016.
    • 5 UNICEF, State of the World's Children, 2016.
    • 6 Statistical Yearbook of the Church 2020 (Vatican City: Librera Editrice Vaticana, 2022).
    • 7 World Economic Forum, The Global Gender Gap Report, 2016.