Liberia

    Religious Affiliation
    Chart source: Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures Project, 2010
    Total Population
    4,853,516 1
    Urban
    51.20% 1
    Rural
    48.80% 1
    Immigrants as % of Population
    2.5% 2
    Level of Public Corruption
    90 (1=lowest, 176=highest corruption) 4
    Gender Equality in the Economy, Health, Education and Politics
    114 (1=most equal, 144=least equal) 7
    Fertility Rate
    4.65 births per adult woman 5
    Children Who Do Not Live to Age 5
    7.00% 5
    Life Expectancy at Birth
    61 years 5
    Adult Literacy Rate
    42.94% 5
    Internet Users
    5% 5
    Gross National Income per Capita
    US$370 5
    Population Living Below US$1.90 per Day
    68.6% 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
    348,000
    Baptized Catholics as % of Total Population
    7.52
    Baptisms per Year (Under age 7)
    963
    Baptisms per Year (Over age 7)
    1,097
    First Communions per Year
    783
    Confirmations per Year
    492
    Students Enrolled in Catholic Primary Schools
    8,903
    Students Enrolled in Catholic Secondary Schools
    9,547
    Church Marriages per Year
    100
    Church Marriages in Which Both Spouses are Catholics
    71
    Priests
    96
    Women Religious (Nuns & Sisters)
    63
    Catholics per Priest
    3,627
    Parishes
    58
    Mission Stations (no resident priests)
    348
    Catholic Hospitals
    8
    Homes for Aged, Handicapped, Invalids
    2
    • 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.