- A new report by the Pew Research Center has revealed the prayer frequency of countries all over the world
- Nigerians have been named the most prayerful people worldwide and China has the least prayer frequency
Nigeria has been named the country with the most prayerful people in the world. This is according to a new report by the Pew Research Center.
The report revealed the prayer frequency of countries all over the world. It claims Nigeria has the most prayerful people in the world, while China has the least of all.
Statistics for the conduction of the survey were gathered over a period of nine years - between 2008 and 2017. Ninety-five (95%) of respondents from Nigeria said they prayed daily, while India followed with 75%.
Brazil and the United States (US) follow with 61% and 55%, respectively, of respondents saying that they pray on a daily basis.
In all, 84 countries were analysed by the Pew Research Center for the survey in order to determine their religiosity.
Meanwhile, the survey showed that the majority of committed Christians actually live in Ethiopia and East Africa.
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The report said Ethiopians pray more and attend religious services more regularly than believers in other countries. Ghanaians and Nigerians were also rated the second and third most religious people in Africa.
Recently, the Emir of Kano organised a special prayer for the governor of Kano, Abdullahi Ganduje, after he got elected into the office for the second time.
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