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Three Countries That Are Not So Religious But Are Doing Well Economically

Different countries in the world are considered to be the least religious but are reportedly doing well economically.

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While Thailand is said to be the most religious country in the world, according to a survey, Nigeria ranks second, with 97% of Nigerians considered to be religious.


On the other hand, some countries rank very low when it comes to religion, as most of their citizens confess to being atheists or not being religious.

1. China

According to the survey, China is said to be the least religious country in the world. Most Chinese citizens consider themselves atheists, while only 9% of the country's population say they are religious.

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In fact, the Chinese government has banned all forms of religious activities in schools and in the public.

Although it is the least religious country in the world, China is still doing very well economically.

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For instance, the Chinese economy is said to be one of the rapidly growing economies in the world. Such that even some African governments are getting loans from China.

2. Sweden

Sweden is believed to be another country that is the least religious in the world. 18% of Swedish citizens confess to being atheists, while 55% say that they are not religious.

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However, even with the fact that the country is not so religious, Sweden is doing quite well economically.

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According to a Swedish website, the Swedish economy has been stable over the years, with inflation being very low and the banking system being very healthy.

3. United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is also one of the least religious countries in the world. While 11% of people claim to be atheists in the United Kingdom, 58% say they are non-religious.

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The fact that the UK is one of the least religious countries in the world, has not stopped it from having one of the most vibrant economies in the world.

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