Christianity In Pakistan
|2.8 million (2008)
3% of the Pakistani Population
Urdu · Punjabi · English
Christianity is the largest religious minority in Pakistan. The total number of Christians in Pakistan is approximately 2,800,000 in 2008, or 1.6% of the population. Of these, approximately half are Roman Catholic and half Protestant. Most Christians in Pakistan are descended from recent converts during British rule.
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