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Half of the Dutch population is religious

Half of the Dutch population is religious

Half of the Dutch population is religious minded or thinks of him or herself to a religious group. One in six Dutch people visit a church, mosque, or other place of worship.

Of the adult Dutch people was in 2015, 50 percent religious. Or is this number since 2010, with a 5 percentage point decreased, reports the Central Bureau for Statistics (CBS).

One in six Dutch people visit regularly a religious service and among the churchgoers are the calvinists the trouwst.

Slightly less than a quarter of the Dutch population is catholic; 16 percent protestant. Of the protestants, says 7 per cent reformed. 3 percent converts to the Dutch reformed church, and 6 percent belongs to the Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN).

Of the Dutch population is 5% muslim and belongs to 6 percent to other religious currents, such as judaism, buddhism and hinduism.

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