Greeks Are Fourth Most Religious People in Europe

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Greece ranks fourth among 34 European countries in having the most religious citizens, according to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center.

Romanians, Armenians, and Georgians occupy the first three places on the survey. On the opposite end are Sweden, the Czech Republic, Denmark and Estonia as countries with the least religious natives.

Greece ranks first in the “importance of religion” sub-category, with 55 percent of respondents saying that religion plays a “key role” in their lives.

In another sub-category, that of the frequency of attending religious services, Greece falls to sixth place, while a measurement of the frequency in which Greeks pray has the country ranked at 9th place.

Also, six out of ten Greeks (59 percent) believe in the existence of a superior being (God), according to the Pew survey.