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I. Social Facts

The population of Austria is 8.443 million (2012). Of these 63.8% are members of the Roman Catholic Church and 3.8% of Protestant churches, consisting of a great Lutheran majority and a Reformed minority. The number of Orthodox Christians has increased in recent years due to immigration and is …

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Richard Potz, “Austria”, in: Encyclopedia of Law and Religion, General Editor Gerhard Robbers. Consulted online on 07 December 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-9749_elr_COM_00000007>
First published online: 2015

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