The results of the survey were published in a Guide to Mount Athos with reference to the newspaper «ΕλεύθεροςΤύπος».
75% of Greeks call themselves religious, and 46.2% said that they pray regularly. The corresponding figures for Catholic and especially Protestant countries are much lower. In countries with a predominance of citizens who are Catholic, 25.4% pray regularly, while in countries with Protestant citizens, 17.9% of the population pray regularly.
In Greece, 26% attend church at least once a week; in Catholic countries, 25.6%; and in countries dominated by Protestants, 7.7%.
The highest percentage of people attending church services is in Ireland (53.8%) and Poland (56.7%).
Only 1.7% of Greeks say that they are “irreligious” and only 4.1% of the people admitted that they do not pray or go to church at all.