Religion is key part of identity for most Romanians

74% of Romanians consider that their nationality is defined by Christianity, according to a Pew Research Center survey conducted in 2015-17 and published on Monday.

Romania has ranked fifth among 34 European countries in terms of the percentage of their populations that consider religion a key component of their national identity, behind Armenia (82%), Georgia (81%), Serbia (78%) and Greece (76%).

Also, a staggering 95 % of Romanians believe in the existence of God, and 98% of adults identify as Christians.

The results of the same survey show that 50% of Romanians consider religion is very important in their lives and 40% pray daily.

The survey was conducted by Pew Research Center between 2015 and 2017 among nearly 56,000 adults (ages 18 and older) in 34 Western, Central and Eastern European countries.

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