Catholics by Country
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Where % Catholic is high and Fertility is low:-
Chile The Government maintains a policy of support to family planning and recognizes it as a human right.
Puerto Rico:- Without government help, PRO-FAMILIA has successfully maintained a telephone service which allows young people to get information about human sexuality, contraception, AIDS and unwanted pregnancies. It also provides educational services on human sexuality for adolescents and training workshops for professionals and community leaders.

Where Fertility is low and % Catholic is low too:-
Sri Lanka:- The government currently spends around five per cent of gross national product on health. Oral contraceptives are available without prescription. Abortion is illegal.
Indonesia:- Family planning is an integral part of government policy
    
World Map of Contraception Use

# Catholics Population Catholic Fertility Rate Country Total Priests
1 143,783,000 180,644,000 79.59% 2.5 Brazil 16,169
2 124,291,000 141,573,000 87.79% 3.1 México 13,389
3 66,817,000 81,173,000 82.31% 3.7 Philippines 7,025
4 61,964,000 275,441,000 22.50% 2.0 USA 46,615
5 57,135,000 58,777,000 97.21% 1.2Italy 51,951
6 46,289,000 58,365,000 79.31%   France 24,598
7 39,085,000 41,251,000 94.75% 1.2Spain 26,777
8 37,709,000 42,602,000 88.51% 3.0 Colombia 7,703
9 34,681,000 36,157,000 95.92%   Poland 26,590
10 32,981,000 37,759,000 87.35%   Argentina 5,786
11 27,052,000 51,591,000 52.44% 6.6 Congo Dem Rep  3,810
12 26,917,000 81,125,000 33.18% 1.3  Germany 18,730
13 26,746,000 29,896,000 89.46% 3.5 Peru 2,472
14 24,992,000 28,946,000 86.34% 3.1 Venezuela 2,207
15 16,630,000 1,023,421,000 1.62% 3.0 India 18,428
16 15,389,000 117,931,000 13.05% 6.5 Nigeria 3,643
17 13,409,000 28,977,000 46.27% 1.6Canada 9,128
18 12,270,000 13,430,000 91.36% 3.6 Ecuador 1,779
19 11,418,000 15,236,000 74.94% 2.4 Chile 2,201
20 10,049,000 22,379,000 44.90% 6.9 Uganda 1,590
21 9,456,000 38,550,000 24.53% 5.7 Tanzania 2,067
22 9,433,000 12,410,000 76.01% 5.1 Guatemala 820
23 9,399,000 10,099,000 93.07%   Portugal 4,126
24 9,371,000 20,057,000 46.72% 7.2 Angola 530
25 8,104,000 10,251,000 79.06%   Belgium 7,865
26 7,661,000 30,878,000 24.81% 4.5 Kenya 1,865
27 7,459,000 8,441,000 88.37% 3.2 Dominican Republic 804
28 7,241,000 8,522,000 84.97% 4.8 Bolivia 1,056
29 6,775,000 10,093,000 67.13% 4.8 Haïti 611
30 6,274,000 186,484,000 3.36% 2,7 Indonesia 2,698
31 6,229,000 9,950,000 62.60%   Hungary 2,134
32 6,178,000 11,336,000 54.50% 1.4 Cuba 291
33 5,873,000 7,994,000 73.47%   Austria 4,487
34 5,360,000 6,592,000 81.31% 4.4 Honduras 382
35 5,290,000 80,815,000 6.55% 2.3 Viêt Nam 2,361
36 5,200,000 15,762,000 32.99%   Netherlands 3,550
37 5,083,000 18,342,000 27.71%   Australia 3,158
38 5,029,000 6,005,000 83.75% 4.6 Nicaragua 374
39 4,984,000 7,148,000 69.73% 3.9 El Salvador 662
40 4,854,000 55,263,000 8.78% 1.7Great Britain 6,019
41 4,705,000 5,919,000 79.49% 4.4 Paraguay 783
42 4,306,000 10,440,000 41.25%   Czech Republic 1,931
43 4,218,000 4,859,000 86.81% 2.8 Costa Rica 687
44 4,187,000 56,355,000 7.43%   Ukraine 2,417
45 4,139,000 18,108,000 22.86% 6.0 Madagascar 1,049
46 4,063,000 48,789,000 8.33% 1.7  Korea (South) 2,778
47 4,039,000 5,266,000 76.70% 1.9  Ireland 5,080
48 3,989,000 6,287,000 63.45% 6.6 Burundi 351
49 3,980,000 15,850,000 25.11% 5.9 Cameroon 1,256
50 3,807,000 40,353,000 9.43% 5.0 Sudan 321
51 3,797,000 5,296,000 71.70%   Croatia 2,273
52 3,732,000 17,764,000 21.01% 5.6 Mozambique 447
53 3,622,000 7,738,000 46.81% 6.0 Rwanda 476
54 3,583,000 5,338,000 67.12%   Slovakia 2,343
55 3,166,000 6,932,000 45.67%   Switzerland 3,071
56 3,071,000 46,763,000 6.57% 3.3 South Africa 1,077
57 3,007,000 11,913,000 25.24% 6.1 Zambia 575
58 2,826,000 3,796,000 74.45%   Lithuania 758
59 2,738,000 3,787,000 72.30% 2.1 Puerto Rico 752
60 2,677,000 13,552,000 19.75% 5.9 Malawi 398
61 2,599,000 16,254,000 15.99%   Côte d'Ivoire 823
62 2,510,000 1,561,000,000 .83% 1.8 China 3,536
63 2,434,000 2,852,000 85.34% 2.7 Panama 390
64 2,358,000 3,188,000 73.96% 2.4 Uruguay 486
65 2,174,000 7,880,000 27.59%   Antilles 631
66 2,085,000 19,562,000 10.66% 5.5 Ghana 849
67 2,029,000 24,631,000 8.24%   Romania 1,646
68 1,816,000 -     Lebanon 1,304
69 1,718,000 3,637,000 47.24% 5.1 Congo 280
70 1,623,000 4,544,000 35.72%   Papua New Guinea 494
71 1,619,000 1,993,000 81.23%   Slovenia 1,127
72 1,489,000 6,467,000 23.02%   Benin 412
73 1,400,000 42,250,000 3.31% 7.3 Yemen 37
74 1,318,000 11,577,000 11.38%   Burkina Faso 624
75 1,294,000 18,926,000 6.84% 2.2 Sri Lanka 838
76 1,262,000 153,412,000 .82% 5.6 Pakistan 268
77 1,256,000 5,369,000 23.39%   Togo 377
78 1,168,000 13,972,000 8.36%   Zimbabwe 401
79 1,059,000 10,378,000 10.20%   Belarus 309
80 893,000 1,846,000 48.37%   Lesotho 137
81 749,000 792,000 94.57%   East Timor 100
82 748,000 22,736,000 3.29% 3.2 Malaysia 226
83 713,000 3,435,000 20.76%   Central African Republic 268
84 710,000 2,334,000 30.42%   Pacific (Oceania) 448
85 645,000 1,222,000 52.78%   Gabon 111
86 595,000 645,000 92.25%   Réunion 108
87 592,000 56,563,000 1.05% 3.8 Myanmar 460
88 556,000 6,616,000 8.40%   Chad 221
89 511,000 3,701,000 13.81%   Albania 122
90 503,000 127,124,000 .40%   Japan 1,674
91 498,000 10,030,000 4.97%   Yugoslavia 224
92 481,000 9,750,000 4.93%   Senegal 388
93 455,000 2,831,000 16.07%   Bosnia and Herzegovina 552
94 455,000 3,814,000 11.93%   New Zealand 554
95 441,000 56,276,000 .78% 7.0 Ethiopia 439
96 408,000 434,000 94.01%   Cape Verde 47
97 408,000 2,584,000 15.79%   Latvia 116
98 388,000 -     Syria 254
99 383,000 406,000 94.33%   Equatorial Guinea 90
100 378,000 435,000 86.90%   Luxembourg 279
101 364,000 379,000 96.04%   Malta 924
102 307,000 21,855,000 1.40%   Taiwan 658
103 305,000 2,110,000 14.45%   Namibia 77
104 287,000 1,180,000 24.32%   Mauritius 95
105 276,000 -     Iraq 134
106 270,000 -     Armenia 20
107 269,000 62,467,000 .43% 2.0 Thailand 626
108 261,000 117,304,000 .22% 3.3 Bangladesh 252
109 209,000 12,917,000 1.62%   Mali 137
110 198,000 -   3.6  Egypt 459
111 180,000 16,355,000 1.10%   Kazakstan 59
112 153,000 2,000,000 7.65%   Kuwait 8
113 151,000 4,017,000 3.76%   Singapore 126
114 141,000 2,630,000 5.36%   Liberia 52
115 136,000 1,140,000 11.93%   Guinea-Bissau 66
116 132,000 4,434,000 2.98%   Eritrea 254
117 132,000 6,706,000 1.97%   Guinea 96
118 109,000 131,000 83.21%   São Tomé and Príncipe 12
119 92,000 8,884,000 1.04%   Sweden 146
120 82,000 440,000 18.64%   Solomon Islands 47
121 80,000 8,500,000 .94%   Bulgaria 47
122 77,000 1,420,000 5.42%   Botswana 46
123 77,000 5,048,000 1.53%   Libya 14
124 77,000 -     Palestine 368
125 72,000 -   2.9  Israel 38
126 71,000 4,523,000 1.57%   Sierra Leone 75
127 69,000 81,000 85.19%   Seychelles 14
128 53,000 990,000 5.35%   Swaziland 28
129 51,000 11,639,000 .44%   Greece 88
130 50,000 4,507,000 1.11%   Norway 68
131 36,000 5,288,000 .68%   Laos 13
132 34,000 5,451,000 .62%   Denmark 92
133 31,000 -     Jordan 28
134 30,000 1,500,000 2.00%   Gambia 24
135 29,000 32,000 90.63%   Monaco 20
136 28,000 -     Turkey 55
137 25,000 330,000 7.58%   Brunei Darussalam 3
138 24,000 -     Iran 18
139 24,000 32,000 75.00%   Liechtenstein 30
140 24,000 34,100,000 .07% 3.3 Morocco 62
141 23,000 26,000 88.46%   Gibraltar 15
142 22,000 9,500,000 .23%   Tunisia 33
143 20,000 4,378,000 .46%   Moldova 15
144 19,000 12,047,000 .16%   Cambodia 33
145 19,000 11,000,000 .17% 7.4  Niger 48
146 10,000 780,000 1.28%   Cyprus 12
147 10,000 2,350,000 .43%   Macedonia 13
148 7,000 557,000 1.26%   Djibouti 6
149 7,000 5,171,000 .14%   Finland 21
150 6,000 23,000,000 .03% 4.6 Nepal 51
151 6,000 6,000 100.00%   Saint Pierre and Miquelon 2
152 4,000 282,000 1.42%   Iceland 12
153 4,000 2,493,000 .16%   Mauritania 10
154 3,000 1,370,000 .22%   Estonia 9
155 3,000 23,000,000 .01%   Uzbekistan 9
156 2,000 35,476,000 .01% 4.4 Algeria 107
157 2,000 687,000 .29%   Comoros 4
158 2,000 515,000 .39% 1.2  Russian Federation 2

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