Christainity breeds poverty

published on December 18, 2005

There appears to be a clear correlation between christian population and the level of poverty of a nation. It looks like that the Christianity is keeping the people poor in the developing world. It can be said that the higher the percentage of christians, higher is the percentage of the population below poverty line. An army of priests, nuns and other religious personnel of christianity are iterally had to be fed by the working class. It is time to send back these non productive parasites of society back to the society as workers. Following list gives the name of the nation, its christian population and the percentage of population below the poverty line.

 
Bolivia
 Christians 100%,
 Population below poverty line: 64%

 Honduras
 Christians 100%,
 Population below poverty line: 53%

 Panama
 Christians 100%,
 Population below poverty line: 37%

 Venezuela
 Christians 98%,
 Population below poverty line: 47%

 Haiti
 Christians 96%,
 Population below poverty line: 80%

 Ecuador
 Christians 95%,
 Population below poverty line: 45%

 Mexico
 Christians 95%,
 Population below poverty line: 40%

 Argentina
 Christians 94%
 Population below poverty line: 44.3%

 Rwanda
 Christians 93.5%,
 Population below poverty line: 60%

 East Timor
 Christians 93%,
 Population below poverty line: 42%

 Philippines
 Christians 92.5%,
 Population below poverty line: 40%

 Guatemala
 Christians 90%, check
 Population below poverty line: 75%

 Namibia
 Christians 90%,
 Population below poverty line: 50%

 Columbia
 Christians 90%,
 Population below poverty line: 55%

 El Salvador
 Christians 83%,
 Population below poverty line: 36.1%

 Peru
 Christians 83%,
 Population below poverty line: 54%

 South Africa
 Christians 79.7%,
 Population below poverty line: 50%

 Zambia
 Christians 75%,
 Population below poverty line: 86%

 Zimbabwe
 Christians 75%,
 Population below poverty line: 70%

 Botswana
 Christian 71.6%,
 Population below poverty line: 47%

 Burundi
 Christian 67%
 Population below poverty line: 68%

Poverty level from CIA World Fact book, 28 July 2005.


For USA the population below poverty line is 12% , but for African Americans this figure rises to around 26% and for Hispanics it is around 25.6%. One can compare these figures with Population below poverty line for India which is just 25% and the christian population is just 2.3%.

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