Religion: 62.5% of Tunisians are practicing Muslims

Only 0.2% are Shi'ites

07 May, 18:16

(ANSAmed) - TUNIS, MAY 7 - Some 62.5% of Tunisians are practicing Muslims who pray five times a day, as prescribed by Islam, according to an opinion poll carried out for the Arab-language newspaper Al-Maghrib.

A total of 39.8% of those who pray five times a day do so at home rather than at the mosque.

Another significant element to emerge from the poll is that only 0.2% of Tunisian Muslims are Shi'ites, while Sunnis make up close to 70%. (ANSAmed).

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