By Vexen Crabtree 2013
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|Social and Moral Index||0 best|
|Land Area||1 396 km21|
|ISO3166-1 Codes||FO, FRO, 2342|
“The population of the Faroe Islands is largely descended from Viking settlers who arrived in the 9th century. The islands have been connected politically to Denmark since the 14th century. A high degree of self-government was granted the Faroese in 1948, who have autonomy over most internal affairs while Denmark is responsible for justice, defense, and foreign affairs. The Faroe Islands are not part of the European Union.”
CIA's The World Factbook (2013)6
My Social and Moral Development Index does not have enough data points for the Faroe Islands to produce an accurate ranking. As a territory of Denmark I do not have many specific statistics for this territory in its own right.
Data from the Pew Forum, a professional polling outfit, states that in 2010 the religious makeup of this country was as follows in the table below7:
The CIA World Factbook has slightly different data, and states: Evangelical Lutheran 83.8%, other and unspecified 16.2% (2006 census)8.
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(2013) World Factbook. The USA Government's Central Intelligence Agency (USA CIA) publishes The World Factbook, and the online version is frequently updated.
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