Islam and Christianity are both major religions in Sierra Leone with basically half of the population identifying as Muslim and the other as Christian. The rest of the population is either animist or follow other religious beliefs. .
The vast majority of Sierra Leonean Christians are Protestants with biggest groups being Methodists and various Evangelical Protestants. Other Protestant denominations in the country include Presbyterians,Baptists,Seventh-day Adventists and Lutherans.
The constitution of Sierra Leone provides for freedom of religion and the government generally protects this right and does not tolerate its abuse.