There are an estimated 700,000 to 1,000,000 Rastas across the world. The largest population is in Jamaica, although small communities can be found in most of the worlds major population centres.
In what country is Rastafarianism very common?
Rastafari make up a distinct religious and cultural minority within Jamaican society. Although referred to by the general population as Rastafarians, most genuine followers of the philosophy prefer to be referred to as Rastafari.
Where do Jamaican Rastas live?
Located just outside Montego Bay, Rastafari Indigenous Village is a living cultural center that offers you an opportunity to experience the Rastafari way of life.
Are Rastafarians from Ethiopia?
Rastafarians from around the world have been settling in Ethiopia for the last 50 years, after being given land by Emperor Haile Selassie. The federation was launched in the US in the 1930s to support Ethiopia during the Italian invasion and to promote black unity.
How many Rastafarians are there in the world?
one million There are approximately one million world wide adherents of Rastafari as a faith.