March 08, 2012
New Pew Forum Study Explores Religious Makeup of Immigrants
A new report on religion and international migration by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life finds that Christians comprise nearly half – an estimated 106 million, or 49% – of the world’s 214 million international migrants. According to the study, Faith on the Move: The Religious Affiliation of International Migrants, Muslims make up the second-largest group – almost 60 million, or 27%. The remaining quarter are a mix of Hindus, Buddhists, Jews, adherents of other faiths and the religiously unaffiliated (those who identify as atheists and agnostics or say they have no particular religion).
December 15, 2011
New Pew Forum Report Estimates the Size and Distribution of the Worldwide Christian Population
In a noon EST conference call for journalists on Monday, Dec. 19,
2011, the Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life will
discuss the findings contained in its new study, Global Christianity: A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World’s Christian Population, which offers the most current and fully sourced estimates of the worldwide Christian population as of 2010.