Worldwide, more than eight-in-ten people identify with a religious group. A comprehensive demographic study of more than 230 countries and territories conducted by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion & Public Life estimates that there are 5.8 billion religiously affiliated adults and children around the globe, representing 84% of the 2010 world population of 6.9 billion.
Explore the report using the table of contents to the right or the resources below.
By Religion, in Order of Size:
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Religious Composition by Country
See the religious breakdown of each country by percentages and numbers.
This report is part of the Pew-Templeton Global Religious Futures project.