Christianity

Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion is an autonomous denomination within Christianity. In its entirety, it refers to the individual daughter churches of the "Church of England". In 1531, the English bishops split from Rome. Since then, the head of the Anglican Churches has been the English head of state.

A total of 38 churches belong to the Anglican Communion.


CountryRegionDistributiontotal
United KingdomBritish Isles63.0 %42,106,000
UgandaEastern Africa35.9 %15,893,000
AustraliaAustralia/New Zealand17.1 %4,337,000
South AfricaSouthern Africa3.8 %2,225,000
CanadaNorth America5.0 %1,879,000
New ZealandAustralia/New Zealand10.8 %531,000
MozambiqueEastern Africa1.3 %395,000
Papua New GuineaMelanesia3.2 %281,000
Solomon IslandsMelanesia31.9 %214,000
IrelandBritish Isles2.7 %133,000
JamaicaCaribbean2.8 %83,000
Trinidad and TobagoCaribbean5.7 %80,000
BarbadosCaribbean23.9 %69,000
ItalySouthern Europe0.1 %60,000
GuyanaSouth America6.9 %54,000
BahamasCaribbean13.7 %53,000
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesCaribbean47.0 %52,000
VanuatuMelanesia15.1 %45,000
BelizeCentral America4.7 %18,000
Virgin IslandsCaribbean17.0 %18,000
Antigua and BarbudaCaribbean17.6 %17,000
GrenadaCaribbean11.5 %13,000
BermudaNorth America15.8 %10,000
FijiMelanesia0.8 %7,000
SeychellesEastern Africa6.1 %6,000
AnguillaCaribbean29.0 %5,000
Turks and Caicos IslandsCaribbean10.0 %4,000
British Virgin IslandsCaribbean11.6 %3,000
Saint LuciaCaribbean1.6 %3,000
Cayman IslandsCaribbean4.1 %3,000
GibraltarSouthern Europe7.0 %2,000
MontserratCaribbean21.8 %1,000
TongaPolynesia0.8 %800
Norfolk IslandAustralia/New Zealand31.8 %600
ArubaCaribbean0.4 %400