Religionen weltweit

World Religions

Christianity and Islam are without doubt on top of every comparison. The enormous distribution of the Hinduism is almost only based on the high population in India.

Surprising: In the last decades the popularity of Buddhism and people unaffiliated with any religion is constantly rising.

Also remarkable: Minor buw independent religions, which are not based on Christianity or Islam, can almost only be found in the eastern and souther parts of Asia.
ReligionDistributionpercentage worldwidetotal worldwide
Christianityworldwide28.5 %2,085,780,000
Islamworldwide22.8 %1,670,630,000
Hinduismworldwide14.6 %1,068,470,000
nondenominationalworldwide14.4 %1,053,760,000
Buddhismworldwide5.3 %386,590,000
Local chinese beliefsChina (18%), Hong Kong (49%)3.3 %243,880,000
ShintoJapan (79%)1.4 %100,350,000
TaoismEast Asia, Southeast Asia1.0 %72,430,000
Jewryworldwide0.4 %26,230,000
Sikhismworldwide0.3 %22,100,000
Chuch'eNorth Korea (64%)0.2 %16,150,000
AnimismAfrica, Asia0.1 %9,271,000
CaodaismVietnam (5%)0.1 %4,573,000
SpiritualismBrazil (2%), Tokelau (0%)0.1 %4,528,000
ShamanismMongolia (3%), North Korea (16%)0.1 %4,106,000
CheondogyoNorth Korea (14%)0.0 %3,391,000
VoodooBenin (17%), Haiti (2%)0.0 %2,078,000
AglipayansPhilippines (2%)0.0 %2,052,000
MayansGuatemala (9%)0.0 %1,367,000
HoahaoistsVietnam (1%)0.0 %1,334,000
KirantsNepal (3%)0.0 %900,000
YazidismWestern Asia, Western Europe0.0 %714,000
BadimoBotswana (6%)0.0 %133,000
MaoriNew Zealand (1%)0.0 %58,000
RastafariCaribbean0.0 %41,000
BahaismOceania0.0 %23,000
ManaSao Tome and Principe (2%)0.0 %5,000
ModekngeiPalau (9%)0.0 %2,000
InuitsGreenland (1%)0.0 %1,000