World Religions (2005)
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Religions of the world with the most adherents as reported by the World Christian Database.

Complete List

RankingReligionAdherentsPercent
1Christians 2,280,617,633 33.0
2Muslims 1,553,495,902 22.5
3Hindus 942,871,012 13.6
4Agnostics 659,899,750 9.6
5Buddhists 463,324,159 6.7
6Chinese Universists 454,404,544 6.6
7Ethno-Religionists 269,722,579 3.9
8Atheists 137,840,254 2.0
9Neo-Religionists 63,684,375 0.9
10Sikhs 23,738,289 0.3
11Jews 14,824,263 0.2
12Spiritists 13,732,783 0.2
13Taoists 8,429,245 0.1
14Bahai's 7,317,523 0.1
15Confucianists 6,516,424 0.1
16Jains 5,276,502 0.1
17Shintoists 2,772,185 0.0
18Zoroastrians 198,154 0.0


Source

The data presented in QuickLists are from a variety of sources including the U.S. Census Bureau's International Data Base, the U.S. State Department's International Religious Freedom Report, the United Nations Human Development Reports, and others.

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