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

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