Most Atheist Nations (2005)
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Nations (population 200,000+) with the most atheists according to the World Christian Database (2005).

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RankingNationAdherentsPercent
5China 96,860,601 7.3
6Vietnam 5,888,435 6.6
1Korea, (North) Democratic Republic of 3,737,875 15.6
20Japan 3,643,341 2.9
14France 2,589,310 4.1
16Italy 2,162,156 3.6
24Germany 2,056,011 2.5
81India 1,937,586 0.2
45Russia 1,484,731 1.1
3Kazakhstan 1,434,020 9.1
19Ukraine 1,394,866 3.1
63United States (General) 1,328,803 0.4
2Sweden 1,098,950 11.8
37United Kingdom 891,525 1.4
64Brazil 758,508 0.4
29Canada 684,100 2.0
25Uzbekistan 675,496 2.4
9Cuba 567,691 5.1
10Czech Republic 510,793 4.9
43Spain 500,943 1.1
13Hungary 439,698 4.4
27Chile 409,069 2.4
31Australia 398,957 1.9
48Argentina 346,467 0.9
17Belarus 329,774 3.4
33Netherlands 290,759 1.8
85Indonesia 260,519 0.1
12Kyrgyzstan 253,122 4.6
28Belgium 225,966 2.1
7Uruguay 220,277 6.5
22Serbia 216,463 2.8
4Mongolia 215,737 8.0
78Philippines 179,244 0.2
18Slovakia 174,543 3.2
26Hong Kong 170,962 2.4
39Portugal 149,606 1.4
34Austria 146,183 1.7
69South Africa 139,480 0.3
33Tajikistan 124,152 1.8
8Latvia 120,927 5.4
15Armenia 120,100 3.9
85Mexico 118,424 0.1
72Colombia 114,579 0.3
30Finland 104,967 2.0
40Switzerland 101,416 1.3
71Poland 100,220 0.3
86Egypt 82,088 0.1
38Denmark 78,368 1.4
47Bulgaria 74,985 1.0
80Sudan 74,646 0.2
41Turkmenistan 67,891 1.3
87Turkey 66,423 0.1
36Croatia 64,835 1.5
75Venezuela 62,524 0.2
11Estonia 62,410 4.7
62Guatemala 62,157 0.4
42New Zealand 56,141 1.3
79Peru 52,535 0.2
23Slovenia 51,981 2.6
81Iraq 50,592 0.2
86Korea, (South) Republic of 48,661 0.1
59Dominican Republic 47,976 0.5
78Taiwan 44,060 0.2
93Nigeria 43,908 0.0
77Angola 37,552 0.2
72Cambodia 37,373 0.3
57Israel 36,264 0.5
91Thailand 34,558 0.1
49Lebanon 34,263 0.8
67Greece 34,187 0.3
80Cameroon 33,793 0.2
82Romania 32,783 0.2
58Jordan 31,823 0.5
85Malaysia 30,957 0.1
52Norway 29,948 0.6
50Bosnia and Herzegovina 29,170 0.8
90Tanzania 27,070 0.1
84Syria 26,281 0.1
51Lithuania 23,851 0.7
46Macedonia 21,151 1.0
82Ecuador 20,318 0.2
92Burma (Myanmar) 20,228 0.0
53Panama 20,035 0.6
81Zimbabwe 19,861 0.2
60Georgia 19,474 0.5
68Laos 18,662 0.3
77Azerbaijan 18,083 0.2
88Mozambique 17,690 0.1
90Nepal 17,265 0.1
59Moldova 16,840 0.5
56Albania 16,578 0.5
76Honduras 15,837 0.2
21Macau 15,565 2.8
64Puerto Rico 15,546 0.4
94Congo, Democratic Republic of the 14,753 0.0
89Sri Lanka 14,603 0.1
74Paraguay 14,547 0.2
83Bolivia 14,339 0.1
92Uganda 13,355 0.0
89Madagascar 13,169 0.1
95Bangladesh 12,738 0.0
32Equatorial Guinea 12,610 1.8
70Ireland 12,418 0.3
73Costa Rica 11,126 0.2
95Ethiopia 10,400 0.0
96Pakistan 8,683 0.0
93Saudi Arabia 8,149 0.0
95Iran 7,509 0.0
35Luxembourg 7,304 1.5
82United Arab Emirates 7,250 0.2
66Kosovo 6,902 0.3
85El Salvador 6,686 0.1
83Singapore 6,606 0.1
51Cyprus 6,447 0.7
94Algeria 6,011 0.0
48Montenegro 5,307 0.9
91Guinea 5,279 0.1
91Haiti 4,992 0.1
91Benin 4,907 0.1
94Yemen 4,844 0.0
94Ghana 4,650 0.0
86Israeli Occupied Territories (Palestine) 4,580 0.1
55Guyana 4,077 0.5
93Zambia 3,977 0.0
94Senegal 2,925 0.0
52Guadeloupe 2,891 0.6
44New Caledonia 2,781 1.1
91Nicaragua 2,690 0.1
94Tunisia 2,545 0.0
95Cote d'Ivoire 2,258 0.0
91Congo, Republic of the 1,901 0.1
93Togo 1,864 0.0
93Papua New Guinea 1,841 0.0
61Martinique 1,785 0.4
94Chad 1,752 0.0
96Kenya 1,675 0.0
84Mauritius 1,572 0.1
94Somalia 1,570 0.0
54French Polynesia 1,496 0.6
87Guinea-Bissau 1,495 0.1
91Jamaica 1,411 0.1
65Iceland 1,240 0.4
83Reunion 1,168 0.1
59French Guiana 1,097 0.5
90Qatar 965 0.1
95Libya 844 0.0
78Malta 797 0.2
95Mali 685 0.0
96Afghanistan 658 0.0
96Burkina Faso 606 0.0
84Suriname 606 0.1
95Central African Republic 600 0.0
92Trinidad and Tobago 572 0.0
76Barbados 545 0.2
82Bahamas, The 536 0.2
94Kuwait 531 0.0
95Liberia 521 0.0
94Lesotho 520 0.0
94Namibia 494 0.0
87Western Sahara 485 0.1
91Djibouti 440 0.1
93Gabon 399 0.0
96Morocco 376 0.0
95Eritrea 340 0.0
95Mauritania 289 0.0
94Swaziland 286 0.0
93Bahrain 282 0.0
96Malawi 267 0.0
91Solomon Islands 245 0.1
95Oman 203 0.0
94Fiji 190 0.0
96Sierra Leone 178 0.0
96Niger 170 0.0
90Vanuatu 144 0.1
93Brunei 138 0.0
96Burundi 136 0.0
95Botswana 128 0.0
96Gambia, The 79 0.0
95Comoros 69 0.0
94Belize 63 0.0
96Rwanda 28 0.0
95Maldives 21 0.0
96Bhutan 0 0.0
96Cape Verde 0 0.0
96Timor-Leste 0 0.0


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