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Variables: Population of major religious denomination of majority of population (see note) (MAJRELPOP)1

Majority Religion: Population




Afghanistan South-Central Asia 29170118
Akrotiri Western Asia
Albania Southern Europe 2092684
Algeria Northern Africa 39434332
American Samoa Polynesia 26748
Andorra Southern Europe 52908
Angola Middle Africa 12870134
Anguilla Caribbean 11248
Antarctica Antarctica
Antigua and Barbuda Caribbean 61564
Argentina South America 30554212
Armenia Western Asia 2814894
Aruba Caribbean 60007
Australia Australia/New Zealand 6535139
Austria Western Europe 5179988
Azerbaijan Western Asia 6315657
Bahamas, The Caribbean 281538
Bahrain Western Asia 469236
Bangladesh South-Central Asia 143457626
Barbados Caribbean 181979
Belarus Eastern Europe 4575616
Belgium Western Europe 7324442
Belize Central America 134537
Benin Western Africa 3108532
Bermuda Northern America 27800
Bhutan South-Central Asia 667533
Bolivia South America 7466742
Bosnia and Herzegovina Southern Europe 1867742
Botswana Southern Africa 559813
Bougainville Melanesia
Brazil South America 114939961
British Indian Ocean Territory Eastern Africa
British Virgin Islands Caribbean 20793
Brunei South-Eastern Asia 246079
Bulgaria Eastern Europe 5547684
Burkina Faso Western Africa 10360081
Burma (Myanmar) South-Eastern Asia 38479904
Burundi Eastern Africa 5971412
Cambodia South-Eastern Asia 12966349
Cameroon Middle Africa 5608296
Canada Northern America 12473583
Cape Verde Western Africa 421784
Caribbean Netherlands Caribbean 12026
Cayman Islands Caribbean 35713
Central African Republic Middle Africa 2032969
Chad Middle Africa 5457019
Channel Islands Northern Europe 83910
Chile South America 9458171
China Eastern Asia 546466312
China-Tibet Eastern Asia
Christmas Island Australia/New Zealand
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Australia/New Zealand
Colombia South America 42423930
Comoros Eastern Africa 755374
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Middle Africa 39784572
Congo, Republic of the Middle Africa 2409661
Cook Islands Polynesia 13914
Costa Rica Central America 2889425
Cote d'Ivoire Western Africa 8906921
Croatia Southern Europe 3624738
Cuba Caribbean 5757040
Curacao Caribbean 97391
Cyprus Western Asia 746732
Czech Republic Eastern Europe 2596340
Denmark Northern Europe 4404889
Dhekelia Western Asia
Djibouti Eastern Africa 853938
Dominica Caribbean 32307
Dominican Republic Caribbean 8484884
Ecuador South America 13820862
Egypt Northern Africa 74784632
El Salvador Central America 2474118
Equatorial Guinea Middle Africa 658347
Eritrea Eastern Africa 3480541
Estonia Northern Europe 759314
Ethiopia Eastern Africa 38718832
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) South America 1053
Faroe Islands Northern Europe 42120
Fiji Melanesia 424508
Finland Northern Europe 3983209
France Western Europe 38529779
French Guiana South America 199564
French Polynesia Polynesia 109764
Gabon Middle Africa 933439
Gambia, The Western Africa 1736349
Georgia Western Asia 3489519
Germany Western Europe 26214296
Ghana Western Africa 11738661
Gibraltar Southern Europe 22738
Greece Southern Europe 9099984
Greenland Northern America 40606
Grenada Caribbean 56777
Guadeloupe Caribbean 372848
Guam Micronesia (region) 129007
Guatemala Central America 6955851
Guernsey Northern Europe
Guinea Western Africa 9411013
Guinea-Bissau Western Africa 749773
Guyana South America 318887
Haiti Caribbean 5355535
Honduras Central America 3520726
Hong Kong Eastern Asia 2639385
Hungary Eastern Europe 3239334
Iceland Northern Europe 262106
India South-Central Asia 1004491268
Indonesia South-Eastern Asia 201582187
Iran South-Central Asia 70905644
Iraq Western Asia 22193820
Ireland Northern Europe 3776444
Isle of Man Northern Europe 49061
Israel Western Asia 5789496
Italy Southern Europe 47753294
Jamaica Caribbean 1445053
Japan Eastern Asia 71477004
Jersey Northern Europe
Jordan Western Asia 6853286
Kazakhstan South-Central Asia 12744444
Kenya Eastern Africa 25088002
Kiribati Micronesia (region) 61894
Korea, (North) Democratic Republic of Eastern Asia 17936622
Korea, (South) Republic of Eastern Asia 10917210
Kosovo Southern Europe 1959119
Kuwait Western Asia 2295611
Kyrgyzstan South-Central Asia 4601850
Laos South-Eastern Asia 3278027
Latvia Northern Europe 651206
Lebanon Western Asia 1488903
Lesotho Southern Africa 1052237
Liberia Western Africa 1083456
Libya Northern Africa 5573341
Liechtenstein Western Europe 27882
Lithuania Northern Europe 2383598
Luxembourg Western Europe 370534
Macau Eastern Asia 282571
Macedonia Southern Europe 1214527
Madagascar Eastern Africa 9498958
Malawi Eastern Africa 7768164
Malaysia South-Eastern Asia 17178738
Maldives South-Central Asia 353085
Mali Western Africa 13696403
Malta Southern Europe 398031
Marshall Islands Micronesia (region) 40440
Martinique Caribbean 300614
Mauritania Western Africa 4036879
Mauritius Eastern Africa 606729
Mayotte Eastern Africa 236988
Mexico Central America 101240515
Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia (region) 53056
Moldova Eastern Europe 3192592
Monaco Western Europe 30637
Mongolia Eastern Asia 1582114
Montenegro Southern Europe 442957
Montserrat Caribbean 3827
Morocco Northern Africa 34790856
Mozambique Eastern Africa 8218423
Namibia Southern Africa 1682401
Nauru Micronesia (region) 4354
Nepal South-Central Asia 23372529
Netherlands Western Europe 8672851
New Caledonia Melanesia 135559
New Zealand Australia/New Zealand 1873127
Nicaragua Central America 2989111
Niger Western Africa 15659131
Nigeria Western Africa 66506156
Niue Polynesia 693
Norfolk Island Australia/New Zealand
Northern Cyprus Western Asia 258302
Northern Mariana Islands Micronesia (region) 21068
Norway Northern Europe 4044824
Occupied Palestinian Territories Western Asia 3215676
Oman Western Asia 2684203
Pakistan South-Central Asia 150017177
Palau Micronesia (region) 11524
Panama Central America 2334690
Papua New Guinea Melanesia 3149681
Paraguay South America 5412953
Peru South America 24159038
Philippines South-Eastern Asia 81868131
Pitcairn Islands Polynesia 42
Poland Eastern Europe 32748062
Portugal Southern Europe 8392921
Puerto Rico Caribbean 2474212
Qatar Western Asia 1575660
Reunion Eastern Africa 647556
Romania Eastern Europe 17030380
Russia Eastern Europe 63027139
Rwanda Eastern Africa 5258719
Saint Barthelemy Caribbean
Saint Helena Western Africa 3507
Saint Kitts and Nevis Caribbean 37288
Saint Lucia Caribbean 96530
Saint Martin Caribbean
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Northern America 5460
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Caribbean 89913
Samoa Polynesia 121067
San Marino Southern Europe 27980
Sao Tome and Principe Middle Africa 132332
Saudi Arabia Western Asia 7440274
Senegal Western Africa 13393135
Serbia Southern Europe 6296127
Seychelles Eastern Africa 75390
Sierra Leone Western Africa 4744220
Singapore South-Eastern Asia 753702
Sint Maarten Caribbean 17025
Slovakia Eastern Europe 3433524
Slovenia Southern Europe 1590175
Solomon Islands Melanesia 435019
Somalia Eastern Africa 10928157
Somaliland Eastern Africa
South Africa Southern Africa 16912554
South Sudan Eastern Africa 4393270
Spain Southern Europe 31890811
Spanish North Africa Northern Africa
Sri Lanka South-Central Asia 14693807
Sudan Northern Africa 24303997
Suriname South America 137384
Svalbard Northern Europe
Swaziland Southern Africa 660335
Sweden Northern Europe 5518948
Switzerland Western Europe 3071627
Syria Western Asia 15169063
Taiwan Eastern Asia 10068149
Tajikistan South-Central Asia 7519742
Tanzania Eastern Africa 12635187
Thailand South-Eastern Asia 47764305
Timor-Leste South-Eastern Asia 1001980
Togo Western Africa 2363969
Tokelau Polynesia 716
Tonga Polynesia 63413
Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean 549616
Tunisia Northern Africa 10892379
Turkey Western Asia 64644064
Turkmenistan South-Central Asia 5070091
Turks and Caicos Islands Caribbean 20600
Tuvalu Polynesia 6697
Uganda Eastern Africa 17063648
Ukraine Eastern Europe 30401770
United Arab Emirates Western Asia 5584675
United Kingdom Northern Europe 30740094
United States (General) Northern America 92779179
Uruguay South America 1502324
Uzbekistan South-Central Asia 27768530
Vanuatu Melanesia 186430
Vatican City Southern Europe 795
Venezuela South America 25269078
Vietnam South-Eastern Asia 16830300
Virgin Islands (U.S.) Caribbean 50955
Wallis and Futuna Polynesia 12329
Western Sahara Northern Africa 568543
Yemen Western Asia 15125583
Zambia Eastern Africa 7589606
Zimbabwe Eastern Africa 6041126


1 The Religious Characteristics of States Dataset Project: Demographics reports annual estimates of religious demographics, both country by country and region by region. It estimates populations and percentages of adherents of 100 religious denominations including second level subdivisions within Christianity and Islam. The RCS Data Project would like to acknowledge, recognize, and express our deepest gratitude for the significant contributions of Todd M. Johnson, the principal investigator of the World Christian Database, the co-principal investigator of the World Religion Database, and co-author of the World Christian Encyclopedia series.

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