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World population - 2019
By:abdalaziz ariff / indiana
Date: Sunday, 5 May 2019, 12:30 am

World Population by Religion

According to a recent study (based on the 2010 world population of 6.9 billion) by The Pew Forum, there are:

• 2,173,180,000 Christians (31% of world population), of which 50% are Catholic, 37% Protestant, 12% Orthodox, and 1% other.
• 1,598,510,000 Muslims (23%), of which 87-90% are Sunnis, 10-13% Shia.
• 1,126,500,000 No Religion affiliation (16%): atheists, agnostics and people who do not identify with any particular religion. One-in-five people (20%) in the United States are religiously unaffiliated.
• 1,033,080,000 Hindus (15%), the overwhelming majority (94%) of which live in India.
• 487,540,000 Buddhists (7%), of which half live in China.
• 405,120,000 Folk Religionists (6%): faiths that are closely associated with a particular group of people, ethnicity or tribe.
• 58,110,000 Other Religions (1%): Baha’i faith, Taoism, Jainism, Shintoism, Sikhism, Tenrikyo, Wicca, Zoroastrianism and many others.
• 13,850,000 Jews (0.2%), four-fifths of which live in two countries: United States (41%) and Israel (41%).

https://www.worldometers.info/world-population/

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abdalaziz ariff / indiana -- Sunday, 5 May 2019, 12:30 am
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Dr Shabbir, Florida -- Sunday, 5 May 2019, 3:19 pm