Statistics and Forecasts.
Totals in Millions
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- In 200 years (from 1800-2000), the world population increased more than 6 times, but the Christian Population increased faster over the same period (over 9 times).
- For the period 2000-2013, the figures in point 1. above equate to an average annual growth rate of 1.18% v 1.32%. The corresponding growth rate for Islam is 1.84%, making it the religion with the highest growth rate over the period.
- As a percentage of the World Total, the Christian Population increased from 22.7% to 32.4%, with a projected figure of 33.8% for 2025.
Population of christianity in today’s world . 2023
Christianity is an Abrahamic religion and It is the world’s largest religion with roughly 2.38 billion followers representing one-third of the global population. Its adherents, known as Christians, are estimated to make up a majority of the population in 157 countries and territories.
The United States has the largest Christian population in the world, followed by Brazil, Mexico, Russia, and the Philippines. Americas has the largest percentage of the Christian population, about 37% of the global Christan population lives in North and Latin America. About a quarter of all Christians live in Europe (26%), about one in every four Christians lives in sub-Saharan Africa (24%), and about one in eight is found in Asia and the Pacific (13%).
Christianity is the predominant religion and faith in Europe (including Russia), the Americas, the Philippines, East Timor, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Oceania. There are also large Christian communities in other parts of the world, such as Indonesia, Central Asia, the Middle East, and West Africa where Christianity is the second-largest religion after Islam.