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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demographics_of_atheism

There is a great deal of room for debate as to the accuracy of any method of estimation, as the opportunity for misreporting (intentionally or not) a category of people without an organizational structure is high. Also, many surveys on religious identification ask people to identify themselves as "agnostics" or " atheists", which is ...

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-secular-life/201510/how-many-atheists-are-there

Oct 20, 2015 ... As such, “non-religious” is actually the third largest “religion” in the world, coming only behind Christianity (in first place) and Islam (in second). Thus, there are more secular men and women on planet earth — many of whom are atheists and agnostics — than there are Hindus, Buddhists, Mormons, Sikhs, ...

www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2016/06/01/10-facts-about-atheists

Jun 1, 2016 ... Alternatively, there are many people who fit the dictionary definition of “atheist” but do not call themselves atheists. About three times as many Americans say ... At the same time, many do not see a contradiction between atheism and pondering their place in the world. Three-in-ten (31%) say they feel a deep ...

www.quora.com/How-many-atheists-are-there-in-the-world

How many people are atheists? Is it a lot of people? According to the Worldwide Atheism and Religiosity Index By Region, 23% of the global population is “not...

www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/4/13/15258496/american-atheists-how-many

Apr 13, 2017 ... A study suggests many non-believers may uncomfortable telling a pollster they don't believe in God. elenabsl / Shutterstock ... “There's a lot of atheists in the closet,” Gervais says. ... Gervais's experience studying the stigma around atheism the world over made him suspect these numbers are wrong.

www.patheos.com/blogs/reasonadvocates/2016/09/23/how-many-atheists-are-there-in-the-us-really

Sep 23, 2016 ... After being elected president of Atheist Alliance of America, the first thing I wanted to do was to find out just how many allies we really have. According to a Pew poll in 2014, only 3.1% of Americans identified as atheists while another 4% identified as agnostic. Agnostic is a word that means “atheist in denial” ...

news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/04/160422-atheism-agnostic-secular-nones-rising-religion

Apr 22, 2016 ... Atheism is also tied to education, measured by academic achievement (atheists in many places tend to have college degrees) or general knowledge of the panoply of beliefs around the world (hence theories that Internet access spurs atheism). There's some evidence that official state religions drive people ...

www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2250096/You-wouldnt-believe-atheism-worlds-biggest-faith-Christianity-Islam.html

Dec 18, 2012 ... Christianity is the largest faith with 2.2 billion adherents or 31.5 per cent of the world's population; There are about 1.6 billion Muslims around the world - or 23 per cent of the global population. By Daily Mail ... 'Many of the religiously unaffiliated do hold religious or spiritual beliefs,' the study stressed.

www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/atheists-countries-list-six-world-most-convinced-a6946291.html

Mar 23, 2016 ... For the first time ever, Norway now has more people who do not believe in God than do - with 39 per cent of atheists versus 37 per cent of believers. ... Research found that nearly twice as many Americans in 2014 said they did not believe in God as in 1980 - and that five times as many in 2014 said they ...