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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Major_religious_groups

... Christianity, 2.62%: Hinduism. 1.09%: Buddhism, 2.60%: Jainism. 2.50%: Zoroastrianism. across 40 yrs, world total 2.16%. 2.10%: Christianity. 0.83%: Confucianism. 0.37%: unaffiliated (inc. atheists, agnostics, religious but not affiliated). -0.03%: Judaism. -0.83%: Shintoism.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_religious_populations

This is a list of religious populations by number of adherents and countries. Contents. [hide]. 1 Adherent estimates in 2012. 1.1 Notes. 2 By proportion. 2.1 Christians; 2.2 Muslims; 2.3 Irreligious and atheist; 2.4 Hindus; 2.5 Buddhists; 2.6 Taoists/Confucianists/Chinese traditional religionists; 2.7 Ethnic and indigenous; 2.8 ...

www.theregister.co.uk/2006/10/06/the_odd_body_religion

Oct 6, 2006 ... Side-stepping the issue of what constitutes a religion, Adherents divides religions into churches, denominations, congregations, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, cultures, and movements. All are of varying size and influence. Nearly 75 per cent of the world's population practices one of the five most ...

www.religioustolerance.org/var_rel.htm

Mar 9, 2017 ... Other organized religions: These are smaller religions, with a well defined belief in deity, humanity and the rest of the universe. Of the many hundreds of faith groups in the world, we have chosen these because of their historical significance, or because of the massive amount of misinformation that has been ...

www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/04/05/christians-remain-worlds-largest-religious-group-but-they-are-declining-in-europe

Apr 5, 2017 ... Christians remained the largest religious group in the world in 2015, making up nearly a third (31%) of Earth's 7.3 billion people, according to a new Pew Research Center demographic analysis. But the report also shows that the number of Christians in what many consider the religion's heartland, the ...

www.independent.co.uk/news/world/what-are-the-largest-religious-groups-around-the-world-and-where-are-they-a6982706.html

Apr 13, 2016 ... The world is going to become more religious, with the number of people who identify as non-religious shrinking as a percentage of the world's population, according to a report by the Pew Research Centre. But what are the world's religions, and how they distributed? This map, developed by The ...

www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/04/02/397042004/muslim-population-will-surpass-christians-this-century-pew-says

Apr 2, 2015 ... Islam is growing more rapidly than any other religion in the world, according to the Pew Research Center, which predicts that Islam will nearly equal ... growth of Islam is tied to fast-growing populations, Pew says, another group will be shrinking: those who are atheist, agnostic or unaffiliated with a religion.

www.worldatlas.com/articles/largest-religions-in-the-world.html

South & East Asia & the Middle East were the birthplaces to all of the world's largest religions. Abrahamic religions combine to claim over half of the global populace.

www.pewforum.org/2015/04/02/religious-projections-2010-2050

Apr 2, 2015 ... The religious profile of the world is rapidly changing, driven primarily by differences in fertility rates and the size of youth populations among the world's major religions, as well as by people switching faiths. Over the next four decades, Christians will remain the largest religious group, but Islam will grow ...