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Median Age of Religious Adherents

The table below lists the ascending median age of the world's top eight religious groups. The figures are from 2012, the last year from which we have a thorough global survey. 

ReligionMedian age
Muslims23
Hindus26
Christians30
Other Religions32
Folk Religionists33
Religiously unaffiliated34
Buddhists34
Jews36
Total world population28
 
NOTE: The category Folk Religionists includes followers of African traditional religions, Chinese folk religions, Native American religions and Australian aboriginal religions. The category Other Religions includes Bahai's, Jains, Sikhs, Shintoists, Taoists, followers of Tenrikyo, Wiccans, Zoroastrians and many other faiths.
Source: Pew Research Center's Forum on Religion & Public Life, Global Religious Landscape, December 2012.