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The Top Ten: Organized Religions of the World

Top World Religions

Statistics of the world's religions are only very rough approximations. Aside from Christianity, few religions, if any, attempt to keep statistical records; and even Protestants and Catholics employ different methods of counting members.

 

RankReligionMembers
1.Christianity2.3 billion
2.Islam1.8 billion
3.Unaffiliated1.2 billion
4.Hinduism1.1 billion
5.Buddhism500 million
6.Folk religions400 million
7.Other religions100 million
8.Judaism10 million

NOTE: Numbers from 2015 via the Pew Research Center

 

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