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Report | Dec 18, 2012
Table: Religious Composition by Country, in Numbers

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Report | Dec 18, 2012
Table: Religious Composition by Country, in Percentages

View as: Numbers | Percentages Country Est. 2010 percent that is Christian Est. 2010 percent that is Muslim Est. 2010 percent that is Unaffiliated Est. 2010 percent that is Hindu Est. 2010 percent that is Buddhist Est. 2010 percent that is Folk Religions* Est. 2010 percent that is Other Religions** Est. 2010 percent that is […]

Report | Dec 18, 2012
The Global Religious Landscape

A country-by-country analysis of data from more than 2,500 censuses, surveys and population registers finds that 84% of adults and children around the globe are religiously affiliated. The study also finds that the median age of two major groups – Muslims (23 years) and Hindus (26) – is younger than the world’s overall population (28), while Jews have the highest median age (36).

Report | Sep 20, 2012
Rising Tide of Restrictions on Religion

Between mid-2009 and mid-2010, religious restrictions rose not only in countries that began the year with high or very high restrictions, such as Indonesia and Nigeria, but also in many countries that began with low or moderate restrictions, such as Switzerland and the United States. The report looks at restrictions due to government actions as well as acts of violence and intimidation by private individuals, organizations and social groups.

Report | Aug 9, 2012
Infographic: The World’s Muslims: Unity and Diversity

The world’s Muslims are united in their belief in God and the Prophet Muhammad and are bound together by such religious practices as fasting during Ramadan and almsgiving to assist the needy. But they have widely differing views about other aspects of their faith, including how important religion is to their lives, who counts as a Muslim and what practices are acceptable in Islam.

Report | Mar 8, 2012
Table: Estimated Number of Immigrants by Religious Affiliation

.footnotes p{ color: #58585B; font-size: 1.2em !important; } td:nth-child(2){ border-right:1px solid #ccc; } td{ padding: 8px 5px !important; } Display: Number | Percentage View By: Religious Affiliation | Region To / Destination country Total number of migrants Christian Muslim Hindu Buddhist Jewish Other Unaffiliated Afghanistan 90,000 <10,000 60,000 <10,000 <10,000 <1,000 <10,000 <10,000 Albania 90,000 […]

Report | Mar 8, 2012
Table: Estimated Number of Emigrants by Religious Affiliation

Display: Number | Percentage View By: Religious Affiliation | Region From / Origin country Total number of migrants Christian Muslim Hindu Buddhist Jewish Other Unaffiliated Afghanistan 3,010,000 <10,000 2,990,000 <10,000 <1,000 <10,000 <10,000 <10,000 Albania 1,550,000 720,000 670,000 <1,000 <1,000 <1,000 <10,000 160,000 Algeria 1,770,000 <10,000 1,700,000 <1,000 <1,000 30,000 <1,000 40,000 American Samoa 40,000 […]

Report | Dec 19, 2011
Table: Christian Population in Numbers by Country

View as: Numbers | Percent of All Christians | Percent of Total Population Country Estimated 2010 Christian Population Estimated 2010 Catholic Population Estimated 2010 Protestant Population Estimated 2010 Orthodox Population Estimated 2010 Other Christian Population Estimated 2010 Total Population Afghanistan 30,000 < 10,000 30,000 < 1,000 < 1,000 31,410,000 Albania 580,000 330,000 < 10,000 240,000 […]

Report | Aug 9, 2011
Rising Restrictions on Religion – One-third of the world’s population experiences an increase

Restrictions on religious beliefs and practices rose in 23 of the world’s 198 countries (12%), decreased in 12 countries (6%) and remained essentially unchanged in 163 countries (82%) between mid-2006 and mid-2009, a new Pew Forum report shows. More than 2.2 billion people – nearly a third of the world’s population – live in the 23 countries with increasing government restrictions or social hostilities involving religion.

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